UAV Avionics Technician 4 (Italy) Top SecretSigonella, ITA

Requisition ID: R10163292

  • Category: Flight Operations

  • Location: Sigonella, Catania, Italy | Sigonella, Catania, Italy

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Any (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% 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 Defense Services is seeking Aircraft Technicians for our NAS Sigonella Forward Operating Location. The candidate will install and troubleshoot avionics systems wiring in aircraft in accordance with technical specifications and engineering instructions. Also, performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various vehicle systems. Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance. Fabricates, installs and tests installation, routing, clamping and wiring harnesses. Reads wiring diagrams and blueprints. Maintains applicable customer required records, manuals and inspection forms. Recommends corrective actions and resolves problems using technical publications and analytic techniques. Records information on maintenance data collection forms and automated systems. Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solution in minimum time. Assesses product needs in accordance with customer specifications. Provide On-the-Job Training and platform instruction to NATO AGS customer when required.

This position will be a long-term expatriate opportunity. This position will include Flight Arrangement(s), Household Good Shipment, HOLA, COLA and other incentives for working this assignment overseas .

Basic Qualifications :

-Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in an appropriate technical discipline and 3 years related experience OR; An Associate's Degree in an appropriate technical discipline and seven (7) years of specialized experience OR; High School diploma and eleven (11) years of relevant experience.

  • A basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite.

  • US or NATO Top SECRET Clearance Required.

-Able to commit to a 2 year overseas assignment

  • Must have prior UAV experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • (FAA) Airframe and Power plant (A&P) and General Radiotelephone Operators License (GROL) desired.

  • Certified UAV Technician / Aircraft Electronics Technician

  • Working knowledge of maintenance data bases (i.e., IMDS/CAMS)

-Worked on previous Global Hawk maintenance programs.

  • Air Force avionics maintenance experience.

-Ability to work in a fast paced environment

-Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required

Salary Range: $68,000 - $113,400

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