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Crash Crew Member 2

Requisition ID: R10056405

  • Category IconCategory: Security
  • Location IconLocation: Saint Augustine, Florida, United States of America
  • Citizenship IconCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Clearance IconClearance Type: None
  • 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.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Crash Crew Member 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Saint Augustine, FL.

The successful candidate will perform response to emergencies, either planned or unplanned, in addition to utilizing emergency equipment in the task of fire fighting to support aircraft operations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responds to actual or potential ground or flight emergencies to prevent or extinguish fires and rescue aircraft crew and passengers
  • Operates and maintains aircraft rescue and fire fighting vehicles and equipment
  • Prepositions emergency vehicles at the scene to apply extinguishing agents as necessary for fire control and/or facilitate self-evacuation of aircraft occupants
  • Performs stand-bye for aircraft engine runs, fueling and defueling, fuel cell maintenance, and all other related high-hazardous aircraft testing procedures
  • Requires certification in operation and maintenance of ARFF vehicles and other equipment, general and aircraft-related firefighting principles, procedures and techniques; including capabilities of extinguishing agents; use of self-contained breathing apparatus; aircraft entry procedures and methods, both normal and forcible; general and location-specific knowledge of aircraft construction, including fuel, oil, and electrical systems, non-weapon ordnance, and ejection seats
  • Ground and flight operations may extend past normal shift hours.  Occasional overtime may be required to maintain ARFF support requirements.  

The selected candidate should thrive in a fast-paced work environment with high expectations, significantly diverse assignments, collaborative/team settings across all levels.

We offer flexible work arrangements, phenomenal learning opportunities, exposure to a wide variety of projects and customers, and a very friendly team environment. We are looking for self-motivated, proactive, and goal-oriented people to help us grow our services and become even better at what we do.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or other equivalent and 2 years of additional education and/or aircraft firefighting experience
  • 1 year of emergency management experience
  • Must have firefighter I & II Certification
  • Must have an active aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting (ARFF) Certification
  • Must have the appropriate license to operate an emergency vehicle in the State of Florida
  • Applicant must meet and maintain medical requirements found in NFPA 1582: Standard on Comprehensive Occupational Medical Program for Fire Departments
  • Must have the ability to work a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4/10 schedule and occasional overtime

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of ARFF-related work experience
  • 1 year of emergency management experience
  • IFSAC or Pro-Board certification
  • First Responder or equivalent emergency medical training
  • Appropriate license to operate an emergency vehicle in the State of Florida
  • Basic skills in use of a personal computer, including Windows (7 Home or Professional preferred) and Microsoft Office (2010 preferred)
  • 2+ years related experience, providing field experience in First Aid; use of self-contained breathing apparatus; Aircraft entry procedures and methods, both normal and forcible; general knowledge of aircraft construction, including fuel, oil, and electrical systems, non-weapon ordinance, and ejection seats
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal skills, and the ability to interface with all levels of employees and management

Salary Range: $39,600 USD - $66,000 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.