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Engineering Test Lab Technician C

Requisition ID: R10104772

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Top Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (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 Mission Systems is seeking an Engineering Test Lab Technician C to join its Environmental Test Lab in Linthicum, Maryland.


Perform environmental and evaluation tests and troubleshoot a variety of electronic and electro-mechanical components and assemblies, utilizing environmental simulation facilities and associated test equipment.



1.  Perform environmental tests and measurements of electronic and/or electro-mechanical assemblies and components working from detailed instructions such as test specifications and using established procedures.

2. Set up and operate environmental facilities and test equipment, which requires basic knowledge of the electrical principles and mechanical functions involved in the functioning of the equipment.  Select test equipment and troubleshoot interrelated circuits between test facilities and assemblies and/or components being tested.

3. Construct simple test fixtures and perform minor repairs or modifications to test fixtures such as drilling and tapping holes, and wiring and soldering components and component parts as directed by engineer or higher classified personnel.  Report malfunction of laboratory equipment to supervisor.

4. Make necessary calculations required in the summarization of data per detailed instructions using simple algebraic formulae.

5. Prepare and maintain necessary reports and records as required.

6. Maintain tools, equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition.

This is a SEA Union represented position.

This is a 1st shift position. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or recognized equivalent.
  • Must possess an Associate’s Degree (minimum 60 semester hours) or two years (minimum 60 semester hours) of college level study with a major in Electronics OR a minimum of six months military electronic school plus two years working experience in the maintenance and repair of electro-mechanical equipment.
  • Must have knowledge of electronic principles, the ability to wire and assemble circuits and understand the operation of basic test equipment.
  • US Citizenship REQUIRED with ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance

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.