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Apply Now Job ID: 503015BR Date posted: Dec. 02, 2019 City: Palmdale State: California
Description:PERFORMS SUCH TYPICAL DISTINGUISHING DUTIES AS:

Inspects all types of products, including experimental, prototype and production parts, assemblies and air vehicles, during various stages of production, assembly, teardown, reassembly, flight, flight test, and delivery; certifies workmanship, functional systems and test apparatus operation, and airworthiness, including all stages of preflight, power runs, engineering flight tests, production acceptance and verification flights; exercises a knowledge of engineering, inspection, and airworthiness requirements for experimental and production aircraft, and production methods and practices for aircraft structure, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical functional systems, accessories, power plants, instruments, and aircraft performance under simulated or actual flight conditions; inspects completed aircraft area by area, including cabin and flight stations, wing and wing tank sealing, etc., inspects disassembly, alteration, modification, reassembly and testing of standard or developmental installations, instruments, structure, rigging, flight safety and survival equipment, aircraft coatings, to include LO stack-up and bonding materials, functional units and test gear; inspects structure and components, accessories, instruments, and functional installations for completeness, workmanship, safety, foreign objects and conformance to Company, customer, and F.A.A. requirements; inspects and approves installation of parts, components, assemblies and functional systems on aircraft or aircraft assemblies, and makes operational checks under simulated flight conditions; inspects systems installations, fuel operations, including final fuel checks of tanks after fluid soak, and pressure tests.

Must be able to thoroughly and efficiently document findings, determine acceptable corrections according to Company and/or Customer policies, specifications, manuals, Technical Orders, or any other governing documents, and provide such recommendations in physical or electronic format to multiple organizations, including but not limited to Planning, Engineering and Customers.

Must obtain certifications required by Company, customer or law, and have a minimum of four years experience as an assembly or production flight line inspector or flight line mechanic, or possess a valid A & P License with two years of practical experience.

Must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of or have completed training in inspection principles, Blueprint II, basic computer operations, operation and troubleshooting or aircraft systems, repair technology, and operation of ground support equipment and aircraft functional systems.


PERFORMS SUCH RELATED DUTIES AS:

Inspects preflight, post-flight, flight test and flight servicing of aircraft for workmanship, operations and airworthiness modifications.

Signs off aircraft for flight and prepares certification documents evidencing compliance with Company, customer, and F.A.A. regulations; accepts or rejects conditional flight releases and certifies release documents as required.

Inspects sighting, adjusting and firing of guns, cannon or other armament or weapons systems per functional test procedures.

Verifies transit leveling of aircraft and correct zero or normal reading of instruments such as compass, bank and turn indicator, artificial horizon, etc.

Witnesses operational checkout of aircraft electronic systems prior to, during or subsequent to flights.

Inspects fuel, oil and hydraulic tanks, lines and systems for freedom from foreign material, for proper functioning under test equipment actuation, and for workmanship and conformance to specification.

Operates control surfaces, checks instrument readings, powerplant or other operations during power runs.

Accompanies ship on production and/or customer acceptance flights, as assigned, and inspects characteristics and operation of aircraft including components, accessories, controls, powerplants, instruments, and other items.
Basic Qualifications:
-Must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of or have completed training in operation and trouble shooting or aircraft systems, repair technology, and operation of ground support equipment and aircraft functional systems. A minimum of four years experience as an assembly or production flight line inspector or flight line mechanic, or possess a valid A & P License with two years of practical experience.

-Must be willing to work Swing shift and/or 3rd Shift schedule to support projects

-Must be willing to support travel (if necessary) to support ADP projects
Desired Skills:
-A&P License

-Prior Military Flightline Assembly/Inspection experience
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-Exempt Business Unit: ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: QA/Test and Inspection Clearance Level: Top Secret with an investigation within 5 years Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: 9/80 A: (Autotime System) Shift: Second Apply Now

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