Northrop Grumman Engineering Technician 2 in Magna, Utah
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Northrop Grumman Space Systems is currently seeking an experienced Engineering Technician to join our Mechanical and Chemical Test Services team at Bacchus, UT.
The Engineering Technician is responsible for performing a wide variety of chemical and physical analyses on various inert and energetic materials to assess acceptability against defined requirements. Testing ranges from traditional mechanical evaluations to advanced analytical chemistry techniques to physical property evaluations. The successful candidate will work with experienced chemists and technicians who operate analytical test equipment including chromatographic and spectroscopic instruments, viscometers, titrators, particle size analyzers, mechanical testing instruments, and various other instruments and laboratory equipment. A fast-paced laboratory environment offers the flexibility to learn new skill sets of interest while developing expertise in specific lab areas.
Perform burn rate, viscosity, and other chemical and physical properties testing on propellants
Fabricate specimens and perform testing on inert materials such as rubber, composites, and adhesives
Perform limited maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and calibration of instruments and processes
Maintain laboratory infrastructure including sample preparation and equipment set-ups and breakdown
Maintain neat and accurate records to company standards
Work with LIMS and inventory databases to track material and test results
Candidate will be expected to maintain a high standard of operational discipline to support clean, safe, and efficient operations
Job Category : Technical Support