Northrop Grumman FIELD ENGINEER 2, Mechanical in Newport News, Virginia

Duties of the Field Service Engineer may include (but are not limited to) overseeing the installation, repair and troubleshooting of mechanical aspects of Northrop Grumman Marine Systems marine machinery onboard Naval Vessels in accordance with Northrop Grumman drawings and specifications.

Position responsibilities include project planning and management, customer interface, providing technical direction to Shipyard or Northrop Grumman trade personnel, technical report writing, expense reporting and accounting, initiation of design changes when necessary and occasional hands on labor. The Field Engineer should be comfortable working and traveling independently.

Work will be performed at customer locations such as San Diego CA, Norfolk VA, Groton Ct, Bremerton WA, Pearl Harbor Hawaii, Newport News VA, Kittery ME.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Marine Engineering

  • 3 or more years working on shipboard marine machinery or similar equipment.

  • Capable of performing work onboard a ship which can involve climbing steep stairways, vertical ladders and working an extended work day.

  • Strong communication skills both oral and written.

  • US Citizen and the ability to obtain a Secret Clearance are essential qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Marine Engineering with hands on experience and theoretical knowledge of steam driven shipboard propulsion and power generation equipment and their associated subsystems.

  • Existing DOD clearance a plus.

  • Preferred primary location is either Groton Ct or Norfolk VA area.

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.