SCA Aircraft Mechanic/Inspector 3

Requisition ID: R10003817

  • Category IconCategory: Non-CJCS
  • Location IconLocation: Jacksonville - FL, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: Rotating Shifts (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 10% 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.

Northrop Grumman is seeking experienced personnel with P-3 aircraft background to support a maintenance program with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) in Jacksonville, Fl. The CBP P-3 fleet consists of Airborne Early Warning (AEW) and Long Range Tracker(LRT) high-endurance, all-weather, tactical turbo-prop aircraft. The AEW aircraft are utilized primarily for long-range patrols along the entire U.S. border, and in source and transit zone countries. The LRT aircraft are used to intercept, track airborne and surface threats in source and transit zone countries, The P-3 aircraft are equipped with state of the art, highly sophisticated sensor equipment, i.e., radar, electro-optical and infrared (EO/IR) detecting systems. Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, our Defense Systems needs you to join our Team as a P-3 SCA Mechanic/ Inspector 3. The position is located in Jacksonville and your primary duty is to inspect aircraft maintenance on systems, equipment and parts for operation and conformance to customer and company standards and specifications.

CBP has final approval authority of the selected candidate.

Your duties include:

Inspect the adjustments, repairs or modifications made on the P-3 aircraft. Monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures. Ensure P-3 aircraft airworthiness.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years additional education and/or 8 years related experience
  • A current Airframe and Powerplant license with an Inspection Authorization (IA) certification
  • Knowledge of various Aviation and/or Aerospace practices
  • A minimum of 4 years of practical experience with the application and use of technical data and blueprints
  • A minimum of 4 years of experience analyzing situations to discover facts, knowledge, and interpretations to carry out prescribed action(s)
  • A minimum of 4 years experience with aircraft logbooks and airworthiness release of aircraft
  • Proficiency with Microsoft applications (Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook)
  • Ability to work flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays and weekends
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a valid U.S. passport for OCONUS travel
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DoD Active Secret Level Security Clearance
  • Ability to be on-call for our 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a CBP Background Investigation (BI) is required to start.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Active Flight Operations experience
  • Experience with P-3 platform
  • Current Active CBP Security Credentials

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with Executive Order 14042 ( we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022 or by your start date if it is after January 18th. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of your start date.

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.

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We offer an array of benefits to give you the support you need, including matching 401K, tuition assistance, health insurance and wellness options, coaching, mentoring and more.