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Senior Maintenance Mechanic

Littleton, Colorado

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Senior Maintenance Mechanic

Littleton, Colorado

Job ID: 639616BR Date posted: May. 26, 2023 Locations: Littleton, Colorado
Description:- Determines methods and sequences of operation to maintain, repair, service, modify and install all types of multi-axis machine tools and fabrication machines. Exercises a complete knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, vacuum, pneumatic and component functions, machine and component rebuilding and modification. Repairs, service, level and align all types of conventional and automated machine tools, precision fabrication machines, and other plant machinery and equipment to meet exact specifications and tolerances, and then validates repairs and adjustments as necessary.
- Troubleshoots hydraulic drive, pneumatic drive, mechanical drive, and other typical
machine tool drives with or without prints in order to make adjustments as necessary, test operations to ensure equipment operates to applicable standards
- Disassembles, services, rebuilds, overhauls and repairs delicate mechanical, pneumatic, vacuum and hydraulic functional mechanisms vital to machine operations where extreme care must be exercised to avoid damage or introduce error into system.
- Tears down, overhauls and rebuilds machine tools and fabrication machines to restore to manufactures original specifications, sets up and operates machines as necessary to ensure proper machine operation and tolerances prior to release to users and ensures exact tolerances are met. Makes appropriate modifications to improve overall performance in order to satisfy specific manufacturing requirements.
- Must possess/obtain/maintain certifications required by the Company and Law
- Generates precision layouts, works to exact tolerances and exercises a high degree of ingenuity in diagnosing, performing and validating repairs.
- Create sketches, set up and operates machine tools and equipment to fabricate and/or repair components from raw stock.
- Regularly works without established procedures, performing a wide variety of nonstandard complex tasks requiring extensive knowledge of discipline. May estimate labor and equipment costs, and prepare requisitions as required.
- Maintains and creates appropriate maintenance, inventory and repair logs.
Basic Qualifications:
• Experience in machine tool repair and maintenance to include multi-axis NC, CNC, DNC, applicable Robots, and conventional machine tools and fabrication equipment
• Ability to Read and Interpret Blueprints and Schematics
• Machine Tool Maintenance and Basic Hydraulics
• Ability to determine origin of failure between electrical, electronic and/or mechanical
• Computer Skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, etc.)
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance, must be able to work shifts in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement, must be able to obtain and maintain all certifications as required
Desired Skills:
• Experience and understanding of Autoclaves and Ovens as it pertains to composites manufacturing
• Basic Calculations as it Pertains to Machine Tools
• Ability to operate multiple machine tool and robot control platforms
• Ability to operate conventional equipment
• Experience with welding principles and processes
• Experience with Renishaw Laser, Rotary Calibrator and
• Manufacturing Process
• Numerical Control Machining Practices
• Machine Shop Theory and Practices
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly
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 week
The base range for this position in Colorado is $27.17 - $40.10.
Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays. The wage range and benefits summary is a general guideline and is governed by the applicable collective bargaining agreement when extending an offer.
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.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you’re invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Hourly/Non-Exempt
Business Unit: SPACE
Relocation Available: No
Career Area: Facilities
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First
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