5 Unique Cleared Jobs You Don’t Want to Miss

Posted by Ashley Jones
unique cleared jobs

In the cleared community we often see countless openings for Engineers and Analysts, but are you familiar with cleared opportunities for Aircraft Painters or SCUBA Divers? While jobs like these may not appear frequently across your radar, there are many unique positions in the government contracting landscape that require security cleared professionals to get the job done.

If you’re looking for a fascinating opportunity or you’re curious how else you can put your clearance to use, check out our roundup of some of the most interesting cleared job openings currently on ClearedJobs.Net:

1. Aircraft Painter

Are you looking for a bigger canvas? Join Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems as an Aircraft Painter in El Segundo, California for the opportunity to paint aircraft interiors, exteriors, and piece parts. Prepare to paint by masking, stripping, and washing aircraft sections/components, and blend and mix paints to achieve the proper consistency.

2. Law Clerk

Join a team at Leidos as a Law Clerk in Washington, D.C., providing legal and technical services to support the Department of Justice. From emails and instant messages, to electronic devices and social media systems, this dynamic team is equipped to meet the challenge of forensically capturing, reviewing, and illuminating the “smoking gun” evidence. Are you ready to make a difference?

3. Heavy Equipment Mechanic

If you’re a mechanic looking for a little variety, look no further. As a Heavy Equipment Mechanic with Vectrus in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, you’ll inspect, test and operate wheeled and construction equipment, including scrapers, bulldozers, back-loaders, road graders, tractors and lawn mowers to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation.

4. SCUBA Diver

Are you a SCUBA Diver with a security clearance? Combine the two and you can join Peraton in sunny San Diego, California as an open water SCUBA Diver. You’ll support mission planning, preparation, inspection, and deployment/recovery, burial/unburial, and the underwater movement of various objects on the ocean floor in various harbor areas, littorals, and shipping lanes.

5. Aerospace Structural Welder

PAE is hiring an Aerospace Structural Welder in South Korea to perform fusion welding on aircraft and ground support equipment. Produce flight critical welds by determining the sequence of welding in order to prevent the amount of warp to the weld, design and fabricate weld holding fixtures, perform pre-heat and post weld stress relief operations, and much more in this vital role!

Curious about other cleared careers? Search through our database of thousands of cleared positions and stay tuned for our next roundup of unique jobs. The perfect cleared opportunity for you may be waiting on the horizon.


  • Ashley Jones

    Ashley Jones is ClearedJobs.Net's blog Editor and a cleared job search expert, dedicated to helping security-cleared job seekers and employers navigate job search and recruitment challenges. With in-depth experience assisting cleared job seekers and transitioning military personnel at in-person and virtual Cleared Job Fairs and military base hiring events, Ashley has a deep understanding of the unique needs of the cleared community. She is also the Editor of ClearedJobs.Net's job search podcast, Security Cleared Jobs: Who's Hiring & How.

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This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 2:01 pm

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