Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Mechanical Technician- GMD Program in Vandenberg, California

Mechanical Technician- GMD Program

Locations:Vandenberg, CA

Categories: Technicians

Job Description

Job ID:MH20182205-45828

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.

Job Resposibilities:

Daily responsibilities will require direct contact with space launch vehicle hardware and solid rocket motors. Perform a wide variety of non-standard tasks in the mechanical and electrical areas. Perform both mechanical and electrical structural analysis set-ups. Maintain proper documentation records for all flight hardware assembly, integration and test activities. Some business travel may be required. Perform related duties as assigned or required

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (will be verified)

  • Four or more years progressive, related experience preferred

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other technical drawings and use basic hand tools

  • Good analytical ability to recognize deviations from accepted practice

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations and applications including MS Office

  • Ability to work extended hours or 2ndshift as required

  • Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. U.S. citizenship required.

  • Ability to obtain Secret Security Clearance

Competencies for Success:

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to work with all levels of personnel, including management and external customers, to accurately communicate, document and report.

Education and Experience

Generally requires HS & 2 years or equivalent combination of education & experience.

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:1-3 Years

Education:High School/GED