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Mechanical Field Engineer Senior (Mid-Career Level)

Apply Now Job ID: 489233BR Date posted: Aug. 04, 2019 City: Vandenberg AFB State: California Program: ADP
Description:This exciting position is with our historic Skunk Works program. Skunk Works is an integral part of Lockheed's Aeronautics business area responsible for advanced systems development including conceptual design and rapid prototyping of clean sheet solutions and improvements and derivatives to existing systems. The ideal skunk is an agile, multi-faceted teammate who loves to solve our customer's most difficult challenges. Some of our unclassified projects include the U-2, SR-71 Blackbird, F-22 Raptor, F-117 Nighthawk, and the F-35 Lightening II. Selected applicant will join a unique “Skunkworks” Advanced Development Program (ADP) team.

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If you are a mechanical field engineer and interested with exciting and challenging work on cutting-edge systems, please read on.

The selected candidate will support a program in the Santa Barbera area. Candidates must be willing to travel to and work at austere remote locations to support Customer requirements. Must be able to obtain and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters and comply with mobility requirements such as chemical warfare training and receive applicable vaccinations. Must pass an overseas physical and meet customer medical requirements.

In addition, the selected candidate will be subjected to a Government security investigation, must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information and must agree to and successfully pass a polygraph examination.

This candidate will be an integral member of the technical interface team, supporting the on-site Customer, resolving issues arising from operations and maintenance activities. Accomplish fault analysis and resolution of mechanical system and subsystem discrepancies experienced in the field. Attend debriefings to aid in the rapid identification of emerging system issues. Document operational / maintenance problems, even if they are resolved on-site, to ensure the company can identify failure trends. Will be required to operate, service and maintain support equipment.

The successful candidate must be able to identify unique operational problems that require technical, procedural, or quality assurance actions to resolve. Provide training, as requested, to customer personnel. Candidate must have comprehensive aircraft mechanical systems background and must be able to interact with the Customer as well as Program Engineers.

The selected candidate must be able to work and communicate well, both orally and written, in a team environment as this position involves significant and continued interface with Customer personnel at all levels. Must manage and track multiple engineering and logistics support activities and provide periodic status to Customer and Program Management

**Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.**.
**Must have a TS/SCI clearance adjudicated in the last 5 years**
Basic Qualifications:
- Experience in a field environment
- Hands-on maintenance, repair, and mechanical experience on aircraft
- Experience with schematic drawings
- Must have active Top Secret clearance
Desired Skills:
- Cost, Schedule and Quality management supporting MRO activities
- Technical report writing
- Experience operating / maintaining Support Equipment
- Knowledge of the Integrated Logistics Support concepts
- Five years of experience in each basic qualification listed
- FAA A&P license
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, 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: Yes Career Area: Product Support Clearance Level: TS/SCI Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX9x80A-Friday off in 2nd week w/flex hrs/day Shift: First Apply Now

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