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Ground Support Equipment Mechanic 3

Requisition ID: R10108836

  • CategoryCategory: Flight Operations
  • LocationLocation: Edwards AFB, CA, USA
  • Citizenship RequirementsCitizenship Required: United States Citizenship
  • Security Clearance TypeClearance Type: Secret
  • TelecommuteTelecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
  • ShiftShift: Shift X (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.

Performs scheduled maintenance and in-depth repair as required on aircraft ground support equipment. Reviews maintenance records of periodic maintenance to ensure equipment is fully operational in support of daily equipment requirements. Uses an assortment of basic hand tools in addition to precision measuring devices. Works from complex written instructions such as formal test specifications, blueprints, drawings, schematics, and manuals. May instruct lower-level mechanics in technical aspects of Ground Support equipment work. Exercises appropriate safety measures. Strong teamwork and communication skills are required. Will be working side-by-side with U.S. Government, military, and contractor personnel at Edwards AFB , CA. 

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and 4 years’ experience as a ground support equipment mechanic. 

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the job (prolonged physical exertions, including standing, lifting, pushing, pulling, squatting, bending, kneeling, climbing, and working in awkward positions and tight areas). Be physically active for long periods and use muscles to lift, push, pull, or carry heavy objects exceeding 50 pounds. 

  • Must be able to support a 4/10 – 3/10 working rotation, both first and second shift, to support operations. 

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office programs. 

  • Must possess a valid state issued driver’s license. 

  • U.S. Citizenship required. 

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance. Final clearance required to start. 

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Special Program Access clearance within 365 days from date of submission; this is a condition of employment. Program Access required to start. 

  • Must be detail oriented, teamwork oriented, and have a strong work ethic. 

  • Must be able to learn and follow established processes, procedures, and requirements. 

  • Forklift operation experience.

  • Must be willing to work on-site at Edwards AFB , CA. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • 8+ years’ experience Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) operations, or related fields. 

  • Proficiency in interpreting blueprints, sketches, layouts, wiring diagrams, drawings, and specifications. 

  • EPA Refrigerant Certification. 

  • Maintenance database experience (ALIS, FMT, IMDS, etc.) 

  • Experience in a military aircraft flight line environment; with relevant certifications. 

  • Experience in tool and FOD control processes and procedures. 

  • HAZMAT experience and/or certifications. 

  • Forklift experience and/or certifications. 

Salary Range: $56,600 USD - $94,300 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.