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U109 Layout Draft -Print Circu

Requisition ID: R10099344

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes- May Consider Full Time Teleworking 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is a trusted provider of mission-enabling solutions for global security. The ECAD Design Services Division is seeking a Drafter - Detail A to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals in the Mission Systems organization. This role is located in Baltimore but is a full-time work-from-home position.


Create detail and assembly drawings of complicated parts and assemblies and/or prepare electrical-electronic diagrams, from layouts or general instructions.



Perform duties of drafters of lower classification and in addition:

Create detail and assembly drawings of complicated parts and assemblies from layouts or general instructions.  This requires a comprehensive knowledge of prevailing Design and Drafting Department practice and procedures.  Determine from layouts those detail and assembly drawings which are necessary and identify/obtain additional information as required.

Create minor layouts of simple assemblies such as panels, chassis, printed circuit assemblies and the like which do not involve complex structures or complicated mechanical motion working from layouts, sketches or specific instructions and under close direction of higher classified drafters.

Apply elementary design and engineering principles to determine the details of the design of parts.  Create drawings of piece parts from general instructions so that they can be manufactured economically.  This requires familiarity with manufacturing practices, the operations of a variety of machines and a general knowledge of finishes, protective coatings and inspection techniques.

Create electrical diagrams of simple electrical circuits from schematics and assembly or layout drawings.  Create electrical diagrams of complicated electrical circuits from specific instructions.

Make changes of major complexity on a variety of electrical and mechanical drawings according to change notice or general instructions.  Incorporate groups of routine change notices and follow through until complete information is on drawings.  Work with other drafters and coordinate changes as necessary.

Must have a working knowledge of DOD drawing specifications and requirements.

Obtain proper information for drawings from drawing systems manual, standard books, engineering reference handbooks, material and process specifications, supplier catalogs, etc.

Interpret drawings including customer and vendor drawings to obtain information relative to assignment.

Recommend the use of materials, processes and procedures.

Ensure the accuracy and completeness of own work.



Contacts with drafters and designers of higher classification and

with Supervisor to receive guidance and instruction on work



Works with a minimum of supervision and guidance from drafters or higher classification to prepare detail and assembly drawings.  Receives close direction in preparing minor layouts which are subject to specific review and approval.  Employee is expected to exercise judgment in the selection and application of established drafting techniques.

This is an SEA Union represented position.

Basic Qualification:


High school graduate or equivalent plus an Associate’s Degree in the field of Design and drafting or two years related drafting experience.  Two courses in one of the following:  algebra, plane and solid geometry, trigonometry and physics.


Minimum of two years drafting experience as a Detail Drafter B or equivalent experience in the drafting field.

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.