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Northrop Grumman Principal Facilities Engineer in Redondo Beach, California

Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

Strategic Space Systems Division (SSSD) is an industry-leading provider for launch systems capabilities serving national security, military, civil and commercial customers. We are built on a heritage of providing innovative, affordable and reliable aerospace and defense products that our customers rely on to achieve mission success. Join the Space revolution and make the impossible, possible.

Northrop Grumman SSSD has an opening for a Principal Facilities Engineer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.

In this role you will:

  • Plan, design and oversee the reconfiguration, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, structures, and other facilities.

  • Gather and review data concerning facility or equipment specifications, company or government restrictions, required completion date, and construction feasibility.

  • Coordinate with architecture/engineering firms in developing design criteria and preparing layout and detail drawings.

  • Prepare bid sheets and contracts for construction and facilities acquisition.

  • Review and estimates design costs including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, and other related costs. Inspects or directs the inspection of construction and installation progress to ensure conformance to established drawings, specifications, and schedules.

Northrop Grumman offers a competitive and robust benefits program. As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman, you are eligible for:

Medical, Dental & Vision coverage


Educational Assistance

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

Paid Time Off

Health & Wellness Resources

Employee Discounts

Flexible Schedules: For example, some roles offer the ability to work a 9/80 work schedule, which allows an employee to work a nine-hour day Monday through Thursday and take every other Friday off of work



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering Math) with 5 years of project management, construction management, or related facilities experience

  • OR 3 years of project management, construction management, or related facilities experience with Master's Degree in STEM

  • Experience with design contracts and design reviews

  • Experience with construction and commissioning

  • Experience with AutoCAD and Microsoft Project

  • Ability to utilize Microsoft Office software applications including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word

  • Experience in developing project statements of work

  • Knowledge of facilities project management

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Government Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and organization skills

  • Experience with the design and construction of cleanrooms

  • Experience with the design and construction of classified facilities

  • Experience with fire and security alarms and systems and remote monitoring

  • Experience with energy management systems

  • Experience with electrical systems and high-voltage electricity/substations

  • Experience with reliability engineering

  • Construction management experience

  • Familiar with Building Automation Systems (BAS)

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 : Facilities/Real Estate