Northrop Grumman Aircraft Structures Mechanic 4 in Whiteman AFB, Missouri

Aircraft Structures Mechanic 4

Requisition ID: 18000563

Location(s): United States-Missouri-Whiteman AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company whose work with cutting-edge technology is driven by something human: the lives our technology protects? If so, Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. It’s not the systems that drive us: it’s the soldier our systems bring home. It’s not just the equipment that motivates us: it’s the people our equipment protects. It’s not the innovation that gets us up in the morning: it’s whom those innovations serve. We’re united by our work to help people and protect the world. And that mission makes our team even stronger.

When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We’re committed to our employees’ professional and personal development and success.

Northrop Grumman recruits top talent with traditional and non-traditional backgrounds in order to ensure our team is united, connected, skilled, focused and innovative. An inclusive workplace of people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives is the key to our performance. At Northrop Grumman, we want our employees to bring their whole self to work. All your different sides are welcome here, as we believe they make our team, our products and our services, that much better.

Job Description

Performs a variety of Airframe Structural Operations; such as locating parts, drilling various types of metals and composite materials, and installing various types of fasteners per drawing and process specifications. Requires knowledge of various types of cutting tools (drills/reamers/etc.) and drill speed/feed rates. Requires proficiency in interpreting Engineering drawings, process specifications, and Engineering standards, as well as following planned procedures to correctly locate parts and produce close tolerance hole dimensions. Aligns parts on fixtures, uses template to perform locating, drilling operations, trimming, deburring, and fastener installation. Requires detailed understanding of match drilling full sized existing holes in fracture critical structures into new blank structure by using drill bars, bushings and other drilling aids. Measures parts with micrometers, calipers, and other precision measuring tools to verify dimensions. May modify structural assemblies/subassemblies to incorporate changes. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Must adherence to shop floor policies and procedures, to include FOE and tool control.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) and 6 years relative airframe experience.

  • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance to start and meet eligibility requirements for additional clearances for continued employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Heavy structures experience from aircraft manufacturing, depot maintenance or modifications.

  • Over 8 years relative airframe experience.

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.

Title: Aircraft Structures Mechanic 4

Location: Missouri-Whiteman AFB

Requisition ID: 18000563