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Northrop Grumman Aircraft Low Observ Mech 3 in Cherry Point, North Carolina

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman is seeking a skilled Aircraft Low Observable Mechanic 3 for our Cherry Point North Carolina F-35 or Maintenance Repair Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) location. This is an excellent opportunity for you to grow professionally, enter/expand your capabilities in the F-35 MRO&U industry, and lead a team of NGTS technicians to achieve superior results on a highly visible F-35 program priority. Your performance will directly impact NG's objective of increasing our role as a key partner in the F-35 sustainment program.

Responsible for all F-35aircraft low observable outer mold line structures, materials and applications. Prepares composite or metallic surfaces for coating applications by performing various operations such as sanding, stripping, applying vacuum, performing porosity testing, masking and other preparation tasks. Mixes and applies sealants, gap fillers and any other required processes prior to paint which may require the use of heating devices. Mixes and applies paints and other coatings at the proper spraying consistency. Applies additional surface details to manufacturer specifications. Performs or coordinates component-level testing for specification compliance after applications have been completed. May perform similar duties in aircraft build, modification or maintenance role.

Basic Qualifications:

High School diploma/GED with 4 plus years of LO/structures experience

Active US DOD SECRET security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

DoD aircraft maintenance or MRO&U experience

Low observable coating experience

Airframe and Powerplant (A&P)

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Job Category : Flight Operations