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Northrop Grumman Dimension Control Technician 1 in Palmdale, California

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.

Aeronautics Systems sector is seeking a Dimension Control Technician 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.

The Dimension Control Technician lays out, fabricates and assembles a variety of standard and nonstandard major jigs, fixtures, tool masters, master tooling gauges, and related tooling involving compound angels and complex contours where the establishment and coordination to exacting tolerances of numerous tooling holes and reference points between several planes are required. Plans work to be performed and determines methods and sequence of operations working from tool design drawings or own designs. Sets up and operates optical instruments to check overall and detailed alignment, fit, or adjustment of assemblies. Develops and designs holding devices and jig and fixture details. Prepares operational sequences and shop drawings covering parts fabrication and assembly to be performed by others. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED.

  • Experience operating standard shop equipment, such as band saws, drill press, pneumatic drill motors, grinders, etc.

  • Ability to read and interpret 2D drawings/sketches, and 3D CAD models.

  • Ability to work standing for long periods of time.

  • Ability to work from ladders, work stands, or platforms for long periods of time.

  • Ability to lift over 25 lbs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience using overhead cranes and forklifts.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain an active DOD security clearance.

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.

Job Category : Manufacturing and Production