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F-16 Structures/Assembler Mechanic Level 3

Greenville, South Carolina

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At Lockheed Martin, we apply our passion for purposeful innovation to keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges.

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Commitment to Sustainability: We foster innovation, integrity and security to preserve the environment, strengthen diverse communities and propel growth.

Here, the possibilities are endless because we offer:

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F-16 Structures/Assembler Mechanic Level 3

Greenville, South Carolina

Job ID: 569744BR Date posted: Sep. 15, 2021 Locations: Greenville, South Carolina COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

As directed by Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, all current and newly hired employees, in the United States, are required to be fully vaccinated by January 18, 2022.
Description:Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine.

Our products play an important role in the national security of the United States and more than 70 other countries, ensuring peace and stability around the world. Highly trained and specialized personnel and facilities are key to the company's unrivaled success in the aeronautics industry. Our workforce of more than 25,000 has pre-eminent expertise in advanced aircraft design and production, modification and support, stealth technology and systems integration and information technology.

This position will be part of the Lockheed Martin Greenville Support Operations (GSO) Aircraft
Maintenance Team, supporting the Production of the F-16 at Greenville, South Carolina. Provides support with the Production, Repair and modification of the aircraft structure and major subassembly's, by planning, laying out, fabricating, assembling, installing, and repairing various sheet metal and structural assemblies and sub-assemblies utilizing precision measuring equipment.

Other responsibilities include:

• Completing a sheet metal performance demonstration.
• Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
• Use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.
• Frequently stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, twist, and work on or in the aircraft.
• Frequently lift and/or push or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or push or pull up to 50 pounds.
• Occasionally sit, climb, and balance.
• Perform repetitive movements and work overhead.
• Work in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining a clean, FOD-free work area.
• Properly use, handle and dispose of hazardous materials, and toxic or caustic chemicals per Government regulations and company procedures
• Read and speak English.

• Mission essential functions and other duties may be assigned as required.

* Employee provided tools are not required for F-16 manufacturing positions. In the event an employee is re-assigned to sustainment operations, the employee will provide a shadowed toolbox with etched tools per minimum inventory and specifications detailed by the company within 14 days of re-assignment.

• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

• While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as needed to perform job tasks. The employee is regularly exposed to vibration.

• The candidate will be frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock.

• This position is located at a facility that requires special access

What’s In It For You

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
• Medical
• Dental
• 401k
• Paid time off
• Work/life balance
• Career development
• Mentorship opportunities
• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.
This position is in Greenville, SC Discover Greenville.
Basic Qualifications:
8 years of manufacturing or repair experience

Basic understanding of manufacturing process.

Ability to perform assembly and installation work using assembly, jigs, fixtures, test equipment, precision measuring instruments, and mechanics hand tools.

Experience reading and interpreting written specifications, blueprints and engineering drawings, understanding symbols, flags, and general notes.
Desired Skills:
Heavy Aircraft Structural Repair or Aircraft Sheet metal experience.

Aircraft structural modification or heavy structures overhaul experience.

Aircraft assembly, maintenance and/or modification experience preferred. Will consider commercial experience.

Experience with drill ream and countersink, hydraulic installs.

Knowledge of integral fuel tank sealing processes.

Willing to be trained and/or certified in special skills.

Ability to mentor and train others in structures skills. 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: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekClearance Level: None 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: Hourly/Non-ExemptBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: YesCareer Area: Craft Workers Type: Full-Time Shift: Second
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