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Principal Technical Services Engineer

Requisition ID: R10112753

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: San Diego, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Mission Systems seeks a highly experienced individual to represent the interests of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Class Mission Package (MP) program as the Principal Technical Services

Engineer-Maintenance Manager for Mission Module Readiness Center (MMRC) at Naval Base San Diego.

What You'll Get To Do:

The Principal Technical Services Engineer-Maintenance Manager will be responsible for supervising assigned maintenance operations at the MMRC San Diego.  A key component of this position will include interfacing with customer counterparts, maintenance personnel on the ship, and related worldwide shore-based entities.

Serving in a capacity consistent with that of a Port Engineer (PE), the candidate will work with key Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to develop, screen/broker, prioritize, execute and report availability actions and plans to ensure equipment readiness meets the demands of COMLCSRON ONE, COMLOGWESTPAC, and DESRON-7 operational requirements.   

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Provide Prime Contractor organizational oversight of MMRC San Diego sustainment maintenance operations and ensure compliance with key DoN and NAVSEA Maintenance policy requirements.
  • Ensure Formal Work Package (FWP) requirements are utilized when required.
  • Ensure the use of all IEM requests, TFBR submittals, PMAV Plans, FWPs and other related maintenance requests, forms and procedures as required.
  • Ensure an accurate Current Ship’s Maintenance Plan (CSMP) is maintained, Maintenance Figure of Merit (MFOM) Automated Work Notification (AWN) and Validation, Screening, and Brokering (VSB) Work Notifications (WN) are written, parts requested and completed, screened and closed out correctly.
  • Ensure status accuracy and attendance for all afloat MP PMAV planning meetings by key personnel involved in upcoming maintenance availabilities.
  • Review maintenance schedules for accuracy and ensure dissemination to applicable parties.
  • Ensure the monitoring of message traffic for mission package related CASREP, LOGREQ, scheduling message, etc, review and distribute as required.
  • Ensure an accurate MP equipment status along with repair plans are updated and briefed as required.
  • Assist with ensuring all MP equipment has accurate equipment records, valid PMS coverage and documentation, and configuration records are located under the appropriate work centers.
  • Assist with ensuring all sustainment maintenance events are planned and executed IAW applicable desk guides.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 5 years of related experience; Master’s Degree with 3 year related experience; An additional 4 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Proven experience planning and executing preventative and corrective maintenance availability activities on U.S. Navy ships
  • Demonstrate knowledge of CSMP Management
  • Knowledge of MOFM/AWN Job Development and Management (or equivalent USN maintenance system)
  • At minimum, required to have an active Interim Secret Clearance to start and must have the ability to obtain and maintain an Active Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Practical working knowledge of LCS Class program
  • Experience as a Port Engineer supporting US Navy warships
  • Practical experience in Navy maintenance to include Ship’s Maintenance and Material Management (3M), Preventive Maintenance, and Corrective Maintenance specifically SKED 3.2 and MFOM AWN respectively

Salary Range: $95,000 USD - $142,400 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.