Orbital ATK Sr Principal Design Technician in Dulles, Virginia

Sr Principal Design Technician

Locations:Dulles, VA

Categories: Technicians


Job Description

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Job ID:CJO20172003-38865

With projected annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, approximately 12,000 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission — whether it’s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world’s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation’s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Orbital ATK Space Systems Group designs, manufactures and operates small and medium-class spacecraft for communications, imaging, scientific, exploration and national security space applications. The Group is leading supplier of space components that power and enable satellites of all classes, provides technical engineering services to government agencies and laboratories, and is developing exciting new satellite servicing and advanced space flight technologies.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK 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.


Coordinate the design/drafting efforts for an assigned program to ensure that design details and drawings are in compliance with established standards. Prepare working models, detailed drawings, and complete mechanical drawings of very complex components and assemblies from notes, verbal instructions, and rough or detailed sketches for engineering or manufacturing purposes, using computerized equipment (e.g., CAD/CAM). Make engineering computations, write specifications and make adjustments in drawings or specifications. Verify completed work, check dimensions, material and quantities to be used. Candidate should be able to create a great looking drawing, and be able to work well with others (team environment).

Required Qualifications for Job Post:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree and 10 years minimum experience with Windchill/Creo, large assembly management and simplified reps.

  • Proficient in dealing with CAD related problems using Creo Parametric 3.0 and Windchill 10

  • Familiar with machined parts, sheet metal.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products – and your ideas – into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you’ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:+10 Years

Education:High School/GED