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Avionics Technician 4

Requisition ID: R10079961

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Sierra Vista, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a self-motivated, hard-working full-time Avionic Technician 4 to support Q4 (Global Hawk or Triton) Unmanned Aircraft Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) Programs at various customer and/or field locations. The selected candidate will install and troubleshoot avionics systems wiring in aircraft in accordance with technical specifications and engineering instructions. Also, performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re assembly or adjustment of various vehicle systems. Analyzes and evaluates products and related performance. Fabricates, installs and tests installation, routing, clamping and wiring harnesses. Reads wiring diagrams and blueprints. Maintains applicable customer required records, manuals and inspection forms. Recommends corrective actions and resolves problems using technical publications and analytic techniques. Records information on maintenance data collection forms and automated systems. Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinate product solution in minimum time. Assesses product needs in accordance with customer specifications. This position will require up to 50% travel.

Basic Qualification for Level 4:

  • An Associate’s Degree in an appropriate technical discipline and four (4) years of specialized experience OR; High School diploma and six (6) years of relevant experience
  • Have previous Global Hawk or Triton experience
  • A basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be a US Citizen with current DoD Secret Clearance
  • Must be able to support the 24/7, fast paced, operations environment and adapt to changing priorities based on mission need
  • Willingness to work after hours and weekends as required
  • Must be willing to travel CONUS and OCONUS

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Federal Communication Commission (FCC) license
  • Working knowledge of maintenance databases
  • VTC or BETTIE qualified

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Salary Range: $61,000 USD - $101,600 USD

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 health and safety of our employees and their families is a top priority. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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 most positions.



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What's great about
Northrop Grumman

  1. Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
  2. Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
  3. Enjoy benefits like work-life balance, education assistance and paid time off.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.