Aircraft Structural Mechanic - Military veterans preferred

Lockheed Martin (


  full-time   employee   contract

Fort Worth
United States

Aircraft Structural Mechanic

Job ID: 475303BR
Date posted: Mar. 15, 2019
City: Fort Worth
State: Texas
Program: F-16V Peace Phoenix Rising Program
Description:Aircraft Structural Mechanic inspects, troubleshoots malfunctions, rigs, repairs and modifies aircraft structures, removes, disassembles, modifies and install structural components and aircraft systems of moderate difficulty. Removes and installs various F-16 related fasteners. Reads and interprets blueprints and engineering instructions. Provides On the Job (OJT) Training for AIDC structural technicians.
Basic Qualifications:
Must possess 4 years aircraft structural experience.
Advanced knowledge of aircraft structural installations

Knowledge of the structural techniques and applications to apply towards performing modifications

Ability to utilize drawings to install kit parts

Ability to obtain a secret security clearance, and must have an interim secret clearance prior to start so therefore all candidates must be a US Citizen.

Experience with close tolerance fasteners

Self-motivated and disciplined individual towards quality work

Must have been previously awarded an Air Force 5 to 9 skill level or equivalent USMC or US Navy CDI qualification or possess equivalent civilian experience with associated credential.

Must be able to read and understand F-16 engineering drawings and documents.

Must be willing to work flexible schedules, first or second shift.

This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Additional duties and related responsibilities will be assigned as required.

Physical Requirements: Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.

This position is located at a facility that requires special access
Desired Skills:
Experience working with Foreign Nationals and working within foreign cultures.

Demonstrated experience in leading multi-disciplined team, providing program/modification management and technical assistance consultation, international office management, Time Compliance Technical Orders, Job guides, Crew Board, Precedence Diagrams, Crew Loading and Work Plans. Experience interfacing with all levels of foreign government and LM Aero management. Knowledge of International Human Resources foreign assignment policies and procedures, as well as in-country Operating Procedures. Familiarity with foreign taxes, foreign banking and managing budgets is beneficial. Understanding of basic program management principles and applications, expertise in developing technical and manufacturing/modification solutions in an international environment. Background in F-16 modification and production a definite plus. Excellent communication skills and a thorough knowledge of production tooling application and manufacturing processes.
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
Relocation Available: Yes
Career Area: Manufacturing
Clearance Level: None
Type: Full-Time
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week
Shift: First