P-3 SCA Aircraft Mechanic 3 - Structures
Company: Northrop Grumman
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: January 19, 2023
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.
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.
Northrop Grumman is seeking experienced personnel with P-3 aircraft
background to join us as SCA Aircraft Structures Mechanics. You
will support a contingent maintenance program with Customs and
Border Protection (CBP) in Lake Charles, LA.
The CBP P-3 fleet consists of Airborne Early Warning (AEW) and Long
Range Tracker (LRT) high-endurance, all-weather, tactical
turbo-prop aircraft. The AEW aircraft are utilized primarily for
long-range patrols along the entire U.S. border, and in source and
transit zone countries. The LRT aircraft are used to intercept,
track airborne and surface threats in source and transit zone
countries. The P-3 aircraft are equipped with state-of-the-art,
highly sophisticated sensor equipment, i.e., radar, electro-optical
and infrared (EO/IR) detecting systems.
Your duties will include:
1. Performs a variety of operations to assemble and make major
assembly structures such as fuselage panels and bulkheads, and
structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps, and
2. Aligns parts on jigs using templates and fixtures.
3. Performs such minor part-fitting operations as filing, sawing,
burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling and
4. Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify
5. May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate
changes to structure.
6. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical
other control procedures.
1. High School diploma or equivalent and a minimum of 4 years of
2. Ability to be subject to a variety of physical conditions.
3. Able to wear respirator or other safety gear.
4. Ability to be subject to areas which could cause various phobias
due to height or closed spaces. Ability to relay and
5. Able to perform work in an approved environment during specified
work hours, to change physical locations based
upon need, to be subject to both external and internal
6. Ability to successfully complete a DHS CBP SS Background
1. P3 or similar aircraft experience
2. Military aviation specific experience
3. Airframe and/or powerplant license
4. A current Secret Clearance.
Salary Range: $32 USD - $32 USD
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
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
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