At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations

Deployable GSE Mechanic 3 (Wheel and Tire) - Secret

Northrop Grumman • 
Edwards AFB, California, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact peoples 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 nations 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, theyre making history.
Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking an Aircraft Wheel and Tire Technician / Ground Support Equipment (GSE) Mechanic 3 to join our diverse team of professionals located out of Edwards Ca.

You will perform scheduled maintenance and in-depth repair as required on aircraft ground support equipment. you will review maintenance records of periodic maintenance to ensure equipment is fully operational in support of daily equipment requirements. You will use an assortment of basic hand tools in addition to precision measuring devices. You will also work 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. Exercise appropriate safety measures.

Primary duties: Wheel and Tire Mechanic. Duties included, but not limited to the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, repair, and reassembly of all incoming aircraft wheel and tire assemblies. Processing wheels for shipment/delivery to and from outside locations for further inspection and maintenance will be required on most assemblies. Familiarity with Air Force Technical Order System and basic knowledge of Aircraft Wheel and Tire shop operations preferred. Knowledgeable in Air Force maintenance data tracking systems and inspection documentation criteria.

Secondary duties: GSE Mechanic will perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to include in-depth repair as required on powered and non-powered ground support equipment. Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on special purpose vehicles, GEM carts, and forklifts. 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 for troubleshooting and repairs. Works from complex written instructions such as formal test specifications, blueprints, drawings, schematics, and manuals.

Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent and 4 years additional education or related experience.
  • Aircraft Wheel and Tire maintenance experience.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Have and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters for a period up to 120 days away from primary work location and comply with mobility requirements.
  • Meet medical requirements to include applicable vaccinations for worldwide travel.
  • Have an active Secret DoD clearance with ability to maintain that clearance.
  • Ability to obtain and retain Special Program access clearance within 365 days from submission.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with aerospace industry.
Salary Range: $57,800 - $96,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidates experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

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 application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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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