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Survival Equipment Technician 3/4

Requisition ID: R10098319

  • 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: 1st Shift (United States of America)
  • Travel RequirementsTravel Required: Yes, 10% of the Time
  • 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 Aeronautics Systems has an opening for an Aircrew Flight Equipment, (formerly known as Survival Equipment and Life Support) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Palmdale, CA and then move to Edwards AFB .

This position Identifies, procures, inspects, repairs, and performs maintenance on the following aircrew flight equipment: flight helmets, oxygen masks, survival kits and survival items, and torso harnesses. Install /remove aircraft survival kits and service emergency oxygen bottles. This position also assists flight crewmembers with preflight preparations and post flight procedures. It also maintains equipment inspection records, publications and Air Force Technical Orders along with other additional duties such as: Supply, HAZCOM, Calibration Tools, Training, Consolidated Tool Kits (CTKs), and Explosive Safety. Ensures survival equipment complies with Flight Safety, Company, and customer standards. Conducts Ground Egress Training for Pilots and performs Aircrew Flight Equipment Fit Checks and may be called on to familiarize Company and customer flight crewmembers with all escape and survival techniques such as ejection seat systems, water/land survival, and personal equipment and its operations. He or she must also be available to assist Human Factors, Crew Station Engineering and Special Projects by providing aircrew equipment requirements. This position requires the person to work flexible hours in order to support PDM and Flight Test flying schedule.

Basic Qualifications: 
• Technician 3: Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED with 4 years of Aircrew Flight Equipment and/or Life Support or other relevant experience

• Technician 4: Minimum of a High School Diploma/GED with 6 years of Aircrew Flight Equipment and/or Life Support or other relevant experience

• Active DOD Secret Clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 5 years

• Special Program Access 
• Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, and working overhead
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, to support flight schedule
• Able to organize and perform duties with minimum supervision
• Have good written and verbal communication
• Work well with peers, aircrew members and supervisors/managers

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Transitioning service member or veteran of the U.S. military service or current military guard or reserve member.

Salary Range: $61,700 USD - $102,800 USD
Salary Range 2: $73,200 USD - $122,000 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.