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Northrop Grumman Engineering Technician 2 in Palmdale, California

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 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're making history.

Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking an Engineering Technician 2 to join our Advanced Manufacturing Technology team in Palmdale, CA.

As a member of the Advanced Manufacturing Technology development team, you will provide technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks. Support manufacturing concepts and processes for production applications of advanced technologies including, but not limited to composites fabrication, assembly, automation, inspection, and coatings technologies. Performs fabrication, assembly, and testing based activities in support of multiple projects. May conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis. Support engineering on design concepts, TRL/MRL maturity, and specification requirements to best utilize resources and manufacturing techniques. Ensure processes and procedures are followed and in compliance with regulations.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED and 2 years of experience working with Composites and Paint/Coatings

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills

  • Self-starter who is able to work with minimal direction

  • This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs

  • This position requires the ability to travel up to 50% of the time. Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to demonstrate independent creative thinking and problem solving capabilities

  • Composites and airframe fabrication, assembly, and LO coatings experience

  • Experience with operating and troubleshooting various types paint equipment

  • Must be able to individually manage multiple tasks concurrently and provide technical support to engineering on a variety of different projects

  • Experience with reading and interpreting technical documents, drawings, and process procedures

  • Ability to interface with various support organizations and management 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