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F-35 Aircraft Mechanic 3

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

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F-35 Aircraft Mechanic 3

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

Job ID: 549869BR Date posted: Mar. 15, 2021 Locations: Luke Air Force Base, ArizonaProgram: JSF Description:Applicant will perform Launch and Recovery activities and perform maintenance on all systems (“nose-to-tail”) of the F-35 aircraft to ensure they are in good mechanical condition and safe for flight. The selected individual will perform all maintenance, inspections, and servicing requirements on all aircraft systems in accordance with applicable directives. Applicant will be required to obtain special certifications (example: confined space, borescope, etc.) as locally required. A successful candidate will be required to perform Field-Level Modifications, and Time Compliance Technical Data (TCTD) maintenance actions. The candidate will also provide On-The-Job Training (OJT) as required to newly hired Interim Contract Support (ICS) team members, USAF maintainers and International country organic maintainers as required. Candidate will maintain and update aircraft records and status in strict compliance with applicable directives and keep the aircraft production staff updated with that aircraft status. Must be able to obtain and keep a flightline driver’s competency card. The individual will also perform all other duties as directed by the production staff and leadership team, and must be able to work first, second, and third shift on short notice. Individual must be able to depart on temporary duty assignments—also on short notice. The individual will practice good housekeeping and follow safety procedures and ensure both programs are enforced.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Must be able to obtain and keep a secret clearance and must have at least an interim secret clearance to start.
Basic Qualifications:
Three years’ recent (within one year) experience as a USAF aircraft maintenance or USN or USMC aircraft fighter aircraft maintenance or US Army Aviation attack helicopter maintenance technician.
Desired Skills:
5th Generation Fighter Experience.
Experience with the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS).
Ejection seat tear-down/build up experience.
Fuel systems experience.
Low Observable (LO) repair and maintenance experience.
Fiber Optic repair and maintenance experience.
Avionics troubleshooting and repair experience
Experience performing in a role of task trainer
Valid US Passport 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: The work associated with this position will be performed at the designated Lockheed Martin facility. Situational telecommuting may be considered and authorized at the discretion of your leader and based upon the role.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: Standard Monday to Friday 40 hour work weekSecurity 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: Hourly/Non-ExemptBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Assembly/Laborers Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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