Flight Test Tech 4
At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. 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 continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.
Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for a Flight Test Technician.
The Flight Test Technician performs production and flight line testing and maintenance. Repairs, modifies, installs, and tests mechanical systems. Performs duties / functions of test personnel in area(s) of assignment. Determines and performs the sequence for installing, removing, maintaining, repairing critical components / systems working with engineering.
Performs testing, rework and repair in various fields of specialization. Applies theories and skills in accomplishing assigned tasks. Works from electronic data, blueprints, sketches, engineering drawings, technical orders, engineering orders, schematics, block diagrams and other technical documents on mechanical, hydraulics, power plant, and/or structures. Performs modifications and adjustments as necessary.
Performs mechanical maintenance, repair, testing and troubleshooting in support of specific test objectives. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, and maintains various types of complex equipment, components, devices or systems. Notifies lead personnel or supervision of any / all malfunctions, defects and damages to equipment, material and product. Checks work for completeness and accuracy. Position requires ability to interpret and use drawings and engineering documents to repair, maintain, or modify complex systems.
Position will require domestic travel.
Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends as required.
• High School diploma or equivalent and 6 years additional education and/or related experience.
• Must have an Active DoD Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret Clearance and Special Program Access (SAP).
• Must be able to lift 30lbs
• Basic computer proficiency (MS, Word, Excel, Outlook)
• AA or other 2 year technical degree in related discipline and 3 years of related experience.
• Active Top Secret clearance with investigation closeout within the last 3 years.
• Operational and/or test experience preferred over manufacturing however, 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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