Northrop Grumman Aircraft Structures Mechanic Entry Level - (DOD Secret Clearance Required) in Palmdale, California
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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Aircraft Structures Mechanic- Entry Level to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA.
The selected candidate 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.
Read and understand blueprints
Translate blueprints into fabrications of structural assemblies to include: precision drilling, countersinking, and the use of calibrated tools
Aligning parts on jigs using templates and fixtures
Performing part-fitting operations: 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 and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures
Required ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator
High School diploma or GED
Minimum of 3 months structures/sheet metal experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment OR Must have a minimum of 2.0 or higher GPA upon completion of Aircraft Fabrication courses OR A&P certificate program.
Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, and working overhead
Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment
The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam.
Active DoD Secret Clearance with a background investigation completed within the last 5 years with the ability to obtain program access .
The ability to work 1st "5 am - 3:30 pm" or 2nd shift "4:12 pm - 2:42 am" and any work schedule
Experience with structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps and stabilizers.
Transitioning service member or veteran of the U.S. military service or current military guard or reserve member
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Job Category : Flight Operations