Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems Careers

Sr. Boiler Operator

Promontory, UT
Production Maintenance

Job Description

Job ID: SM20181109-47483

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.

Promontory, Utah, is currently recruiting for a Senior Boiler Operator.


Responsible for the daily operation and maintenance of high-pressure steam and hot water boilers, plant water systems which include water pump stations, water towers and tanks, and plant compressed airs located at Promontory.  Duties include maintaining written log books and documentation, testing boiler water and chemical samples, performing minor maintenance repairs and troubleshooting, conducting operation process/building environmental checks and verification.  Will perform housekeeping and 5S for Power House facilities, vehicle, and surrounding area. 

This position reports to the Promontory Maintenance Department. The successful candidate must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job and work a 24/7 operation schedule which includes shift work, weekends, and holidays.


  • High School diploma and 4 years of boiler operator work experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with high pressure steam and condensate.

Preferred Requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience with repairing industrial process equipment. 
  • Prefer post high school vocational education in maintenance crafts.

Competencies for Success:

  • Safety First attitude and personal work behavior  
  • Actively engages in continuous improvement efforts of Maintenance
  • Demonstrates initiative and ambition to become proficient in all job duties
  • Able to work to performance standards with little or no supervision

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: 3-5 Years
Education: High School/GED
Expertise: Maintenance
Group: Flight