Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Principal Electronic Technician

Bacchus, UT

Job Description

Job ID: SM20180910-48085

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.

Northrop Grumman is currently seeking an experienced Principal Electronic Technician to provide service to our Plant Services SCADA systems team in our Bacchus offices.

Role description & Responsibilities:

This Electronics Technician is responsible for managing the Supervisor Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system at Bacchus.  The successful candidate will be responsible to manage, update, and troubleshoot issues with both hardware & software related to SCADA.  This includes developing improved controller programming and related graphics, installing/replacing BAS controls and PLCs and interfacing with internal and external customers.

Job Duties:

  • Monitor operation and health of the Bacchus Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system

  • Diagnose and resolve SCADA problems such as sensor, controller, collection, data archival, HMI, system communications

  • Program and  debug PLC and BAS controllers

  • Oversee alarm response, establish and adjust parameters as defined by internal customers.

Education & Experience Requirements:  

·        Associates degree in Computer or other technical field is required.

·        Minimum of 6 years’ experience with building automation systems, HVAC maintenance and troubleshooting

·        Certification as an Electronic Technician is highly preferred.

·        Candidate must be mobile and able to work alone in remote locations on Plant

  • Candidate must be proficient in PC applications, IS applications and remote accessing.

  • Knowledge of GE Proficy Ifix, iHstorian and Portal

  • Knowledge of the HVAC equipment and facilities

  • Vendor management, scheduling, and organizational skills

  • Strong skills in HVAC maintenance.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.

  • Detail oriented but able to understand the big picture.

Experience Preferred

·        Knowledge of Schneider BAS controllers and Allen Bradley PLCs

Skills & Qualifications:

·        Broad understanding of data processing hardware.

·        Strong knowledge of software platforms & interaction.

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 Type: Full Time
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 5-8 Years
Education: Associates
Expertise: Maintenance
Group: Flight