Mechanical Technician 2
Requisition ID: R10020992Category: Technical SupportLocation: Dulles - VA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: NoneTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 25% 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.Performs a variety of duties assisting mechanical engineers in the development of mechanical and electromechanical engineering designs, tests, fabrications, modifications, assemblies and components. Drafts detailed drawings for fabrication. Devices, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies. Sets up and tests complete prototype units and subassemblies under operational conditions. Analyzes data and recommends modifications to components or test procedure to meet desired specifications.Role; flight propulsion system test and launch operations test technician. Must be able to use basic mechanical test equipment, pressurization panels and controller electronics. Should also be able to use electronic control equipment including power supplies, meters and simple digital control electronics/software.Should be able to work with ground support equipment in simple assembly/ disassembly operations, review design drawings and instructions and perform routine maintenance. Understands basic valve function and assemblies, comfortable working with moderate to high pressure gases, using flexible pressure lines and leak testing processes.Some travel required (domestic and foreign).Required;AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 1 year of related experience.Experienced with mechanical assembly and integration processes and tools; using torque wrenches, following procedures and checking instructions.Can read and follow engineering procedures for test operations.Can read and build mechanical pressure test equipment from design drawings and assembly instructions.Ability to work with minimal supervision to complete tasks on time and within an established budgetAbility to work with MS spreadsheet or equivalent productsWilling to work weekendsAbility to obtain and retain a security clearance.Preferred;Experience with pneumatic test and/or propellant loading operations and equipmentWorking knowledge/ experience with aerospace standards, launch site facility safety standards and operational requirementsTS ClearanceSalary Range: 50000 - 83400Employees 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.