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U001 Stationary Engineer

Requisition ID: R10089537

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Elk River, MN, 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
  • 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.

We are seeking an experienced maintenance professional that will join the Facilities team to maintain and improve our sites equipment and infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have the ability to operate, maintain, and provide technical direction for boilers, chillers, air compressors, HVAC, and other assets supporting our operations.

Position pays $38.94/hr per union contract.

Our Elk River site consists of a serene 3,200 acres, with over 20 active buildings, and numerous projects supporting manufacturing, development, and testing for our Defense Systems Division. Our team works to continuously improve, support, and maintain this unique site through a variety of self-directed daily tasks and larger team projects. This role supports 1st shift operations on a 9/80 schedule.


  • Conduct routine, periodic, and project-based maintenance and repair of facilities machinery, buildings, and equipment as appropriate.
  • Preventative maintenance, inspections, and repairs to low pressure steam, hot water, and chilled water systems.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and programming of pneumatic controlled HVAC muti-zone and electronically controlled equipment.
  • Conducts routine inspections, maintenance, and repairs to roof top units, air handlers, fan coils, exhaust fans, and CRAC units.
  • Performs routine inspections, maintenance, and repairs to compressed air and vacuum equipment to include reciprocating and screw compressors.
  • Coordinates with internal customers and external contractors in scheduling repairs to maintain site operation. Provides technical guidance and project coordination assistance during projects associated with facilities owned assets.
  • Utilizes CMMS to perform preventative maintenance and assigned work orders.
  • May perform work orders to support site operations with work in more than one maintenance trade.
  • Supports site environmental and safety guidelines through record keeping and periodic project support.


  • US Citizenship
  • Must have Minnesota Special Boilers License or Higher
  • Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance
  • Valid driver’s license
  • 3-5 years applicable experience
  • Prefer advanced HVAC, Boiler, or Chiller training or certifications
  • Applied experience with troubleshooting and repairing pneumatic controls and upgrading to electronic/digital controls.
  • Ability to operate independently with limited supervision
  • Strong interpersonal, customer-service focus
  • Strong communication skills


  • Customer Service
  • Strong time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Effective communication skills
  • Continuous improvement
  • Cognitive ability to see how parts interact


  • Exposed to varying degrees of dirt, dust, noise, and hot or cold temperatures.
  • May be exposed to fumes, metal shavings, noise and lubricating oils. Must use proper PPE.
  • Exposure to heat, noise, and vibration while operating certain equipment.


  • Lift up to 50 pounds
  • Sustained physical effort handling light to average weight material and working in a strained position.
  • Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials.
  • Considerable amount of time standing, walking, and outside.

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.