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SCA Engineering Technician 4- Grand Forks AFB, ND (AHT)

Requisition ID: R10080485

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Grand Forks AFB, ND, USA
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a SCA Engineering Technician for our Grand Forks AFB, ND location. The candidate will work all aspects of RQ-4 Global Hawk systems to include airframe, electrical, hydraulic, fuel, pneumatic, flight control, propulsion, and landing gear.

Primary responsibility is that of a technical advisor, providing technical application and insight to Government personnel. The candidate must be qualified and physically capable to perform all required tasks. At times, the candidate may be required to augment Government personnel and perform scheduled & unscheduled maintenance, servicing, etc. No in-route or on-site formal training is provided—therefore candidates must have prior maintenance experience (although preferred, experience does not have to have been within the USAF). FSRs conduct technical analysis of product implementations, modifications, and enhancements to products in accordance with specific customer specifications and implementations.

They troubleshoot technical problems and issues, determine technical solutions in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommend actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solutions. The FSR assesses product needs in accordance with customer specifications. May be required to conduct informal (e.g. over-the-shoulder) training for Government personnel. Provides data in support of, and reviews engineering investigations.

Works as an engineering liaison between NG engineering and the USAF, coordinating requests for depot-level repairs, electronic data and log/fault files, etc. Performs depot-level FSR-only tasks and depot-level Time Compliance Technical Orders. Notes recurring discrepancies or trends and initiates appropriate actions.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in an appropriate technical discipline and Two (2) years of specialized experience OR; Six (6) years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree

  • Strong background in Avionics

  • Current US DOD SECRET security clearance

  • Working knowledge of IMDS/CAMS maintenance data collection

  • A basic knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite - Certified UAV Technician / Aircraft Electronics Technician


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior RQ-4 maintenance experience - (FAA) Airframe and Power plant (A&P) desired

  • Working knowledge of Air Force Instruction 21-101 (Aircraft and Equipment Maintenance Management) Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce

Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 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

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.

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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.