E-6B IMMC SCA Aircraft Mechanic 3 - Structures / Weekends (Nights)

United States-Louisiana-Lake Charles, United States

Full Time

a month ago

Job description

US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: No relocation assistance available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: Yes, 25% of the Time

Description

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. 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 look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have 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.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems wants you to your our Team as a SCA Aircraft Mechanic 3 and support a maintenance program with Northrop Grumman in Lake Charles, LA.

The Navy E-6 is an airborne command post and communications relay based on the Boeing 707 platform The aircraft are utilized primarily for long-range patrols along the entire U.S. border, and in source and transit zone countries. This platform, now modified to the E-6B standard, conveys instructions from the National Command Authority to fleet ballistic missile submarines, a mission known as TACAMO ("Take Charge And Move Out").

**These positions are Service Contract Act positions.

**These positions will be hired for weekends, 2nd shift.

Your primary duties include:

  • Maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components of complex to extreme difficulty

  • Applies a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification

  • Applies the experience and ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers alike

  • Applies a broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair

  • Applies detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required.

  • Be able to read and interpret schematics, assembly drawings, process specifications, technical manuals, written instructions, etc.

  • Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals

  • Reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components

  • Make entries in aircraft logs and records, and is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.

Additional duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories

  • Be able to assemble, modify, and install wire bundles, conductors and other electrical components.

  • Applies a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems

  • Applies a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts

  • Applies basic knowledge of electrical theory

  • Be able to use a variety of manual hand tools such as crimpers, strippers, wire cutters, heat shrink gun, etc.

  • Applies detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment

  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components

  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components, and applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation

  • Maintains repairs and modifies engines of complex to extreme difficulty

  • Performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections

  • Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes

  • Performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines reciprocating engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves, inspects jet engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments

  • Inspects jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, ammeter, and jet calibration (Jetcal) tester, to locate source of malfunction

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and a minimum 10 years relevant experience

  • Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours

  • Able to change physical locations based upon need (including physical ability to travel)

  • Ability to be subject to a variety of physical conditions

  • Able to wear respirator or other safety gear

  • Ability to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or closed spaces

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • A&P License

  • E-6B/707 experience

  • Able to obtain/maintain a Secret DoD clearance

  • Experience performing complex modifications

Salary Range: $35.25 - $38.77

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.
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