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Northrop Grumman Aircraft Mechanic 3 in Jacksonville, Florida

Flight Operations


Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Job Description

We have several opportunities for Aircraft Mechanics based in Jacksonville. We are looking for highly motivated and confided individuals who are familiar and proficient in the job requirements on the F/A -18 Legacy and Super Hornet Platform. Must demonstrate the abilities to perform troubleshooting, installation, operation, maintenance, modification and repairs of Airframe and Powerplant systems. Must follow strict adherence to DOD, manufacturer, company, and supplier directives and publications. Ability to keep up with a fast-paced and aggressive work schedule in extreme conditions, while complying with all Boeing, Northrop Grumman, and CDC safety and health practices.


  • Able to use daily deck and related publications to perform daily and turnaround inspections on aircraft.

  • Able to test, troubleshoot, and turn aircraft before delivery to customer.

  • Must have basic understanding of the theory of operation of the fuel and hydraulic systems on the F/A-18 platform.

  • Able to participate in Aircraft Towing evolutions, including driving, directing, wing-walking, brake-riding, and chock-walking.

  • Able to correctly and accurately service aircraft with nitrogen, engine oil, and hydraulic

  • Able to participate in Aircraft Weight and Balance measurements

  • Able to safely participate in Aircraft Jacking evolutions.

  • Able to assist teammates in other various Powerplant, Airframe, Environmental Control

  • Must be familiar with the operation of all Ground Support Equipment (GSE) used on the F/A-18 platform, i.e. Tow Tractor, Tow Bar, External Hydraulic Pressure Cart, Nitrogen Servicing Cart.

  • Must be able to clearly document maintenance, and repair actions, as well as correctly tagging and labeling removed parts in accordance with Boeing Procedures.

  • Must be familiar with basic hand tools, pneumatic tools, calibrated tools, and measuring tools. As well as the mechanical aptitude to use them correctly on the job

  • Able to perform any other duties as directed by supervisor, manager, or team lead for the benefit of the company

Job Category : Flight Operations