F-18 Principal Aircraft Structures Mechanic / Principal Electrical Avionics Technician - Secret - (NOLA)
Requisition ID: R10128813
- Category: Flight Operations
- Location: Belle Chasse, Louisiana, United States of America
- Citizenship required: United States Citizenship
- Clearance Type: Secret
- Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
- Travel Required: No
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.
Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, Our Defense Systems wants you to join our Team as a Principal Aircraft Structures Mechanic / Principal Electrical Avionics Technician for the F-18 E/F Super Hornet. This effort will support a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program in New Orleans, LA (NOLA). Although this an FMS program, this position is not deployable. All work will occur at the NAS Joint Reserve Base in NOLA.
As an F-18 E/F Principal Aircraft Structures Mechanic you will be responsible for Organizational Level (“O” level) support of the aircraft’s airframe and control surfaces (rudders, flaps, ailerons, etc.), to include hydraulics systems and flight control rigging. You will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of all Airframe systems aboard the aircraft and will be tasked to resolve technical problems encountered. You may also be called upon to provide technical advice, training, and troubleshooting assistance to “O” Level technicians.
As an F-18 E/F Principal Electrical Avionics Technician you will be responsible for Organizational Level (“O” level) support of the aircraft’s Electrical systems. To include understanding pre-flight and post-flight inspections. You will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of all Aircraft avionics systems aboard the aircraft and will be tasked to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems encountered. You may also be called upon to also provide technical advice, training, and troubleshooting assistance to “O” Level technicians.
You should be familiar with IETM’s, as well as the NAMP 4790 and applicable NAVAIR technical publications. As required, you may need to generate written reports for management in support of any contractual obligations.
High-school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 3 years of F/A-18 E/F experience.
Familiarity with F/A-18 inspections, servicing, troubleshooting, removals, and repairs.
Have an active interim Secret Clearance.
Have comprehensive written and verbal English communication skills.
Ability to work flexible schedules to accommodate customer maintenance requirements.
Able to clearly document maintenance and repair actions, equipment status tags, logs, parts requests, etc.
Able to perform assigned duties while wearing required safety equipment.
Able to comply with all rules and regulations concerning health and safety, tool control, FOD control, and all training and certification requirements.
Experience supporting U.S. Navy F-18 squadrons on deployment.
Current Secret Clearance.
A & P License.
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What's great about
- Be part of a culture that thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work.
- Use your skills to build and deliver innovative tech solutions that protect the world and shape a better future.
- 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.