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Northrop Grumman Aircraft Painter 1 (Active DoD Secret Clearance Required) in Palmdale, California

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Aircraft Painter- Level 1 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale CA.

The selected candidate will paint aircraft interior, exterior and piece parts.

Essential Functions :

  • Preparesfor painting by masking, stripping, washing aircraft sections andcomponents.

  • Blendsand mixes paints, inks, and coatings to proper spraying consistency.

  • Mustbe able to perform detail touch ups.

  • Coordinatesprocesses for painting production parts.

  • Requiredability to be certified for a half & full face respirator.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High Schooldiploma or GED

  • Minimum of 9months painting/surface prep experience in an aerospace, automotive,military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment ORMust have aminimum of2.0 or higher GPA upon completionof A&Pcertificate program

  • Must be able toperformmoderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include:bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, and working overhead

  • Must be able toaccess small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment

  • The ability topass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam.

  • ActiveDoD Secret Clearance with a background investigation completed within thelast six years with the ability to obtain program access.

  • The ability towork 1 st 5 am 3:30 pm or 2 nd shift 4:12 pm2:42 am and any work schedule


  • 1year painting/surface prep experience in an aircraft or vehiclemanufacturing environment.

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