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Electronic Technician - level 2/3

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Elkton
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

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.PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Performs routine technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as design, test, checkout, fabrication, modification, and assembly of electronics and Electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment. Guidance is readily available from superiors. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform routine testing, checkout, troubleshooting, prototype building, environmental testing, and simple developmental engineering tasks. Performs routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications. Diagnoses and isolates malfunctions down to component level. Conducts defined engineering tests and collects data as assigned. Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, signal generators and similar test apparatus. Normally assigned in area such as development, engineering, test equipment design, or the like. Excludes those assigned to production test activities.The position will be dependent upon skills, experience, and education provided.Qualifications:Tech 2 Qualificaions:

  • Formal training in Electronic Technology or equivalent to 2 years technical trade school or military technical school.
  • 2 years related experience or additional education
  • Associates degree in electronics or electrical field
  • Good understanding of electronics fundamentals and have basic computer skills.
  • Able to read schematics and drawings, follow written and oral instructions, communicate effectively.
  • Basic soldering skills and ability to earn IPC J-STD-001 certification with provided training.
  • Basic wire harness assembly skills and ability to earn IPC/WHMA-A-620 certification with provided training.
  • Ability to safely use basic hand tools and shop equipment.
  • Candidate must be a US citizen and have the ability to acquire a Security Clearance.Tech 3 Qualifications (Above tech 2 skills plus):
    • High school diploma and 4 years of related experience or additional education.
    • Experience with one or more of the following: Blueprints, Technical Drawings, Diagrams, Instructions, or Schematics .
    • Experience operating advanced test hardware for electronics and electronic systems.
    • Experience reviewing test plans and collaborating with engineering staff.Preferred qualifications:
      • Military training and experience
      • IPC J-STD-001 certification
      • IPC/WHMA-A-620 certification
      • Active clearance
      • Wiring, Harness and PCBA Assembly Specialization
      • LabVIEW experience
      • CAD experience Salary Range: $47,700 USD - $79,500 USD Salary Range 2: $56,700 USD - $94,500 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.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Wilmington , Electronic Technician - level 2/3, Professions , Elkton, Delaware

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