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Northrop Grumman Composition Prototype Technician in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Composition Prototype Technician tojoin our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida .

Essential Functions:

In partnership with the Lab Engineer, performs routine technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as design, test, fabrication, modification, and assembly of composite, metallic, Non Destructive Inspection, and sealants coatings.

  • It is expected that the Lab Technician, in partnership with the Lab Engineer, will be able to quote, execute, and status all work performed within the lab without significant outside influence required.

  • Works from TEWO's that may include; written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform novel and unique testing, troubleshooting, prototype building, environmental testing, and simple developmental engineering tasks.

  • Assist in the training and development of Melbourne site personnel in the appropriate use of the lab facilities.

  • Conducts defined engineering tests and collects data as assigned.

  • Utilizes autoclave, oven, mill, band saw, salt spray chamber, Semco mixer, specimen polisher, Universal test frame, microscope, MS office Word and Excel, etc. in the execution of test plans and providing the required deliverables.

We offer flexible work arrangements, great learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 0 years' experience

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance as well as Program Special Access within a reasonable amount of time as determined by the company to meet its business needs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An active, In-scope DoD Secret security clearance

  • Experience operating hand tools including drills, routers, and saws in high precision manufacturing processes including computer interface controls and light-duty bench or floor type machine tools.

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.

Job Category : Manufacturing and Production