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Engineering Technician III or IV – Electrical Ground Support Equipment

Requisition ID: R10110466

  • CategoryCategory: Technical Support
  • LocationLocation: Chandler, AZ, 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: 2

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.

Engineering Technician – Electrical Ground Support Equipment

Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking an Engineering Technician to join our electrical ground support equipment group in our Chandler, AZ facility.  Our electrical ground support equipment (EGSE) team supports our programs with the design, test, and sustainment of all EGSE and test support equipment hardware used in the integration and launch of our vehicles. Our EGSE team members work in a diverse set of roles across the lifecycle of a program.

Job responsibilities:

  • Support engineering teams with the digital formatting and release of engineering documentation.
  • Manage the drawing release cycle and drive the process to completion.
  • Coordinate with engineering teams to incorporate changes identified during the peer review cycle.
  • Format engineering drawings per best industry CAD practices.
  • Review Bills of Material (BOMs) for accuracy against engineering drawings.
  • Train technicians and engineers on the drawing release process.
  • Contribute to continuously improving our drawing release processes.
  • Review electrical drawings and documentation for formatting errors and consistency across programs.
  • Assist in organization of team resources (SharePoint page, training documents, team network file directory).
  • Maintain a Part Selection List (PSL) for Electrical Ground Support Equipment.
  • Actively and effectively participates and contributes in a positive manner while supporting team decisions and goals.
  • Supporting the engineering team with other technical tasks such as hands on testing.
  • Act with safety as your number one priority through every aspect of the role.
  • Complete day-to-day activities with oversight of senior engineers.

Desired Experience:

  • Ability to read system level electrical schematics and parts lists and identify basic electronic components.
  • Use of Microsoft Office tools (Word, Excel, Forms, etc.).
  • Use of Microsoft Visio or other CAD software tools.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail when creating technical documentation.

Also seeking experience in any of the following:

  • Use of basic electronics test equipment such as DMMs and power supplies.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow standard test procedures.
  • Electrical or Electronics related technical skills.
  • Experience with Automated Test Equipment (ATE), Special Test Equipment (STE), Electrical Ground Support Equipment (EGSE), or Hardware Integration Labs (HIL)

This is a dual level posting and can be filled at a level III or IV

Minimum Basic Qualifications for Level 3:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years of additional education and/or related experience
  • Active DoD Active Secret Clearance is preferred.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be able to perform occasional lifting up to 30 lbs.

Minimum Basic Qualifications for Level 4:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years of additional education and/or related experience
  • Active DoD Active Secret Clearance is preferred.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be able to perform occasional lifting up to 30 lbs.

Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 USD

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.