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E6-B SCA Aircraft Mechanic 2

Requisition ID: R10006365

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Lake Charles - LA, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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 is looking to hire an SCA Aircraft Mechanic 2 to join our team in Lake Charles, LA. This position will be supporting a contingent maintenance program.

We have multiple openings to ensure coverage for multiple shifts.

You will troubleshoot, repair and service E-6 aircraft and engine and airframe systems. Conducts diagnosis of malfunctions. Performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various aircraft systems in accordance with technical specifications and engineering instructions.

You will maintain and repair Navy E-6 aircraft, aircraft systems and components including, but not limited to engines, auxiliary power units, flight controls, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, oxygen and mechanical components.

Apply your technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation.

Apply professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufacturer’s manuals / specifications.

Work at this level requires a wide-range of knowledge of E-6 airframe systems, hydraulic, landing gear, air-conditioning and pressurization to include component troubleshooting and repair procedures and replacement of components.  Use your thorough knowledge of E-6 aircraft fuel systems and repair, with ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.

Provide technical support to maintenance managers, propulsion / airframe engineers and customers. Additional job duties are required but not limited to: performs corrosion control, preflight and post-flight maintenance inspections, fuel sampling, miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, tow and jack aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, and other tasks as deemed necessary.

Candidate could be responsible for providing and receiving guidance and technical expertise to lower and from higher level technicians throughout all aircraft maintenance and/or modification efforts.

Basic Qualifications 

  • A High School diploma and a minimum of 5 years of multi-engine transport category aircraft experience with proven ability to troubleshoot E-6 aircraft mechanical, engine and propeller systems
  • Ability to obtain a FAA Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) certificate or be a highly qualified applicant who is able to provide documentation (FAA Form 8610-2.) giving them the authorization to test OR obtain A&P certificate within 120-days of hire
  • Ability to work any assigned shift and overtime as needed
  • Physical ability to become respirator qualified and work in confined spaces
  • Ability to obtain/maintain DOD Secret clearance as required
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a valid state driver’s license.
  • Ability to be licensed for and operate appropriate Ground Support Equipment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to troubleshoot, isolate problems and repair all E-6 aircraft mechanical, electrical, engine and propeller systems excluding avionics.
  • Experience on E-6 aircraft in the structural repair, fabrication, modification and installation of sheet metal parts, items, and assemblies.
  • Familiarity with the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) or equivalent


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 (https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/) 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 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.


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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.