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Northrop Grumman Mechanical Technician 2 in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman, Strategic Space Systems Division, is hiring a Mechanical Technician 2 located in Redondo Beach, CA with responsibilities including but not limited to the following:

  • Performs a variety of duties assisting mechanical engineers in the development of mechanical and electromechanical engineering designs, tests, fabrications, modifications, assemblies and components.

  • Drafts detailed drawings for fabrication.

  • Devices, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.

  • Sets up and tests complete prototype units and subassemblies under operational conditions.

  • Analyzes data and recommends modifications to components or test procedure to meet desired specifications.



Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent plus 2 years additional education and/or related experience as either a technician, machinist, or mechanic.

  • Ability to perform prep and structural bonding of metallic and composite components.

  • Experience in match drilling, riveting and/or torqueing of structural components.

  • Experience working from at least one of the following: Blueprints, engineering drawings, schematics, or written instructions.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance.

  • Must be able to climb, bend, crawl and/or use ladders/fall protection.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with mechanical, electro-mechanical, antenna, composite, or machined parts.

  • Previous Satellite/Aircraft integration experience.

  • Previous Satellite/Aircraft test experience.

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 : Technical Support