Aircraft Avionics / Electrical Tech 3 – Whidbey Island

Requisition ID: 20026725

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Oak Harbor
  • Citizenship IconUS Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No –Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all the while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman may be the place for you. As a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to customers worldwide, Northrop Grumman offers an extraordinary portfolio of capabilities and technologies. Here at Northrop Grumman we are comprised of professionals that bring different perspectives, are curious about the world, accepting of each other, and understand that the more ideas, backgrounds, and experiences we bring to our work then the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our talented workforce we look for professionals that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.   Job Description   We have an opportunity for an Aircraft Avionics/ Aircraft Electrician based at Whidbey Island. We are seeking a highly motivated and confident individual who is experienced on the EA-18G platform and can execute tasking / job requirements of an Aircraft Avionics / Electrical Technician.  The successful candidate will demonstrate the abilities to perform troubleshooting, installation, operation, maintenance, modification and repairs to the EA-18G.  The ideal candidate should have fiber optic experience and also be able to perform limited structural modifications.     Duties:
  • Must have basic understanding of the theory of operation of the Airborne Electronic Attack (AEA) system on the EA-18G platform.
  • Must be familiar with basic hand tools, as well as calibrated tools and measuring tools. Also requires the mechanical aptitude to use them correctly on the job.
  • Must be able to clearly document maintenance, and repair actions, as well as correctly tagging and labeling removed parts in accordance with established Procedures.
  • Must have the ability to perform in confined spaces.
  • Will participate and understand the importance of Tool Control and FOD Program. Will identify any potential safety issues and clearly communicating with team members and shop floor Lead/Supervisor.
  • Will be required to demonstrate safe shop practices, such as wearing proper protective equipment i.e. Safety Glasses, Safety Shoes and Bump Caps; Face covering IAW CDC Guidelines. 
  • Able to perform any other duties as directed by manager, or team lead for the benefit of the company.
  • Able to assist teammates in other various Powerplant, Airframe, Environmental Control Systems (ECS), and mechanical duties.

Basic Qualifications
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and at least 4 years’ experience on the F/A-18 or EA-18 G platform
  • Must have completed F/A-18 or EA-18G Fleet Replacement Aviation Maintenance Program or equivalent course. Basic wire repair school, harness build up, soldering, Fiber Optics.
  • Must have experience performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and testing of the EA-18G Weapons Systems
  • Must have a minimum of four years’ experience on the F/A-18 or EA-18G aircraft in one or more of the following specialties: RADAR, ECM, AEA or COMMNAV systems.
  • The ability to operate the Support Equipment / Test Equipment needed to sustain the Growlers sub-systems.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required.   
Preferred Qualifications
  • US Navy or USMC Background
  • Active Secret DOD clearance
  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.