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Northrop Grumman Engineering Technician 3 in Plymouth, Minnesota

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Northrop Grumman in Plymouth, MN is seeking an Engineering Technician 3.

Position Summary:

Work closely with our engineering team in an electronics prototype development laboratory. Support research and development, engineering development and transition-to-production efforts on a wide variety of product types.

Duties include building, testing and troubleshooting circuit boards, test setups, cables, assemblies and various assembly and test fixtures.

The ideal candidate would demonstrate excellent attention to detail and meticulous record keeping ability, strong computer aptitude and excellent written and verbal communication skills. With career progression, the individual would take on more responsibility and complex build and test efforts, document hardware configurations, develop assembly processes and test procedures, and make suggestions to the engineering team for improvements. Must have a strong work ethic and learning attitude, have a safety-oriented mindset, and be a responsible, motivated team player capable of working in a fast paced environment.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 to 15 years of experience with an Associate Degree in electronics technology, 2 year certificate, or equivalent education.

  • Good understanding of electronics fundamentals and have basic computer skills.

  • Able to read schematics and drawings, follow written and verbal instructions, communicate effectively.

  • Basic soldering skills and ability to earn IPC J-STD-001 certification with provided training.

  • Ability to safely use basic hand tools and shop equipment.

  • Candidate must have the ability to acquire a Security Clearance.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen and provide proof of citizenship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency with electronics fundamentals, testing and troubleshooting.

  • Strong capabilities in fundamental and advanced RF and microwave concepts and measurement techniques.

  • Proficiency in the use of general lab equipment including oscilloscopes, signal generators, analyzers and various meters.

  • High skill level soldering electronic assemblies.

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Job Category : Technical Support