Calibration Technician 4Salt Lake City, UT

Requisition ID: R10162982

  • Category: Mission and Quality Assurance

  • Location: Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: None

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

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

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions Available: 1

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.

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. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, while also advancing human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, but also have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work. We challenge the status quo and have an insatiable drive to do what others think is can’t be done. At Northrop Grumman we Define Possible. Our employees are not only part of history, but we are also making history. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Calibration Technician 4 based out of Salt Lake City, UT.

Description:

Position is for an individual to perform calibration, maintenance and repair activities of electronic measuring and test equipment to commercial specifications and/or internally developed procedures to validate equipment accuracies and performance integrity. Calibrate, repair and evaluate performance of standard and non-standard electronic equipment to verbal and written specifications utilizing sensitive and intricate comparison standards and devices. Calibrate and program PID controllers. Calibration and verification of such devices as commercially available Oscilloscopes, DMM's, Frequency Counters, Temperature measuring and Recording Devices and Electro-optical measurement equipment utilizing intricate setups and exercising a thorough knowledge of calibration techniques.

Experience is needed with various calibration and testing equipment as well as possessing troubleshooting and repair skills. Must have adequate electronic aptitude and be conversant with the terminology and techniques of calibration practices. Basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Excel and Access is required. Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with peers and co-workers in a team environment. Bending, stooping, and lifting of test equipment is required. May be required to work occasional late evenings and/or weekend overtime as necessary to meet factory deadlines or departmental expectations. Operational experience with vacuum, pressure, thermo-dynamic and optical measuring equipment desired. Familiarity with military and aerospace industry concepts, practices, and procedures and / or PML training is preferred.

Must be able to work collaboratively with others in a team environment.

Tasks:

Test, calibrate, adjust, and maintain electromechanical, mechanical, optical, Vacuum / Pressure, and Temperature type measuring and indicating instruments.

Calibrate and program PID (Proportional – Integral – Derivative) controllers used in Temperature controllers for large ovens and thermal Chambers

Calibrate Commercial Test Equipment as well as specialized internally-developed Test Sets and individual testing equipment.

Set up calibration sequences, methods and procedures according to detailed specifications, blueprints, drawings, internally developed procedures, Manufacturer Manuals and other requirements.

Troubleshoot, disassemble, clean, repair, and replace defective parts as necessary.

Exercise a thorough knowledge of calibration techniques and utilizes a large array of various Calibration Equipment and Calibration Standards in the performance of the assigned duties.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED with 6 years of experience in a Manufacturing or Test Environment.

  • Experience with Oscilloscopes, Digital Multimeters, Frequency Counters and PID Controllers and the ability to interpret schematic drawings.

  • Must have basic computer skills and experience with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook.

  • Ability to work in collaborative team environment.

  • Able to prioritize and adjust tasks simultaneously to accomplish the project result.

  • Able to analyze data to discover facts, knowledge, interpretations to carry outprescribed action(s).

  • Able to apply technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts.

  • Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours and support occasional overtime work as needed.

  • Ability to validate and adjust precise measurements.

  • Ability to frequently move and position objects weighing up to 40 lbs.

  • Ability to frequently push a calibration cart to various on-site locations.

  • Ability to frequently bend, kneel and stoop to gain access to equipment and adjustments.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 years or more experience in a Metrology equipment calibration lab environment or equivalent

  • Knowledgeable with usage of various Measuring and Test Equipment Calibration Standards.

  • Operation experience with vacuum, pressure, thermo-dynamic and optical measuring equipment is desired.

  • Familiarity with military and aerospace industry concepts, practices, procedures and regulatory requirements.

  • PMEL or pre-engineering education (with a degree or certification) or equivalent is preferred.

  • Capable computer skills and experience with using Microsoft Office Suite including Excel, Word, and Outlook. Knowledge to design formulas and macros

  • Knowledge of electronic equipment troubleshooting concepts and the ability to isolate issues down to the board level.

Salary Range: $64,700 - $107,800

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.