Designer Drafter 2/3 - TS/SCI required

    • Ventura, CA

Northrop Grumman - Mission Systems Sector - Undersea Systems Division is seeking a self-starting, motivated Cleared Designer 2/3 to join our dedicated team. The team designs, develops, tests, delivers, and operates advanced prototype, unique marine systems. The chosen candidate will have the opportunity to support a variety of unique equipment designed for marine applications.

The expectation of this position is an individual who has all the designer/drafter skills as outlined herein, plus a hands-on individual with the mechanical aptitude to perform some field engineering work during surge workload maintenance periods as outlined herein.

Roles and responsibilities include:

- The designer/drafter will be required to design components or portions of systems and modify existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations.

- Utilize computer-aided design equipment and/or graphic tools such as SolidWorks.

- Gather information, perform studies, make calculations, and prepare original rough layouts and sketches to present design proposals.

- Coordinate design criteria with engineering, manufacturing, planning group, and customer personnel.

- Create drawings from 3D models, write change orders, and update legacy drawings to incorporate design changes.

- This position requires the candidate to have an active a DoD Top Secret/ clearance (or equivalent) with SCI eligibility prior to starting the position.

This job may be filled at Cleared Designer Drafter 2 or a Designer Drafter 3 based on the qualifications below:

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Cleared Designer Drafter 2:

  • High school diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of related drafting or design experience
  • Candidate shall have SolidWorks, Catia, or other similar CAD system proficiency
  • Active Top Secret clearance (or equivalent) with SCI eligibility
Preferred Qualifications for a Cleared Designer Drafter 2:
  • Experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software
  • Team player capable of working closely with customer personnel
  • Associates Degree in related field
  • ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Microstation, AutoCAD, and Photoshop software proficiency
  • Marine systems environment experience
Basic Qualifications for a Cleared Designer Drafter 3:
  • The qualified candidate shall have a high school diploma or equivalent and 4+ years of related drafting or design experience.
  • The qualified candidate shall have SolidWorks, Catia, or other similar CAD system proficiency
  • Active Top Secret clearance (or equivalent) with SCI eligibility
Preferred Qualifications for a Cleared Designer Drafter 3:
  • Experience with SolidWorks 3D CAD software
  • Team player capable of working closely with customer personnel
  • Associates Degree in related field
  • ANSI Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Microstation, AutoCAD, and Photoshop software proficiency
  • Marine systems environment experience
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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