B-52 Aircraft Sheet Metal Tech 2

Requisition ID: 21008216

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Lake Charles, Louisiana
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 5

Discover careers that change the world and further advancements in defense, technology, and engineering today at Northrop Grumman. Use your experience to grow your career and support our global customers with the technology, systems, and solutions they need to enable their missions on the diversity, respect, and above all teamwork. Together with our group of experts across the technical spectrum, you’ll discover opportunities to make a difference in our world and start solving some of the world’s most critical problems in the most innovative ways. When you join Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with coworkers in an environment that’s uniquely caring, diverse, and respectful. Employees share experiences, insights, perspectives, and creative solutions with some of the best minds in the industry. We collaborate through integrated product teams, cross-functional teams, and employee resource groups, while thriving through the support of training and development, mentors and every day coaching, along with extensive health and work/life benefits. We’re committed to our employees’ professional and personal development and success. Northrop Grumman Defense Systems sector is seeking experienced Aircraft Structures Technicians to support B-52 Aircraft Modifications at our Lake Charles, LA site, and other domestic, and foreign locations as required. You will perform a variety of operations and become part of a small team of mechanics in order to complete the tasking assigned. Work is done in accordance with established procedures. Interpret complicated schematics/blueprints, engineering drawings and technical instructions to safely perform sheet metal layout, fabrication, and installation of parts, equipment or fabricated items on aircraft.  Performing part-fitting operations such as filing, sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling, and reaming.  Measure parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions and locations to be attached.  Monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.  Work as part of a team and coordinate with each other, supervision, engineering, and Inspection to ensure compliance with installation drawings for internal sign-offs and quality specifications   LCPDM

Basic Qualifications: 1. High School diploma or equivalent (GED) with at least 2 years of related aircraft structures experience 2. Ability to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias due to height or closed spaces 3. Able to wear respirator or other safety gear 4. Ability to be subject to both external and internal environmental conditions 5. Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified work hours 6. Ability to be subject to a variety of physical conditions
Preferred Qualifications: 1. Aircraft modifications 2. Heavy Structures background 3. Strong leadership and organizational skills
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 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.