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Mechanical Engineer

Requisition ID: R10110487

  • CategoryCategory: Engineering
  • LocationLocation: Corinne, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Days (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: No
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • 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 Space Systems is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer to join our team at the Promontory, Utah location.

Job Description:

  • Manage projects and coordinate all procurements and installation to meet the program cost and schedule requirements for capital upgrades.

  • Provide engineering design as needed to support the Facilities Engineering Department.  This could include:

    • Design mechanical piping and instrument diagrams (P&IDs) for chemical plant systems including boiler feed and condensate, water treatment,  hydraulic, heat transfer systems, conveying systems, and air and gas systems.

    • Prepare design calculations and specifications for major plant related equipment including, but not limited to heat exchangers, industrial chillers, cooling towers, boilers, condensers, and pumps.

    • Prepare mechanical engineering designs, including layout, design sketches, and conceptual design.

    • Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements, and company standards.

    • Develop schedules, work assignments and staffing requirements to ensure successful project completion.

    • Coordinate with other engineers and craftsman assigned to the project or a task, and reviews work progress and results

    • Providing detailed cost estimates for project design and implementation

    • Preparing specifications for the procurement of pumps, heat exchangers, valves, compressors, tanks, cranes, and other miscellaneous of plant equipment.

    • Review engineering drawings and designs for manufacturability and functionality.

  • Troubleshoot industrial mechanical equipment.  Resolve equipment problems in the field through technical assistance with Maintenance Craftsmen.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

  • 2+ years industrial facility mechanical design experience

  • Industrial process equipment/facilities design:

    • Chemical processing preferred

    • AutoCAD drafting ability

    • Solid modeling experience a plus; not a requirement

    • Ability to work in the field, climb ladders, work outside and work in congested areas.

  • May be hired at a level higher with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and 5+ years’ experience

Technical Skills:

  • Strong candidates for this position will possess:
    •     Desire, i.e. passion, to build and manufacture support hardware.
    •     Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    •     Strong organizational skills in managing time, projects and resources.
    •     Leadership ability.
    •     Technical attention to detail.

Salary Range: $73,400 USD - $110,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $90,400 USD - $135,600 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.