F-18 Principal Aircraft Structures Mechanic / Principal Electrical Avionics Technician - Secret - (NOLA)Belle Chasse, LA

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.

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, Our Defense Systems wants you to join our Team as a Principal Aircraft Structures Mechanic / Principal Electrical Avionics Technician for the F-18 E/F Super Hornet. This effort will support a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program in New Orleans, LA (NOLA). Although this an FMS program, this position is not deployable. All work will occur at the NAS Joint Reserve Base in NOLA.

As an F-18 E/F Principal Aircraft Structures Mechanic you will be responsible for Organizational Level ("O" level) support of the aircraft's airframe and control surfaces (rudders, flaps, ailerons, etc.), to include hydraulics systems and flight control rigging. You will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of all Airframe systems aboard the aircraft and will be tasked to resolve technical problems encountered. You may also be called upon to provide technical advice, training, and troubleshooting assistance to "O" Level technicians.

As an F-18 E/F Principal Electrical Avionics Technician you will be responsible for Organizational Level ("O" level) support of the aircraft's Electrical systems. To include understanding pre-flight and post-flight inspections. You will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of all Aircraft avionics systems aboard the aircraft and will be tasked to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems encountered. You may also be called upon to also provide technical advice, training, and troubleshooting assistance to "O" Level technicians.

You should be familiar with IETM's, as well as the NAMP 4790 and applicable NAVAIR technical publications. As required, you may need to generate written reports for management in support of any contractual obligations.

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Basic Qualifications:

  • High-school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of F/A-18 E/F experience.

  • Familiarity with F/A-18 inspections, servicing, troubleshooting, removals, and repairs.

  • Have an active interim Secret Clearance.

  • Have comprehensive written and verbal English communication skills.

  • Ability to work flexible schedules to accommodate customer maintenance requirements.

  • Able to clearly document maintenance and repair actions, equipment status tags, logs, parts requests, etc.

  • Able to perform assigned duties while wearing required safety equipment.

  • Able to comply with all rules and regulations concerning health and safety, tool control, FOD control, and all training and certification requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting U.S. Navy F-18 squadrons on deployment.

  • Current Secret Clearance.

  • A & P License.

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Salary Range: $48,800 - $81,400

Salary Range 2: $53,300 - $88,800

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.

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