Northrop Grumman Aircraft Structures Mechanics (DOD Secret Clearance Required) in Palmdale, California

This position description does not represent a current opening but may be used to identify candidates with skills and experience for positions within Northrop Grumman that frequently become available. Candidates who express an interest may be considered for future positions at Northrop Grumman.

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.

Responsibilities for this Pipeline requisition are:

To perform a variety of operations to assemble and make major assembly structures such as fuselage panels and bulkheads, and structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps, and stabilizers.

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints

  • Ability to translate blueprints into fabrications of structural assemblies to include: precision drilling, countersinking, and the use of calibrated tools

  • Aligning parts on jigs using templates and fixtures

  • Performing part-fitting operations: filing sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling and reaming

  • Measuring parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions

  • May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures

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Basic Qualifications:

Aircraft Structures Mechanic 1

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 3months work experience

  • Must be able to performmoderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, 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.

  • Required ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator

  • The ability to work 1 st 5 am 3:30 pm or 2 nd shift 4:12 pm 2:42 am and any work schedule

  • Must have a current active DODSecret clearancewith an investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Must have the ability to obtainprogram access prior to beginning work, as necessary per business requirements

Aircraft Structures Mechanic 2

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 2 years' structures/sheet metal experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment

  • Must be able to performmoderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, 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.

  • Required ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator

  • The ability to work 1 st 5 am 3:30 pm or 2 nd shift 4:12 pm 2:42 am and any work schedule

  • Must have a current active DODSecret clearancewith an investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Must have the ability to obtainprogram access prior to beginning work, as necessary per business requirements

Aircraft Structures Mechanic 3

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Minimum of 5 years' structures/sheet metal experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment.

  • Must be able to performmoderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, 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.

  • Required ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator

  • The ability to work 1 st 5 am 3:30 pm or 2 nd shift 4:12 pm 2:42 am and any work schedule

  • Must have a current active DODSecret clearancewith an investigation date within the last 6 years

  • Must have the ability to obtainprogram access prior to beginning work, as necessary per business requirements

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