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Engineering Technician 4 - Computer Aided Metrology

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Engineering Technician- Computer Aided Metrology 4 to join our 3-10 (Fri-Sun) Weekend 2nd shift (4:12 pm 2:42 am) Advanced Measurement Team!

The selected candidate will work with Manufacturing Engineering in developing solutions to highly complex mechanical problems, for dispositions and best methodology to make repairs, and to analyze and advise on data results. The selected candidate may also assist in the assignment of personnel to support all Aerospace Systems computer aided measurement tasks, advise and train personnel in the usage of C.A.M.S.through on the job training andclassroom time, and assist in certification testing.

This position provides technical support to engineers on a variety of technical tasks. Gathers, maintains, formats, compiles, and manipulates technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes. Produces engineering documentation, reports, drawings (flow charts, block diagrams, and schematics). Performs detailed mathematical calculations using established formulas; preliminary analyses of data where guidelines are provided in such areas as trajectory adequacy, model dimensional consistency; and quantitative judgments concerning technical data. Uses personal computer in performance of analyses and development of documentation/reports. May conduct tests and record data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis. The selected candidate will be required to use highly sophisticated computer aided metrology equipment that will require knowledge of multiple software applications.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED and 7 years of experience with assorted Computer-Aided Measurement Systems (C.A.M.S.) and/or Laser Tracking Interferometer or non-Interferometer Systems (FARO-LEICA-API) OR an Associate's Degree and 6 years of experience with assorted Computer-Aided Measurement Systems (C.A.M.S.) and/or Laser Tracking Interferometer or non-Interferometer Systems (FARO-LEICA-API).

  • Experience with inspection, maintenance/repair, testing and optical and mechanical alignment/adjustment of laser modules and laser tracking systems.

  • Experience with calibration/compensation of instrument to ensure quality measurements.

  • Experience with computer aided graphic interfaces (Verisurf X, SA and Maya matrix, Build!IT, Polyworks).

  • Experience in data collection for the Validation/Verification of Tooling and Production Engineering.

  • Experience with assembly tooling and/or composite tooling.

  • Experience in Microsoft Office suite.

  • Ability to communicate/interface with multiple levels, such as Manufacturing Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Tool Design to interpret, analyze, and advise on the data results.

  • The ability to work on high ladders and portable platforms, ability to lift heavy objects up to 35lbs., and the ability to stand for long periods of time is required.

  • Must be able to work a 3/10 schedule (Friday through Sunday) 2nd shift 4:12 pm 2:42 am

  • Active DOD Secret Clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 5 years the ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in 3D modeling systems (CATIA UG, V5, R22).

  • Experience in reverse engineering and model building from collected data

  • Ability to implement Lean Thinking in the operations and documentation of Computer-Aided Measurement Systems

  • (C.A.M.S.).

  • Knowledge of Theodolite systems, Photogrammetric laser radar systems, laser scanning systems and articulating arms.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Special Program Access as required.

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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