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AIRCRAFT MECHANIC

Requisition ID: R10084025

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • Relocation AssistanceRelocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions 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 Mission Systems is seeking an Aircraft Mechanic to join its Flight Test team. This position is located in Linthicum, Maryland.

Primary Function:

  • Plan. perform and coordinate all operation, modifications. inspections, maintenance and servicing of aircraft and ground support equipment.
  • Improvise tooling and methods as required to complete the job .
  • Certify all required work.
  • Keep abreast of and assure compliance with all applicable federal government and civilian regulations and the like pertaining to the maintenance and modification of aircraft.

This is a SEA Union represented position.

This is a1st shift position

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or the equivalent.
  • Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Power Plant Certificate required.
  • Four (4) years’ experience as an aircraft mechanic in the military. industrial or commercial aviation field.
  • Must be current in the aviation field within the previous 24 months and have exercised the " FULL " extent of the A&P license.
  • Three (3) years turbine engine experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing major aircraft modifications and major structural repairs.
  • Proficient with sheet metal and composite fabrication, assembly, modification and repair for aircraft and aircraft components.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics and drawings.
  • Ability to work in a collaborative environment with other FAA A&P Mechanics, Inspectors, Test Pilots, and Engineers to maintain and modify a fleet of research & development aircraft.
  • Proficient with operating typical sheet metal fabrication tools including hydraulic press brake, hydraulic shear, Roller, Punch, Close Tolerance Drilling Operations, and familiarity with aircraft fastening systems.



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.