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Northrop Grumman Electronics Technician in Elkridge, Maryland

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman's Life Cycle Sustainment Operations group is seeking an Electronics Technician to support the repair and testing operations of ground and airborne radar Line Replaceable Units (LRU). This position is located in Elkridge, Maryland.

The position consists of:

  • Perform tests and measurements using manual or automatic test equipment and standard, peculiar or precision instrumentation. Determine test instrumentation required and hook up in proper test sequence to obtain desired data. Evaluate data obtained.

  • Troubleshoot and repair defects in equipment requiring a knowledge of circuitry interrelation in order to locate defective area. Perform computer controlled or software application driven testing and troubleshooting.

  • Make calculations involving the use of algebraic equations and trigonometric functions; select the applicable formula to solve routine problems. Receive guidance and assistance in handling data on complex problems.

  • Make indicated modifications on equipment using such information as original schematics and wiring diagrams (required changes marked on information), revision notices and field change bulletins.

  • Prepare written reports and submit to responsible personnel as directed on data obtained within the scope of this position.

  • Maintain electronic and electro-mechanical test documentation of components, units and assemblies to ensure proper tests and techniques are utilized.

  • Identify drawing deviations and initiate corrective action. Maintain configuration documentation and other records, making any necessary reports, charts, graphs and the like.

  • Perform software system test and integration procedures. Identify failures in software test and communicate the necessary information to Engineering for resolution. Maintain the operational software, including modifying existing and installing new or revised software releases per written procedures.

  • Make all connections and troubleshoot basic PC and small network installations. Use diagnostic tools and test equipment and knowledge of signals used by workstations and peripherals to troubleshoot hardware problems.

  • Plan the working procedure and determine assembly sequence of assembly hardware and components to printed circuit boards from manufacturing information. Develop new assembly and wiring techniques as necessary.

  • Perform final assembly operations on subassemblies, electro-mechanical assemblies and systems by noting break-in points and incorporating changes and rewiring, adding or removing wires/parts. Perform necessary fitting and aligning.

  • Plan and develop the layout of cables and construct form boards. Sketch the layout of cable routing, working from the unit and wiring diagrams



Basic Qualifications:

  • High school graduate or recognized equivalent (GED)

  • Graduate of a two year full time technical school in electronic technology or six months of military electronic school/training plus two years of military experience in the repair and maintenance of electronic systems

  • Experience using MS Office tools

  • A minimum of 2 years' experience as an electronics technician

  • Must have the ability and experience troubleshooting down to the component level

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD clearance, US citizenship required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience testing RF circuitry and troubleshooting to the component level by following schematics is preferred.

  • Able to troubleshoot and operate test equipment

  • Have understanding and working knowledge of computers, network protocols and test program applications.

  • Demonstrated competence in all applicable manufacturing standards

  • Demonstrated ability to wire and assemble complex circuits.

  • Demonstrated ability to solder

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.

Job Category : Technical Support