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SCA Engineering Technician 2 / SCA Engineering Technician 3

Requisition ID: R10052210

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is looking for a motivated, self starting Wiring Harness and Circuit Card Repair Operator to join our team in Rolling Meadows, IL.  As an integral member of the Special Tactical Electronic Warfare Systems (STEWS) team, the selected SCA Engineering Technician will participate in the repair, modification and update of electronic systems ranging from airborne RF and IR systems, laboratory test stations, and transportable flight line electronic combat system test sets. 

Duties:

  • Responsible for repair, modification and fabrication of cable assemblies, wiring harnesses and complex electronic assemblies.

  • Responsible for component replacement and Printed Circuit Board repairs.

  • Responsible for repair, modification and fabrication of Shop and Line Replaceable Units.

  • Properly utilizing general purpose test and measurement equipment and tools.

  • Ability to read schematics and wiring diagrams.

  • Engineering Technicians will at times work in direct support of Engineering Prototype support, Engineering Change Orders (ECO) providing reasonable labor estimates and defining process inspection points for the development of master routing travelers.

  • Identify required tools, supplies and resources needed to maintain the work area as serviceable.

Basic Qualifications for an SCA Engineering Technician 2

  • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 2 years of repair capability experience (i.e. fabricating, repairing and modifying complex electronic assemblies, circuit cards, shop or line replaceable units and and wiring harnesses).

  • Must be able to obtain all required Soldering certifications and meet associated training requirements.

  • Must be able to work on-site in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level of clearance.

    Basic Qualifications for an SCA Engineering Technician 3

    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 6 years of repair capability experience (i.e. fabricating, repairing and modifying complex electronic assemblies, circuit cards, shop or line replaceable units and and wiring harnesses).

    • Must be able to obtain all required Soldering certifications and meet associated training requirements.

    • Must be able to work on-site in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level of clearance.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience using controlled drawings and work instructions.

    • Experience with the usage, assembly and repair of military grade pins, connectors and the associated tooling.

    • Ability to assemble and disassemble electronic assemblies using detailed drawings, work instructions or Technical Orders.


    Salary Range: $20 USD - $20 USD
    Salary Range 2: $23 USD - $23 USD

    Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

    The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.



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    What's great about
    Northrop Grumman

    1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
    2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
    3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


    Did you know?

    Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.