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A&P Aircraft Mechanic Level 2 (Saudi Arabia)

Requisition ID: R10033605

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: APO AE, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Shift X (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 100% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 5

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 Technical Services is seeking a certificated Airframe and Powerplant Technician for an undisclosed location in Saudi Arabia.

The candidate will be responsible for the following: Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains all aircraft systems. Conducts diagnosis of malfunctions.

Performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of all aircraft systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations Maintains FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms.

Specific Description:

· Execute line-maintenance/flight operations support for BACN E-11A(Global express) 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 on line wit h 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:

2 years with a Bachelor's Degree or 6 years in lieu of degree Must have a FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate to be considered.

Current DoD SECRET Clearance with at least one year from expiring.

Possession of a US Passport or ability to quickly obtain US Passport. Business or Regional Jet experience (Global Express, XRS, Global 6000, CRJ, G-5, G-4, Challenger, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

Connector repair, wire harness manufacture, and in-depth electronic and electrical troubleshooting experience. Loading of aircraft software. Adept at using electronic and electrical troubleshooting tools beyond the use of a simple meter.

Experienced in Altimeter/Transponder checks utilizing Pitot/Static and Transponder test equipment. RVSM Certified and understands FAA RVSM guidelines and aircraft RVSM certification.

Experienced in flight control and landing gear rigging and operational checks. Engine run qualified and APU run qualified.

Experience in moving and jacking aircraft. Operating ground support equipment. Experienced in the removal and replacement of engines and engine fan disks.

Experience in repairs of composite materials.


Salary Range: $60,073 USD - $90,109 USD

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.