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Laboratory Technician 1

Northrop Grumman manufactures some of the world's most technically advanced products. Our manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors.

Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems sector is seeking a Laboratory Technician1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Avionics and Tactical Networks (ATN) which is an operating unit within the Communications division of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems.

This position will be located at theRancho CarmelFacility in San Diego, CA. 1st shift hours are from 6:00AM to 3:30PM and follows a 9/80 work week.

ATN focuses on providing advanced technologies, engineering development and production for our software-defined radio programs. ATN programs include the communications, navigation and identification (CNI) production for F-22 and F-35 aircraft and production of advanced multi-function RF products such as JCREW.

Our expertise is in delivering complex equipment to enable modern battlefields and support aviation missions. Our focus is on the world of avionics, radio, and electronic warfare product applications to enable networked communications. As part of the corporations business focus area on Communications, we are the "equipment providers." Our team of communication systems experts is developing next-generation ground radios for land forces, and our Electronic Warfare subject matter experts are creating the next generation of Improvised Explosive Device (IED) countermeasures to keep our Soldiers safe when in harm's way.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Conducts laboratory support functions such as stocking and distributing supplies and equipment; arranging and dismantling apparatus or equipment
  • Swapping Test Equipment for calibration.

  • Performs simple calculations.

  • Building and assembling test stations, cables, and verification.

  • Perform procedures to properly back up and image PC's.

  • Troubleshooting test station issues by following drawings and schematics.

  • Test station preventive maintenance.

  • Provide good customer service, take direction and work autonomously.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:

AA degree or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline with 0 years of experience; 2 years of experience may be considered in-lieu of degree
Must be able to troubleshoot and repair various production process equipment
Must have good mechanical skills
Must be able to work with paints, thinners, adhesives, etc.
Must possess good manual dexterity and mechanical skills.
Must have basic understanding of electrical theory
Knowledge of Electro Static Discharge (ESD) structure
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

  • Experience operating network analyzers, Oscilloscopes, power meters, spectrum analyzers, and power supplies.
  • Keysight and National Instruments (NI) Test Equipment experience a big plus.
  • Experience building and assembling test station, Interface test adapters, cables, and conducting verification.
  • Experience swapping test equipment for calibration.
  • Production environment experience a plus.
  • Being aself-starter is a plus.
  • Active Secret Clearance a plus.

What We Can Offer You:

Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:

  • Health Plan

  • Savings Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Education Assistance

  • Training and Development

  • Flexible Work Arrangements

Additional Northrop Grumman Information:

Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.

Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.

Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.

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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