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Flight Test Technician 3 (A&P)

Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Mojave
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: R10021435

Category: Flight OperationsLocation: Mojave - CA, United States of AmericaCitizenship Required: United States CitizenshipClearance Type: SecretTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this positionShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the TimePositions Available: 1

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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an A&P Certified Level 3 Flight Test Technician.The Flight Test Technician performs production and flight line testing and maintenance. Repairs, modifies, installs, and tests mechanical systems. Performs duties / functions of test personnel in area(s) of assignment. Determines and performs the sequence for installing, removing, maintaining, repairing critical components / systems working with engineering. Performs testing, rework and repair in various fields of specialization. Applies theories and skills in accomplishing assigned tasks. Works from electronic data, blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings, technical orders, engineering orders, schematics, block diagrams and other technical documents on mechanical, hydraulics, power plant, and/or structures. Performs modifications and adjustments as necessary.Performs mechanical maintenance, repair, testing and troubleshooting in support of specific test objectives. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, and maintains various types of complex equipment, components, devices or systems. Notifies lead personnel or supervision of any / all malfunctions, defects and damages to equipment, material and product. Checks work for completeness and accuracy. Position requires ability to interpret and use drawings and engineering documents to repair, maintain, or modify complex systems.Position will require domestic travel.Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends as required.Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED and 4 years of aircraft maintenance experience.
  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) License
  • High School Diploma or equivalent and 6 years additional education or equivalent experience
  • Physical ability to lift 30 Lbs.
  • Experience with wire harness building and repair
  • Experience working with structures, drilling, riveting
  • Strong oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Active DoD SECRET clearance.
  • Position may require providing recurring weekend shift coverage and support.
  • Self-starter who is able to work with minimal direction and lead a team when required
  • This position has limited travel up to 10% of the time.Preferred Qualifications:
    • Ability to demonstrate independent creative thinking and problem solving capabilities.
    • Experience with operating flight line ground equipment
    • Experience with flight test operations
    • Experience with Air Force Tech Data, IMDS, and regulations
    • Must be able to individually manage multiple tasks concurrently
    • Experience with reading and interpreting technical documents, drawings, and process procedures
    • Ability to interface with various support organizations and management

      Salary Range: 59400 - 99000

      Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

      The health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.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 U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Keywords: Northrop Grumman, Lancaster , Flight Test Technician 3 (A&P), Professions , Mojave, California

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