• Northrop Grumman
  • $83,390.00 -118,360.00/year*
  • Mannington , WV
  • Graphic Design/CAD
  • Full-Time
  • 158 Prices Run Rd

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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.

We are currently seeking an experienced CAD Designer (Senior Design Technician) for our Design Modeling Group in Rocket Center, WV. In this role, you will model fully defined components and assemblies using Siemens NX11, and will create/revise parametric drawings in conformance with ASME modeling and drawing standards.

Specific responsibilities include:

Work from rough engineering notes, drawings, sketches and instructions to create product/tooling designs and layouts

Design minor components or portions of major systems, and modify existing designs to develop or improve products and facilitate manufacturing operations

Mechanical modeling utilizing either I-deas NX6.6, or NX11

Check designs for fit, function, manufacturability, and economical fabrication

Review drawings from other Drafters and Designers

Perform tolerance stack analysis

Ensure work is accurate, complete, on schedule and on budget

Perform other duties as assigned

This requisition may be filled at a higher grade based on qualifications listed below.


This requisition may be filled at either a level 3 or a level 4.

Basic Qualifications for a level 4:

HS diploma or equivalent

Minimum of 6 years CAD experience

Previous experience using Siemens NX

Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is a requirement.

Basic Qualifications for a level 3:

HS diploma or equivalent

Minimum of 4 years CAD experience

Previous experience using Siemens NX

Must be able to obtain a Department of Defense Secret clearance. U.S. citizenship is a requirement.

Preferred Qualifications:

Associate s Degree in Mechanical Drafting/Design/CAD or Technical design

Proficient with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing and ASME Y14.5M

Proficient with Microsoft Office

Strong written and verbal communication skills as well as interpersonal skills

Strong business ethics, personal organization and trustworthiness

Analytical thinker, with strong problem solving and time management skills

Comfortable working extended periods at a workstation

Excellent mechanical skills

Desire and willingness to learn

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Northrop Grumman is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401K, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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