F-35 Contractor Field Team Structures Mechanic 3
Northrop Grumman •
Grumman Technology Services (NGTS) is seeking an F-35 Contractor Field Team
Structures Technician to support aircraft modification and heavy
maintenance programs at NAS Lemoore, CA as part of the Maintenance Repair
Overhaul and Upgrade (MRO&U) Contractor Field Team.
candidate will conduct MRO&U maintenance, inspections, and servicing
in support of Field-Level Modifications and Time Compliance Technical Data
(TCTD) maintenance operations. The technician will be
responsible for following engineering drawings, technical manuals, and
structure repair manuals in the execution of MRO&U operations. Must
proficiently identify aircraft locations by station, butt-line, and waterline
as shown on engineering documentation and technical orders. The successful candidate will perform work on aircraft low
observable outer mold line structures, materials and applications. Prepares
composite or metallic surfaces for coating applications by performing various
operations such as sanding, stripping, applying vacuum, performing porosity
testing, masking and other preparation tasks. Mixes and applies sealants, gap
fillers and any other required processes prior to paint which may require the
use of heating devices. Mixes and applies paints and other coatings at the
proper spraying consistency. Applies additional surface details to manufacturer
candidate’s performance will directly affect Northrop Grumman’s objective of
optimizing our role as a key partner in the F-35 program. This position may
require travel to other Department of Navy CFT locations for extended periods.
High School Diploma or GED with 4 years of aircraft experienceAircraft Sheet Metal/Structures ExperienceHands-on working experience in USAF, Navy or Marines structural discipline or equivalent Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) or an FAA certificationMust have an Active Secret Clearance or higher (US Citizenship required)Able to meet the physical demands of this position, including: regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.
5th Generation Sheet Metal and Low Observable experienceExperience in Low Observable Coatings applicationKnowledge of Safety, Tool Control, Foreign Object Damage (FOD), Supply and HAZMAT programs
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
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Citizenship is required for most positions.
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