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General Maintenance Technician

Requisition ID: R10095773

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Linthicum, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a General Maintenance Technician to join its team located in Linthicum, MD.

Primary Function:

Perform a variety of skilled maintenance tasks associated with the maintenance of buildings, grounds, facilities and equipment.

1. Install, operate, maintain, diagnose malfunctions and repair mechanical equipment associated with the facility such as but not limited to pumps, motors, fans, hydraulic systems, compressors, hoists, power transmissions, engines, boilers, etc. Troubleshoot and isolate failures of mechanical components referring to service manuals and parts lists as necessary to obtain information such as part relationships, tolerances, fits and alignments, machine functions and operating limitations. Perform preventative maintenance functions as required. Determine lubrication requirements and follow through to optimize useful life of equipment.

2. Install, maintain, modify and repair steam, air, water lines, plumbing, gas lines, drains, sewer lines, hydraulic systems and the like. Plan and layout work, determine hardware and equipment required, make necessary calculations, cut, measure, thread, bend, band and cover piping. Make threaded, flanged, welded, glued, or leaded pipe joints as necessary. Diagnose system malfunctions and perform necessary repairs to transfer systems such as deionized, cooling and condenser water, hydraulic fluids and sanitary and storm drains. From general information, construct, modify, repair or install wooden, sheet metal, or synthetic objects and structures. Use appropriate tools to cut, measure, bend, fasten, finish, etc.

3. Prepare and finish surfaces such as wooden structures, walls, labs and office furniture, etc. Replace, install or repair locks in/on equipment, furnishings, and doors as necessary. Assist connections, machinery, transfer systems, etc. 4. Obtain, deliver and move material, tools and equipment from one location to another, utilizing appropriate material handling equipment such as company vehicles, fork trucks, hard carts, etc. as required. Perform a variety of routine maintenance functions such as cleaning equipment and facilities, painting, grounds work, lubricating, moving and relocating equipment and furnishings, changing/installing lamps and filters, receiving fuel oil deliveries, sampling outfalls, performing chemical treatment of water systems, visually inspecting equipment and facilities, working on ladders/scaffolding, rigging and the like. 5. Utilize computerized data management systems as necessary to maintain records on equipment preventative maintenance and repairs. Report any problems or unsafe conditions to supervision. Perform other miscellaneous duties which may fall within the scope of this position.

Position is intended for candidates seeking progression into a helium systems technician role within ATL’s Helium Liquefaction and Recovery plant.

This is a 1st Shift SEA Union Represented position.

Education Requirements:

  • High school graduate or equivalent.

  • Completion of an approved four (4) year mechanical maintenance apprenticeship program or four (4) years equivalent industrial maintenance experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties assigned under this position.

Experience Requirements:

Seeking candidates with the following preferred experience:

  • High, Medium, and low-pressure gas environments

  • Gas compressors and/or gas filtration systems

  • Cryogenics and/or gas liquefier equipment

  • Working in a production plant environment performing daily routine data collection and equipment monitoring

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.