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Precision Electromechanical Assembler 3 – (Space/Satellite)

Requisition ID: R10080935

  • Category IconCategory: Manufacturing and Production
  • Location IconLocation: Sterling, Virginia, 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: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world’s biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman is hiring a Precision Electromechanical Assembler 3 to support our tactical space systems division located in Sterling, VA.


  • Performs a variety of operations to assemble precision electromechanical products.

  • Performs tasks such as uses precision measuring instruments to ensure conformance to specified tolerance.

  • Assembles, disassembles, repairs, and reassembles precision assemblies and corrects malfunctions.

  • May assemble and modify prototype precision units for engineering personnel. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other

  • control procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School and 4 years additional education or AA Degree and/or 3 years of related experience

  • Perform the assembly of the products using standard, repetitive electromechanical techniques

  • Use of basic handheld tools with good dexterity

  • Perform accurate data/record keeping

  • Follow shop safety practices and procedures during assembly operations

  • Ability to complete in house ESD and FOD certifications & perform tasks in accordance with the company electro-static discharge (ESD) procedures

  • Must be able to attain J-STD-001 Solder Certification & Solder in accordance those specified workmanship standards

  • Read and interpret designs, work instructions, and understand verbal instructions related to assigned work

  • Ability to read, interpret, understand, apply, and enforce engineering, technical, and specifications, policies, standards, and procedures to ensure quality

Preferred Experience:

  • NASA 8739 certification training.

  • Experience working with program requirements, equipment performance specs, wire connection lists, schematics, wire gauge sizing, connector selection and related cabling and harnessing documentation.

  • EGSE Space or Aviation experience  

  • Skilled in digitally enter and retrieve information for configuration and traceability purposes

  • NASA/Military specification Solder training

  • Familiar with MS Office software

  • Creo View or other 3D modeling experience

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Salary Range: $50,000 USD - $83,400 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

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 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.