SCA Aircraft Mechanic/Shift Lead -Secret- Robins AFBRobins Afb, GA

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.

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

SCA Aircraft Mechanic/Shift Lead 3

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 Systems wants you to join our team as a FAA A&P Certified SCA Aircraft Mechanic 3/Shift Lead.

This position is located at Robins AFB, Georgia and requires being onsite daily.

Position also requires the ability to deploy internationally for periods of up to 180 days to support CONUS and OCONUS operations when required to backfill staffing needs or when USAF customer requirements dictate.

No relocation assistance is available.

**This is a Service Contract Act position.

You will be responsible for managing a maintenance team of aircraft mechanics, avionics technicians, aircraft shift leads, and ground support equipment technicians in execution of aircraft maintenance to meet all USAF E-11A mission requirements from its CONUS base location.

Specific duties:

Responsible for the management and execution of all maintenance on assigned USAF E-11A aircraft working with designated maintenance team.

Troubleshoot, repair and service aircraft and engine systems. Conduct diagnosis of malfunctions.

Perform maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various aircraft systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations.

Maintain FAA required records, manuals, and inspection forms.

Execute line-maintenance/flight operations support for multiple USAF E-11A CONUS based aircraft including all electrical and mechanical troubleshooting, fault isolation and repair, parts replacement, line repairable unit (LRU) replacement, calibration tasks, testing, engine repairs and/or replacements and proper documentation in aircraft forms (Air Force Form 781 series).

Conduct maintenance of aircraft in line with USAF ground maintenance procedures and in compliance with associated Airworthiness approvals.

Conduct Tier 2 maintenance - in depth maintenance, repairs, etc. and Tier 3 maintenance - modifications and depot level or major maintenance at operational sites.

Conduct progressive maintenance and inspections on aircraft at operational locations to minimize aircraft downtime for longer term maintenance requirements.

Service aircraft, perform end-of-runway, postflight, preflight, thru-flight, and phase inspections.

Advise on problems maintaining, servicing, and inspecting aircraft and related aerospace equipment.

Use technical data to diagnose and solve maintenance problems on aircraft systems.

Interpret and advise on maintenance procedures and policies to repair aircraft and related equipment.

Troubleshoot and maintain aircraft structures, systems, components, and related equipment.

Remove and install aircraft components conducting functional tests of repaired components and systems.

Adjust, align and rig aircraft systems.

Supervise and perform aircraft jacking, lifting and towing operations.

Inspect aircraft structures, systems, components, and related systems.

Supervise and perform aircraft and component inspections.

Interpret inspection findings and determines adequacy of corrective actions.

Inspect and check components for clearances, tolerances, proper installation, and operation.

Inspect and operate powered and non-powered aerospace ground equipment.

Inspect and identify aircraft corrosion for prevention and repair.

Review maintenance forms, aircraft records, automated maintenance data systems and historical reports to ensure complete documentation.

Inventory and maintain aircraft equipment.

Accomplish maintenance and troubleshooting of ground support equipment.

Assist other aircraft leads and functional team members with any associated aircraft maintenance actions and other duties as assigned by the Site Maintenance Manager as necessary to ensure mission success.

Accomplish any tasks as assigned by the manager.

Basic Qualifications:

FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate.

High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of direct relevant experience.

US Citizenship required.

Ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance

Ability to quickly obtain a US Passport.

Ability to obtain and maintain a corporate travel card

Must be able and willing to travel as required by the program to include international travel and can be as high as 180 days.

Able to meet medical requirements for worldwide travel, which include a physical.

Compliance with US Gov't/Department of Defense medical and deployment requirements.

5 or more years Transport Category aircraft maintenance management and/or MRO experience

Business or Regional Jet experience (Global Express, XRS, Global 6000/6500, CRJ, Challenger, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream V, etc.)

Compliance with US Gov't/Department of Defense medical and deployment requirements.

Once employed for the role - must be willing and able to do required travel within 72 hours of notification of the travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

10 or more years BD-700 Global Express or USAF E-11A aircraft experience.

Business or Regional Jet experience a plus (CRJ, G-5, G-4, Challenger, Falcon, etc.).

5+ years Aircraft Maintenance operations experience in business and/or airline aircraft industry.

2 years' experience as deployed E-11A mechanic.

Special Mission aircraft experience.

DoD/civilian maintenance program experience.

Corridor and CAMP Aviation Maintenance Program software experience.

Civilian/military Customer Response Center/Cell experience.

Previous experience in FAR Part 135/145 or MRO environment preferred.

Proficient in computer operations and Microsoft Office Software (Outlook, Word, Excel


Salary Range: $34 - $34

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.