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Maintenance Technician 3 – Space Components

Requisition ID: R10064740

  • Category IconCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • Location IconLocation: San Diego, California, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you’ll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Space Components has an opening for a Maintenance Technician 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in San Diego, CA.

Responsibilities:

  • Uses a variety of hand/power tools, and shop equipment.

  • Performs repairs and maintenance in plant or office facilities, or on machines and equipment.

  • Typically performs work in one or more of the maintenance trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, machine and equipment repair, electrical, sheet metal fabrication and HVAC. 

  • Conducts routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery, and equipment.

  • Uses tests, inspects, troubleshoots, and repairs machines and equipment.

  • Uses blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications.

  • Maintain and repair plumbing, electrical, soft soldering and brazing of various metals and pipefitting; perform minor electrical installations and operate and troubleshoot chillers

  • Perform mechanical and electrical repairs and maintenance to the buildings; preventative maintenance on fan coils, air handling units, compressors, autoclaves, ovens and plant machinery and equipment

  • Various small odd jobs, minor pipe repairs, and installations of air, vacuum, and drainage systems; drive company vans, trucks or cars to load, haul and move equipment

  • Complete Facilities Service Requests as assigned by Department Manager  

  • Responsible for observing all laws, codes, federal, state and local regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company;

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience in Facilities Maintenance

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the maintenance field

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preventive maintenance database experience

  • Ability to diagnosis and repair production equipment such as autoclaves, ovens, thermo-cycle chambers, winding machines, etc.

  • Ability to perform HVAC/ Refrigeration repairs with applicable certifications

  • Carpentry (rough and or finish), furniture repair

  • Drywall installation and repair

  • Installation and repair of door hardware

  • Boom lift, forklift and scissor lift experience

  • Pallet jack (manual and motorized)

  • Troubleshooting / repairing machinery and equipment

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to work with all levels of personnel, including management and outside vendors and to accurately communicate, document and report.

  • Good analytical ability to recognize deviations from accepted practice

  • Ability to work from heights (ladders, scaffold, lifts)

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to install and uninstall (lift) devices weighing 50 pounds


Salary Range: $54,500 USD - $90,900 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.