Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Magna, Utah

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Locations:Magna, UT

Categories: Production Maintenance

Job Description

Job ID:SM20181608-47083

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 Innovation 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.

Seeking an experiencedHeavy Equipment Mechanic – Rate 11 to work in ourMaintenance Department at theBacchus Facility in Magna, Utah.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic must be able to diagnose, troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative maintenance on plant heavy equipment such as forklifts, semi-tractors, semi-trailers and refrigeration units. Candidate must possess or be able to obtain a Utah State certification to perform state safety inspections on heavy equipment. Candidates holding a Commercial Drivers License and having an ability to perform other mechanical disciplines such as Welding, Pipe Fitting and Millwright work is also desirable.

This position will require shiftwork and overtime and the successful candidate must pass a background check for the Federal Safe Explosives Act (SEA).

Competencies for Success:

  • Safety First attitude and personal work behavior

  • Actively engage in continuous improvement efforts of Maintenance

  • Demonstrates initiative and ambition to become proficient in all job duties

  • Able to work to performance standards with little or no supervision


· High School Diploma or GED

  • Completed apprenticeship in heavy equipment mechanics, diesel system technology or certificate of completion in a related technical field from an accredited institute.

  • 5 years recent experience repairing heavy equipment

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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:5-8 Years

Education:High School/GED