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E-2 Hawkeye Principal Field Engineer (Taiwan)

Requisition ID: R10076278

  • Category IconCategory: Engineering
  • Location IconLocation: Ping Tung City, Pingtung County, Taiwan
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: Secret
  • Telecommute IconTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • Shift IconShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel IconTravel Required: No
  • 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.

Put your skills to the test by pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. From global defense to sustainment and modernization to mission readiness, your experience and ability will make it a reality. Our programs are built on equal parts of curiosity and collaboration. Our combined effort means our customers can connect and defend millions of people around the world. With Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the opportunity to be an essential part of projects that will define your career, now and in the future.

We have a need for an energetic candidate for an E-2C Hawkeye Airframe and Power Plants Field Service Representative (FSR) position. Secret clearance is required. This requisition is for a long-term assignment in Taiwan and requires a two-year commitment in country (Taiwan). This is an accompanied position. The candidate must be able to work outside in a flight line environment in different conditions. The Airframe and Power Plants FSR supports the customer providing technical advice, training, and troubleshooting assistance to organizational level technicians and maintenance leadership for the operation and repair of the Airframe and Power Plants systems in the E-2C Hawkeye.

Performs a variety of operations to assemble and make major assembly structures such as fuselage panels and bulkheads, and structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps, and stabilizers. Aligns parts on jigs using templates and fixtures. Performs such minor part-fitting operations as filing, sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling, and reaming. Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions. May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

The successful candidate will have frequent face-to-face interaction with the Taiwanese customer to discuss maintenance and operational activities of the aircraft. The E-2C Airframe and Power Plants systems includes all Control surfaces (rudders, flaps, ailerons, etc.), to include hydraulics systems and flight control rigging. The successful candidate will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of all Airframe and Power Plants systems aboard the aircraft.

You must be abIe to identify and solve complex problems in the challenging environment of an organizational level squadron in a foreign location with a foreign customer. You will also collaborate with teammates and use reach-back to engineering for problem analysis and resolution.

The successful candidate will provide instruction, training, liaison, problem reporting and technical advice using logic and reasoning to identify causes of system discrepancies and provide the customer with solutions. You must be familiar with the NAMP 4790 and applicable NAVAIR technical publications. As required, you will generate and submit activity reports for management. You will be required to follow all Export compliance guidelines.


Basic Qualifications:

Must currently have and maintain a valid US passport.

5 years with a Bachelor's Degree or 9 years in lieu of degree.

Must have and maintain an active secret DOD clearance

Must have comprehensive written and verbal English communication skills.

Must have the ability to work flexible schedules to accommodate customer maintenance requirements


Preferred Qualifications:

Strong preference to candidates who have supported U.S. Navy E-2 squadrons on deployment. Must be open to change and different cultural norms. Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. Must be persistent in the face of obstacles.


Conducts technical analysis of product implementations, modifications and enhancements to product in accordance with specific customer specifications and implementations. Troubleshoots technical problems and issues, determines technical solution in accordance with product and customer specifications, and recommends actions to company or customer representatives for coordinative product solution. Assesses product needs in accordance with customer specifications. Conducts technical training and product briefing with customers, vendors and company representatives. Acts as local on-site representative to customers organization.

Salary Range: $76,000 USD - $114,000 USD

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

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.

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.