Aircraft Structures Mechanic 3

    • Melbourne, FL

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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Aircraft Structures Mechanic 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

The selected candidate fabricates, assembles, installs, and repairs production sheet metal products and equipment in accordance with blueprints, drawings, and specifications. Makes sheet metal layouts; sets up and operates fabricating machinery; shapes metal using blocks or forms and inspects assemblies and installations for conformance to specifications. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

The selected candidate must have full knowledge of Aircraft Structural Fabrication, Assembly and Installations. Complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general and detailed aspects of the job, and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered.

The selected candidate will work in an aircraft hangar environment utilizing special skills such as but not limited to; close tolerance hole drilling, countersinking, fastener installation, shooting and or bucking rivets, trimming, use of micrometers, and calipers.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

-HS Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 5 years of experience working on Aircraft Structures.
-Ability to develop and build first article pieces that have not been built with the aid of production tools

Preferred Qualifications:

-Experience working in an Aviation Rapid Prototype and/or Experimental Fabrication 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

A leading global security company, Northrop Grumman provides innovative products and solutions in autonomous systems, cyber security, and complex logistics to government and commercial clients.

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