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Field Technician 2 (Gun Weapon System)

Requisition ID: R10099091

  • CategoryCategory: Technical Support
  • LocationLocation: San Diego, CA, 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: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman has an immediate opportunity located in San Diego, CA for a Field Tech 2, Gun Mission Module or a Field Tech 3, Gun Mission Module. The new team member will maintain and provide technical support for Mission Module (MM) equipment located at the Naval Base San Diego (NBSD), with some travel to Navy Base Ventura County (NBVC) Pt Hueneme, other Navy bases and deployed sites worldwide.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and evaluate equipment relative to specified performance parameters
  • Perform hands-on scheduled maintenance on MM equipment
  • Perform hands-on corrective maintenance, to include fault isolation
  • Install and remove MM equipment on US Navy ships
  • Support the assigned SKED/Maintenance Planner with planned maintenance system (PMS) management and execution
  • Operate independently when supporting flyaway team maintenance and troubleshooting at various sites, both CONUS and OCONUS
  • Perform physically demanding work, to include working in tight, restricted access spaces; must be able to climb 20 ft ladders and stand for long periods of time; must be able to lift 50 lbs to waist level.
  • Must be able to pass basic DOT physical exam to obtain forklift license and pass proficiency test

"This position may be filled as a Field Tech 2 or a Field Tech 3 based on the qualifications listed below."

Basic Qualifications for a Field Tech 2: 

  • Must have a HS diploma and a minimum of 2 or more years of direct experience operating and maintaining Gun Weapon Systems on US Navy/Coast Guard Vessels, and USMC/Army vehicles is required
  • Experience with Ship’s Maintenance and Material Management (to include using the 3M system), Preventive Maintenance and Corrective Maintenance  (MFOM)
  • US Citizenship, and must have a minimum of an active Interim Secret Clearance. Must be able to obtain a and maintain a Secret level clearance if selected.

Basic Qualifications for a Field Tech 3: 

  • Must have a HS diploma and a minimum of 4 or more years of direct experience operating and maintaining Gun Weapon Systems on US Navy/Coast Guard Vessels, and USMC/Army vehicles is required
  • Experience with Ship’s Maintenance and Material Management (to include using the 3M system), Preventive Maintenance and Corrective Maintenance  (MFOM)
  • US Citizenship, and must have a minimum of an active Interim Secret Clearance. Must be able to obtain a and maintain a Secret level clearance if selected.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 4 or more years of experience operating and maintaining Gun Weapon Systems on US Navy/Coast Guard Vessels, and USMC/Army vehicles  preferred
  • Experience on  LCS Class ships highly desired
  • Experience with 30mm guns on the LPD-17 Class, USMC Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle (AAAV) or similar chain guns is highly desired
  • Knowledge of Surface Warfare (SUW)and Mine Countermeasure (MCM) operations and systems
  • Active Secret clearance


Salary Range: $51,800 USD - $86,400 USD
Salary Range 2: $61,700 USD - $102,800 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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. 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.