Northrop Grumman Aircraft Systems Mechanic 3 in Palmdale, California

Aircraft Systems Mechanic 3

Requisition ID: 18002068

Location(s): United States-California-Palmdale

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Aircraft Systems Mechanic - Level 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale or Mojave, CA.

The selected candidate will troubleshoot, repair, and service aircraft hydraulic and related systems.

Essential Functions:

  • Read and interpret blueprints

  • Assemble and install hydraulic systems

  • Conduct diagnosis of malfunctions, conduct diagnosis of malfunctions

  • Perform maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various aircraft systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions

  • Required ability to perform moderately 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

  • Must be willing to work any shift or work schedule

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with hydraulic parts, assemblies, components, and systems in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment

  • The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam.

  • The ability to obtain and maintain an active DOD Secret clearance

  • The ability to acquire enhanced security clearance and/or program access

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of A&P certificate program or equivalent program

  • Systems experience in an aircraft or vehicle manufacturing environment

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 Systems Mechanic 3

Location: California-Palmdale

Requisition ID: 18002068