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Requisition ID: R10093003

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Magna, UT, 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: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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.

Propulsion Systems is currently seeking a Welder to join our team at our Magna, UT facilities. 

Northrop Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures..

Job Summary:

Performs a combination of precision welding and welding Fabrication related activities involving Aluminum, Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, and Lead in all applicable positions.  This includes operation of various welding processes such as SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, GTAW, Plasma Cutting, Oxygen and Acetylene equipment.

Skills, Knowledge & Requirements:

•  Ability to meet American Welding Society, Class A, B, and C welds using the following methods and materials:
•  GTAW, FCAW, GMAW, Oxy Acetylene, in all positions
•  Aluminum, Carbon Steel, Stainless steel, and applicable alloys
•  Ability to pass weld test and get certifications is required
•  Thorough knowledge of welding equipment and shop machinery, and filler materials 
•  Thorough Knowledge of welding processes, material types and Filler materials
•  Excellent problem solving and fabrication skills
•  Read and interpret blueprints, engineering drawings and specifications 
•  Follow verbal and written instructions 
•  Excellent written and oral communication
•  Work in a team environment with ability to interface with all levels of employees 
•  Comply with all safety and environmental requirements 
•  Comply with all policies and procedures
•  Work with chemicals and solvents 
•  Use all shop tools and equipment  
•  Excellent attendance and reliability 
•  Work required overtime and assigned shift as required

•  Able to acquire and maintain Employee Possessor (EP) status under the Safe Explosives Act (SEA).


•  High School Diploma or GED
•  AAS Welding Degree or Diploma of Welding or equivalent and Minimum 5 Years welding experience
•  Minimum 10 years welding and Fabrication experience in the absence of degree

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.