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Principal Field Engineer 3

at Northrop Grumman Corporation

Posted: 5/23/2019
Job Reference #: 19010248

Job Description

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
No matter the assignment, Northrop Grumman is committed to being a leader in Cyber, Logistics and Modernization, Autonomous Systems, C4ISR, and Strike.  For us, it's about more than just performing.  It means realizing the values that define us:  responsibility, trust, integrity and protecting freedom worldwide.  These values inspire and unite our people- who make everything we do possible.
The Engineering, Sciences and Technology (ES&T) organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter.  Come be a part of our mission!
The Field Engineering team at Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal Field Engineer based out of Kings Bay, GA.
What You'll get to Do:
Provide Environmental, Health and Safety program oversight/management and Training program oversight/management during the installation, check-out/testing, operation, maintenance, repair, and modification of equipment associated with Trident II Missile Launcher and Handling Equipment.
Provide guidance and training to Field personnel on higher order requirements as it relates to Environmental, Health and Safety programs. Champion local safety program and provide management/oversight of Field Safety Programs. Identifies hazardous workplace conditions and takes preliminary samples and measurements of hazardous forces and toxic substances, removes hazards and/or protects employees by guarding, revising work procedures, and training or requiring use of protective clothing and personal protective equipment. Takes effective steps to ensure that workplace conditions comply with applicable federal and state occupational safety and health standard provisions of any labor agreement, ensuring that all required records are prepared and maintained. Participates in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) or State regulatory inspections and in any procedures that may follow a citation with the local government customer. Investigates, prepares, and forwards as required reports on injuries and fatalities. Conducts safe work procedures training courses.
Designs, schedules, delivers and tracks technical training. Establishes training and education modules and ensure consistency in the delivery of technical training and on-boarding. Provide guidance and training to customer personnel in operation, maintenance, and inspection procedures and techniques. Partners with the functional area, develops training materials, and knowledge assessments, for area standard operation procedures (SOP's) and coordinates knowledge assessment. Utilizes training authoring and multimedia tools and software for assigned development projects.
Coordinates with on-site Quality Engineering and Technical Editor/Writer to implement documentation changes/revisions, support the local change process, and manage the interface with local government and associate contractors in regards to documentation. Acquires subject knowledge by interviewing product developers, observing performance of production methods, referring to technical specifications, blueprints, engineering illustrations, and trade journals. Conducts quality review of materials with stakeholders.
Additional tasks may include providing support at other field sites such as shipyards and test facilities, and supporting various customer meetings at both NGMS – Marine Systems and customer locations.
Periodic shift work may be required based on customer requirements.
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.


You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • 5 Years of Field Engineering experience with a Bachelors; 3 Years with a Masters; or 15 years of Field Engineering experience in lieu of a degree.
  • 3 years of experience administering EHS programs, Training programs and Technical documentation development
  • Ability to Obtain and Maintain a DoD Secret Clearance
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
  • BS degree in Engineering or related field.
  • Experience in operating in a government-owned facility.
  • Experience with Strategic System Program (SSP) operations and the Fleet Ballistic Missile (FBM) Program.
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family.   Your package will include the following:
  • Health Plan
  • Savings Plan
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional benefits
    • Education Assistance
    • Training and Development

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.