Northrop Grumman Engineering Technician 2 in Brigham City, Utah
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.
Propulsion Systems is currently seeking an experienced Engineering Technician to support Testing Operations at our Promontory plant.
Successful candidate will perform instrumentation setup, assembly, fabrication and configuration of test articles in support of multiple test programs. This includes working with energetic materials and the assembly of rocket motors. Implementation of continuous improvement using 5S and Lean Manufacturing principles.
Fabricate and install test instrumentation in accordance with specific detailed instruction
Trouble shoot electronic and electrical equipment
Operate specialized test equipment and tooling
Ability to read, interpret and implement technical drawings, specifications, and procedures
Perform processes under the direction of a principle technician following written instruction to exact specifications
Maintain neat and accurate records
Successful candidate will work with experienced technicians who operate test equipment including instrons, pressure chambers, ovens, and various other equipment. Testing will include analysis of production and subscale propellants and ingredients. Candidate will be expected to maintain a high standard of operational discipline to support clean, safe, and efficient operations.
Technical degree (must have one of the following)
oTwo-year Associate degree in technical field
oEnrolled in, progressing toward, a four-year Bachelor's degree in technical area
Experience, knowledge, and/or respect for energetic materials
Strong mechanical understanding with computer aptitude
Experience using scientific instrumentation and equipment
Must be able to stand for long periods at work station and intermittently lift 35 lbs.
Willing to work off-shift and weekends as required
Good communication skills with ability to understand and communicate technical information with clarity.
Preferred 2 years working in material research, test, or production environment
Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics and vibration testing would be a plus.