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Advanced Technology and System

Palmdale, California

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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.

Mission-Focused Innovation: From aerospace to outer space to cyber space, you can solve the world's most complex challenges for our customers.

Foundational Values: Our culture of performance excellence, ethics, teamwork and inclusion is embedded in everything we do.

Diverse Career Opportunities with Meaningful Work: Grow your career and skills for life. Our technology-driven learning platforms and programs enable your development and agility.

Your Health, Your Wealth, Your Life: Our flexible schedules, competitive pay and comprehensive benefits enable you to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work.

Empowered to Be Your Best: Use your strengths to make a difference in the lives of one another, our customers, our communities and our planet.

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:

  • Flexible Schedules, dependent on role
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  • Collaborative

    There is no innovation without imagination. You bring new, different and exciting ideas to the table every day. You are committed to the success of your team.

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    The ability to explore and drive new ideas. You think innovatively to come up with creative solutions to complex challenges.

  • Goal-oriented

    From planning and organizing to decision making, goal orientation produces impactful results. You set goals and strive to make things happen quickly and efficiently.

  • Proactive

    The ability to anticipate, plan and prepare for what lies ahead. You act rather than react to potential situations.

  • Problem Solver

    You work to tackle tough problems with complex solutions.

  • Strategic

    You observe, reflect and analyze processes to make more informed decisions.

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“Before I came to Lockheed Martin, I never thought I’d get these opportunities. The benefits available and the company’s value culture make it an incredibly supportive place to work, and I’m grateful to work somewhere that wants me to succeed. I hope to have a long career here making an impact, and I know I’ll be supported in doing that every step of the way.”

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Advanced Technology and System

Palmdale, California

Job ID: 578251BR Date posted: Dec. 01, 2021 Locations: Palmdale, California 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.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to onsite safety protocols.
Description:Determines methods and performs all sequences and functions related to the assembly, modification, testing, servicing, repair and operation of vehicles and models in the prototype developmental and low rate production stages where complete information or work instructions are not available, test procedures and standards have not been completely established, operational sequences vary considerably and tooling is inadequate or not available. Includes the developmental fabrication and assembly of metallic and nonmetallic components and structures, electrical fabrication, installation, and checkout of all sub-systems, functional testing where it is required to exercise a complete knowledge of electronic theory and aircraft functional systems, general vehicle maintenance, modification and repairs to all types of sub-systems and structures and any support required during flight/range test operations. Assists in the development of new processes, methods and technologies. Develops and manufactures limited use tooling and shop aids. Works from engineering drawings, sketches, oral instructions and specifications. Assists and collaborates in developing components, systems and assemblies, with limited direction, and providing data for inclusion in designs. Assists in the transition from prototype and low rate production to full production.

Prepares and/or maintains aircraft for flight, inactive or storage status in accordance with applicable specifications.

Performs satisfactorily any function of the Systems and Electrical Checkout Mechanic.

Installs/assembles components or systems, incorporates design or modification changes in structure, electrical, functional systems, power plants, components and accessories; makes adjustments, synchronizations, alterations, repairs, corrections, and replacements as required.

Works with blueprints, diagrams, sketches, schematics, service bulletins, maintenance manuals and technical orders.

Collaborates with authorized Company, Customer and/or Vendor personnel.

Fabricates and assembles test setups involving complex hardware and conducts tests with accompanying data recording and evaluation.

Determines sequence of fabrication and assembly, selects materials for job requirements and uses own initiative for construction methods.

Sets up and operates equipment used in the metallic, plastics and composite manufacturing processes.

Fabricates or modifies all manner of sheet metal and composite components, conducts sub-assembly operations and component testing.

Sets up assemblies and parts in curing equipment such as an autoclave, oven, platen press, or integrally-heated tooling in order to obtain desired set and cure.

Improvises shop aids and works without tooling in fabrication, assembling, installing, mating and checkouts of product structures and systems. Develops information required to build necessary tooling.

Assists in static testing of structural parts and assemblies as required.
Basic Qualifications:
Must have a minimum of 4 years combined experience in aircraft assembly, modifications, system installation, servicing or component fabrication

Must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of or have successfully completed training in the following job skills: Blueprint II; system troubleshooting and checkout; principle of operations of fuel systems; flight control systems and hydraulic systems; principles of operation of propulsion systems; familiarization in operation of ground support equipment; repair technology; skin, scratch, structural, plastic and composite repair, fabrication; basic computer operations.

Must have ability to read and interpret schematics illustrations and wiring diagrams and principles of operation of environmental and life support systems. 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: 9x80 every other Friday offSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 6 years 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: Manufacturing Type: Full-Time Shift: Second
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