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Northrop Grumman Assembly Screening Technician in Topeka, Kansas

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Job Description

The Assembly Screening Technician works at the United States Postal Service (USPS) Central Repair Facility (CRF) in Topeka, KS. The CRF is a depot repair facility for USPS mail processing, delivery, and bulk mail systems repairable parts. Examples: repairing printed circuit boards, electrical, electronic, mechanical and electro-mechanical assemblies to component level. The CRF provides depot level maintenance for essential automation, mechanization, retail and bulk mail processing systems used in all mail processing and retail installations.

Our Assembly Technicians perform a variety of non-complex assembly and disassembly tasks to perform functional tests for quality of product according to specifications. Specific tasks include:

• Operate and test equipment to determine whether it is working properly per diagram, written or verbal instruction and will identify issue (where applicable) by selecting, verifying and identifying needed material

• Perform non-complex modifications or repair of electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical assemblies. Direct supervision is provided and refers questions to higher levels

• Close supervision involving detailed instructions and constant checking on work performance

• Disassembles, assembles and/or installs equipment or parts requiring non-complex wiring or connecting

• Screening may include identifying need for repair of electronic, mechanical, and electro-mechanical assemblies

• Ability needed to: rotate through tasks per instruction, be detail and safety oriented, meet schedules and move items to staged areas

• Assembles and labels component kits from drawings or parts list

• Work is checked in progress or on completion

• There is close supervision involving detailed instruction and continuous checking on work performance

• Performs other related tasks, as required


Basic Qualifications:

• High School graduate or equivalent

• US Citizenship and the ability to obtain and maintain a government Public Trust security clearance

• Experience with various hand and power tools

• Experience with reading and interpreting diagrams

• Ability to read and interpret exploded view assembly drawings

• Ability to utilize hand, power and pneumatic tools to assemble/disassemble structural or mechanical components

• Apply Safety Awareness to tasks

• Must be able to read, write and understand the English language well enough to perform one's duties without undue degradation of one's abilities

Physical Requirements:

• Heavy work. Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects

• Must be able to lift 40 pounds

• Ability to stand on feet for long durations

• Ability to perform a variety of assembly tasks requiring dexterity and fine motor skills

• Physical activity may include climbing, balancing, stooping, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motion

• The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines, where the seeing job is at or within arm's reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature

• The worker is subject to hazards. Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience in manufacturing, repair, or computer configuration

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 : Non-CJCS