Electrical Avionics Technician 3, Belle Chasse, La +3 More

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Belle Chasse, LA +3 more

Requisition ID: R10076559
Category: Flight Operations
Location: Belle Chasse, LA, USA +3 more
Citizenship Required: United States Citizenship
Clearance Type: Secret
Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position
Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)
Travel Required: No
Positions Available: 3

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.

We have a need for THREE Aircraft Electricians (USN “AE” rating) with experience on the F-18 E/F Super Hornet aircraft.  This effort will support a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program in New Orleans, LA (NOLA).  Although this an FMS program, this position is not deployable.  All work will occur at the NAS Joint Reserve Base in NOLA.  TWO of the positions will support the first shift, and ONE positions will support a dedicated night shift.

The F-18 E/F Aircraft Electrician will be responsible for Organizational Level (“O” level) support of the aircraft’s Electrical systems.  To include:

Understanding pre / post flight activities and inspections
Performing maintenance operations on F-18 aircraft, aircraft equipment, engines, components, and systems in accordance all applicable directives.
Ability to read and interpret wiring schematics, assembly drawings, process specifications, technical manuals, written instructions, test procedures, etc.
Able to setup and use a torque wrench and use common hand tools such as: wrenches, safety wire pliers, etc.
Able to operate specialty tools such as crimpers, multimeters, M1 meters, Air data test sets, pin extractors.
Able to remove, replace, and function check aircraft components and assemblies
Knowledgeable in wire repair, splicing, soldering and wire bundling.
Able to disassemble, pin and de-pin connectors.
Maintain electrical and instrument systems, including power generation, conversion, and distribution.
Inspect and maintain aircraft batteries and electrical components.
Maintain interior and exterior lighting on the aircraft.
Handle electrical control of aircraft systems, including hydraulics, landing gear, utilities, and power plant engines
Supervision of automatic flight control and stabilization systems.
Detailing aircraft compass systems, altitude reference systems, and inertial navigational systems

The successful candidate will demonstrate comprehensive knowledge of all Aircraft electrical and navigation systems aboard the aircraft and will be tasked to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems encountered.  You may also be called upon to also provide technical advice, training, and troubleshooting assistance to “O” Level technicians.

You should be familiar with IETM’s and Wire Illuminator, as well as the NAMP 4790 and applicable NAVAIR technical publications.  As required, you may be required to generate written reports for management in support of any contractual obligations.

Basic Qualifications:

Should have at least 3 years of F/A-18 E/F experience and familiarity with F/A-18 inspections, servicing, troubleshooting, removals, and repairs.

Must have and maintain an active secret DOD clearance

Must have comprehensive written and verbal English communication skills.

Must have the ability to work flexible schedules to accommodate customer maintenance requirements.

Must be able to clearly document maintenance and repair actions, equipment status tags, logs, parts requests, etc. 

Must be able to perform assigned duties while wearing required safety equipment.

Will be required to comply with all rules and regulations concerning health and safety, tool control, FOD control, and all training and certification requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong preference to candidates who have supported U.S. Navy F-18 squadrons on deployment.

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This position reports to Belle Chasse, LA, USA, however, you are able to work from any of the additional 3 locations listed above.

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 https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/.

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.

Northrop Grumman / Equal Opportunity Employer

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