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Principal Flight Safety Analyst

Requisition ID: R10110154

  • CategoryCategory: Environmental, Health & Safety
  • LocationLocation: Yuma, AZ, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: Yes-May consider hybrid teleworking 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.

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.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems (NGDS), F-35 Sustainment HPSI Operating Unit, has an opening for a Principal Flight Safety Analyst to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. You will be assigned as a Principal Flight Safety Analyst supporting F-35 organizational maintenance at MCAS Yuma, AZ.  Your Mission will be to support O-Level maintenance on F-35. Hybrid/Telework "May" be available for this position.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies hazardous workplace conditions and takes preliminary samples and measurements of hazardous forces and toxic substances.
  • Protect employees by removal of hazards, revising work procedures, and training or requiring use of protective clothing and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Takes effective steps to ensure that workplace conditions comply with applicable federal and state OSHA provisions of any labor agreement, ensuring that all required records are prepared and maintained.
  • Participates in Occupational Safety & Health Administration inspections and in any procedures that may follow a citation. Investigates, prepares, and forwards as required reports on injuries and fatalities.
  • Conducts safe work procedures training courses. Develops Foreign Object Damage prevention procedure and performs workplace audits per NAS 412 and DCMA 8210.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.  Comfortable navigating ambiguity and interacting professionally primarily with compliance regulators and customers.
  • Must be willing to provide temporary support to our other CLS locations and/or emerging deployments.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent and 9 years of related experience. Will consider a Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of Flightline Safety or Quality Assurance related work experience; Or, 3 years with Masters.
  • Working knowledge of industrial (OSHA), DoD, Fighter Aircraft Maintenance and other safety requirements, documents, and standards.
  • Must be US Citizen.
  • Must have an Active Secret Clearance or higher with the ability to maintain.
  • Special Access Program clearance, as required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Environmental Health and Safety, Aviation Safety Management, Aerospace and Occupational Safety.
  • F-35 Flightline maintenance experience.
  • F-35 Quality Assurance experience.
  • U. S. Navy or U. S. Marine Corps experience with thorough understanding of F-35 Fighter Aircraft Systems and operations under COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 and 4790.35.
  • Previous Safety Training or Supervisor experience.
  • Experience and training with DoD, Navy, and USMC safety regulations.
  • Experience in Root Cause Analysis and Corrective/Preventative Action determination.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience in a Military-focused Customer Service-Related Industry.
  • Highly skilled in using MS Excel, Power Point, Word, etc.

Salary Range: $70,600 USD - $106,000 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

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.