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SCA Elec Tech, Maintenance 3

Requisition ID: R10095075

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Rolling Meadows, IL, 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: No
  • 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

You will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Global Sustainment and Modernization (GS&M) team. GS&M provides sustainment support for numerous Government platforms. Our team members complete engineering, reverse engineering, and logistics solution efforts to solve complex obsolescence problems and ensure warfighter supportability. This position is located in Rolling Meadows, IL.

The Electronics Technician Maintenance III applies advanced technical knowledge and practices to solve complex problems that cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturers' manuals or similar documents. Skills required include reading schematics and engineering drawing, soldering, root cause failure analysis, troubleshooting electronic failures, performing systems testing and alignments, evaluating and incorporating engineering changes.

Work typically requires an understanding of the interrelationships of circuits, exercising independent judgment in performing such tasks as making circuit analyses, calculating wave forms, and tracing relationships in signal flow, using complex test instruments such as high frequency pulse generators, oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer control equipment.

Candidates will be required to interface with engineering, quality, program management and customers.  As a senior technician, on the job training and technical guidance to lower-level technicians will be performed.  Good interpersonal skills are required.

Basic Qualifications:

•    A high school diploma/GED and 7 years of related experience

•    An Electronics Associate Degree or Military Training Equivalent with a minimum of 5 years of related experience will also be accepted.

•    A Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field and 3 years of related experience may also be accepted.
•    Strong knowledge of systems troubleshooting.
•    Ability to perform circuit analysis to a failed component.
•    Ability to read schematics and engineering drawing.
•    Solder repair experience.
•    Ability to obtain/maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance. A security clearance is not required to start.
•    Must be a US Citizen.
•    Microsoft Office basic skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

•    An undergrad degree in an Electrical Engineering related field.

•    Experience working in ERP and MES systems.
•    A current DOD Secret Security Clearance (or higher).
•    Experience in the sustainment of military systems and equipment.
•    Experience with military equipment logistics, technical manuals, and quality standards.
•    RF (Radio Frequency) experience.


Salary Range: $31 USD - $31 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.