Engineering Technician 2

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Engineering Technician 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, Florida.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform repairs and modifications to aircraft structures and accessories
  • Working with engineers on electrical and mechanical issues
  • Working with engineers to develop training for customer maintenance
  • Perform assembly and test on subsystems and/or subassemblies in a lab environment
  • Provide technical assistance to process development and engineering personnel
  • Gather, maintain, format, compile, and manipulate technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes.
  • Reading and generating engineering documentation, such as reports, drawings, flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics.
  • Perform preliminary analyses of test results.
  • Use personal computer in performance of analyses and development of documentation/reports.
  • Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, signal generators and similar test apparatus.
  • Conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis.
  • May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and test plans.
  • Perform daily inspection of support equipment
  • Interface with other departments to resolve problems
  • Perform daily task of setting up equipment for jobs for the day
  • The selected candidate will provide technical support to engineers on technical tasks in the Specialty Test organization.
  • Provide technical and testing support to engineering teams on a variety of tests, including ATP and IACO testing in a laboratory environment.
  • The candidate will work locally and travel to other locations in the continental United States.
The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or other equivalent from an accredited institution and 2+ years of aircraft and/or laboratory technician experience OR
  • Electronics training/technical trade schools or other equivalent from an accredited institution and 2+ years of experience.
  • A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain program access prior to start
  • Must be able travel up to 50% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Technical Diploma, Certification, and/or License
  • Demonstrated aircraft maintenance experience
  • Demonstrated experience with composite materials
  • Experience with Electrical and Mechanical instrumentation cabling on engineering racks
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees 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.

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