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Northrop Grumman Heavy Equip/Crain Operator 3 in Brigham City, Utah

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.

NGIS is recruiting for a Principal Heavy Equipment Operator to join our team at the Promontory facility.

Position Summary :

The heavy equipment operator operates a variety of heavy equipment used in construction, maintenance and repair activities and also performs a variety of maintenance task.

Primary duties include

  • Operates trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials and supplies.

  • Operates construction or power equipment, such as backhoes, man-lifts, dump trucks, tractors, snowplows, road graders, front-end loaders, dozers, hydraulic excavators, skid steers, jackhammers, diggers, mowers, and other small equipment and tools.

  • Works with and assists the pipefitters and other maintenance crafts in digging ditches and trenches, equipment, and any related work with a backhoe, road grader or front-end loader.

  • Performs cleaning, routine inspection, and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.

  • Plows snow and salts roads according to departmental policy.

  • Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions, near moving mechanical parts, is frequently exposed to wet or humid condition and may be required to work flexible hours.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls, and is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, and lift or move up to 50 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, and crouch.

Minimum Requirements :

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Evidence showing 4 years of recent experience working with heavy equipment.

  • Can be filled at lower level with less work experience

Preferred Requirements :

  • Experience with welding, metal fabrication.

  • Experience working with concrete and carpentry.

  • Valid CDL License

  • Ability to understand and read blueprint, operate a transit and shoot grades.

Competencies for Success:

  • Safety First attitude.

  • Actively engage in continuous improvement efforts.

  • Demonstrates initiative and ambition to become proficient in all job duties

  • Able to work to performance standards with little or no supervision

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

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