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Propulsion Systems is looking for an Engineering Technician 2 to support Promontory Research Operations at our Promontory, Utah M-590 facility. The plant is located near Brigham City, Utah.
Successful candidate will perform material synthesis operations including nitration and recrystallization of CL-20. This includes working with energetic materials, acids and bases. Candidate will be required to review and implement test plans, drawings, specifications and planning in support of various development projects. Skills needed include strong working knowledge and experience in majority of the following areas: chemical handling, operation of specialized operating equipment and tooling, handling operations, crane and forklift operations and safe use of various chemicals and explosives. Implementation of continuous improvement using 5S and Lean Manufacturing principles will be required. Job function requires use of standard computer skills. Must have experience in set-up, fabrication, and troubleshooting of mechanical systems. Must have strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Must be able to qualify for an Alcohol Tobacco and Firearm (ATF) "Explosives Possessor" designation
• Must be able to qualify for a Department of Defense security clearance
• Must be disciplined to follow detailed instructions and comply with procedures
• Excellent written and oral communication skills to create clear and understandable documentation
• Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database applications
• Must Be able to complete the following certifications
• HAZWOPER certification or hazmat technician certifications
• Associate degree in a technical field or at least 2 years of related experience in lieu of a degree
Salary Range: $44,800 - $74,600
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.
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