Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - MechanicalTindal, AUS

Requisition ID: R10159942

  • Category: Manufacturing and Production

  • Location: Tindal, Northern Territory, Australia

  • Clearance Type: Top Secret (NV2)

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • Positions Available: 2

We’re building a reputation as the place to be in Defence. With strong local management, sound investment and a fresh approach, we’re on an exciting trajectory and building unique capability. Leveraging the kind of leading edge US capabilities and technology most can only imagine, our close-knit 800 strong team is busy delivering World-leading solutions to safeguard Australia’s future. And, together, we’re growing a business where everyone contributes and everyone matters.

Northrop Grumman's MQ-4C Triton Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) provides real-time intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) over vast ocean and coastal regions. The aircraft can fly for more than 24 hours at a time, at an altitude above 55,000 feet and an operational range of 8,200 nautical miles. Australia is a cooperative program partner in the Triton program which consists of the US Navy, Royal Australian Air Force and Northrop Grumman.

Your Role:

As we prepare for the arrival of the Triton UAS, we are proactively recruiting to ensure a seamless and coordinated entry into service. One of our key roles identified is the role of Aircraft Maintenance Engineer - Mechanical based out of RAAF Base Tindal, NT .

We’re now looking for a Cert IV Aviation Trade/Aero skills ( Mechanical ) qualified AME to join our newly formed Maintenance team. Working as part of a team to deliver multiple serviceable UAS at once - on time and within budget, you will identify manpower, tools and facilities requirements, present solutions to resolve manpower; technical and logistics challenges, and report and follow-up major defects and publication.

To succeed, you will need to have a passion for the Triton program and a willingness to learn from an experienced team around you.

MQ-4C Type Training will be provided which includes travel to the Palmdale, California for up to 10 weeks.

Relocation assistance will be provided for members and their families wishing to relocate to the Katherine region.

What we Offer:

Whatever your role, life stage or background, you can shape your career here in your way with highly challenging work, great colleagues and career development, plus a range of flexible benefits and working patterns.

  • Relocation assistance for you and your family

  • Professional Development – further education, leadership development, professional industry memberships and unlimited access to a range of online training

  • Purchased annual leave

  • Salary packaging including novated car leases

  • Generous paid parental leave

  • Volunteer Leave

  • Health & Wellbeing program

  • Employee Assistance Program

Everyone Matters

Doing the Right Thing and Sharing Success are two values underpinning how we behave at Northrop Grumman. Here, everyone matters and we proudly encourage individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply to join our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Security Clearance Information:

As a Positive Vetting (PV) Australian Government Security Vetting Agency (AGSVA) security clearance is required for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) are applicable, as such your nationality may be a factor in determining your suitability for this role. You will also need to satisfy pre-employment drug & alcohol testing, police checks and employment screening verification.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce, and encourages individuals from all backgrounds and all abilities to apply and consider becoming a part of our diverse and inclusive workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are welcome and encouraged to apply.