Northrop Grumman Aircraft Structures Mechanic - Entry Level in Moss Point, Mississippi

Aircraft Structures Mechanic - Entry Level

Requisition ID: 18002410

Location(s): United States-Mississippi-Moss Point

US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes

Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available

Travel: No

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.

Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems has an opening for an Aircraft Structures Mechanic (Entry Level) to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Moss Point, Mississippi.

The selected candidate will perform a variety of operations to assemble and make major assembly structures, including fuselage panels and bulkheads.

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 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 procedures

  • Required ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, and working overhead

  • Must be able to lift over 25lbs

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

  • Must be willing to work any shift or work schedule

Basic Qualifications:

  • Completed High School Diploma or GED

  • Experience with aircraft assembly

  • Experience reading blueprints

  • The ability to pass Special Medical/Respiratory and/ or Physical Exam

  • Must be willing to work multiple shifts

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certification

  • Completion of an Aircraft Fabrication or equivalent program

  • Experience working on aircraft assembly

  • Experience with hand tools, such as torque wrenches and step gages

  • Experience with structural subassemblies such as, fuel-tank sealing, rudders, flaps and stabilizers

  • Experience installing Line Replaceable Units (LRU) and dry plumbing systems

  • Experience with system subassemblies such as, hydraulic and electrical installations

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: Aircraft Structures Mechanic - Entry Level

Location: Mississippi-Moss Point

Requisition ID: 18002410