Production Test Technician 2 / 3Ridgecrest, CA

Requisition ID: R10160562

  • Category: Mission and Quality Assurance

  • Location: Ridgecrest, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 2

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Production Test Technician 2 / 3

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems in Ridgecrest, CA is currently seeking a Production Test Technician 2 or 3 to join our team supporting our ARRGM program. This position is on-site only .

The primary responsibility in this role is the evaluation, set-up and testing of electrical mechanical devices. Testing will be performed in accordance with written procedures. Test data will be generated to support customer requirements. The selected candidate will work in a manufacturing environment where specific, required, production goals will need to be adhered to, and ESD and FOD procedures followed; attention to detail is paramount.

Due to the nature of the work, the selected candidate will be part of a team that works closely together, so ethical and respectful team interaction and communication is of the utmost importance. Even though this position is in a team environment and set up for team success, the selected candidate will be required to work independently with little supervision. Occasional heavy lifting and occasional overtime may be required.

Basic Qualifications Test Technician 2:

  • High school diploma or GED with 2 years of experience in electronics testing or related field

  • Experience using hand and small power tools, as well as various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties

  • Ability to interpret and execute test requirements provided in written specifications.

  • Ability to balance and lift fixtures up to at least 35 lbs.

  • Ability to read technical publications and drawings, familiarity with systems within a production environment.

  • Basic computer literacy; ability to interface with computers.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret clearance; US citizenship required

Basic Qualifications Test Technician 3:

  • High school diploma or GED with 4 years of experience in electronics testing or related field

  • Experience using hand and small power tools, as well as various measuring and testing devices in performing job duties

  • Ability to interpret and execute test requirements provided in written specifications.

  • Ability to balance and lift fixtures up to at least 50 lbs.

  • Ability to read technical publications and drawings, familiarity with systems within a production environment.

  • Basic computer literacy: ability to interface with computers.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret clearance; US citizenship required

Preferred Qualifications Test Technician :

  • Basic understanding of environmental chambers operation.

  • Experience working in an aerospace industry.

  • Exposure to quality systems.

  • Experience working independently and in a team environment, and interfacing with individuals at multiple levels in the organization.

  • Experience with any of the following:

  • Test evaluation, set-up and performance

  • Preventive maintenance and calibration of equipment

  • Test data reporting and excel data entry

  • Equipment troubleshooting and repair, Test set up techniques for testing, Anechoic Chambers, Thermal Chamber, Power Supplies, Oscilloscopes, Meters, Multimeters, Grounding, Signal Generator, Spectrum Analyzers.

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Salary Range: $48,600 - $81,000

Salary Range 2: $57,800 - $96,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.