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Fabrication & Structures Developmental Mechanic - U2

Apply Now Job ID: 531692BR Date posted: Jul. 09, 2020 City: PalmdaleState: California Program: ADP Hourly

Develops and performs experimentally, the bench and ship layout, fabrication of parts from raw stock, and the assembly, installation and mating operations required for the building of prototype product structures such as airframe, for the purpose of creating or proving engineering design, to the point where sufficient information is gathered and the work may be delegated to others such as production bench, fabrication, assembly and/or installation personnel, or to subcontractors.

Incorporates major revisions in prototype structure on the level of difficulty of the work described herein, by developing and performing experimentally, the required layout, fabrication, assembly, installation and mating operations.

Works closely with authorized liaison personnel, and suggests, orally or by sketches, design changes for engineering approval, when part of assembly cannot be made or installed as designed, or does not seem to meet functional demands, or where such changes will simplify fabrication, assembly, installation or maintenance of product.

Determines, or physically projects or lays out from loft, the coordination points required for building of tooling or parts, so as to insure subsequent mating of fabricated or installed parts and assemblies, and/or to determine location, or to prevent interference with other systems, structures, or installations.

Performs all necessary operations to prove completion and coordination of prototype product structure.

Works from general configuration and preliminary engineering design data, oral or written.


Improvises shop aids or works without tooling in fabricating, assembling, installing and mating product structures. Develops information required to build necessary tooling.

Instructs and works with production personnel as required in the initial production run, including fabrication, assembly, installation, mating and completion of the developed product.

Assists in static testing of structural parts or assemblies as required.

Performs satisfactorily any function of Metal Worker/Fitter, Senior and General Modification Mechanic and Assembler-Installer classifications.

May possess certifications required by the Company; must have completed training or demonstrated skills equivalent to Blueprint Reading II; must have knowledge of Basic Computer Operations.

Basic Qualifications:
Must possess a minimum of 4 years of experience in fabrication, assembly and installation of development parts.

May possess certifications required by the Company; must have completed training or demonstrated skills equivalent to Blueprint Reading II; must have knowledge of Basic Computer Operations.

Other Important Information You Should Know 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: ManufacturingType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: no Shift: Second Apply Now

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