Crash Crew Member 3

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 Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Crash Crew Member 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Melbourne, FL.

Essential Functions:

  • Responds to actual or potential ground or flight emergencies to prevent or extinguish fires and rescue aircraft crew and passengers
  • Operates and maintains aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicles and equipment
  • Prepositions emergency vehicles at the scene to apply extinguishing agents as necessary for fire control and/or facilitate self-evacuation of aircraft occupants
  • Performs stand-bys for aircraft engine runs, fueling and defueling, fuel cell maintenance, and all other related high-hazardous aircraft testing procedures
  • Requires certification in operation and maintenance of ARFF vehicles and other equipment, general and aircraft-related firefighting principles, procedures and techniques; including capabilities of extinguishing agents; use of self-contained breathing apparatus; aircraft entry procedures and methods, both normal and forcible; general and location-specific knowledge of aircraft construction, including fuel, oil, and electrical systems, non-weapon ordnance, and ejection seats

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Associates Degree OR High School Diploma/GED and 4 years additional education and/or experience
  • 1 year of emergency management experience
  • Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF) Certification
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret level security clearance

Preferred Qualifications:
  • A current DoD Secret or Top Secret/SCI level security clearance, to include a Single Scope Background Investigation, a periodic reinvestigation, or an original adjudication date completed within the last 6 years
  • The ability to obtain and maintain program access
  • 5 years of ARFF-related work experience
  • 3 years of emergency management experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

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.${descr2}${descr3}

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