E-2D Aircraft Structures Mechanic 3 Norfolk, VA

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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.

  • Must have a strong knowledge heavy aircraft structural modification work. Preferred experience with the E-2D Hawkeye aircraft with ability to install, maintain, repair and modify equipment as necessary.

  • Performs aircraft modifications/ enhancements on the E-2D aircraft. This will include a variety of maintenance and technical modification to installed plenums, shelves, bulkheads and penetrations in a field environment.

  • Use of designated US Navy Technical Directive and engineering drawings.

  • Use of specialized hand tools such as drills, cutters, bucking bars, clecos and precision measuring tools on a daily basis.

  • Willing to work at height with approved Fall Protection devices

  • Perform layouts for critical skin penetrations.

  • Be willing to work either a first or second shift based on customer schedule requirements.

  • Maintain effective customer communications and relations.

  • Must be able to work well in a diverse Team environment.

  • Must have the ability to travel for extended periods of time.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and a minimum of 5 years of directly related work experience.

  • Must have an Active Secret DoD Security Clearance at time of start.

  • Working knowledge of tool control and quality control processes.

  • Documented experience with heavy aircraft structural repair or rework.

  • Ability to travel up to 75 % of the time

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with CNAFINST 4790.2 (series) and DCMAINST 8210 (series)

  • Previous exposure to Contractor Ground Operating Procedures per above references

  • Familiarity with the Safety Data Sheets associated with various chemicals

Salary Range: $51,400 - $85,600

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.

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