Northrop Grumman Material Structures Technician - Entry Level in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Material Structures Technician- Entry Level to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

Essential Functions

  • Assembly and disassembly of parts

  • Ability to apply shim coating per specific requirements

  • Ability to use precision instrumentation

  • Ability to install and reinstall parts

  • Ability to install fasteners

  • Required ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, and working overhead

  • Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment

  • Ability to lift 30 pounds

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 3 months' work experience

  • The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD secret clearance and program access prior to beginning work

  • The ability to work 1 st 5 am 3:30 pm or 2 nd 4:12 2:42 am shift and any work schedule

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active DOD secret clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 6 years.

  • Experience with structural coatings

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.