Northrop Grumman Field Technician 3 - MCAS Yuma, AZ in Yuma, Arizona

Field Technician 3 - MCAS Yuma, AZ

Requisition ID: 17028549

Location(s): United States-Arizona-Yuma

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people’s lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of 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.

Candidate for this position will represent Northrop Grumman on F-35 vehicle system technical matters at MCAS Yuma, AZ. Candidate will primarily be responsible for all NGC provided systems, but will serve as an integrated team member supporting all aspects of F-35 engineering and maintenance support.

The successful candidate will conduct technical analysis of product implementations, modifications, and enhancements in accordance with customer specifications and requirements. The candidate will be required to troubleshoot technical problems and issues, and determine solutions in accordance with product and customer specifications. In addition, the selected candidate will be expected to recommend actions to company or customer representatives for coordinated product solution. Candidate must be able to assess product needs in accordance with customer specifications, and conduct technical training and product briefing with customers, vendors, and company representatives. Candidate will act as local on-site representative to customer’s organization.

The successful candidate should possess the ability to integrate into high tempo flight operations environment. This position will fall under the primary contractor, and as such will require the ability to assimilate with a diverse group of engineers and mechanics. The candidate will need to be a self-starter for this position, with documented ability to combine engineering knowledge with real world maintenance.

The successful candidate must be able to document all maintenance activity and collate data into repeatable processes through the Action Request (AR) system to ensure fleet wide correction of maintenance issues. Furthermore, this candidate should be able to accurately troubleshoot, analyze maintenance issues to reduce down time of aircraft, and improve maintenance practices. Candidate should be familiar with reading and interpreting technical data, and possess the ability to author and direct the customer with highly complex maintenance tasks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 Year Technical Degree/ AA degree in related discipline and 3 years related experience.

  • Must possess active Secret Clearance

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain program access if appropriate

  • Candidate must possess strong technical and sustainment skills combined with a wide array of aircraft maintenance and subsystems knowledge/experience.

  • Fifth generation aircraft engineering or maintenance background required.

  • Must demonstrate the ability to prepare and present reports and briefings to customer and other leadership

  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 9 Years with Bachelors in STEM Degree.

  • Cockpit familiarity of F-35 aircraft would be a great plus.

  • Fifth generation fighter aircraft flight-line experience with preference given to F-35 flight-line experience.

  • Working knowledge of engineering tools such as, CATIA, VAS, and PDM are highly desired.

  • Background and experience with fifth generation avionics such as DAS, EW, GPS, INS, and Coms are preferred.

  • Proven leadership to lead and direct military and civilian maintainers with confidence and authority.

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.

Title: Field Technician 3 - MCAS Yuma, AZ

Location: Arizona-Yuma

Requisition ID: 17028549