CLS - F-35 Aircraft Mechanic 3 (Lemoore, CA) AHT Lemoore, CA

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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS), F-35 Sustainment HPSI Operating Unit, has an opening for an Aircraft Mechanic 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. You will be assigned as an Aircraft Mechanic 3 supporting F-35 organizational maintenance at Lemoore, CA. Your Mission will be to support O-Level maintenance on F-35.

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

  • You will p erform Maintenance, Repair, Launch, and Recovery activities on F-35 aircraft. Ensure aircraft are in exceptional mechanical condition and safe for flight by performing maintenance, inspections, and servicing requirements on all aircraft systems in accordance with JTD and all applicable program and service guidance.

  • You will perform and/or assists with Field-Level Modifications and TCTD maintenance actions.

  • You will maintain and update aircraft records and status within the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) of ALIS. Keep the production staff updated on aircraft status.

  • You will p erform other duties as assigned by the Aircraft Maintenance Manager.

  • You will p erform required Airframe and Powerplant General (APG) tasks as part of F-35 Contractor Logistics Support (CLS).

  • You will perform m aintenance tasks including configuring aircraft for modifications, removal and installation of attaching hardware, component removal and installations, assistance with software uploads, various system operational checkouts, and egress system maintenance.

  • You will be expected to know technical requirements which include fault isolation, troubleshooting, and repair of system failures detected during operational checks associated with maintenance and restoration of aircraft to flying condition subsequent to accomplishment of modifications and maintenance.

  • You will be expected to interpret and use various test equipment and work from wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, job guides, and maintenance manuals.

  • You must obtain Hydraulic Contamination and IPP ground run qualifications within the first 12 months and maintain throughout durations of employment.

  • You must be willing to deploy/travel in order to fulfil customer's operational commitments.

  • Must obtain and maintain other qualifications as directed by supervisor.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of 4 Years of aircraft airframe/powerplants and/or crew chief experience.

  • Must have an Active Secret Clearance or higher.

  • US Citizenship required.

  • Air Force 5 or 7 Level, US Navy or Marine Corps CDI, or equivalent Airframe and Power Plant (A&P).

  • Ability to read and interpret technical data and blueprint drawings.

  • Must be willing 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:

  • 8 Years F-22 or F-35 Airframes/Powerplants and/or Crew Chief Experience .

  • DoD Intermediate level Low Observables, or commercial/industry equivalent.

Salary Range: $58,800 - $78,400

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.

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.