Field Technician 4 (Australia) - Top SecretKatherine, AUS

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.

Triton/Aus Field Tech 4

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems has an opening for a Field Technician 4 (MQ-4C Triton/Aus) to join our team of highly qualified & diverse professionals. This position will require travel/relocation to the Northern Territory of Australia .

Installs, operates, maintains, repairs, and modifies equipment. Performs a variety of maintenance and technical support on products such as equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, and software at customer and/or field locations. Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance. Troubleshoots and diagnoses malfunctions to eliminate problem in minimum time. Installs upgrades and removes products ensuring coordinative engineering field change. Maintains effective customer communications and relations. May/Will provide onsite training to customer & support personnel.

Responsibilities :

  • Performs/Provides developmental, production, and/or operational aircraft maintenance, repair, modification, and installation to support flight operations and fleet integration of the MQ-4C Triton air vehicle.

  • Areas of specialization: avionics, electrical, airframe, engine/run instrumentation systems, and integrated systems. (to include Bettie/Wilma operations)

  • Work from blueprints, engineering orders, schematics, repair manuals and other technical documents in the performance of maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly, or adjustment of various vehicle systems.

  • Troubleshoot and accurately diagnose malfunctions to properly identify and correct problems in minimum time.

  • Install upgrades and remove products ensuring coordinative engineering field changes.

  • Works closely with NG/Australia personnel to provide specific MQ-4C experience level training of the air vehicle.

  • Assists in delivery & documentation efforts of all training materials.

  • Provides daily (FSR) functionality support to execute within the statement of work.

  • Adhere to any/all Contractor Operating Procedures IAW (NGDS/NGA) requirements and local RAAF airfield guidelines/requirements.

  • May require safe for flight designation.

  • This position will require 100% OCONUS travel and is considered a long-term assignment.

  • Must be willing to committ to a 2 year OCONUS assignment

This position will be a long-term expatriate opportunity. This position will include HOLA, COLA and other incentives for working this assignment overseas .

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate degree or other 2-year technical degree/certification in a related field and 2 year's related (MQ-4C) experience; OR High School with 4 years of experience will be considered.

  • An Active DoD TOP SECRET clearance is required to start.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain clearance up to SCI/Poly requirement.

  • Aircraft Production/Modification/Operations experience of the (Triton MQ-4C)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Triton MQ-4C Wilma/Bettie operators

  • Experience instructing maintenance as an FSR of (Triton MQ-4C)

  • OOMA and U.S. Navy maintenance experience.

  • Avionics/Electrical background.

  • Airframes/Structures/Composites

  • Comfortable/confidant working within an international team setting to deliver experience, training, and other specific courseware.

Salary Range: $68,000 - $113,400

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.