PipefitterRocket Center, WV

Requisition ID: R10163852

  • Category: Non-CJCS

  • Location: Rocket Center, West Virginia, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Any (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: No

  • 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.

Please upload a resume with all active certifications.

This is a union role within the local 261c.

Scope of Work :

  • Fabricate, maintain, and install piping systems. Experience with steam and plumbing systems.

  • Must be able to clean and maintain boilers.

  • Must have ability to troubleshoot steam, air and water systems.

  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and schematics to install and troubleshoot piping systems.

  • Knowledge of sprinkler and deluge systems desirable.

  • Candidate must be flexible in accepting additional duties as assigned by supervision.


  • Candidate must be able to organize work area and maintain neat and proper records.

  • Candidate must be able to analyze data and make appropriate judgments and must be able to work effectively with Plant Management.

  • High degree of mechanical aptitude and the ability to respond appropriately in high stress situations.

  • Support management strategies and plans

  • Promote safety and health

  • Understand business/production needs and expectations

  • Perform to the highest level of quality

  • Communicate effectively

Business Process Management:

  • Reference, support, and utilize appropriate GOPs and UOPs.

  • Provide improvement suggestions where needed.

  • Responsible for developing, implementing, and maintaining business processes in scope of responsibility.


  • Improve quality by continuously improving products and services for our customers.

  • Our customers are not only those to whom we sell products but also the end user of any product or service we provide within the company.


  • Must be able to pass onsite Pipefitter skills test prior to interviewing.

  • High school diploma required.

  • Must be able to work all three shift schedules, seniority will dictate which shift.

  • Some post high school education is preferred.

  • Must have completed an approved 4 year piping/plumbing apprenticeship and a minimum of four years experience as a journeyman pipefitter/plumber or ten years pipefitting experience in an approved industrial environment.

  • It is preferred the Candidates have pipe and welding certification and must provide documentation showing all applicable experience and training with appropriate references.

  • Essential reading skills are required.


The current pay rate for this position is $31.89 , since this is a union position, this rate is non-negotiable.

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.