Deployed Aircraft Mechanic Level 2

Northrop Grumman Technical Services is seeking an Aircraft Mechanic for our Afghanistan location. The candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Troubleshoots, repairs and services aircraft and engine systems. Conducts diagnosis of malfunctions
  • Performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various aircraft systems

in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations

  • Maintains FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms
  • Requires an airframe and power license

Specific Description:

  • Execute line-maintenance/flight operations support for 4 x BACN E-11A overseas deployed 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 in line 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 OCONUS site(s)

  • Conduct progressive maintenance & inspections on aircraft at remote OCONUS 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
  • Assist other functional team members with any associated aircraft maintenance actions to ensure mission success


Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree or equivalent with 2 years of experience. 4 years of additional experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree

Current DoD SECRET Clearance with at least one year from expiring

  • Possession of a US Passport or ability to quickly obtain US Passport
  • Airframe and Powerplant License
  • Business or Regional Jet experience a (CRJ, G-5, G-4, Challenger, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BD-700 Global Express, USAF E-11A aircraft
  • 5 or more years Rolls-Royce BR-710 experience
  • 10 years transport category aircraft experience
  • Special Mission aircraft experience
  • DoD maintenance program experience
  • Obtain a general medical physical to include HIV test and TB-Tine check

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 statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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