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Mechanical Technician 2

Requisition ID: R10079972

  • Category IconCategory: Technical Support
  • Location IconLocation: Vandenberg AFB, California, 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: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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 is looking for a Mechanical Technician 3

Previous aerospace or military experience in the following:

•    Reading/understanding technical drawings and work instructions

•    Hands on operations of large, small, and fragile, ESD sensitive electronics
•    Mixing and application of adhesives and ablative materials
•    High pressure pneumatic and hydraulic control systems
•    Ordnance handling, assembly, and test

•    Overhead crane operator

•    Proficient use of various mechanical tools

•    Proficient with forklifts, man lifts, and heavy equipment
•    Calibrated measuring devices, multi meters, micrometers, calipers, and torque wrenches. •    Preventative maintenance practices

Additional Requirements:

•    Adhere to established policies and procedures pertaining to job safety and security

•    Must be able to travel up to 4 weeks per year
•    Must be willing and able to work occasional odd shifts and extra hours
•    Ability to engage in an environment of continuous product and process improvement
•    High integrity and strong work ethics
•    Flexible and able to deal with multiple tasks simultaneously
•    Calm under pressure
•    Excellent communicator one on one or in group setting
•    Productive time management
•    Able to collaborate and effectively work in a team oriented environment 

Basic Qualifications:

AA or other 4 year technical degree in related discipline and 1 year of related experience

•    Must have or can obtain a Secret Clearance


Salary Range: $59,400 USD - $99,000 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.