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Electrical Avionics Technician – Davis–Monthan AFB, AZ

Requisition ID: R10036873

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Davis Monthan AFB, Arizona, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Any (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 25% of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 2

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.

Electrical Avionics Technician

Are you ready to put your years of experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems Sector is seeking a Electrical Avionics Technician 3 to join our growing team in Davis–Monthan AFB, AZ.

You will become part of Northrop Grumman’s Sustaining Engineering & Solutions (SE&S) team. SE&S provides sustainment support for the US Air Force B-2 Bomber, E-3 Sentry, Airborne Warning and Control System, HC-130J Hercules, and numerous other Government platforms. Our team members complete engineering, reverse engineering, and logistics solution efforts to solve complex obsolescence problems and ensure warfighter supportability.

Candidate will be required to perform physically demanding work, to include working in tight, restricted access quarters, climbing 20 feet ladders and standing for long periods.


  • Performs pre-flight, periodic, and unscheduled maintenance on HC-130J SACU systems

  • Documents maintenance using aircraft forms and local maintenance information systems such as Integrated Maintenance Data systems (IMDS) and GO81

  • Maintain, configure, and control off equipment SACU components

  • Supports worldwide deployments for assigned units as needed

  • Works with government, military and staff on and assist with schedule development, preparing correspondence and reports of a technical nature and other duties as required supporting a collaborative team process

  • Provides technical advice, training, and troubleshooting assistance to organizational level technicians and maintenance leadership for operation and repair of the aircraft SACU systems

  • Conducts technical analysis of product implementations, modifications, and enhancements to product in accordance with specific customer specifications and implementations

  • Provide 24 hours per day, 365 days per year immediate response to emergencies, incidents, and investigations

  • Troubleshoots technical problems and issues for the equipment related to HC-130J SACU systems; determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solution

  • Assesses product needs in accordance with customer specifications

  • Collaborates with other teammates and reach-back to engineering for problem analysis and resolution

  • Conducts technical training and product briefing with customers, vendors and company representatives

  • Acts as local on-site representative to customer’s organization

  • Coordinates reach back support with engineering and program management teams

  • Documents procedures not included in Technical Orders and prepares AFTO 22s for implementation

Basic Qualifications:

  • An Associate’s degree with a minimum of 7 years of related experience; Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 5 years of related experience; Master’s degree with a minimum of  3 years of related experience. An additional 2 years of related work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement

  • Experience in the sustainment of military systems and equipment

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Secret security clearance

  • Ability to obtain/maintain access to work on-site in Davis–Monthan AFB, AZ.

  • Must be a US Citizen with the ability to obtain certification as a DoD Information Assurance Level (II) technician. DoD IA Level II certification includes: A+, Network+, SSCP, Security+, CySA+, CCNA Security, GICSP, or GSEC 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master's Degree in a STEM field

  • A current DoD Secret Security Clearance (or higher)

  • Experience in military, government, commercial aerospace industry (e.g. aviation/equipment maintenance, aircraft operations, or commercial industrial technology companies)

  • Experience with HC-130J Airframe, electronics, or mission system trouble shooting and repair

  • Experience with equipment logistics, technical manuals, overseeing parts ordering system, quality control inspections

  • Experience with use and interpretation of HC-130J aircraft systems such as diagnosing malfunctions and identifying systemic performance problems in conjunction with technical data

  • Experience with networking and Information Technology systems



Salary Range: $31 USD - $31 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.