Principal Engineer Facilities/Sr Principal Engineer Facilities 3/4 Sunnyvale, CA

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Start your future with a new mission, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, located in Sunnyvale , CA has an immediate need for a Principal Engineer Facilities/Sr Principal Engineer Facilities.

This position can be filled at either a level 3 (Principal Engineer Facilities) or level 4 (Sr Principal Engineer Facilities).

In this role you will lead the execution and management of facilities projects that support both sustaining infrastructure and new program facilitation requirements, in detail:

  • Ensure all preventative and corrective works on plant utilities and equipment are planned and executed.

  • Oversee the maintenance, operation, repairs, and planning of facilities mechanical infrastructure such as Compressed Air, HVAC, Piping, Plumbing and other facility systems to ensure maximum safety and uptime.

  • Engage as a technical expert with a diverse set of teams from engineering, manufacturing, construction, operations, and executive level stakeholders.

  • Identify, create, and implement preventative and predictive maintenance plans to achieve lowest cost of ownership while maintaining reliability.

  • Evaluate existing and new technologies such as system and building automation to reduce operating costs and improve reliability.

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

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

  • Check design deliverables in accordance with industry codes and standards, contract requirements, and company standards.

  • Develop strategic replacement plans for outdated equipment to address excessive maintenance, energy efficiency and establish consistency of equipment utilized across the site.

  • Review and estimate design costs, including equipment, installation, labor, materials, preparation, other related costs, and challenge assumptions.

  • Prepare Scopes of Work (SOWs) and supporting documents for procurement of design and construction services.

  • Prepare training documents and operational SOPs pertaining to facility and utility processes and equipment.

  • Partner with Facility Maintenance groups to perform problem solving, troubleshooting, and root cause analysis and develop process improvements to gain efficiencies in terms of equipment uptime and reliability.

Experience Requirements:

  • Interact will all levels of the organization and external representatives.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Interpret building and utility drawings and make the revisions as required.

  • Develop short- and long-term corrective actions for existing and/or repeating issues

  • Construction project management skills including monitoring project progress, tracking project costs and meeting project milestones along with final checkout and turnover to operational program.

  • Working knowledge of HVAC maintenance

  • Have applied knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project) and AutoCAD capabilities.

  • Able to work in a multi-tasking environment.

  • Detail oriented and Able to work independently with little or no supervision and as part of team.

  • Strong skills with ACAD, MS Word, Excel, Access and Project

  • Knowledgeable of construction processes, start-up, testing, commissioning and acceptance of systems and buildings operations

Basic Qualifications: Based on qualifications, this requisition can be filled at either level.

  • Level 3: 5 years' experience with Facilities and Bachelor's degree in engineering, Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering degree; or 3 years' experience with MS Degree; or 0 years of experience with PhD

  • Level 4: 9 years' experience with Facilities and Bachelor's degree in engineering, Civil, Mechanical, or Electrical engineering degree; or 7 years' experience with MS Degree; or 4 years of experience with PhD

  • Must be a US citizen.

Preferred Skills and Qualifications for Level 3/4:

  • Successful completion (i.e., passing) FE or EIT

  • Familiarity with lean manufacturing and continuous improvement concepts

  • Knowledge of current California Building, Mechanical and Plumbing codes and Title 24 requirements

  • Experience supporting a large Manufacturing Facility

  • Demonstrated knowledge of California Code and Regulatory requirements

  • Experience using a CMMS, i.e., Maintenance Connection

  • Experience using BIM Software - Revit

Salary Range: $95,000 - $142,400

Salary Range 2: $117,700 - $176,500

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority . The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

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.

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