Bonder Metal or Composite Level 2 & 3

Bonder Metal or Composite Level 2 & 3

Northrop Grumman | Palmdale, CA, 93550, US
Salary Range:$40,000 – $58,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

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US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION: Yes

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE: Relocation assistance may be available

CLEARANCE TYPE: None

TRAVEL: No

**Description**

Join Northrop Grumman on our continued mission to push the boundaries of possible across land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace. Enjoy a culture where your voice is valued and start contributing to our team of passionate professionals providing real-life solutions to our world's biggest challenges. We take pride in creating purposeful work and allowing our employees to grow and achieve their goals every day by Defining Possible. With our competitive pay and comprehensive benefits, we have the right opportunities to fit your life and launch your career today.

Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems has an opening for a Composite Bonder Technician - Level 2 & 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located in Palmdale, CA. The selected candidate will bond a variety of dissimilar material assemblies (composite, metal, or laminate), parts, skins, components, equipment, or structures into semi-finished or finished products.

**Essential Functions:**

· Read and interpret blueprints

· Layout articles, cut parts, or materials to size and apply liquid or solid bonding agents. Understanding of ply orientations and vacuum bagging processes

· Operate autoclave, hydraulic presses, and ovens to complete bonding cycle

· Control conditions of heat, pressure, and timing by setting and operating various controls according to the specifications for the materials and the bonding agent being used

· Sands, burrs, and smooth over areas, applying sealing resins to cut or exposed edges

· Monitors and verifies the quality of the finished product. Completes repairs on composite, metal, or laminate bonded products using inspection and rework instructions

· Required ability to be certified for a half& full face respirator

**Basic Qualifications:**

· High School Diploma or GED

· **Minimum of 2-5 years'** of composites experience in an aerospace, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment OR must have a minimum of 2.0 or higher GPA upon completion of Aircraft Fabrication courses OR A&P certificate courses

· 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 the Special Medical/Respiratory Exam.

· The ability to obtain and maintain a DOD secret clearance and program access before beginning work

· The ability to work 1st "5 am - 3:30 pm" or 2nd shift "4:12 pm - 2:42 am" and any work schedule

**Preferred Qualifications:**

Active DOD secret clearance with an investigation date/periodic review within the last 6 years - Completion of A&P certificate program.

Experience with structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps, and stabilizers 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 www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions

Salary Range: $58,760.00 - $60,840.00Salary Range 2: $64,376.00 - $67,808.00

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. With the continuing impacts of COVID-19 around the world, we are taking action to protect the health and well-being of our colleagues and maintain the safety of the communities where we operate. As a federal contractor, and consistent with **Executive Order 14042** ( https://www.saferfederalworkforce.gov/contractors/ ), we will require all newly hired employees in the United States to be fully vaccinated by their start date. Federal guidance allows for disability/medical and religious accommodations with respect to the vaccine requirement. Any requested accommodations must be reviewed and approved (if applicable) in advance of their start date.

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 http://www.northropgrumman.com/EEO . U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.