EA -18G Avionics Technician 3Unknown City, WA

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.

Seeking a highly motivated and confident individual who is experienced on the EA-18G Growler platform and can execute tasking / job requirements of an Aircraft Avionics / Electrical Technician. The successful candidate will demonstrate the abilities to perform troubleshooting, installation, operation, maintenance, modification and repairs to the EA-18G. The ideal candidate should also be able to perform limited structural modifications.


  • Must have basic understanding of the theory of operation of the Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) system on the EA-18G platform.

  • In depth understanding of Software associated with the Avionics systems aboard the Growler required.

  • Must be familiar with basic hand tools, as well as calibrated tools and measuring tools. Also requires the mechanical aptitude to use them correctly on the job.

  • Must be able to clearly document maintenance, and repair actions, as well as correctly tagging and labeling removed parts in accordance with established Procedures.

  • Must have the ability to perform in confined spaces.

  • Will participate and understand the importance of Tool Control and FOD Program. Will identify any potential safety issues and clearly communicating with team members and shop floor Lead/Supervisor.

  • Will be required to demonstrate safe shop practices, such as wearing proper protective equipment i.e. Safety Glasses, Safety Shoes and Bump Caps; Face covering IAW CDC Guidelines.

  • Able to perform any other duties as directed by manager, or team lead for the benefit of the company.

  • Able to assist teammates in other various Powerplant, Airframe, Environmental Control Systems (ECS), and mechanical duties.


  • Must have completed F/A-18 or EA-18G Fleet Replacement Aviation Maintenance Program or equivalent course. Basic wire repair school, harness build up, soldering, Fiber Optics.

  • Must have experience performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and testing of the EA-18G Weapons Systems, including ALQ-99.

  • Should have experience on the F/A-18 or EA-18G aircraft in one or more of the following specialties: RADAR, ECM, AEA or COMMNAV systems.

  • The ability to operate the Support Equipment / Test Equipment needed to sustain the Growlers sub-systems.

  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required.

Salary Range: $57,200 - $95,400

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.

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