SCA Aircraft Mechanic 3 (Top Secret) Patuxent River, MD

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.

SCA Aircraft Mechanic 3

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what's possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you'll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems has an opening for an SCA Aircraft Mechanic/Technician 3 (MQ-4C Triton /UAE) to join our team of highly qualified & diverse professionals. This position will be located in the United Arab Emirates .

Responsibilities :

  • Perform developmental, production, and operational aircraft maintenance, repair, modification, and installation to support flight testing and fleet integration for the MQ-4C Triton.

  • Areas of specialization include: avionics, electrical, airframe, engine, instrumentation systems, and integrated systems.

  • Work from blueprints, engineering orders, schematics, repair manuals and other technical documents in the performance of maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly, or adjustment of various vehicle systems.

  • Troubleshoot and accurately diagnose malfunctions to properly identify and correct problems in minimum time.

  • Install upgrades and remove products ensuring coordinative engineering field changes.

  • Work with active-duty military personnel in a professional manner as a representative of Northrop Grumman (FSR type role/functionality)

  • Adhere to Contractor Operating Procedures and Naval Aviation Maintenance Practices.

  • This position will require OCONUS travel and is considered a long-term assignment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Associate degree or other 2-year technical degree/certification in a related field and 4 year's related experience; additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • An Active DoD TOP SECRET clearance is required.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain clearance up to SCI/Poly requirement.

  • Aircraft Production/Modification experience

  • Experience instructing maintenance in a FSR role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Triton/Global Hawk experience

  • OOMA and U.S. Navy maintenance experience.

  • Avionics/Electrical background.

  • Airframes/Structures/Composites


Salary Range: $1 - $1

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.