Driver Heavy Vehicles 2Palmdale, CA

Requisition ID: R10157283

  • Category: Global Supply Chain

  • Location: Palmdale, California, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 75% of the Time

  • Positions Available: 1

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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 is currently seeking a Driver Heavy Vehicles 2 to join our team at the Palmdale, CA facility.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The position will operate heavy-duty trucks (typically with either a semi-trailer or heavy-duty trailer) to transport materials, merchandise, or equipment within an industrial area.

  • Coordinates the loading or unloading of trucks and trailers.

  • Accountable for all aspects of safe operations of vehicle and equipment used in transporting company and government owned assets.

  • Organize loads to minimize delivery times and reduce waste.

  • Make minor mechanical adjustments as required and maintain the cleanliness of equipment.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma plus 2 or more years driving experience.

  • Must have a current Class A CDL with Hazardous Material endorsement.

  • Shall provide a current MVR with zero moving violations in the past year.

  • Must meet all DOT pre-employment requirements.

  • Proven ability to work within a team environment and work well with customers.

  • Must have the ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance and a Program Special Access Clearance (after starting).

  • Must be able to pass a New Hire Physical prior to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of FMCSA regulations and possession of a valid Class A CDL with Hazardous Material and Passenger Endorsements.

  • Ability to read in-plant handling manual instructions, including special tie-down arrangements.

  • Two years or more experience driving transportation vehicles with a GVWR of 26,001lbs. or more and its equivalent in on-the-job training as a forklift operator.

  • Experience with basic computer software including Word, Outlook, Excel, and the ability to operate mobile devices (iPad, iPhone).

Salary Range: $53,000 - $88,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.