Electronic Technician 3Rolling Meadows, IL

Requisition ID: R10162295

  • Category: Technical Support

  • Location: Rolling Meadows, Illinois, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: No

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work — and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

We are looking for you to join our team as an Electronic Technician 3 based out of the Rolling Meadows, IL location. The Electronic Technician's responsibilities are to assist in the planning, development, and design of complex electrical components. Leading the assembly, test, repairs, analysis, overhaul, and modification of these electronic, mechanical, or electro-mechanical assemblies and systems working from rough outlines or written and oral instructions. Develop failure analysis and documentation as necessary. Coordinate, develop, and lead multiple projects of a complex nature requiring various electronic assembly operations necessary to produce units. Set up test stations and standardized calibration of the equipment per the required specifications as needed. Utilize the appropriate equipment to perform the tasks and meet all quality specifications and workmanship standards. Works with the support personnel (including engineers, management, and production control) as needed to perform assignments and collaborate on problem resolutions, completion of assignments promptly, and continuous process improvements. Performs assignments with efficiency and effectiveness to obtain schedule and cost while ensuring quality products are produced.


Under close supervision, performs routine technical functions related to the support of development engineering activities such as design, test, checkout, fabrication, modification, and assembly of electronics and Electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models, or specialized test equipment. Applications may include analog, digital, and/or video-type circuits and logic systems. Guidance is readily available from superiors. Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts, or defined plans to perform routine testing, checkout, troubleshooting, prototype building, environmental testing, and simple developmental engineering tasks. Performs routine operational tests and fault isolation on development systems and equipment to ensure conformance with design specifications. Diagnoses and isolates malfunctions down to the component level. Conducts defined engineering tests and collects data as assigned. Utilizes routine development or diagnostic equipment including oscilloscope, VOM, DVM, signal generators, and similar test apparatus. Normally assigned in areas such as development, engineering, test equipment design, or the like. Excludes those assigned to production test activities. Entry Level. Excludes trainees with no academic preparation or experience.


Electronics training is equivalent to 2 years of technical trade school or military technical school.

  • Point of contact between supervisor and technician test priorities.

  • Communicates with multiple shifts with workload priorities.

  • Handles training updates with 499 and 329 test documents.

  • Oversees GITHUB revision checks and weekly equipment swaps.

  • Cross-trains other techs on sensor failures and software changes to equipment.

  • Works closely with engineering on test documentation updates.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education and/or related experience.

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, ability to work effectively with all levels and in a team environment.

  • Experience working in a production environment.

  • Familiarity with electronic test equipment such as power supplies, amplifiers, Environmental Chambers, and Vibration Equipment.

  • Minimal supervision. May assist in orienting, training, assigning, and checking the work of lower-level employees.

  • Ability to work in a versatile environment, performing parallel tasks and duties.

  • Ability to adhere to and follow local processes, procedures, and protocols.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Electrical, RF, GPS, and mechanical experience are desired.

  • Ability to troubleshoot, test, and set up deliverable hardware.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with limited resources, documentation, or engineering support.

  • Ability to generate and support disposition of discrepancy documentation.

  • Microsoft Office Suite knowledge

  • TS/SCI Clearance


Salary Range: $60,100 - $100,100

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.