SCA Aircraft Mechanic 2 - Avionics - Robins AFB AHTRobins Afb, GA

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.

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.

We are seeking FAA A&P Certified Aircraft Mechanic 2 with avionics technician experience.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, Our Defense Systems Sector wants you to join our Team as a SCA Aircraft Mechanic with avionics.

This position requires the ability to deploy internationally for periods of up to 180 days to support CONUS and OCONUS operations when required to backfill staffing needs or when USAF customer requirements dictate.

This position is located at Robins AFB, Georgia and requires being onsite daily.

No relocation assistance is available.

**This is a Service Contract Act position.

You will be responsible for the following:

Troubleshoot, repair and maintain all aircraft systems.

Conduct diagnosis of malfunctions.

Duties include:

Perform maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replace, re-assembly or adjustment of all aircraft systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations Maintains FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms.

Specific Duties:

Execute line-maintenance/flight operations support for BACN E-11A (Global Express and Global 6000) aircraft including all electrical & mechanical troubleshooting, fault isolation & repair, parts replacement, line repairable unit (LRU) replacement, calibration tasks, testing, engine repairs and/or replacements & proper documentation in aircraft forms (Air Force Form 781 series).

Conduct maintenance of aircraft on flight line utilizing with USAF ground maintenance procedures & in compliance with associated airworthiness approvals.

Conduct Tier 2 maintenance (in depth maintenance, repairs, etc.) & Tier 3 maintenance (modifications & depot level or major maintenance) at operational CONUS site(s).

Conduct progressive maintenance & inspections on aircraft at CONUS locations to minimize aircraft downtime for longer term maintenance requirements.

Service aircraft, perform end-of-runway, postflight, preflight, thru-flight, & phase inspections. Advise on problems maintaining, servicing, & inspecting aircraft & related aerospace equipment. Use technical data to diagnose & solve maintenance problems on aircraft systems.

Interpret & advise on maintenance procedures & policies to repair aircraft & related equipment. Troubleshoot & maintain aircraft structures, systems, components, & related equipment. Remove & install aircraft components conducting functional tests of repaired components & systems.

Adjust, align & rig aircraft systems.

Supervise & perform aircraft jacking, lifting & towing operations.

Inspect aircraft structures, systems, components & related systems.

Supervise & perform aircraft & component inspections Interpret inspection findings & determines adequacy of corrective actions.

Inspect & check components for clearances, tolerances, proper installation & operation.

Inspect & operate powered & non-powered aerospace ground equipment.

Inspect & identify aircraft corrosion for prevention & repair.

Review maintenance forms, aircraft records, automated maintenance data systems & historical reports to ensure complete documentation.

Inventory & maintain aircraft equipment.

Avionics specific tasks

Uploading of aircraft software sets and monthly navigation databases

Use of Onboard Maintenance System and Portable Maintenance Access Terminal to troubleshoot and identify aircraft system faults and failures.

Operate Druck Air Data Test Set, IFR 6000, IFR 4000 to test aircraft pitot/static, navigation and communication systems.

Perform aircraft set-up and systems checks daily prior to crew arrival and launch.

Access and work in a confined avionics bay

Assist other functional team members with any associated aircraft maintenance actions to ensure mission success.

May deploy overseas to support OCONUS operations when required to backfill staffing needs or when USAF customer requirements dictate so need to be able and willing to do overnight travel as needed and could be as high as 50%.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent along with a minimum of 2 years of Aircraft Mechanic and Avionics experience.

  • US Citizenship required.

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification required.

  • Ability to obtain DoD SECRET Clearance.

  • Ability to quickly obtain US Passport

  • Business or Regional Jet experience (Global Express, XRS, Global 6000/6500, CRJ, Challenger, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream V, etc.)

  • Experienced in Altimeter/Transponder checks utilizing Pitot/Static and Transponder test equipment.

  • RVSM Certified and understands FAA RVSM guidelines and aircraft RVSM certification.

  • Connector repair, wire harness manufacture, and in-depth electronic and electrical troubleshooting experience.

  • Loading of aircraft software.

  • Adept at using electronic and electrical troubleshooting tools beyond the use of a simple meter.

Preferred Qualifications:

A current DoD Secret Clearance

4 or more years of related hands-on aircraft avionics experience

Compliance with US Gov't/Department of Defense medical and deployment requirements

Ability to meet medical requirements for worldwide travel, which include a physical.

Salary Range: $34 - $34

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 most positions.