Orbital ATK Careers

Engineering Technician Project Employee

Promontory, UT

Job Description

Job ID: JPW20182603-44661

With annual revenues in of nearly $4.5 billion, over 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 is looking for students pursuing an Associate degree in a technical field who are seeking a summer Project Employee to support Promontory Testing Operations at our Promontory, Utah plant.  The plant is located near Brigham City, Utah

Job Description:

Successful candidates will perform technical setup, assembly, fabrication and configuration of test articles in support of multiple programs. Skills needed include knowledge and or experience in any of the following areas: hydraulics, pneumatics, standard shop skills, vibration, environmental, instrumentation fabrication and installation, instrument room setup, trouble shooting of electronic and electrical equipment, operation of specialized testing equipment and tooling, handling operations, crane and forklift operations, and safe use of various chemicals, cleaners and bonding compounds. Implementation of continuous improvement using 5S and PES principles. Job function requires use of standard computer skills.


  • Actively working towards an Associate degree with strong technical background.  Prefer student has completed 1 year of the technical program.
  • Must be disciplined to followed detailed instructions and comply with procedures.
  • Ability to receive and follow specific instructions from procedures, prints, planning and supervision.
  • Good communication skills with ability to understand and communicate technical information with clarity.
  • Ability to read, interpret and implement technical drawings, specifications, and procedures.
  • Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and database applications.

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.

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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Orbital ATK Flight Systems Group provides products and services that span the launch, missile systems and aerospace markets. We are a premier producer of solid rocket propulsion systems and specialty energetic products; a leading provider of small and medium class space launch vehicles for Civil, DoD and Commercial missions; a major supplier of interceptor boosters and target vehicles for missile defense; and a world class manufacturer of composite primary and secondary structures for commercial and military aircraft and launch vehicles.


Job Type: Temporary
Desired Travel: less than 25%
Years of Experience: 0-1 Year
Education: Associates
Expertise: Operations
Group: Flight