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Aircraft Field Support Engineer (FSE) Senior, F-35 Program

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

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Aircraft Field Support Engineer (FSE) Senior, F-35 Program

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

Job ID: 553604BR Date posted: Apr. 06, 2021 Locations: Luke Air Force Base, ArizonaProgram: F-35 Description:


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine.

Join the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Field Sustainment Team! This position is located at Luke AFB, Arizona. The successful candidate will act as part of the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics technical interface to the on-site customer (Operations and Maintenance) in resolving issues arising from aircraft maintenance or modification activities for all matters dealing with the F-35 aircraft.

The selected candidate will be a Supportable Low Observable (SLO) Field Service Engineer (FSE) and Subject Matter Expert (SME). The individual will also be an emerging authority with the skill set to accomplish troubleshooting and analysis of structural repairs on high performance aircraft detail parts, assemblies, installations and finishes. Interested candidates are expected to commit two years on-site.

Responsibilities include:
• Accomplish troubleshooting and analysis of difficulties experienced in the field.
• Attend debriefings to aid in the rapid identification of emerging issues that require company intervention to avoid aircraft downtime.
• Document all unusual operation / maintenance problems to ensure the company is apprised of and can identify emerging failure trends.
• Initiate Action Requests (ARs). Identify unique operational problems that require technical, procedural, or quality assurance actions to resolve. Provide on-site assistance to company and customer personnel initiating ARs.
• Provide training to customer personnel. Must be able to work and interact with the maintainer as well as the professional engineers from other F-35 companies as a peer.
• Some travel required; candidates must be willing and able to deploy with customer to possible hazardous duty locations. Long term deployments may be required. US Department of Defense (DoD) mandated vaccinations may be required.
• Applicant must be able to work and communicate well both orally and written in a team environment as this position involves significant and continued interface with customer personnel at all levels.
• Provide support for the assigned site on aircraft ground maintenance and operational limitations. Direct on-site support as requested by customer, site manager or program management. Lead and track multiple engineering efforts and provide periodic status to customer and program management.

• Must be able to obtain F-35 Special Program Access. Must possess an active Secret Security Clearance. Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that will require special access.
Basic Qualifications:
The following Basic Qualifications are skills that a candidate must possess to be considered for this position:

• 7 years of professional military aircraft experience

• Experience must include at least 3 years of Structures and Low Observable experience on 5th Generation Aircraft (F-22 and/or F-35).

• Experience with most types of aircraft materials and fabrication processes such as composites, metals, harness wiring, tubing, ducting, and general engineering principles.

• Basic structural analysis and solution development experience

• Experience with drawing/blueprint reading, interpretation and process specifications
Desired Skills:
The following Desired Skills are not required but are those skills that would set a candidate apart from the others:

• Bachelors of Science Degree in Mechanical, Aeronautical or Civil Engineering
• Material Review experience
• JSF tools and processes including PDM, JDL, VAS, ALIS and QADs
• Technical Report writing
• Airframe & Power Plant (A&P) license
• Military Fighter Aircraft experience
• Working knowledge of CATIA V4/V5 & System/Software Engineering Environment (S/SEE)
• Previous Field Service FSE/REP experience Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: Non- standard 40 hour work week as assigned by leaderSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Product Support Type: Full-Time Shift: Second

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