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Electronics Technician - Rate 12

Northrop Grumman Magna, UT
  • Posted: October 31, 2019
  • Full-Time

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.
Propulsion Systems is recruiting for an **Electrician** with Electronics/Instrumentation to join its team at the **Bacchus (Magna), Utah** facility.
**Role description & Responsibilities:**
The maintenance electrician is responsible for the repair, modification and maintenance of a variety of electrical and electronic equipment. Has the knowledge and ability to install, troubleshoot and repair industrial control systems including PLC, CNC, SCADA, and Setup/Calibration instrumentation. Maintenance and repair of industrial electrical equipment including air compressors, Auto Claves, generators, AC & DC motor controllers, overhead cranes, camera systems, security and fire systems. Performs routine electronic preventative maintenance on plant equipment. An electronic maintenance technician also performs test readings using several different instruments, including semiconductor testers, curve tracers, oscilloscopes, signal generators and digital multi meters.
**Basic Qualifications:**
Five years of working in industry as an Electronic technician.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent work ethic and ambition.
Working on equipment, including climbing ladders to access equipment on roofs in all weather, using man lifts and scissor lifts when necessary.
Valid driver license.
Maintenance activities to troubleshoot and repair equipment malfunctions, conducts preventative maintenance to prevent equipment failures and reduce downtime.
Journeyman Electrician, Associates Degree or equivalent training in Electronics Technology.
**Preferred Qualifications:**
Ability to read and troubleshoot using electrical/instrumentation schematics.
Familiar with machine control systems.
Familiar with AC/DC drives, VFD's, and servo systems.
Ability to troubleshoot machine control systems including PLCs.
Experience working with 480 Volt / 3 phase equipment.
Retrofit obsolete components and systems including controls.
Knowledge and experience using electronic test equipment including meters, data loggers, and instrumentation calibrators.
Identify the features and functions of controllers.
Understand pneumatic and electronic controllers.
Familiar with X-Ray systems.
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.
**Job Category** : Non-CJCS

Northrop Grumman


Magna, UT
84044 USA

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