Aircraft Low Observable Mech 4

Responsible for all aircraft low observable outer mold line structures, materials and applications. Prepares composite or metallic surfaces for coating applications by performing various operations such as sanding, stripping, applying vacuum, performing porosity testing, masking and other preparation tasks. Mixes and applies sealants, gap fillers and any other required processes prior to paint which may require the use of heating devices. Mixes and applies paints and other coatings at the proper spraying consistency. Applies additional surface details to manufacturer specifications. Performs or coordinates component-level testing for specification compliance after applications have been completed. May perform similar duties in aircraft build, modification or maintenance role.

Basic Qualifications:

Applicants should have a minimum High School and 6 years additional education and/or experience relevant to the Aviation and Aerospace Industry.

Applicants must have and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location and comply with mobility requirements. Applicants must meet medical requirements for worldwide travel, which include a physical. Applicants must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.

Applicants must be a US citizen and must have a current and active SECRET security clearance and be willing to submit to polygraph. Additionally, the ability to obtain and retain Special Program access is required as condition of employment.

Preferred Qualifications:

Applicants with an active TOP SECRET clearance preferred. Operational experience is preferred over manufacturing or production, but all candidates will be considered.

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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


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