Mechanical Technician 2

Performs a variety of duties assisting mechanical engineers in the development of mechanical and electromechanical engineering designs, tests, fabrications, modifications, assemblies and components. Drafts detailed drawings for fabrication. Devices, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies. Sets up and tests complete prototype units and subassemblies under operational conditions. Analyzes data and recommends modifications to components or test procedure to meet desired specifications.Basic Qualifications:

This position requires the ability to follow work instruction in MES shop floor control planning and visual aids to perform precision assembly of Composite and Metallic details to create complex structures. Candidate must be certified in Composites Assembly and Fabrication techniques using hand layout, trim, drill, countersinking, and fastener installation methods. Possess competencies in the composite processes of layup, bonding, curing, assembly, and repair. The candidate must possess the ability to interpret design specifications and requirements to verify acceptance criteria of the final assembly tolerances are met. Verify quality tolerance acceptances with the use of inspection techniques and tools such as micrometers, calipers, and gages. The technician must have suitable physical mobility and dexterity to lift components into assembly tools and use hand tools to perform daily assembly processes. Willingness to work in a cross functional team environment to improve Safety, Quality, Cost, and Schedule issues affecting teams performance.

Preferred Qualifications:

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.


Meet Some of Northrop Grumman's Employees

Jacqueline T.

Electrical Engineer

Jacqueline operates on power electronics for Northrop Grumman’s space application projects. She meets with engineering groups, chats with customers, and works on circuit analysis.

Jonathan M.

Electronics Engineer

Jonathan works with avionics industry subject matter experts to come up with new feature developments before implementing those ideas in the Northrop Grumman laboratory.


Back to top