CLS - Aircraft Mechanic 3/Tool Room - (Beaufort SC)Beaufort, SC

Requisition ID: R10162622

  • Category: Flight Operations

  • Location: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Any (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions 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.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems GBMR F-35 Sustainment Operating Unit, wants YOU to join our Team as an Aircraft Mechanic and join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. You will be assigned as an Aircraft Mechanic – Tool Room supporting F-35 organizational maintenance at MCAS Beaufort. Your Mission will be to support O-Level maintenance on the F-35.

Your duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) :

  • You will be subject to work first, second, third, or weekend shift, as directed by the Aircraft Maintenance Manager.

  • You must be able to depart on temporary duty assignments— on short notice. The individual will practice good housekeeping and follow safety procedures and ensure both programs are enforced .

  • Performing the duties of signing-out and signing-in of centralized tooling, consumables, and Support Equipment (SE) in the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) or manual check-out logs.

  • Assisting with work center/program audits to confirm compliance with the Tool Control Manual, COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 and 4790.35.

  • Assisting our customer with storage of existing tooling and establishing storage locations for new tooling.

  • Ensuring Periodic Maintenance Inspections (PMIs) are performed on the tooling and Support Equipment prior to the expiration.

  • Performing follow-up inspections to ensure work-orders are signed off in CMMS for tooling, special test equipment, and Support Equipment.

  • Assisting with compliance of the Support Equipment Planned Maintenance System (SEPMS).

  • Assisting the customer with pre- and post-deployment preparations, to include inventories, inspections, packaging, and shipping of tools and/or equipment.

  • Obtaining special certifications as locally required.

  • Performing other collateral duties as assigned by the Aircraft Maintenance Management.

  • Willing/able to provide temporary support to our other CLS locations and/or emerging deployments.

  • Willing/able to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.

  • Able to meet the physical demands of this position, including regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.

Maintenance tasks include :

  • Performing required preventative/periodic maintenance on aircraft support equipment and tooling.

Technical requirements include :

  • Fault isolation, troubleshooting, and repair of support equipment discovered during pre-operational inspections. Interprets and uses various test equipment and works from wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, job guides, and maintenance manuals.

Basic Qualifications :

  • High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of aircraft mechanical/airframe/power plants/turboprop/egress/avionics and/or crew chief experience.

  • Ability to obtain Collateral Duty Inspector Qualification within 18 months of position start date.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical data and blueprint drawings.

  • A current Secret Clearance (or higher) .

  • Ability to obtain Special Access Program clearance, as required .

Preferred Qualifications :

  • US Navy or Marine Corps CDI, Air Force 5 or 7 Level, or equivalent Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) Certification.

  • 6 or more years F-22 or F-35 Aircraft mechanic experience.

  • U. S. Navy or U. S. Marine Corps experience with thorough understanding of F-35 Fighter Aircraft Systems and operations under COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 and 4790.35.

  • F-135 Power plant engine run certification, F-35 avionics systems, fighter aircraft crew escape systems (i.e., canopy and ejection seat), experience in structural repairs and low observable system maintenance are highly desirable.

  • Excellent communication skills and experience in a Military-focused Customer Service-Related Industry.

Salary Range: $54,400 - $90,600

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.