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Northrop Grumman E-6B - Aircraft Structures Mechanic 3 in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It's not the systems that drive us: it's the soldier our systems bring home. It's not just the equipment that motivates us: it's the people our equipment protects. It's not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it's whom those innovations serve. We're united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that's uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We're committed to our employees' professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Job Description

Performs 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. Performs such minor part-fitting operations as filing, sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling, and reaming. Measures 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.

This assignment will be located in Waco, TX at a host facility. Project duration to run up to six months with 50% overtime opportunity. Possible full time assignment follow on at the Northrop Grumman Lake Charles, LA facility.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 4 years related aviation and/or MRO (Part 145) experience.

  • Ability to be subject to a variety of physical conditions.

  • Able to wear respirator or other safety gear.

  • Ability to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or closed spaces. Ability to relay and receive information.

  • Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours, to change physical locations based upon need, to be subject to both external and internal environmental conditions.

  • Ability to communicate over ambient noise level and subjected to a variety of physical conditions.

  • Able to wear safety gear and to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or closed spaces.

  • Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines and to determine time, place, and sequence of operations or action to be taken.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous E-6B Experience

  • A&P License

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