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Requisition ID: R10110211

  • 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: Any (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.

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking a Painter to join our team at the Bacchus (Magna), Utah facility.

Duties, Expectations and Essential Functions:

Primary assignment is in the Maintenance Department – Performing painting and drywall finishing duties related to industrial and construction facilities.  Mixes paint, matches colors, prepares surfaces and applies paint to a variety of surfaces at the Bacchus plant. Perform all steps of mudding, taping, texturing and finishing.

Area specific essential functions, responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to:

•  Successful candidate must possess and provide documents showing the following:
•  Completed apprenticeship in industrial painting. OR
•  Employer references showing four years recent industrial painting experience.
•  Understands color theory and Finish types. Mixes, matches and applies paint and other finishes (Mud and Tape) to various types of surfaces.
•  Able to prepare surfaces, by washing walls, repairing holes, removing old paint.
•  Able to prepare surrounding areas with cloth or plastic to prevent messes. Moves furniture and equipment as necessary to access the entire surface of the project to be painted. Removes fixtures such as door knobs and light switch covers prior to painting.
•  Able to calculate the amount of materials and time required to complete a project.
•  Able to select and purchase the appropriate paint, brushers and supplies from vendors.
•  Able to properly prep, tape and mud Sheetrock, operate Road Striping equipment and fabricate signs from vinyl lettering or painting.
•  Able to pass all physical requirements to perform this job.  Carry heavy buckets of paint and equipment, work at heights, 
•  Able to handle all planning and prep work in an efficient manner.
•  Demonstrates attention to detail on all projects and duties.
•  Joining drywall panels using tape and plaster.
•  Repairing cracks and any other damage to the drywall panels.
•  Concealing any imperfections or exposed irregularities in the drywall surface.
•  Layering plaster or spackle with trowels to create a flat surface.
•  Sanding down rough areas on the wall to create a smooth surface.
•  Skimming the surface with a final layer of plaster in preparation for finishing work.
•  Managing and maintaining all the required equipment for the job.
•  Keeping your supervisor abreast of your progress and reporting any job-related issues.
•  Ensuring that all equipment and materials are used safely and effectively.

Rate 11 essential functions and expectations include, but are not limited to:

•  Accountable to conduct and/or lead the training of painters or helpers through on-the-job coaching and mentoring. Responsible to ensure trainee’s and junior employees follow procedures.
•  Effectively and constructively communicate with all levels of personnel including customers, leadership, coworkers and support team members
•  Actively engage in and lead or promote PES improvement activities, process/procedure improvements, standard work instructions and the global improvement of Maintenance 
•  Be an advocate for our safety culture.  Engage, promote and lead our teams in SIS activities, hazard abatements, OP-E, Take Two, etc.
•  Demonstrate the initiative and ability to become knowledgeable and proficient in all area processes and support all levels of hands-on tasks.
•  Guide and positively influence coworkers and others to enhance the safety, quality, cost and scheduling of their team
•  Assists leadership in achieving performance standards
•  Other duties as assigned by leadership

Experience Requirements:  

•  High School Diploma or GED Certification,
•  Completion of an apprenticeship in industrial painting, or five years of experience in industrial painting and dry wall finishing required.
•  Knowledge and understanding of  Color Theory and Various Finish Types

Skills & Qualifications:

•  Safety First attitude and personal work behavior  
•  Excellent Communication Skills and good Customer Service Skills
•  Ability to Climb Ladders
•  Ability to stand for long periods of time
•  Ability to work from and operate industrial man lifts
•  Ability to Carry Heavy Equipment (Including Painting Tools and Buckets of Paint)
•  Able to work well with other trades professionals.
•  Able to work to performance standards with little or no supervision


•  High School Diploma or GED.
•  Able to acquire and maintain Employee Possessor (EP) status under the Safe Explosives Act (SEA).

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.