Northrop Grumman Test Conductor 3 (Radar) in Pascagoula, Mississippi

Test Conductor 3 (Radar)

Requisition ID: 18007395

Location(s): United States-Mississippi-Pascagoula

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Invest your years of experience into a brilliant future as a Northrop Grumman Test Engineer! The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's team of excellence to support shipboard Integration and Test activities associated with Large Deck Amphibious Assault Ships. Integration & Test activities are performed during ship’s construction at Huntington-Ingalls Shipyard in Pascagoula, MS and will include builder and acceptance trials.

The ideal candidate should have experience in an array of Integration & Test activities which include, but are not limited to, technical support, equipment installation, maintenance, operation, troubleshooting and test. The candidate will routinely review test procedures, prepare test problem reports and validate system test procedures. Candidate must have strong communication skills and will be expected to interface with shipyard and government personnel to include SUPSHIP and ISEA representatives. Additional activities may entail off-site integration & test efforts involving periods of travel.

Basic Qualifications:

Education/Experience :

• A Bachelor of Science degree and a minimum of 5 years’ experience with performing organizational/intermediate level maintenance on shipboard or ground based radar and IFF systems. Experience includes, but not limited to the ability to execute performance test and alignments such as: power out, minimum discernable signal, standing wave ratio, RF and IF video alignments, timing and frequency adjustments OR

• An Associate of Science degree and a minimum of 7 years’ experience with performing organizational/intermediate level maintenance on shipboard or ground based radar and IFF systems. Experience includes, but not limited to the ability to execute performance test and alignments such as: power out, minimum discernable signal, standing wave ratio, RF and IF video alignments, timing and frequency adjustments OR

• A minimum of 9 years’ experience with performing organizational/intermediate level maintenance on shipboard or ground based radar and IFF systems. Experience includes, but not limited to the ability to execute performance test and alignments such as: power out, minimum discernable signal, standing wave ratio, RF and IF video alignments, timing and frequency adjustments.

• Experience with an array of test equipment to include: signal generators, spectrum analyzers, multi-meters, oscilloscopes, power meters and network analyzers.

• Troubleshoot using schematics, military and commercial manuals.

• Proficient with Windows and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).

• Physically conditioned to lift up to 50lbs, climb ladders, and manage heights using safety harness.

• Familiarity with power distribution and grounding.

• Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as oral/written communication skills are required.

• US Citizenship is required and must have an active SECRET level security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Formal military electronics training.

• Knowledge of shipboard air search and or air traffic control radars including AN/SPN-43, AN/SPN-41B, AN/UPX-29 IFF, AN/SPN-35, AN/SPS-48G, and AN/SPQ-9A.

• General knowledge of radar cooling systems, shipboard preventive maintenance procedures, and shipboard man aloft and tag-out procedures.

• Experience in military training instruction (preparing course of instruction curriculum, student guides and conducting training on specific electronic systems).

• General knowledge of shipboard power distribution systems, synchro distribution, and navigation inputs.

• General knowledge of networking principles and experience debugging system hardware and external interfaces.

• AutoCAD or similar CAD experience.

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.

Title: Test Conductor 3 (Radar)

Location: Mississippi-Pascagoula

Requisition ID: 18007395