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Engineering Technician




Cincinnati, OH 45201

Northrop Grumman in Cincinnati, OH has an Engineering Technician position available. Primary responsibilities include:
* Test, analyze and construct, highly complex components, assemblies, devices, circuits and systems.
* Develop, fabricate and construct experimental and prototype devices, working from very general and incomplete information.
* Must be able to read and understand schematics, drawings, PL's or BOM's etc. to insure that correct configuration of the product is maintained.
* Must be a self-starter and be able to perform with very limited direction or oversight.
* Determine methods and techniques for effectively monitoring various tests on complex systems.
* Collect, measure, record, analyze, and evaluate data, experimental models, resultant data, etc, in terms of their reliability, validity and desired function.
* Perform initial procedural tests on new and/or changed equipment; make modifications/calibrations as required. Record, analyze and support reporting efforts and specifications in required format and recommend changes to achieve desired results.
* Assist engineers in creating designs, design changes and/or developing circuits, processes and operations to assure they function per design specifications working from general block diagrams, rough outlines of basic circuits and/or oral instructions.
* Familiarity with a wide range of test equipment including RF Power Meters, Frequency Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers, DMM's and Oscilloscope's. Test and troubleshoot systems, devices, processes and/or test set-ups to locate and repair defective area(s). This includes analog & digital circuits.
* RF circuits experience is a huge plus.
* As required, contact outside suppliers, manufacturers' representatives, etc. about new equipment, equipment to be repaired/modified/updated, data sheets, manufacturers' manuals, etc. to discuss and/or research applications, hazardous properties, limitations and/or other pertinent, relevant topics.
* Recommend the disposition and/or purchase of materials and equipment for evaluation and plant use. Prepare process and test specifications, revision notices and laboratory reports as required.
* Write users manuals and operate computer systems. Work with Test Engineering to ensure that the test methodology tests to the required specifications and to improve existing test hardware or test setups.
* Duties are primarily performed at the Cincinnati location; however there may be occasional travel that is required to assist the customer as directed by management.


Basic Qualifications:
* High School graduate that has either graduated from a technical school for electronics technicians or completed advanced electronics training in the military.
* 3+ years of testing and troubleshooting experience of circuit card assemblies and/or electronic assemblies to the component level.
* Ability to read an electrical schematic
* Must be able to use MS Office applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook.
* Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:
* 5+ years of test and troubleshoot experience of circuit card and electronic assemblies to the component level.
* Experience in the test and troubleshoot of RF circuits and assemblies.
* Familiar in the use of SAP.
* Active Top Secret security clearance. 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.

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Relocation assistance may be available
Business Sector: United States-Ohio-Cincinnati 

Shift: 1st Shift
Relocation Assistance: Yes
US Citizenship Required for this Position: Relocation assistance may be available
Business Sector: United States-Ohio-Cincinnati
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Minimum Clearance:
Top Secret - Top Secret
Job Category:
Engineering Technician
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