Lockheed Martin General Flight Mechanic in Palmdale, California
Performs the complete final operational checkout and troubleshooting of hydraulic, plumbing, surface control and rigging systems, during or after final assembly, under simulated flight conditions, working to references which are not fully detailed, where it is required to exercise a complete knowledge of such systems, a knowledge of related aircraft structures and final assembly and installation practices and procedures. Sets up and operates test consoles and associated test equipment operates all systems necessary to complete the checkout procedures by using test equipment or cockpit controls; interprets and analyzes test equipment readouts, locates, diagnoses, and corrects any cause of malfunctions or out of tolerance conditions; makes all final adjustments and verifies proper operation, continuity and timing of applicable components. Performs pickup, rework and modification of the operations described above. Improvises hydraulic, plumbing and rigging checkout aids as required. Synchronizes structural members with actuating hydraulic and control lines and components by timing and adjusting arms, struts, up-and-down locks, cylinder strokes, relief valves, places lines under pressure or vacuum using liquid, gas, or air, check for leakage, verify proper continuity and timing of sequence and selector heads or valves, proper adjustment of regulators. Locates and corrects any cause of malfunctioning, such as bind in run of cables or rods, crossed cables, improperly strung cables, pull off, structural interference, makes all final adjustments of control surface throws and travels; sets final stops on valves, carriages, levers, rods and other rigging units. Works with authorized liaison personnel to determine satisfactory checkout sequences; points out need for test equipment, part, assembly or documentation corrections. Performs satisfactorily any function of the Assembler, Installer, Senior classification. 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.
Basic Qualifications Experience with reading Blueprints or completed Blueprint Training.
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Job Location(s): Palmdale California