Engineer Field 4

Northrop Grumman   •  

Cherry Point, NC

8 - 10 years

Posted 262 days ago

This job is no longer available.

  Be a self-starter, work without direct supervision

  • Provide recommended engineering and aircraft maintenance guidance to military and civilian maintainers with confidence and authority
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, fault isolation and technical data and other available engineering data as well as analyze aircraft subsystem maintenance issues
  • Operate and maintain test equipment to gather and provide advanced aircraft health reporting codes to engineering IPTs for advanced troubleshooting
  • Provide authorized engineering products to supplement published engineering technical data
  • Conduct technical analysis of product implementations and modifications in accordance with customer specifications, technical data and other requirements
  • Document maintenance activities, collate data to identify emerging failure trends and provide recommendations to reduce aircraft down time, improve maintenance practices and advise on highly complex maintenance tasks
  • Manage, track multiple engineering and logistic support activities, and provide periodic status to customers and program management team
  • Conduct training and provide product briefings to customers, vendors, and company representatives
  • Identify technical issues and recommend solutions to support the F-35 engineering disposition process
  • Combine engineering knowledge with real world maintenance experience
  • Have good interpersonal and communication skills and engage with aircrew and aircraft maintainers on a regular basis to troubleshoot anomalies that would otherwise lead to aircraft downtime
  • Work any shift and weekends, if necessary, as well as travel on Temporary Duty Assignments (TDY's) to support F-35 program requirements


  Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) from an accredited university and minimum of 9 years of engineering or maintenance experience on military aircraft or 7 years with Master’s degree
  • Minimum of 12 months of experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office tools
  • Must have an Active DOD Secret Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • F-35 or F-22 aircraft experience including cockpit operations
  • Experience with operation and troubleshooting of aircraft Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar systems
  • Experience with fifth generation aircraft avionics (DAS, EW, GPS, INS, and Coms)
  • Working knowledge of engineering tools such as CATIA, VAS, VA, PDM, JEDI, FIRESPY and the Multifunction Analyzer, Transmitter, Receiver Interface Exerciser (MATRIX)