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Steam Turbine Tester C

Northrop Grumman


Location:
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
Date:
10/15/2020
2020-10-152020-11-14
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At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

Northrop Grumman manufactures some of the world's most technically advanced products. Our manufacturing plants are highly-automated, cutting-edge centers of excellence where employees leverage the latest technology, including the strategic use of automation, 3-D printing and robotics. There are a myriad of job functions associated with the manufacture of our products that range from machinists, engineers, operation program managers, and quality inspectors.

Our mission is to deliver differentiated value to our programs, by manufacturing products with the highest possible quality at the most affordable rate. Search our current job openings and join us to be at the front line of innovation.

Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a TESTER C TURBINES based out of Sunnyvale.

Prepare and connect apparatus for tests and operate test facilities and controls to perform static tests on a variety of turbine and auxiliary products where methods, sequences and tooling are normally established. Work with and/or assist journey level testers as required. Qualify, secure, and maintain a security clearance for all tester functions.
+ Receive work assignment from supervision and instruction from Test Engineer.
+ Read and follow safety regulations and procedures and MI package including drawings, change notices, operation sheets, specifications and work authorizations
+ Position and mount apparatus on pedestals and stands, assemble and bolt together components, tests plates, adapters, fixtures, hoses, fittings and piping. Cut and install gaskets as necessary and connect specified steam, water, air and oil lines and gauges for static testing turbines and auxiliary components. Disassemble after testing is completed
+ Start, operate and monitor test facilities such as pumps, valves, low pressure steam generating equipment and associated auxiliaries (feed water system, cooling water and condensate system, etc.) heat exchangers and water treatment units to maintain the power, steam, water and oil required to static test products
+ Operate test stand controls to maintain specified pressures, temperatures, and flows to static test a variety of products. Visually check for leaks during test and continually review test data to insure results are within the parameters of the specification and operating policies
+ Start and operate pickling equipment to clean various castings, fabrications and parts
+ Assemble and connect products for testing, operate controls, and assist in conducting routine dynamic tests of products under the direction of a higher level tester
+ Maintain inventory of instruments and gauges and have them calibrated at specified times
+ Observe safe operating practices and maintain familiarity with emergency shutdown procedure
+ Make proper time charge entries and record data as required
+ Maintain tools, equipment and work area in a clean and orderly condition
+ Perform other work of equal or lower classification as required.This is Union represented position.

**Qualifications:**

**Basic Qualifications:**

+ Experience with the operation of commercial and/or industrial fluid systems, such as Fluid and Electrical Systems
+ Must be able to obtain and maintain a government issued security clearance
+ Must be able to obtain a stationary operating engineer license
+ H.S. Diploma or GED

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ Must be able to qualify for and maintain all required watch stations
+ Experience with steam plant operations either onboard a U.S. Navy vessel or within a commercial facility
+ Active security clearance
+ Strong mechanical aptitude, ability to quickly learn and develop skills
+ Excellent motivation to provide an individual contribution to the team
+ Develop and expertise and become a technical expert in particular areas within the department
+ Stationary steam plant operating engineer license
+ Strong troubleshooting background on steam plant equipment

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.

**Job Category** : Manufacturing and Production
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