Aircraft Electrician - Level 2/3Palmdale, 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.

If you join Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems in this position, you will assist our Manufacturing Operations Organization as an Aircraft Electrician - Level 2/3 supporting our Palmdale site.

This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail, top focus on quality and excellent people skills. This is a full-time position located in sunny Palmdale, CA.

If you are intrigued by this opportunity keep reading below.

Essential Functions:

  • Electrical assembly and wire harness installation

  • Checks, tests, and troubleshoots electrical systems for conformance to specifications and performs repair, removal, and reinstallation of wiring as necessary.

  • Cuts wire to length, strips insulation from wire ends, and insulates connections with plastic sleeves.

  • Attaches wire or complicated electrical systems to fixtures and accessories such as: transformers, instrument panels, and switchboards with fasteners (bolts, screws, or solder)

  • May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

  • Able to obtain half & full-face respirator certification.

  • Daily usage of manufacturing shop controls and systems

  • Use of appropriate PPE when working on the shop floor

  • Recommend and implement continuous improvement activities in production methods, equipment performance and team effectiveness.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Level 2 - Minimum 2 Years/Level 3 - Minimum of 5 years' electrical experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 35 pounds, and working overhead.

  • Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment.

  • The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam in order to obtain and maintain necessary respirator clearance and compliance with all respirator fitting requirements. .

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret or Top-Secret Clearance as well as Program Special access within a reasonable period of time, as determined by the company to meet its business needs.

  • The ability to utilize a computer for basic functions (including navigating through windows operating system, getting online, executing online training modules and ability to be trained using on the job software.

  • The ability to work 1st "5 AM - 3:30 PM" or 2nd shift "4:12 PM - 2:42 AM" and any work schedule.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Level 2 - Minimum 2 Years/Level 3 - Minimum of 5 years' electrical experience in an aerospace environment with background in avionics, pinons, dmates, soft mats, hard mats, wire harnesses (tear down and builds), and troubleshooting capabilities.

  • Active DOD secret clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 5 years.

  • Completion of A&P certificate program.

As a full-time employee of Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems, you are eligible for our robust benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision coverage

  • 401k

  • Educational Assistance

  • Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programs & Work/Life Solutions

  • Paid Time off

  • Health & Wellness Resources

  • Employee Discounts

Salary Range: $58,760 - $62,920

Salary Range 2: $56,600 - $94,300

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.