Northrop Grumman Aircraft Structures Mechanic 2 in Moss Point, Mississippi

Aircraft Structures Mechanic 2

Requisition ID: 18003896

Location(s): United States-Mississippi-Moss Point

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: No relocation assistance available

Travel: No

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Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems sector is seeking Aircraft StructuresAssemblers/Mechanic to join our team. The position will be located in Moss Point, MS.

The Aircraft Structures Assembler/Mechanics performs a variety of operations. Assemble and make major assembly structures such as fuselage skins and bulkheads, and structural subassemblies such as webs, doors, and stabilizers. Aligns parts on jigs using templates and fixtures. Performs such minor part-fitting operations as filing, sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling, and reaming. Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions. May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure. Must meet quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Minimum of 2 years of structures experience in an aerospace, military, manufacturing, or maintenance environment

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with aircraft assembly

  • Experience reading, understanding, and translating blueprints

  • Ability to work various shifts

  • Ability to pass medical respiratory and or physical assessments

Preferred Qualifications:

  • May also install some systems such as dry plumbing systems. May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure

  • Completion of an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certification

  • Completion of an Aircraft Fabrication or equivalent program

  • Experience with structural subassemblies such as, fuel-tank sealing, rudders, flaps and stabilizers

  • Experience installing Line Replaceable Units (LRU) and dry plumbing systems

  • Experience with system subassemblies such as, hydraulic and electrical installations

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: Aircraft Structures Mechanic 2

Location: Mississippi-Moss Point

Requisition ID: 18003896