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E-6B SCA Aircraft Mech 2

Requisition ID: R10006588

  • 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: 3

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 E-6B SCA Aircraft Structures Mechanic 2 with E-6 aircraft background to support a contingent maintenance program based in Lake Charles, LA. The Navy E-6 is an airborne command post and communications relay based on the Boeing 707 platform The AEW aircraft are utilized primarily for long-range patrols along the entire U.S. border, and in source and transit zone countries. This platform, now modified to the E-6B standard, conveys instructions from the National Command Authority to fleet ballistic missile submarines, a mission known as TACAMO ("Take Charge And Move Out").

You will perform a variety of operations to assemble, modify and make major assembly structures such as fuselage panels and bulkheads, and structural subassemblies such as stingers, rib-ties, and wing planks. To include rudders, flaps, and stabilizers. Aligns parts on jigs using templates and fixtures.

Other duties may include:

Performs such minor part-fitting operations as filing, sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, match-drill and locate, and reaming.

Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions.

Modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure.

Will monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

Basic Qualifications:

1. High School diploma and a minimum of 5 years of relevant heavy structure mechanic experience.

2. Ability to be subject to a variety of physical conditions

3. Able to wear respirator and other safety gear

4. Ability to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or closed spaces


Preferred Qualifications:
1. A&P license

2. Previous experience on E-6 aircraft



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.