Northrop Grumman Electronic Technician 3 in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

Electronic Technician 3

Requisition ID: 18005999

Location(s): United States-Illinois-Rolling Meadows

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: No

Working in Northrop Grumman Mission Systems means making a direct contribution to mission projects that keep our homeland safe, expanding the boundaries of possibility and reshaping the world we live in. Our Rolling Meadows, IL facility is looking for an experienced Technician to handle multiple functions in our Manufacturing Engineering organization.

This positionis responsible for running Northrop Grumman’s Environmental Testing Lab.


  • Set up and verify temperature and vibration profiles and fixtures for engineering production and qualification testing.

  • Work with engineering personnel to understand test requirements.

  • Make recommendations to Engineering to help improve performance of testing.

  • Advise Engineering on site environmental testing capabilities

  • Operate vibration stations, temperature, temperature-altitude, temperature shock, and salt fog chambers.

  • Schedule testing on stations and chambers.

  • Coordinates calibration of chambers and vibe controllers to minimize impact to testing.

  • Trouble shooting and repair of temperature chambers and shaker stations.

  • Maintain spare equipment and parts for the maintenance of chambers and stations.

  • Maintain and organize vibe and temperature fixtures for various test setups.

  • Change setups as needed, depending on test requirements.

  • Perform maintenance checks on equipment.

  • Coordinate specific room issues and construction with Environmental Health and Safety or Facilities.

  • Responsible for security and safety for environmental labs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates in a technical degree.

  • Knowledge of personal computer systems with Microsoft Office.

  • Minimum five years of experience in the operation and maintenance of environmental equipment.

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a secret Department of Defense clearance – US Citizenship required.

  • Flexibility to work overtime or weekends when needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aerospace Industry experience.

  • Experience in repair and operation of Unholtz-Dickie vibe stations.

  • Familiarity with military standard testing.

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: Electronic Technician 3

Location: Illinois-Rolling Meadows

Requisition ID: 18005999