Engineering Technician Level 2 or 3
Requisition ID: R10013302Category: Technical SupportLocation: Elkton - MD, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: Any (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1At 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 "A cents € 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 is currently seeking an Engineering Test Technician level 2 or 3 - Environmental for our Elkton, Maryland location.The Northrop Grumman Propulsion Systems and Controls (PS&C) facility in Elkton, Maryland began solid-propellant rocket operations in 1948. Today, the Elkton PS&C facility designs, develops, and produces solid-propellant propulsion and ordnance systems in programs professionally managed for a wide variety of Government and commercial customers. The facility also serves as the hub for offsite engineering and test facilities in Ronkonkoma, NY and Palm Beach Gardens, FL.Elkton, Maryland is located on the Upper Chesapeake Bay, midway between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Discover charming small towns, parks with miles of trails, specialty and antique shops, award winning restaurants, and inns. You can hike, bike, camp, bird watch, ride horseback, or drop a fishing line. Five rivers, Chesapeake Bay and the C&D Canal can be explored by boat or by land. Experience panoramic views from Turkey Point Lighthouse on a bluff overlooking the Bay, or from the banks of the C&D Canal where ships from around the globe cruise. Summary:This position works closely with Engineering to configure and execute testing operations primarily in regards to the set-up, operation, and maintenance of shock and vibration test equipment as well as installation of test instrumentation. This position will require working both indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions as well as some overnight and weekend on call support as needed. Operations will include working with energetic materials including explosives, high/low pressure gas systems, and cryogenics.Provide technical support to engineers regarding thermal conditioningGathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical dataConstructs, calibrates, adjusts and maintains equipment, components, devices or systems.Works from schematics, engineering drawings and technical instructions.Sets up and configures test equipment, systems, test articles, and softwarePerform tests/experiments and records data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysisReports data in prescribed formatDocuments setup and test resultsAssists with other testing activities as neededThis requisition may be filled at either an Engineering Technician 2 or Engineering Technician 3.Basic Requirements Engineering Test Technician 2High School Diploma2-4 years overall work experience within a manufacturing environment.Must be able to work modified shifts, overtime and weekends, if needed, and have some flexible working hours to staff production needs.Ability to acquire a Security Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisiteAbility to obtain forklift certification.Experience in vibration and shock testingBasic Requirements Engineering Test Technician 3High School Diploma4-6 years overall work experience within a manufacturing environment.Must be able to work modified shifts, overtime and weekends, if needed, and have some flexible working hours to staff production needs.Ability to acquire a Security Clearance which requires US Citizenship as a pre-requisiteAbility to obtain forklift certification.Experience in vibration and shock testingExperience in installation of test instrumentationPreferred Requirements:Defense Industry experienceComputer knowledge in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel and WordFamiliar with Continuous Improvement, Lean Manufacturing and 5S principlesExperience in programming and operating of M+P vibration control system.Experience with the application and use of various vibration and shock accelerometers.Experience working around hazards including explosives.This position falls under a Federal Explosives License issued by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) for this location. Candidates hired into this role will be required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire to ATF for approval to be a possessor."Salary Range: 46800 - 78000Salary Range 2: 55600 - 92600Employees 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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 (we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 US Citizenship is required for most positions.