Northrop Grumman SCA Engineering Technician 4 in Patuxent River, Maryland

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Technology Services sector is looking for an experienced SCA Engineering Technician 4 to join our team. Put your years of experience into a future of excellence. The qualified applicant will become part of the team in Patuxent River, Maryland.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and implementing quality control and ground safety programs to ensure compliance with Global Hawk UAS requirements and specifications.

  • Inspecting and verifying proper completion and documentation of all safety of flight inspections and non-conformances discrepancies.

  • Documenting configuration management of UAS and maintain flight folders documents.

  • Performing audits and inspections of ongoing maintenance actions, procedures, equipment and facilities.

  • Monitoring timeliness and applicability of vehicle maintenance technical data and technical library.

  • Reviewing maintenance source documents, vehicle inspection records, notes recurring discrepancies or trends and initiate appropriate actions.

  • Managing the material deficiency and technical order improvement program.

  • Reviewing engineering investigation requests.

  • Initiating and reviewing quality deficiency reports, technical deficiency reports and hazardous material reports, ensuring that they are accurate, clear, concise and comprehensive.

  • Receiving mishap reports and studies them for applicability.

  • Overseeing vehicle weight and balance program.

  • Conducting safety inspections, training and drills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 10 years Quality Assurance or 15 years of aviation experience.

  • DOS Secret clearance to start.

  • Ability to deploy overseas 50% of the year.

  • Excellent Microsoft Office experience. Preferred Qualifications:

  • Global Hawk

  • Aircraft Weight & Balance

  • Agile

  • NGC/TS QSMA experience

  • Aircraft flight folders.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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.