Maintenance Trainer - SecretPalmdale, CA

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense System wants you to join our team as a Maintenance Trainer (level 2) and join our diverse team of professionals located in Palmdale, CA.

You will be responsible for establishing and directing training systems, and conducting classroom, self-paced learning, and practical instruction to provide technical knowledge for the safe maintenance, repair, and operation of aircraft, aircraft systems, ground equipment, tools, test equipment, stores and facilities, according to established procedures.

Your duties include:

  • Responsible for analyzing current operating problems and future operating requirements to identify training needs and develop training programs.

  • Writes, edits, and sustains materials for technical instruction.

  • Collaborates with team to ensure proper training design and consistent delivery methodology.

  • Provides assistance and support to all divisions in determining their training needs, and developing and conducting their maintenance training programs.

  • Establishes and directs the maintenance of program wide training and qualification record system.

  • Maintains currency in technical developments, technical training, audiovisual techniques, and should be proficient in teaching methodologies.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 7 yrs of maintenance training and a High School diploma or equivalent. Three years of maintenance training experience with a Bachelors degree or one year with a Masters Degree may also be considered.

  • Experience as a military or civilian aircraft maintainer.

  • Experience in training content delivery and instructor methodologies.

  • Experience with using Microsoft Office Suite, Learning Content Management Systems, Learning Management Systems, or other related software suites.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, utilize subject matter experts, team members, and established processes to create and sustain training materials under minimal supervision.

  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills as well as oral and written communication skills are required for the position.

  • Willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.

  • A current Secret DoD clearance with ability to maintain that clearance.

  • The ability to obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission is a condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current DoD Top Secret Clearance

  • Degree in the field of Education

  • Experience in courseware development

  • Experience with Articulate Storyline

  • Experience with Advanced Training Management System (ATMS) or similar Learning/Training Management System

Salary Range: $65,600 - $98,400

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 most positions.