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Material Applicator, Senior Aircraft Painter - Special Programs

Apply Now Job ID: 538910BR Date posted: Sep. 18, 2020 City: PalmdaleState: California
Description:Performs spray, wipe, or brush applications to aircraft parts, assemblies and interior or exterior surfaces of completed aircraft, exercising a complete knowledge of surface preparations, material application procedures and techniques, tools, equipment, applicable specifications, and safety regulations, where it is required to hold exacting tolerances, working to blueprint requirements or engineering directions; utilizes blueprints to determine masked off areas, stay out areas, materials, and reference documents; prepares and utilizes test panels to ascertain material thickness.
Sets-up completely and operates robotic equipment used in the application of materials applied to the surfaces of individual parts of varied sizes up to and including a completed article; position parts/article in predetermined locations in relation to the robotic unit, connects cables and hoses, selects the proper program for the work to be performed and enters the predetermined information into the computer, mixes material to be applied and maintains material level in paint pots, operates the robotic system and monitors the operations being performed.
Performs rework, modifications and touch up of the level of difficulty of the operations described above.
Must possess certifications as required.
Performs the above functions on Company premises, and/or at vendor or other off Company locations.
Performs surface preparation by cleaning, stripping, sanding, masking and similar operations.
Identifies surface imperfections and makes corrections using approved procedures. Applies aerodynamic fillers to seams or voids and builds up surfaces to conform to aircraft configurations.
Uses precision measuring equipment and shop mathematics to determine material thickness.
Operates air and airless painting equipment as required. Moves, positions and stores such equipment as portable air mover ventilators or exhaust units, safety lights, ladders, scaffolding, etc. Maintains and stores spray guns, pressure pots, hoses, respirators and other similar safety devices. Maintains “good housekeeping” as necessary.
Places parts and assemblies in drying ovens and monitors temperature and time requirements.
Checks material expiration dates and viscosities, and mixes materials as required.
Files, recountersinks, trims, burrs and operates such equipment as power sanders as required.
May be required to operate Company furnished vehicles as necessary.
May be required to operate a computer workstation.

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

HourlyProductionOperations
Basic Qualifications:
Experience with precision measuring equipment and shop mathematics.

Experience with air and airless painting equipment as required.

Experience with drying ovens and monitors temperature and time requirements.

Experience with expiration dates and viscosities, and mixes materials as required.

Experience with files, recountersinks, trims, burrs and operates such equipment as power sanders as required.

Experience operating a computer workstation.
Aircraft Painter.

MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT
Desired Skills:
Low Observable experience.
Coatings on Military aircraft.
Operates the robotic system and monitors the operations being performed.
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.Telecommute: The work associated with this position will be performed at the designated Lockheed Martin facility. Situational telecommuting may be considered and authorized at the discretion of your leader and based upon the role.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 6 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: ManufacturingType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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