Northrop Grumman Wind Tunnel Model Fabrication Technician 3 in Redondo Beach, California

Wind Tunnel Model Fabrication Technician 3

Requisition ID: 18000329

Location(s): United States-California-Redondo Beach

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they’re making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Wind Tunnel Model Fabrication Technician 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates directly with engineering to construct complex models and test articles to exacting tolerances per the Requesting Engineers direction.

  • Build wind tunnel models/test articles to support AERO system development and design. Provide specialized parts and hardware to facilitate test and evaluation of prototype articles.

  • Responsible for quality and integrity of fabricated components associated with technology development, test and verification.

  • Supports test execution requirements associated with the models.

  • Travel to various test site locations and support the Responsible Engineers testing efforts.

  • Extensive knowledge in specialized functions related to the building and testing of models.

  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, specifications and blueprints.

  • Communication with supporting organizations and individuals is routine.

Basic Qualifications:

  • AA Degree or equivalent experience, plus 7 years’ of experience with general shop fabrication and conventional machining processes.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance, and be able to be approved for individual SAR program access.

  • Must have the flexibility to work first shift during transition period. Once this is complete, must be able to work the second shift and extensive overtime as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current DOD Security Clearance

  • 5 years of Wind Tunnel Model fabrication experience including test support.

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.

Title: Wind Tunnel Model Fabrication Technician 3

Location: California-Redondo Beach

Requisition ID: 18000329