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Northrop Grumman B-52 Aircraft Structures Mechanic 3 in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the front lines and secure our world every day. With Northrop Grumman, you'll discover a culture built on diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you'll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world's most critical problems in the most innovative ways.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, we want you to join our Team as a B-52 Aircraft Structures Mechanic 3. This position is located at Lake Charles, LA.

You will perform a variety of operations to assemble and make major assembly structures such as fuselage panels and bulkheads, and structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps, and stabilizers. Aligns parts on jigs using templates and fixtures. Perform such minor part-fitting operations as filing, sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling, and reaming. Measure parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions. May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) and a minimum of 6 years relevant experience

  • Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours

  • Ability to be subject to both external and internal environmental conditions

  • Able to wear respirator or other safety gear

  • Ability to relay and receive information

  • Able to collaborate in a team environment

  • Ability to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints on complex issues

  • Ability to make decisions which have impact on the organization's credibility, operations and services

  • Able to understand functional, structural or compositional characteristics Preferred Qualifications:

  • Airframe and Powerplant license

  • Aircraft structural repair certifications. 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.

Job Category : Flight Operations