Northrop Grumman TECHNICIAN-CALIBRATION in Woodland Hills, California

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking a talented Calibration Technician to join our team of diverse individuals in Woodland Hills, CA.

The selected candidate calibrates electronic Test and Measuring Equipment to conform to set standards. Tests, calibrates, adjusts, and maintains electromechanical, mechanical, optical, pneumatic, hydro mechanical, and pressure-type measuring and indicating instruments. Calibrates Commercial Test Equipment as well as specialized internally-developed Test Sets and individual testing equipment. Sets up calibration sequences, methods and procedures according to detailed specifications, blueprints, drawings, internally developed procedures, Manufacturer Manuals and other requirements. Troubleshoots, disassembles, cleans, repairs, and replaces defective parts as necessary. Exercises a thorough knowledge of calibration techniques and utilizes a large array of various Calibration Equipment and Calibration Standards in the performance of the assigned duties.

Typical Mental / Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to receive and relay information,

  • Ability to work in collaborative team environment,

  • Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints,

  • Able to prioritize and adjust tasks simultaneously to accomplish the objective results,

  • Ability to determine priorities to achieve the required goal on a short or long term basis,

  • Able to make decisions that have an impact on the organization's credibility, operations and customer service,

  • Able to analyze data to discover facts or knowledge and interpretations to carry out prescribed action(s),

  • Ability to determine/identify sequence of operations or actions to be taken,

  • Able to discover facts and/or develop knowledge, or create concepts and/or interpretations,

  • Ability to analyze functional, structural or compositional characteristics,

  • Able to apply technologies, scientific principles, theories and concepts,

  • Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes,

  • Ability to understand schematic Drawings, trace component failures and make necessary repairs to non-conformant test equipment.

  • Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours

  • Ability to change physical locations based upon need,

  • Ability to push and maneuver mobile calibration cart/station,

  • Able to be subject to both external and internal environmental conditions,

  • Ability to communicate over ambient noise level,

  • Able to wear Personal Protective Gear and appropriate safety equipment if/when necessary,

  • Job Requires good hand dexterity and the ability to handle and assemble small parts,

  • Ability to frequently move and position objects weighing up to 50 pounds.


  • Ability to make precise adjustments while calibrating Monitoring and Measuring Equipment.

Basic Requirements:

  • AS or related technical degree.

  • Three (3)+ years of related experience.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Minimum two years direct experience in a Calibration Lab Environment with calibrating COTS and specialized Electronic Equipment.

  • Familiar with the requirements of ISO 17025.

  • Familiarity with developing and interpreting calibration Uncertainty Budgets.

  • ASQ CCT or PMEL experience is a plus.

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.