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SCA Avionics Technician 2 – Secret (Robins AFB)

Requisition ID: R10095390

  • CategoryCategory: Non-CJCS
  • LocationLocation: Robins AFB, GA, 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, 25% of the Time
  • Number of Positions AvailablePositions Available: 2

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.

We are seeking FAA A&P Certified Avionics Technicians.

Are you ready to put your experience to work at Northrop Grumman? If so, Our Defense Systems Sector wants you to join our Team as a SCA Avionics Technician II. This position is located at our Robins Air Force Base, Georgia location.

**This position is a Service Contract Act position.

You will be responsible for the following: Troubleshoots, repairs and maintains all aircraft systems. Conducts diagnosis of malfunctions.

Duties include:

Performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of all aircraft systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations Maintains FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms.

Specific Duties:

  • Execute line-maintenance/flight operations support for BACN E-11A (Global Express and Global 6000) aircraft including all electrical & mechanical troubleshooting, fault isolation & repair, parts replacement, line repairable unit (LRU) replacement, calibration tasks, testing, engine repairs and/or replacements & proper documentation in aircraft forms (Air Force Form 781 series).

  • Conduct maintenance of aircraft on flight line utilizing with USAF ground maintenance procedures & in compliance with associated airworthiness approvals.

  • Conduct Tier 2 maintenance (in depth maintenance, repairs, etc.) & Tier 3 maintenance (modifications & depot level or major maintenance) at operational CONUS site(s).

  • Conduct progressive maintenance & inspections on aircraft at CONUS locations to minimize aircraft downtime for longer term maintenance requirements.

  • Service aircraft, perform end-of-runway, postflight, preflight, thru-flight, & phase inspections. Advise on problems maintaining, servicing, & inspecting aircraft & related aerospace equipment. Use technical data to diagnose & solve maintenance problems on aircraft systems.

  • Interpret & advise on maintenance procedures & policies to repair aircraft & related equipment. Troubleshoot & maintain aircraft structures, systems, components, & related equipment.  Remove & install aircraft components conducting functional tests of repaired components & systems.

  • Adjust, align & rig aircraft systems.

  • Supervise & perform aircraft jacking, lifting & towing operations.

  • Inspect aircraft structures, systems, components & related systems.

  • Supervise & perform aircraft & component inspections Interpret inspection findings & determines adequacy of corrective actions.

  • Inspect & check components for clearances, tolerances, proper installation & operation.

  • Inspect & operate powered & non-powered aerospace ground equipment.

  • Inspect & identify aircraft corrosion for prevention & repair.

  • Review maintenance forms, aircraft records, automated maintenance data systems & historical reports to ensure complete documentation.

  • Inventory & maintain aircraft equipment.

  • Avionics specific tasks

    • Uploading of aircraft software sets and monthly navigation databases

    • Use of Onboard Maintenance System and Portable Maintenance Access Terminal to troubleshoot and identify aircraft system faults and failures

    • Operate Druck Air Data Test Set, IFR 6000, IFR 4000 to test aircraft pitot/static, navigation and communication systems

    • Perform aircraft set-up and systems checks daily prior to crew arrival and launch

    • Access and work in a confined avionics bay

  • Assist other functional team members with any associated aircraft maintenance actions to ensure mission success.

  • May deploy overseas to support OCONUS operations when required to backfill staffing needs or when USAF customer requirements dictate


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 2 Years of Avionics experience.

  • FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate

  • Current DoD SECRET Clearance with at least one year from expiring

  • Ability to quickly obtain US Passport  

  • Business or Regional Jet experience (Global Express, XRS, Global 6000/6500, CRJ, Challenger, Gulfstream IV, Gulfstream V, etc.)

  • Experienced in Altimeter/Transponder checks utilizing Pitot/Static and Transponder test equipment.

  • RVSM Certified and understands FAA RVSM guidelines and aircraft RVSM certification.

  • Connector repair, wire harness manufacture, and in-depth electronic and electrical troubleshooting experience.

  • Loading of aircraft software.

  • Adept at using electronic and electrical troubleshooting tools beyond the use of a simple meter.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 4 or more years of related Avionics Experience

  • Compliance with US Gov’t/Department of Defense medical and deployment requirements

  • Ability to meet medical requirements for worldwide travel, which include a physical.

Salary Range: $1 USD - $1 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.