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Northrop Grumman Mechanical Technician 2 - RCS/Low Observable in Redondo Beach, California

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Mechanical Technician 2 - RCS/Low Observable to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Mechanical Technician 2 - RCS/Low Observable will:

  • Collaborate directly with engineering to construct complex models and test articles to exacting tolerances per the Requesting Engineer's direction.

  • Build full and sub-scale RCS models/test articles to support LO system development and design verification of stealth technologies.

  • Provide specialized parts and hardware to facilitate test and evaluation of prototype articles.

  • Responsible for quality and integrity of fabricated components associated with technology development, test and verification.

  • Support test execution requirements associated with the models.

  • Travel to various test site locations and support the Responsible Engineers testing efforts.


Basic Qualifications:

• High School Diploma/GED and minimum 2 years of experience with composite tooling and composite fabrication processes.

• General knowledge in specialized functions related to the building and testing of research models.

• Ability to read and understand engineering drawings, specifications and blueprints.

• Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.

• Ability to work 1st shift and overtime as required with willingness to work other shifts as needed.

• Ability and willingness to travel 25% of the time.

Preferred Qualifications:

A current DoD Secret clearance with the last investigation date within six years.

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 : Technical Support