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General Flight Mechanic ADP

Palmdale, California

Job ID: 555846BR Date posted: May. 04, 2021 Locations: Palmdale, CaliforniaProgram: ADP Description:Determines methods and sequence of operations on prototype or production products such as aircraft, prior to, during or subsequent to flight. Where required information is not complete, operational sequences change or vary considerably, and tooling is inadequate or not available; disassembles and rebuilds prototype products prior to or subsequent to engineering flight tests, to effect design or modification changes in structures and functional systems for flight test purposes. Mocks up, makes initial layouts, fabricates, assembles and installs new structures, components and systems as required. Performs the final flight line servicing, operational checkout, troubleshooting, repairing and maintenance, and sells of aircraft structures and functional systems, including electrical, power plants, accessories and components, for airworthiness and conformance to Company and customer specifications and requirements. Operates, troubleshoots, makes final adjustments and corrects malfunctioning and entire rigging, surface control, plumbing, hydraulic, fuel, environmental, life support and other functional systems, while such systems are operating under auxiliary power or power furnished by the ship’s power plants. Troubleshoots and corrects malfunctioning of products and systems revealed by successive flight by Company or customer personnel either at Company or at customer facilities.

Must possess license or certificates as required.

Must have a minimum of four years of experience in aircraft assembly and checkout, or as a Flight Line Mechanic, or be a graduate Flight Line Mechanic Apprentice, or possess a valid A & P License with two years of practical experience.

Experience with reading Blueprints or completed Blueprint Training.

Essential Job Functions Physical Demands General Flight Mechanic (RP4156) Standing: Requires full time standing with limited resting periods and to walk distances. Heights: Able to work at heights. Able to climb stairs or ladders as required. Able to work off of step stools, scissor lifts, lift platforms and aircraft structure without handrails. Overhead work: Able to work overhead as required. Weight restriction: Able to Lift/push/pull/carry a minimum of 50 lbs Body positioning: Able to twist/bend (neck or waist) and stoop. Able to work in awkward positions as required. Able to squat/kneel/crawl/reach as required. Work content: Able to use/hold/manipulate small tools and parts with hands. Simple grasping, power grasping and fine manipulation is required. Able to use vibrating tools and perform torqueing operations. Able to use power equipment. Repetitive tasks will be performed. Vision/Hearing: High level Hand/Eye coordination required. Corrective lenses may be used. Eye protection required in many instances. Color differentiation may be required. Must be able to hear at level required for positions. Environmental: Able to work around noise, chemicals, fumes and dust. Capable of using respirators and other personal protective equipment including hearing protection if required. Able to work outside if needed. Attendance: Regular attendance required based on set work schedule. Able to work any shift. Vehicles/Power moving equipment: Able to operate as required. Able to work around heavy equipment or machinery.The physical demands described above do not contain a comprehensive listing of all physical requirements for all positions. The physical demands of each position will vary based on business needs so the physical demands described above are subject to change and employees therefore will also be expected to perform all physical requirements necessary for their positions. This job description may be changed to include new or different physical demands or change existing ones as management deems necessary.

This position requires a government security clearance and only candidates with US Citizenship may be considered.

HourlyProductionOperations
Basic Qualifications:
Must have a minimum of four years of experience in aircraft assembly and checkout, or as a Flight Line Mechanic, or be a graduate Flight Line Mechanic Apprentice, or possess a valid A & P License with two years of practical experience.

Must possess license or certificates as required.

Experience with reading Blueprints or completed Blueprint Training.

Knowledge of hydraulic, plumbing, surface control and rigging systems.

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT.
Desired Skills:
Must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of or have successfully completed training in the following job skills: Systems troubleshooting and checkout; principles of operation of fuel systems, flight control systems and hydraulic system; principles of operation of propulsion systems; Basic Computer Operations; familiarization in operation of ground support equipment; Repair Technology: Skin, scratch, structural, plastic and composite repair, 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 5 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: First
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