Aircraft Structures Mechanic Level 2/DOD Clearance Required Jobs in Palmdale – California – USA at Northrop Grumman

Title: Aircraft Structures Mechanic Level 2/DOD Clearance Required

Company: Northrop Grumman

Location: Palmdale – California – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Airport/Airline, Engineering

Position:  Aircraft Structures Mechanic Level 2 (DOD Clearance Required)

Requisition: R

Category:Flight Operations

Location:Palmdale – CA, United States of America


Required:United States Citizenship

Clearance Type:Secret

– Teleworking not available for this position

Shift:Any (United States of America)



Positions Available:10

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 front 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.

If you join Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems in this position, you will assist our Manufacturing Operations Organization as an Aircraft Structures Mechanic supporting our Palmdale Site.

This role is for a hands-on person with great attention to detail, top focus on quality and excellent people skills. This is a full time position located in sunny Palmdale, CA.

If you are intrigued by this opportunity keep reading below.

Essential Functions:

Read and understand blueprints

Translate blueprints into fabrications of structural assemblies to include: precision drilling, countersinking, and the use of calibrated tools

Aligning parts on jigs using templates and fixtures

Performing part-fitting operations: filing sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling and reaming

Measures parts with precision tools such as, micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions

May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedure

Daily usage of manufacturing shop controls and systems

Use of appropriate PPE when working on the shop floor

Recommend and implement continuous improvement activities in production methods, equipment performance and team effectiveness

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 yearsstructures/sheet metal experiencein an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment.

Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, and working overhead

Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment

The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory Exam.

Active DoD Secret Clearance with a background investigation completed within the last five years with the ability to obtain and maintain program access

The ability to work 1st 5 AM 3:30 PM t 4:12 PM 2:42 AM and any work schedule



Experience in aerospace manufacturing

Completion of an A&P certificate program

Salary Range:29.25 – 30.25

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual c…


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