Structural Test Mechanical Technician 3

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 is seeking an Structural Test Mechanical Technician 3 to work in El Segundo, California.


The Mechanical Technician for the Research & Development Test Organization performs a variety of duties assisting mechanical engineers in the development of mechanical and electromechanical engineering designs, tests, fabrications, modifications, assemblies and components. May involve multiple shift operations.

Typical Duties Include:
Devises, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.
Layout, fabrication, and assembly of large scale structures.
Operating structural and systems test related equipment
Perform inspections
Makes modifications and adjustments as instructed
Works from complex blueprints, sketches, verbal instructions and other engineering information.
Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma OR General Education Diploma (G.E.D) plus 4 years' experience as a mechanical technician.
  • Machining or Hydraulics experience required
  • Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Government security clearance at the Secret level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A&P license
  • Be comfortable and capable of working at heights of up to 25ft.

  • Aircraft repair experience
  • Structural test experience
  • Knowledge of standard rigging procedures
  • Current active Security Clearance


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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