SCA Aircraft Mechanic 3 Inspector Jacksonville, FL

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 is seeking experienced personnel with P-3 aircraft background to support a maintenance program with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Jacksonville, Fl. The CBP P-3 fleet consists of Airborne Early Warning (AEW) and Long Range Tracker (LRT) high-endurance, all-weather, tactical turbo-prop aircraft. The CBP P-3 aircraft are equipped with state of the art, highly sophisticated sensor equipment, i.e., radar, electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) detecting systems. Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems needs you to join our Team as a P-3 SCA Mechanic/ Inspector 3. The position is located in Jacksonville and your primary duty is to inspect aircraft maintenance on systems, equipment and parts for operation and conformance to customer and company standards and specifications.

CBP has final approval authority of the selected candidate.

Your duties include:

Inspect the adjustments, repairs or modifications made on the P-3 aircraft and components. Monitor and verify work quality in accordance with statistical process and other control procedures. Ensure P-3 aircraft and subcomponent airworthiness. This position is posted in support of (but not limited to) the program In House Repair workload with tasking that includes, but not limited to:

  • Flight control in process teardown and re-assembly / okay to close

  • Flight control alignment checks pre and post

  • Force Link Tab spring cartridge rigging

  • P-3 Tire & Wheel (nose and main) assembly / disassembly.

  • Completed component repair Ready for Inspection (RFI)

  • Quick Engine Change Kit / re-assembly / Major Engine inspection (MEI)

  • Powerplant Module removal replacement (RGB, Compressor, Turbine, Accessory drive)

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 8 years related multi engine turboprop aircraft maintenance experience.

  • A current Airframe and Powerplant license with an Inspection Authorization (IA) certification.

  • Knowledge of various Aviation or Aerospace practices.

  • Knowledge of various Aviation Inspection practices and Quality standards.

  • A minimum of 4 years of practical experience with the application and use of technical data and blueprints.

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience analyzing situations to discover facts, knowledge, and interpretations to carry out prescribed action(s).

  • A minimum of 4 years' experience with aircraft logbooks and airworthiness release of aircraft.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications (Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

  • Ability to work flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays and weekends.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid U.S. passport for OCONUS travel.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Active Secret Level Security Clearance.

  • Ability to be on-call for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a CBP Background Investigation (BI) is required to start.

  • Must be able to work onsite in Jacksonville, Florida

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Flight Operations experience

  • 10 years' experience with P-3 platform

  • Current Active CBP Security Credentials

  • Aircraft airframe maintenance experience

Salary Range: $33 - $33

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.

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.