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Northrop Grumman Metrology Engineering Technician 2 - Space Components in San Diego, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems and technology 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 are making history.

The Space Components Business Unit is seeking a Metrology Engineering Technician 2 to join our team. This position could be located in San Diego, CA


• Support internal and external customers' needs.

• Identify, troubleshoot and solve tooling problems and provide assistance to manufacturing, inspection and engineering issues.

• Analyze data and provide reports in a variety of customers' format.

• Metrology support: tooling/production/inspection.

• Tooling: setup per tool drawing or cad model

• Production: setup shop aids, align flight hardware per customer's drawings or CAD model

• Inspection: support inspections needs for in-process and End Item Data Pack deliverables


basic Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • General knowledge with spatial analyzer software or similar software

  • General knowledge and experience using CAD software

  • Experience with MS Excel

  • Ability to read drawings/blue prints and interpret GD&T

  • Availability to work overtime and weekends as needed.

  • Must be able to work on feet for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to manipulate equipment weighting up to 50 pounds

  • Ability to climb ladders, crawl, and sometimes access challenging locations

  • Familiarity with working around delicate spacecraft hardware an advantage

Preferred qualifications

  • Certification in engineering or metrology disciplines

  • Some college preferred

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.

Job Category : Technical Support