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SCA Aircraft Mechanic 2 (SkillBridge) - Military Veterans

at Northrop Grumman

Requisition ID: R10145901

* Category: Non-CJCS

* Location: Robins AFB, Georgia, United States of America

* Clearance Type: Secret

* Telecommute: No- Teleworking not available for this position

* Shift: 1st Shift (United States of America)

* Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the Time

* Positions Available: 1

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. As one of the largest global security companies in the world, Northrop Grumman is proud to help our nation’s military personnel make the transition to civilian careers. Approximately 1/4th of Northrop Grumman’s 90,000 employees self-identifies as veterans, and more than 1,600 are reservists. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program (NG-MIP) is an approved SkillBridge Program under Dept. of Defense Instruction 1322. 29. The NG-MIP program is an opportunity for transitioning service members to gain valuable civilian work experience through an individual internship during their last 6 months of service, for up to 180 days. The Northrop Grumman Military Internship Program is open to all ranks and experience levels.  SkillBridge participants are not eligible for compensation from Northrop Grumman, as they continue to receive military compensation and benefits as Active-duty service members


Responsibilities for this internship position are: 

Northrop Grumman Corporation (NGC) has developed the Northrop Grumman – Military Internship Program (DoD SkillBridge) utilizing the DoDI guidance for Skillbridge. During this program the service member will be on-site at his or her host company performing an individual internship in an entry to mid-level career type role. The service member will be on the job training supporting a work schedule equivalent to 40hrs per week. Outlined below are the Goals, Objectives, and Outcomes for the program. 


Goals – Provide transitioning service members fellowship-style job skills training during the last portion(s) of their military commitment. This program is specifically designed to offer internships that result in the potential to transition to a full-time opportunity as the conclusion of the training. Interns will serve as a pipeline for high-speed, motivated military candidates into NGC. 


Objectives - Service Members who complete the Intern program will be highly trained, capable, future employees that align to the specific needs of the organization and are prepared to meet the NG mission “Defining Possible” on Day 1. This program provides a comprehensive internship experience including professional development, networking with leadership, and training specifically focused on NG leadership principles, company history, customer/stakeholder engagement, product and service overview, and core job responsibilities. 


Outcome – Offer transitioning service member a rewarding opportunity to join the Northrop Grumman team. 


DoD SkillBridge Eligibility: 

 - Has served at least 180 days on active duty 

 - Is within 12 months of separation or retirement 

 - Will receive an honorable discharge 

 - Has taken any service TAPS/TGPS 

 - Has attended or participated in an ethics brief within the last 12 months 

 - Received Unit Commander (first O-4/Field Grade commander in chain of command) written authorization and approval to participate in DoD SkillBridge Program prior to start of internship 

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 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 Aircraft Mechanic II. This position is located at Robins AFB, Georgia.

**This position is a Service Contract Act position. You will be responsible for the following:

* Troubleshooting

* Repairing and maintaining all aircraft systems

* Conducting diagnosis of malfunctions

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

Specific duties include:

* 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 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, post flight, 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.

* 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:

* FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification

* High School diploma or equivalent and 2 years additional education and/or related experience

* Secret Clearance is preferrable.

* Ability to quickly obtain a US Passport.

* Business or Regional Jet experience (Global Express, XRS, Global 6000, CRJ, G-5, G-4, Challenger, etc.)

* Must be able and willing to travel as required by the program to include international travel.

* Meets DoD SkillBridge qualifications as per DODI 1322.2

Preferred Qualifications:

* Current US Passport

* 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.

* Experienced in Altimeter/Transponder checks utilizing Pitot/Static and Transponder test equipment. RVSM Certified and understands FAA RVSM guidelines and aircraft RVSM certification.

* Experienced in flight control and landing gear rigging and operational checks. Engine run qualified and APU run qualified.

* Experience in moving and jacking aircraft. Operating ground support equipment. Experienced in the removal and replacement of engines and engine fan disks.

* Experience in repairs of composite materials.

* Rolls-Royce BR-710 engine run qualification; engine borescope training

* Able to meet medical requirements for worldwide travel, which include a physical.

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


*Salary Range: *$30 - $32

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 candidate's 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for all positions with a government clearance and certain other restricted positions.

Robins Air Force Base, GA

Northrop Grumman


Become part of a team at the forefront of technology and the frontline of defense when you start Defining Possible with Northrop Grumman. We currently have opportunities across the world for those ready to solve our toughest challenges on land, sea, air, space and cyberspace.

With Northrop Grumman, you’ll be joining a culture where your voice is heard and contributions are valued. Launch your career and join the over 17,000 veterans pushing past possible every day to create and deliver the most advanced systems that connect and protect our world.  Northrop Grumman careers and internships are as varied as your interests, with a lifetime of potential that will allow you to work together with people from many backgrounds, personal passions and disciplines.

© 2020 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. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit

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