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Lead F-16 Aircraft Structures Modification Engineer

Apply Now Job ID: 479977BR Date posted: Apr. 17, 2019 State: Utah Program: F-16
Description:The selected candidate will be part of the on-site support team at Ogden Air Logistics Center, Utah with responsibility for providing leadership and technical/engineering support for F-16 structures. The candidate will perform the following:
- All engineering functions related to aircraft modification/service life extension
- Understand depot maintenance practices and rocesses sufficient knowledge and experience to resolve technical issues adversely affecting production schedule
- Have knowledge of part manufacturing and tooling principals so that questions associated with replacement tooling can be addressed
- Have sufficient knowledge of structural design and repair concepts to provide engineering disposition recommendations on non-conforming depot and field aircraft
- Be able to provide drawing and specification interpretations and clarifications to resolve issues concerning process specifications associated with part design, finish, and assembly
- Assist in resolving general aircraft sustainment issues (Aircraft Structural Integrity Program, Analytical Condition Inspection, Deficiency Reporting, corrosion, paint/strip, quality issues, investigations, data development and assessment, analyses, corrective actions, etc.), as required.

Other responsibilities include:
Plans, coordinates and performs all engineering functions associated with aircraft modifications, and design changes or alterations to aircraft structures
- Investigates and analyzes field and depot aircraft structural issues and develops recommended solutions to meet aircraft structural maintenance and performance standards
- Interprets and clarifies drawing requirements for aircraft maintenance and modification
- Performs investigations, analysis and recommends corrective action for aircraft structural projects
- Evaluates new technology for possible structural integration
- Prepares technical data, test plans, procedures, reports, drawings, manuals, and other required publications.

This position requires a government Secret Security Clearance. To be considered, you must be a United States citizen.
Basic Qualifications:
- Bachelors Degree in an engineering discipline
- Understanding and experience with the Air Force aircraft structural modification process
- Experience with aircraft depot maintenance practices and processes
- Experience working with part manufacturing, and tooling principals
- Experience with structural design and repair concepts
Desired Skills:
- Masters Degree in Aeronautical Engineering
– Experience with working with USG depot or maintenance facilities and personnel
- Experience in leading or mentoring multidisciplinary teams comprised of contractors and government personnel
- Ability to address interchangeability of structural components and assemblies. This requires a good knowledge of MPRS.
- Experience with the Air Force acquisition process to support the customer in critical parts procurement.
- Experience with F-16 aircraft mechanical and avionics systems and of F-16 aircraft maintenance
- Understand of corrosion mechanisms and paint/corrosion protection systems for F-16 aircraft.
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 Professional Business Unit: ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Aeronautical Engineering Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: Flex 9/80 A: (Autotime System) Shift: First Apply Now

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