- High School Diploma or GED
- Manufacturing Experience
- Programmable Logic Controllers
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.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. Our main products include launch vehicles and related propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition; satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced aerospace structures.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is currently seeking an experienced Sr. Electrical Maintenance Technician for our Maintenance Team in our Magna, Utah location.
This is an internal and external job posting.
Internal candidates will be required to complete the formal interview process. If selected for this position, internal candidates will be expected to be able to obtain a secret clearance to support applicable programs.
External candidates must have or have had a secret clearance in the past and will be required to complete the formal interview process.
Role Description & Responsibilities:
The Sr. Electrical Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining production and quality by ensuring operation of machinery and mechanical equipment.
Perform routine electrical/electronic preventative maintenance on plant equipment, on our CNC machines, Boilers, Auto claves, HVAC, General lighting, Air compressors, Hydraulic systems, Overhead Bridge Cranes etc.
Responsible for the repair, modification and maintenance of a variety of electrical and electronic equipment.
Perform tasks like wiring circuits, replacing components and repairing electronic devices.
Performs test readings using several different instruments, including semiconductor testers, curve tracers, oscilloscopes, signal generators and digital multi-meters
Other duties to support Maintenance Team as assigned
Candidate must have a minimum of 4-6 years of experience working in the manufacturing industry as an Electrical Maintenance Technician
High School diploma/GED required (education will be verified)
Skills & Qualifications:
Basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills required.
Background in Electrical fundamentals
Electrician: Must be licensed and knowledgeable in 3 phase and single-phase power distribution systems, motor controls, wiring and trouble-shooting of such systems.
Experience with 480volt power and logic circuits
Strong computer, math, analytical, and planning skills
Current on NEC code
Must be able to understand and follow electrical schematics proficiently without supervision
Familiar with machine control systems
Ability to troubleshoot (complex) machine control systems
Able to interpret PLC logic as it relates to its application to process and equipment for troubleshooting purposes
Identify the features and functions of controllers
Describe and compare pneumatic and electronic controllers
Identify the signal path through a control circuit
Describe the function of resistors, comparators, proportional band amplifiers, integral amplifiers, differentiating amplifiers, summing amplifiers, and the transducer
Visually identify indicators on electronic controllers as well as set point, process, output, and alarms
Visually identify controls on electronic controllers as well as set point control, auto-manual selector switch, and manual/valve control
Identify appropriate equipment and demonstrate procedures for calibrating and troubleshooting display indicators
Identify appropriate test points and demonstrate procedures for calibrating and troubleshooting alarm indicators
Identify appropriate equipment for calibrating control circuits and calibrate proportional, integral, and derivative zero on the control circuit
Identify appropriate equipment for troubleshooting control circuits
Working knowledge and experience working on HVAC equipment
Troubleshooting and making repairs to electrical circuits
Preferred Skills and Qualifications:
Licensed Journeyman or Master Electrician
Competencies for Success:
Positive individual who is willing to expand current skill set, through schooling and training
Strong interpersonal communication skills with ability to work with others at all levels of the organization
Strong attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to multitask and prioritize
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Able to solve problems
Willingness to meet customer needs
Ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced, diverse environment
Initiative, self-starter, adaptable, and high motivation for excellence
High energy, results oriented, self-motivated / self-reliant, team player
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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.