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Northrop Grumman Principal Facilities Engineer in Melbourne, Florida

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Principal Facilities Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

In this role you will lead the execution and management of facilities projects that support the sustaining infrastructure and program facilitation requirements. This will include:

  • Gather, review, and finalize facility requirements data, equipment specifications, company or government restrictions, schedules, and construction feasibility.

  • Plan, design, and oversee the reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of buildings, structures, equipment, and other facilities.

  • Coordinate with Architectural and Engineering firms to develop design criteria and to prepare and review detailed drawings.

  • Prepare Scopes of Work and supporting documents for procurement of design and construction services.

  • Review cost estimates to include design, equipment, installation, labor and materials, construction, and other related costs.

  • Inspect the construction and installation progress to ensure conformance with established requirements, plans, specifications, and schedules.

  • Manage and execute multiple facilities projects simultaneously.

  • Forecast and report on project status, including key metrics for risk, cost, and schedule.

  • Produce and implement risk mitigation and schedule recovery plans as required.

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) or Architecture/Construction with 5 years of experience of project management, construction management, or related facilities experience, OR 3 years of experience of the same with a Master's Degree, OR 1 years of experience of the same with a PhD

  • Must have the ability to review and comprehend construction drawings and specifications

  • Must have the ability to utilize Microsoft Office software applications including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AutoCAD, Microsoft Project or other scheduling software

  • Experience with facility design and drafting, including space layouts and utilization plans

  • Experience with design and construction of classified facilities

  • Experience with Building Automation Systems and Controls

  • Experience with IT network requirements, design, and construction

  • Experience with design contracts and design reviews

  • Active, In-Scope DOD Secret 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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Facilities/Real Estate