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Facilities Infrastructure/Maintenance & Repair Engineer (Level 4)

Palmdale, California

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Facilities Infrastructure/Maintenance & Repair Engineer (Level 4)

Palmdale, California

Job ID: 601055BR Date posted: Jun. 23, 2022 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-19 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 are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.
Description:Who We Are:
At Lockheed Martin, we don’t just think big thoughts. We get things done.

And we're bringing together the best minds in the industry to do it.

For more than 75 years, Advanced Development Programs, also known as the Skunk Works®, has been making aviation history. Today we’re seeking world class talent to solve some of the toughest technological challenges.

Why Lockheed Martin:
At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics we value your unique skills and expertise and we aim to give back continuously by offering a wide variety of benefits and amenities to help our employees live flexible, healthy, and fulfilling lives at and outside of work. Some of our team’s favorite perks include:
• A competitive 401k match and bonus
• Comprehensive Benefits including Medical/Dental/Life Insurance
• Long term stability
• A receptive and inclusive culture focused on career development with tuition assistance and mentoring opportunities
Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here.

The Challenge:
Like a good chess game, at Lockheed Martin Skunk Works®, we’re always thinking five steps ahead. And in today’s constantly changing and highly contested battlespace, staying ahead is critical. As the Design & Repair POC with our facilities organization, you will be relied on by the team helping build the world’s most experimental aircraft and breakthrough technologies in abject secrecy at a pace impossible to rival.

As a Facilities and Plant Engineering technical lead, your challenge will be to design, develop, and implement, complex preventative maintenance and repair solutions on everything from mechanical, electrical/electronic systems, and infrastructure (water, power, sewer, & HVAC), & major utilities (such as boilers, chillers, prime power, fire systems, generators, & compressed air) , to building support systems.

A Day in the Life:
If you enjoy making an impact by contributing as the go to facility infrastructure repair SME while also owning the development and implementation of maintenance programs and developing training solutions for the greater team.

At the Skunk Works, we have a rich history and an unmatched capability of using unconventional methods to achieve seemingly impossible breakthroughs—and we do it ahead of schedule. We call this unique design system Skunking. Skunking is quick, risk-tolerant and most importantly, smart.

As part of our unique Facility Maintenance & Repair team in Palmdale (Discover Palmdale.), your direct impact will span across the facilities and reliability organizations as you work to enhance the uptime of plant infrastructure & equipment, developing a reliability culture and implementing initiatives, while exploring opportunities to add value and increase site productivity.

Beyond that, you may also find yourself:

• Assisting in-house craft professionals with any needed field technical expertise
• Analyzing our infrastructure & equipment maintenance programs and identifying key areas of improvement
• Clearly communicating job-plans, repair instructions, and operations in both written and verbal form

About You:

Troubleshooting and problem solving is your niche. With a strong sense of ownership, you are at your best when sought after as a SME and trusted advisor in your craft. You are in your element balancing multiple tasks, demonstrating an outstanding attention to detail, and thriving in an environment where you can help make everything run smoothly as a technical advisor. Comfortable speaking to your craft, you are in your element presenting to a wide array of audiences.

With qualifications and expertise in the following, you will thrive:
Basic Qualifications:
• Subject Matter Expert (SME) of Infrastructure Maintenance with repair experience at a large industrial facility. Dealing with scheduled & unscheduled large scale maintenance operations and repairs.

• Process & procedure writing for technical & instructional documents (e.g. Preventative Maintenance plans (PMs), repair instructions, maintenance orders etc.)

• Experience with troubleshooting techniques & determining repair methods
Desired Skills:
• Licensing/Certifications in electrical and/or mechanical systems preferred

• Experience coordinating and executing utility shutdowns that affect multiple buildings

• Electrical/electronic and mechanical systems background

• Reliability Centered Maintenance methodology (RCM)

• Familiarization with applicable codes including Federal, State, Local

• Experience utilizing a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) such as Maximo

• Familiarity with, design, installation, operating, repairing, and preventative maintenance of industrial electrical (up to 4,160V) and emergency power generation systems to include generators, transformers, switchgear, motor control centers, inverters, solar systems, and multi-phase electrical power distribution systems

• Familiarity with Crane Systems and applicable codes

• Fire Systems experience including electrical controls, battery systems, pumps, & valves

• Domestic Water Systems including piping, valve, pumps, filtration

• Compressed Air Systems

• Natural Gas Systems

• Safety regulations and procedures for the installation, repair, and maintenance of electrical systems, mechanical systems, fire systems, domestic water systems, compressed air systems, natural gas systems

• Experience reading and evaluating electrical, mechanical and civil blueprints, drawings and schematics

• Experience utilizing research resources and tools to define and solve electrical and mechanical problems

• Experience Troubleshooting all electrical and mechanical systems and developing and implementing a plan for emergency repairs Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret 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 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: Experienced ProfessionalBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: Facilities Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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