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Lockheed Martin Aeronautics - Palmdale, California

Welcome to the aerospace capital of America. Palmdale, California boasts a rich heritage and is home to many of the aircraft used in the United States military. Palmdale is proud to be the home of our legendary Skunk Works© team for the past 75 years! When in Palmdale, you can enjoy national parks, nature reserves, theme parks and the beach is less than 80 miles away. Watch the above video to learn more about what Steven, an Aeronautical Engineer in Palmdale, has to say about the impact he is making at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics.

As part of our culture of innovation, you'll have outstanding benefits and amenities, an inclusive work environment, ongoing career development and support, rewards and recognition to honor your hard work and more. Appreciate all the wonderful benefits of living in beautiful, CA without paying for it. Palmdale, CA’s overall cost of living is over 30% less than our neighbor, Los Angeles! 

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Facts About Palmdale


  Average temperature of 78 degrees

Palmdale is within driving distance of Yosemite National Park.

  Driving distance to Yosemite National Park

LAX is 62 miles from Palmdale.

  62 miles to LAX

The aerospace industry is the most important industry in Palmdale.

  The most important industry in Palmdale is the aerospace industry

Engineering and Technology

Each day of our employees come with a purpose to contribute to missions that are bigger than themselves. Hear how our employees support our mission through innovative solutions. At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, we're taking innovation to the next level. From designing the most advanced air vehicle to designing aircraft that defies gravity, our engineers live on the cutting edge of technology. Never have the opportunities for a technical career been so limitless. From coding in C# to helping design landing gear, our engineering opportunities are limitless.

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Production Operations

Our Production Operations team at Lockheed Martin Aeronautics uses a system of standard work that allows us to achieve predictable and repeatable results. From working as a manufacturing engineer to helping to build and install essential components for the F-35, members on our Production Team have a direct impact on Lockheed Martin Aeronautics key results.

Our Production Operations team includes both engineering team and build team members. View our production operations opportunities below.

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Early Career

At Lockheed Martin, you can start your career with a mission and shape the future by solving some of the world's most challenging problems. As an Early Career professional at Lockheed Martin, you are able to participate in employee resource groups and have the opportunity to be a part of our multiple leadership development programs. View our Early Career or Intern/Co-Op opportunities below.

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Careers in Palmdale, California

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  • Aero - Palmdale, California

    1011 Lockheed Way, Palmdale, CA 93599