San Diego, California
United States Citizenship
Engineering Technician 2 (DoD SkillBridge) – San Diego
Requisition ID: R10064054
Category: Technical Support
Location: San Diego, CA, USA
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
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.
As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identify as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists.
The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29 .The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as active-duty service members.
Responsibilities for this internship position are:
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for SkillBridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.
Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.
Objectives – Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly-trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.
Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.
DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:
* Has served at least 180 days on active duty
* Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
* Will receive an honorable discharge
* Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
* Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
* Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship.
We are looking for you to join our team as a Engineering Technician 2 based out of San Diego, CA. As a Engineering Technician 2 at Northrop Grumman you will have a challenging and rewarding opportunity to be a part of our Enterprise-wide digital transformation. Through the use of Model-based Engineering, DevSecOps and Agile practices we continue to evolve how we deliver critical national defense products and capabilities for the warfighter. Our success is grounded in our ability to embrace change, move quickly and continuously drive innovation. The successful candidate will be collaborative, open, transparent, and team-oriented with a focus on team empowerment & shared responsibility, flexibility, continuous learning, and a culture of automation.
What You’ll get to Do:
Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks. Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Produces engineering documentation, reports, drawings (flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics).
You will act as the lab owner for various engineering labs used in development of electrical and mechanical hardware. This position works under guidance and direction toward predetermined goals and pursues courses of action necessary to obtain desired results. Work is checked through consultation and agreement with others and by formal review of supervisor. This position is a highly collaborative effort working as a service to the larger engineering community for prototype builds, working to ensure EHS (Environmental Health & Safety) compliance, and for material/asset tracking and accountability.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Lab asset inventory control. Monitor assets moving between labs and updating asset tracking database in conformance with company and regulatory policies
Enter new assets into the asset tracking database
Stocking and ordering of lab consumable items
Work with instrument services for calibration of lab equipment and assets
Support asset inventory audits with property management and resolve/correct findings and deficiencies
Support EHS audits and resolve/correct findings and deficiencies
Develop/update lab work procedures, safety standards, MSDS books, maintain/update lab training records for staff
Ensure general cleanliness and orderliness of labs
Provide engineering Circuit Card Assembly (CCA) prototype build support utilizing LPKF Printed Wiring Boards (PWB) and CCA equipment
Provide general engineering support for electromechanical items utilizing general shop equipment (grinders, drill press,
CNC router, hand tools, etc.)
Perform prototype cable build and repair (USB, RF, Power, Mixed Signal)
Repair/debug of prototype CCAs
System/Sub-system prototype assembly and integration
Must be able to participate in the DoD SkillBridge Program
High school diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of additional experience or related experience.
Must be able to read schematics and perform basic CCA bring up and debug
Must have the ability to use MS office products (Word, Excel, PPTX, etc)
Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain a DoD clearance
Knowledge of operating 3D printers and machine shop equipment
Perform Troubleshooting and Diagnosis of malfunctions down to component level
Associates degree in field of technology
IPC solder certified
Understanding of simple CNC set-up/programing
Understanding of hazardous waste handling
Ability to use DVOM, O-Scopes and general electronic equipment
Experience using LPFK CCA prototyping equipment
Ability to solder small and fine pitch components in Pb or Pb-free
Active DoD clearance
Salary Range: $51,800 USD – $86,400 USD
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
What’s great about
Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.
Did you know?
Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.
Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer
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