Aircraft Maintenance Manager 1

Requisition ID: 20026899

  • Category IconCategory: Flight Operations
  • Location IconLocation: Patuxent River
  • 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: Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Positions IconPositions Available: 1

Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.   The qualified Manager Aircraft Maintenance 1 will direct the day to day execution of aircraft maintenance supporting the flight and ground test operations. The Manager Aircraft Maintenance 1 will report to the BAMS-D Maintenance Manager.  This position requires travel 50% of the time to OCONUS site in support of the customer.   Additional responsibilities include:
  • Supervising the maintenance team in a variety of maintenance and technical support and services of the Broad Area Maritime Surveillance-Demonstrator (BAMS-D) Air Vehicle as the Maintenance Team Lead
  • Maintenance to include AVIONICS, ELECTRICAL, AIRFRAME, AND ENGINE systems, equipment, integrated systems and subsystems, at various customer and/or field locations
  • Supporting testing, exercises, and operations at CONUS/OCONUS locations
  • Troubleshooting and diagnosing malfunctions to eliminate problems in minimum time
  • Installing upgrades and removing products ensuring coordinative engineering field changes
  • Performing maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly, or adjustment of various vehicle systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions
  • Ensuring the air vehicles are maintained in accordance with SpecView and Ground Operating Procedures to support ground and flight schedule
  • Experience leading a large team while working in a dynamic environment
  • Demonstrating initiative and willingness to solve problems with long-term solutions
  • Use outstanding people management and interpersonal skills
  • Tracking and implementing employee training

Basic Qualifications:
  • Aircraft Avionics, Mechanical and Electrical experience required.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) and six (6) plus years of relevant experience. Years of experience may be substituted for the education requirement.
  • Maintenance management  supervisor experience
  • DOD Secret Clearance, or higher, required to start.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • RQ-4A Global Hawk and US Navy aircraft maintenance experience.

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.