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Driver Heavy Vehicles 2

Requisition ID: R10069507

  • Category IconCategory: Global Supply Chain
  • Location IconLocation: Palmdale, California, 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: Not Applicable (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: Yes, 75% 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 currently seeking a Driver Heavy Vehicles 2 to join our team at the Palmdale, CA facility.  

The position will be on a 3/10 shift, working Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The position will operate heavy-duty truck (typically with either semi-trailer or heavy-duty trailer) to transport materials, merchandise, or equipment within an industrial area.
  • Coordinates the loading or unloading of trucks and trailers. Makes minor mechanical adjustments.
  • Accountable for all aspects of safe operations of vehicle and equipment used in transporting company and government owned assets.
  • Organize loads to maximize delivery times and reduce waste. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma plus 2 or more years driving experience.
  • Must have a current Class A CDL with the ability to obtain applicable endorsements, such as Haz-Mat, Passenger
  • Shall provide a current MVR with zero moving violations in the past year.
  • Must meet all DOT pre-employment requirements
  • Proven ability to work within a team environment and work well with customers.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prefer knowledge of FMCSR regulations and possession of a valid Class A CDL and Endorsements.
  • Must possess the ability to read in-plant handling manual instructions including special tie-down arrangements and general and special safety equipment.
  • Two year driving transportation vehicles of up to vehicles with a GVWR of 26,001 or its equivalent in on-the-job training either as a medium equipment or forklift operator.
  • Functional with basic computer functions including Word, and ability to operate mobile devices (iPad).

Salary Range: $50,000 USD - $83,400 USD

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. The company encourages employees to remain up-to-date on their COVID-19 vaccinations. U.S. Northrop Grumman employees may be required, in the future, to be vaccinated or have an approved disability/medical or religious accommodation, pursuant to future court decisions and/or government action on the currently stayed federal contractor vaccine mandate under Executive Order 14042 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.


Did you know?

Northrop Grumman leads the industry team for NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, the largest, most complex and powerful space telescope ever built. Launched in December 2021, the telescope incorporates innovative design, advanced technology, and groundbreaking engineering, and will fundamentally alter our understanding of the universe.