Northrop Grumman Dynamics Test Technician (Mechanical Technician 3) in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on groundbreaking 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 efforts 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 commitment to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems is seeking a highly qualified, mission oriented Dynamics Test Technician, located in Redondo Beach, CA with responsibilities including (but not limited to) the following:

  • Support vibration, acoustic, shock, modal, tap, and jitter testing.

  • Program and run vibration test computers

  • Install, calibrate and remove accelerometers

  • Setup and perform box, subsystem and multi-shaker level tests

  • Occasionally lead crew as Delegate Test Conductor

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Basic Qualifications:

  • AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline or equivalent experience

  • 3 years of related test lab experience, to include programming and running vibration test computers, installing, calibrating and removing accelerometers

  • Requires computer skills, mechanical and electrical aptitude

  • Experience using basic tools (torque wrenches, drills, etc) and electronics fundamentals

  • Active SCI clearance

  • Ability to work on elevated platforms and lift equipment up to30lbs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years ofexperience working in adynamics test environment

  • Familiarity with modal, acoustic, vibe, and shock testing methodologies

  • Knowledge and/or experience workingin aerospace

  • Ability to take direction and followcompany procedures and processes

  • Self-starter with ability to work with limited supervision.