Northrop Grumman Flight Test Tech 4 in Edwards AFB, California

Flight Test Tech 4

Requisition ID: 18002544

Location(s): United States-California-Edwards AFB

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Flight Test Tech 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Edwards Air Force Base, CA.

This position will support the RQ4 Global Hawk Flight Test Program at Edwards AFB. Edwards CA.

Essential Functions:

The successful candidate will perform a variety of maintenance on the RQ4 Global Hawk. The maintenance includes but is not limited to avionics, electrical, instrumentation and integrated systems and subsystems. Maintenance actions will include troubleshooting and diagnosing malfunctions, disassembly, wiring repair, wire harness manufacture and routing, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various Air Vehicle systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, RQ4 Tech Orders series maintenance manuals (T.Os), and NGC processes and procedures. Modification work will include installation, upgrades to, and the removal of components. Additionally, the candidate will be expected to complete all required documentation such as NGC and USN records and maintenance action forms.

Other duties include Launch and Recovery operations, Ground Support Equipment operation and Ground Test support. This position may require the individual to work overtime as well as travel off-site.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or 2 year technical degree along with a minimum of 6 years of flight test/flight operations experience


A minimum of 8 years' experience in flight test/flight Operations in lieu of the technical degree

  • An active Department of Defense Interim Secret Security Clearance or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Air Force and Evaluation maintenance experience.

  • Experience with IMDS/CAMS, MES, Teamcenter

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: Flight Test Tech 4

Location: California-Edwards AFB

Requisition ID: 18002544