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Aircraft Systems Checkout Mechanic- U2

Palmdale, California

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Aircraft Systems Checkout Mechanic- U2

Palmdale, California

Job ID: 562342BR Date posted: Jul. 21, 2021 Locations: Palmdale, CaliforniaProgram: U2 Description:Performs the complete final operational checkout and troubleshooting of entire hydraulic, plumbing, surface control and rigging systems, either during or after final assembly, under simulated flight conditions, working to references which are not fully detailed, where it is required to exercise a complete knowledge of such systems, plus a knowledge of related aircraft structures and final assembly and installation practices and procedures. Sets up and operates test consoles and associated test equipment and operates all systems necessary to complete the checkout procedures by using test equipment or cockpit controls; interprets and analyzes test equipment readouts, and locates, diagnoses, and corrects any cause of malfunctions or out of tolerance conditions; makes all final adjustments and verifies proper operation, continuity and timing of applicable components. Performs pickup, rework and modification of the level of difficulty of the operations described above. Improvises hydraulic, plumbing and rigging checkout aids as required. Synchronizes structural members with actuating hydraulic and control lines and components by timing and adjusting arms, struts, up-and-down locks, cylinder strokes, relief valves, etc.; places lines under pressure or vacuum using liquid, gas, or air, to check for leakage, and to verify proper continuity and timing of sequence and selector heads or valves, proper adjustment of regulators, etc. Locates and corrects any cause of malfunctioning, such as bind in run of cables or rods, crossed cables, improperly strung cables, pull off, structural interference, etc.; makes all final adjustments of control surface throws and travels; sets final stops on valves, carriages, levers, rods and other rigging units. Works with authorized liaison personnel to determine satisfactory checkout sequences; points out need for test equipment, part, assembly or documentation corrections. Performs any function of the Assembler, Installer, Senior classification.


This position requires a government security clearance and only candidates with US Citizenship may be considered.
Basic Qualifications:
Must possess ability to complete final operational checkout and troubleshooting of hydraulics, plumbing, surface controls and rigging systems.

Must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of or have successfully completed training in Blueprint II.

Must possess certifications required by Company.


Desired Skills:
Ability to set up and operate test consoles and associated test equipment and operate all systems necessary to complete the checkout procedures by using test equipment or cockpit controls; interpret and analyze test equipment readouts, and locate, diagnose, and correct any cause of malfunctions or out of tolerance conditions; make all final adjustments and verify proper operation, continuity and timing of applicable components.

Performs pickup, rework and modification.

Knowledge of related aircraft structures and final assembly and installation practices. 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 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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