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Northrop Grumman (DoD SkillBridge) - SCA Engineering Technician 3 Yorktown, VA (AHT)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Yorktown
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

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.

As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation's military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman's 90,000 employees self-identifies as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322.29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels. SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as Active-duty service members.

Responsibilities for this internship position are:

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman - Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program.

Goals - Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC.

Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission "Defining Possible" on Day

1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities.
Outcome - Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team.

DoD SkillBridge Eligibility:

- Has served at least 180 days on active duty
- Is within 12 months of separation or retirement
- Will receive an honorable discharge
- Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS
- Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months
- Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship

Northrop Grumman is seeking a SCA Engineering Technician to join our team in Yorktown Virginia.

This position is in the MK 48 Intermediate Maintenance Activity with an onsite repair capability for the MK 48 Heavyweight Torpedo. The individual will complete a variety of maintenance actions and repairs using detailed procedures and will have oversight from a direct manager.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Must be disciplined to follow detailed instructions and comply with procedures
  • Perform a variety of repairs and maintenance actions using approved procedures (paper and electronic)
  • Accurately document repair actions (paper and electronic)
  • Test and accept assemblies per approved acceptance test procedures
  • Maintain work stations and shop equipment
  • Use common electronic test equipment, test fixtures, and hand tools
  • Use precision measurement tooling such as calipers, dial depth gauge
  • Perform crane operations within the facility
  • Support continuous process improvement and innovation
  • Perform Quality Assurance Inspections/reviews
  • Perform Ordnance Handling Evolutions within the facilityBasic Qualifications for an SCA Engineering Technician 3
    • Minimum of a high school diploma or GED with a minimum of 6 years of repair capability experience (i.e. fabricating, repairing and modifying complex electronic assemblies, circuit cards, shop or line replaceable units and and wiring harnesses).
    • Must be able to obtain all required Soldering certifications and meet associated training requirements.
    • Must be able to work on-site in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret level of clearance.Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience using controlled drawings and work instructions.
      • Experience with the usage, assembly and repair of military grade pins, connectors and the associated tooling.
      • Ability to assemble and disassemble electronic assemblies using detailed drawings, work instructions or Technical Orders.NGLinkedDS

        Salary Range: $26 USD - $26 USD

        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.

        The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 .

        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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