Northrop Grumman Mechanical Technician 3 in El Segundo, California

Mechanical Technician 3

Requisition ID: 18006466

Location(s): United States-California-El Segundo

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

The Structures Test team, part of the Systems Integration, Test and Evaluation division for Aerospace Systems is seeking an experienced Mechanical Technician 3 in El Segundo, CA to perform a variety of duties including assisting mechanical engineers and test conductors in the safe execution of Structural Testing of mechanical and electromechanical engineering designs, tests, fabrications, modifications, assemblies and components including flight hardware.Candidate will also have knowledge and experience in proof load and mechanical structural testing. Must be willing towork flexible hours and travel offsite as required

Basic Qualifications:

  • AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline plus 3 years related experience OR HS diploma plus 7 years related experience

  • Ability to work flexible hours and travel offsite as required

  • Experience in structural testing including proof load testing and flight hardware

  • Experience performing or overseeing mechanical assembly, torqueing, bonding and light duty machining, fabrication

  • Experience as a liaison to engineering and test lab management

  • Proficiency writing and following procedures includingTEWOs

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Ensure structures tests serve mission objectives and mechanisms are in place to execute the tests

  • Document test article and test setup configurations

  • Experience in leading and mentoring junior technicians

  • Very experienced in mechanical proof load setup and test, hydraulic system operations support to include: load application, plumbing, tube bending, flaring, operation of mules, etc.

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 . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Title: Mechanical Technician 3

Location: California-El Segundo

Requisition ID: 18006466