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Northrop Grumman is seeking an Engineering Technician C to join its team. This position is located in Linthicum, MD supporting a cryogenic research and development test laboratory.
The Engineering Technician C will construct, test and troubleshoot a variety of electro-mechanical-optical circuits and equipment under the guidance, direction and supervision of higher classified personnel.
Construct, wire, bond, test and modify breadboard circuitry, micro circuit equipment and the like, where basic electronic knowledge is required in the location of components and devices for proper functioning of unit, working from detailed instructions such as sketches, schematics, string list and oral instructions. Make elementary layout of units, planning location of components and devices required in unit. Close guidance received on more critical units.
Obtain material, determining required components such as resistors, capacitors, transistors, printed circuits and integrated circuits, wire/bond from sketches and verbal instructions. Select components of proper value and quality in relation to unit being constructed. Make proper substitution for unavailable common components.
Perform laboratory tests and measurement in electro-mechanical-optical equipment selecting proper instrumentation such as: Oscilloscopes, voltmeters, ammeters, and the like where some interpretation of test data may be required in terms of reliability.
Troubleshoot component items and simple interrelated circuits, selecting proper test instrumentation, which requires basic knowledge of the electro-mechanical laws involved in the functioning of the equipment.
Make calculations required in the summarization of data per detailed instructions, using algebraic formulae.
Prepare and submit test results and reports to higher classified personnel as required.
This is an SEA union represented position.
This is a 1st shift position.
High school graduate or recognized equivalent.
Must possess an Associates Degree (minimum 60 semester hours) or two years (minimum 60 semester hours) of college level study with a major in Electronics or a minimum of six months military electronic school plus two years working experience in the maintenance and repair of electro-mechanical equipment.
Must have knowledge of electronic principles, the ability to wire and assemble circuits and understand the operation of basic test equipment.
- Active Top Secret clearance.
The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.
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