CLS - F-35 Aircraft Mechanic 4 / Ordnance (Beaufort SC)Beaufort, SC

Requisition ID: R10160234

  • Category: Flight Operations

  • Location: Beaufort, South Carolina, United States of America

  • Clearance Type: Secret

  • Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

  • Shift: Any (United States of America)

  • Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time

  • Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

  • 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.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems F-35 Sustainment HPSI Operating Unit, wants YOU to join our Team as a Aircraft Mechanic 4 and join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. You will be assigned as a Aircraft Mechanic 4 - Ordnance supporting F-35 organizational maintenance at MCAS Beaufort . Your Mission will be to support O-Level maintenance on F-35.

In this position you will be subject to work first, second, third, or weekend shift, as directed by the Aircraft Maintenance Manager. You must be able to depart on temporary duty assignments— on short notice. You will practice good housekeeping and follow safety procedures ensuring both programs are enforced.

Your duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) :

  • Performs receipt/turn-in, acceptance, storage, usage tracking, aircraft configuration and management of Alternate Mission Equipment (AME) items using Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) applications supporting F-35B sustainment operations.

  • Ensures Electronic Equipment Logbook (EEL) is complete and accurate for all incoming and outgoing AME in accordance with all applicable program and service guidance.

  • Performs and/or assists with Field-Level Modifications and TCTD required actions.

  • Ensures AME Program adherence to F-35 Program Instruction 1516.01 Sustainment Operating Instruction (SOI) Alternate Mission Equipment (AME) Management.

  • Maintains and updates aircraft records and statuses within Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Keeps the production staff updated on equipment status and future requirements.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Aircraft Maintenance Manager.

  • Performs Action Request through Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tool to resolve any physical or electronic discrepancies.

Maintenance tasks include:

  • Configuring aircraft for modifications, removal, and installation of attaching hardware, component removal and installations, assistance with software/ADL uploads, various system operational checkouts, and Ordnance system maintenance.

Technical requirements include:

  • Fault isolation, troubleshooting, and repair of system failures detected during operational checks associated with modifications and restoration of equipment to a serviceable condition after accomplishment of modifications and/or maintenance. Interprets and uses various types of test equipment and works from diagrams, engineering drawings, job guides, and maintenance manuals.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 6 years of Aviation Ordnance/Armament Handling Equipment experience.

  • U.S. citizenship required.

  • A current DoD Secret Clearance (or higher).

  • Ability to obtain Special Access Program clearance, as required.

  • Ability to successfully navigate Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS), as required.

  • Willing/able to provide temporary support to our other CLS locations and/or emerging deployments.

  • Willing/able to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.

  • Able to meet the physical demands of this position, including regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • US Navy or Marine Corps CDI, Air Force 5 or 7 Level, or Ordnance handling and load team qualifications (Quality Assurance Safety Observer, Team Leader, or Team member).

  • Experience with Low Observable (LO) maintenance and repair.

  • Experience using Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) applications as it relates to maintenance/supply management.

  • Eight or more years F-22 or F-35 Ordnance and/or Alternate Mission Equipment (AME) Management.

  • U. S. Navy or U. S. Marine Corps experience with thorough understanding of F-35 Fighter Aircraft Systems and operations under COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2, 4790.35, and Naval Ordnance Management Policy M-8000.16 (NOMP).

  • Experience with Conventional Ordnance Deficiency Reports (CODR), Explosive Event Reports (EER), Explosive Mishap Reports (EMR), and other NAMDRP reporting, as required.

  • Excellent communication skills and experience in a Military-focused Customer Service-Related Industry.

Salary Range: $64,700 - $107,800

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.