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Sentinel (GBSD) Principal/Sr. Principal Module Construction Engineer – 7328,7329

Requisition ID: R10109612

  • CategoryCategory: Facilities/Real Estate
  • LocationLocation: Roy, UT, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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.

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.   


Northrop Grumman Space Systems is seeking a Principal/Senior Principal Module Construction Engineer. This position will be located in Roy, UT and will support the Sentinel Program. This role may offer a competitive relocation assistance package.  


What You’ll Get To Do:    

This position requires a highly motivated self-starter with preferred knowledge in large construction projects, specifically those utilizing steel/concrete composites. The candidate will be involved in assisting other NG sectors and suppliers with developing/reviewing Manufacturing Plans, Manufacturing Readiness Assessments (MRA), and executing EMD of a new program. The candidate will need to demonstrate exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills, the ability to multi-task and communicate effectively with varying levels of Customer, NGC, and Supplier employees and leadership.

Primary responsibilities will include providing contractor oversight and technical collaboration with internal and external personnel. Develop, maintain, and present project status reports to Program Leadership at assigned intervals. Providing technical input to construction plans and collaborates with Design Engineering on design and constructability issues. Resolve technical questions and ensure compliance/execution to the Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) Deskbook, and Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) Statement of Work (SOW) requirements.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Space Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package including:   
• Medical, Dental & Vision coverage   
• 401k   
• Educational Assistance   
• Life Insurance   
• Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions    
• Paid Time Off    
• Health & Wellness Resources    
• Employee Discounts   


This position’s standard work schedule is a 9/80. The 9/80 schedule allows employees who work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday to take every other Friday off.    


You’ll Bring These Qualifications:  

This requisition may be filled at either a Principal level or Sr. Principal level.

  • Level 3: 5 Years of relevant experience with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years of relevant experience with Masters; 0 Years with PhD; 4 additional years of relevant experience can be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Level 4: 9 Years of relevant experience with Bachelors in Science; 7 Years of relevant experience with Masters; 4 Years of relevant experience with PhD; 4 additional years of relevant experience can be considered in lieu of degree.
  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain a DoD Secret Security Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP).
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in large scale construction projects or facilities
  • Must be able and willing to travel regularly to various contractor facilities and project locations across the U.S. as assigned, possibly on short notice.
  • Demonstrated the ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics and/or technical drawings.
  • Proficiency with computer workstations and basic software including MS Office, Adobe, SharePoint navigation, and communication programs.

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:  

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance or higher with completed investigation within the last 6 years
  • Experience in large scale steel/concrete composite construction projects (e.g. high-rises, MILCON, etc.)
  • Experience in Defense Contractor, Department of Defense and/or USACE projects
  • Experience with 3D design software such as CATIA, Solidworks, Autodesk, Siemens NX or similar
  • Previous experience with facility design, development, or construction environments.
  • Experience in steel industry and/or fabrication
  • Knowledge of construction jobsite safety requirements
  • Ability to multi-task efficiently in a multi-discipline environment

Salary Range: $82,000 USD - $123,000 USD
Salary Range 2: $101,600 USD - $152,400 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.