Northrop Grumman Paint & Process Wkr in El Segundo, California

Paint & Process Wkr

Requisition ID: 17028785

Location(s): United States-California-El Segundo

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: No

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 a Paint & Process Worker to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in El Segundo, CA.

This occupation requires the preparation of the aircraft surfaces and component parts for painting and the application of the prime coatings.

  • Prepares aircraft surfaces for painting, including necessary sanding and etching; sands, rubs down, or masks surfaces after layout has been made by others. Removes and strips paint.

  • Performs such typical operations as applying prime coatings to parts using spray guns or brushes.

  • Does color banding for identification of tubing; applies decals; makes and marks stencils; works in spray booth applying prime coatings with spray gun.

  • Seals interior surfaces with pressure gun, cleans interior or airplanes with vacuum cleaners.

  • Disassembles and cleans spray equipment.

  • May occasionally load and unload conveyors.

  • May assist higher classified painters as required.

  • Follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Use simple arithmetic.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma/GED and a minimum 6 months of experience in paint/coatings application with Aircraft or Automotive.

  • Experience with HVLP and airless spray systems required.

  • Ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, working overhead, and ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator, with no medical restrictions or limitations.

  • Candidates must be willing to work any shift, work schedule and overtime as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Aircraft experience

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.

Title: Paint & Process Wkr

Location: California-El Segundo

Requisition ID: 17028785