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Northrop Grumman Maintenance Technician 3 in Palmdale, California

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.

Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Maintenance Technician 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The Maintenance Technician 3 is responsible for the repairs and maintenance in our plant or office facilities, or on machines and equipment. Candidate typically performs work in one or more of the maintenance trades: carpentry, plumbing, painting, machine and equipment repair, electrical, sheet metal fabrication, and welding. Conducts routine, periodic, or special inspections to determine repair and maintenance work necessary to prevent breakdowns of facilities, machinery, and equipment. Uses hand and power tools. Tests, inspects, troubleshoots, and repairs machines and equipment. Uses blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications.



Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience in Facilities Maintenance

  • Basic knowledge of computer operations and applications pertinent to the maintenance field

  • Troubleshooting / repairing machinery and equipment

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment.

  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to work with all levels of personnel, including management and outside vendors and to accurately communicate, document and report.

  • Good analytical ability to recognize deviations from accepted practice

  • Ability to work from heights (ladders, scaffold, lifts)

  • U.S. Citizenship required

  • Valid driver's license

  • Ability to install and uninstall (lift) devices weighing 50 pounds

  • The ability to work 1st shift "5:00 am - 3:30 pm" and any work schedule is required, including overtime.

  • Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, carrying tools and ability to install and uninstall (lift) devices weighing up to 50lbs.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preventive maintenance database experience

  • Ability to perform HVAC/ Refrigeration and electrician work and or another relevant field of work

  • Carpentry (rough and or finish), furniture repair

  • Drywall installation and repair

  • Painting and striping

  • Installation and repair of door hardware

  • Boom lift, forklift and scissor lift experience

  • External Pallet jack experience (manual and motorized)

  • Transitioning service member or veteran of the U.S. military service or current military guard or reserve member

  • Spouse of a transitioning military service member or current military guard or reserve member

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 : Facilities/Real Estate