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Northrop Grumman Mechanical Technician 3 in Redondo Beach, California

Climb to new heights on your journey when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. Enjoy a purposeful career in aeronautics that is crucial to the way we connect and protect our world across land, sea, and air. Bring your experience and take advantage of this opportunity to discover how you can start to push past possible and achieve your goals today. Enjoy a diverse, collaborative environment with professionals across the nation ready to help launch your career.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Mechanical Technician 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

The Mechanical Technician 3 will be expected to:

  • Perform a variety of duties assisting mechanical engineers in the development of mechanical and electromechanical engineering designs, tests, fabrications, modifications, assemblies and components.

  • Read and draft detailed drawings for fabrication.

  • Devise, fabricate, and assemble new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.

  • Set up and test complete prototype units and subassemblies under operational conditions.

  • Analyze data and recommend modifications to components or test procedure to meet desired specifications.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED and minimum 4 years of sheet metal fabrication experience.

  • Proficient at using basic hand tools and pneumatic equipment such as drill motors and grinders.

  • Proficient at setting up and running mills, lathes, and power brake shears.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to draft flat pattern layouts.

  • Proficient at performing trigonometry calculations.

  • Extensive background in sheet metal fabrication.

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