Supportable Low Observable Engineer 3
Northrop Grumman - Patuxent River, MD

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Aerospace Systems



United States-Maryland-Patuxent River

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1st Shift


F-35 Supportable Low Observable (SLO) / Structures Engineer at Patuxent River NAS, MD – The candidate will be responsive to the aircraft maintenance needs of assigned government personnel as required. The individual will act as Northrop Grumman Corporation's technical interface to the customer and contractor maintainers with resolution of issues arising from operations, maintenance, and other logistic support activities in the SLO/Structures environment.

Candidate will also accomplish in-depth troubleshooting and analysis of F-35 Weapons System SLO/Structures difficulties experienced at the assigned location and assist in troubleshooting of Airplane General (APG) systems. Fully and completely document all unusual operational/maintenance problems to insure the contractor is apprised of and can identify emerging failure trends. Initiate contractor Action Requests (AR) identifying unique operational problems that require technical, procedural, or quality assurance actions to resolve. Provide on-site assistance to personnel initiating AR. Provide training to all maintainers supporting F-35 weapon system maintenance when requested. Program access will be required.


Basic Qualifications:
Bachelors degree or equivalent with five years relevant experience in Low Observable and Structural repair, LO repair verification, LO damage assessment, flight line maintenance and customer support.

Secret clearance required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior LO engineering/maintenance experience on legacy platforms is desired. F-35 LO experience is a plus. Airplane General (APG) license, advanced composite and structures experience is a plus. Extensive Field Service or prior military experience preferred.

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems and technical services to government and commercial customers worldwide.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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