Engineering Technician-iReturn (Return to Work) Yorktown VA Yorktown, VA

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.

The Northrop Grumman iReturn program provides experienced professionals with internal support, mentors, and connections with other iReturn employees to transition back to a full-time career in one of several fields at Northrop Grumman through training, professional development, and networking opportunities. The iReturn program focuses on providing a seamless transition back into the workforce.

At Northrop Grumman, we understand that sometimes we must pause our professional lives to support our family and loved ones. After taking a career break to care for children, aging parents or other obligations, the road to return to work can be intimidating. iReturn can be the steppingstone in returning to your career.

We're seeking applicants with prior work experience in the below outlined discipline who have a recent career break of at least 2 years.

Learn more about the iReturn program and find additional return to work opportunities here . Please return to this site throughout the year as new openings will be posted as they become available.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Must be disciplined to follow detailed instructions and comply with procedural compliance

  • Perform a variety of repairs and maintenance actions using approved procedures

  • Accurately and clearly document repair actions

  • Test and accept assemblies per approved acceptance procedures

  • Maintain work stations and shop equipment

  • Use precision measurement tooling such as dial depth gauges and torque wrenches

  • Perform crane operations within the facility

  • Support continuous process improvement and innovation

  • Perform Quality Assurance Inspection and reviews

Basic Required Qualifications:

  • Career Break of at least two (2) years

  • High School Diploma or GED and 0-2 plus years related experience

  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs. and able to wear proper PPE such as steel toe shoes, nitrile gloves and other safety gear

  • Ability to pass a physical exam for an Explosive Handler position/Department of Transportation (DOT) Explosive Driver

  • Ability to meet annual screening per OPNAV 5530/1 {Report of Screening for Personnel Assigned AA&E Security Related Duties). Items checked include, but not limited to, Criminal History Record Information, Foreign influence, Financial History, Emotional and mental Disorders

  • Must be a US Citizen, located in Yorktown, VA and have or be able to obtain a U.S. Department Of Defense (DOD) Secret security clearance, minimum active Interim Secret clearance to start

Preferred Qualifications:

  • AA Degree/2 year technical

  • 4 plus years related experience or technical school certificate

  • 8 years of working in a military ordnance pro

  • Current DoD Security Clearance - Secret


Salary Range: $23 - $27

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.

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.