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Northrop Grumman is looking for excellent applicants for our Flight Test Technician 3 roles. Take your outstanding aerospace experience and build a career and legacy with NG!
Performs developmental, experimental and production aircraft maintenance, repair, modification, installation, and testing tasks in a field of specialization; electrical / electronic, mechanical or instrumentation.
Instructs, coordinates, and performs the duties / functions of Flight Test personnel in area(s) of assignment.
Determines the sequence for installing, removing, maintaining, repairing, or fabricating critical aircraft components, or electrical / electronic, mechanical or instrumentation systems.
Performs testing, rework, and repair in various fields of specialization.
Applies shop theory and skills in accomplishing assigned tasks working from incomplete engineering, electronic data, blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings, technical orders and written and verbal instructions.
Works from blueprints, engineering orders, schematics, repair manuals and other technical documents on aircraft electrical / electronic, mechanical, plumbing, and hydraulics, power plant, structures, or instrumentation systems.
Performs drilling, reaming, fitting, assembly, trimming, riveting, splicing, insulating and other associated duties as assigned.
Performs electrical, mechanical or instrumentation maintenance, repair, and testing in support of specific flight test projects.
Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, and maintains various types of complex aircraft equipment, components, devices, or systems.
Performs modifications and adjustments as necessary.
Notifies lead personnel or supervision of any / all malfunctions, defects and damages of equipment, material, and product.
Checks work for completeness and accuracy.
Performs Production Accountability duties associated with the processing, verification, quality auditing and inspection of assemblies, parts, and tooling for which the individual has been delegated production accountability.
May be required to work in other fields incidental to, and in connection with completion of assignment.
May be required to perform other related duties as assigned.
Basic Qualifications for a Flight Test Technician 3:
High School Diploma or equivalent plus 4 years of industry-related experience.
A current DoD Secret clearance is required.
Must have ability to obtain Special Program Access within a reasonable amount of time
Selected Candidate must be willing to work various shifts depending on the business needs: 4x10 schedule (Mon-Thurs) 1st shift; 4x10 (Mon-Thurs) 2nd shift; 3x10 schedule Fri, Sat, Sun) 2nd shift; 3x10 schedule (Fri, Sat, Sun) 1st shift.
Must be willing to accept work assignments that may include the following locations: Palmdale, CA, Mojave, CA, and/or Edwards AFB , CA dependent on business needs.
This position reports to Palmdale, CA, USA, however, this position can also be worked from Edwards AFB, CA, CA, USA.
Salary Range: $61,700 USD - $102,800 USD
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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ .
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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
On-ramping/Off-ramping parental leave
Child care subsidies
Backup child care
Onsite child care
Unconscious bias training
Remote work policy
Part time policy
Short term disability
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