Lockheed Martin Electronic Systems Tech-Flight in Palmdale, California



Makes the final operational checkout for conformance to Company and customer specifications, of entire prototype or new electronic and software systems after initial installation in aircraft, where it is required to exercise a complete knowledge of applicable electronic theory, plus a knowledge of aircraft functional systems; makes adjustments, calibrates, trouble shoots, reworks or replaces defective units, and makes successive operational checkouts of such electronic and software systems (accompanying ship on production or acceptance and test flights when so assigned) as required, prior, during and subsequent to flight; verifies the proper functioning of ship’s entire systems and signs off these systems for initial and subsequent flights to point of acceptance by the customer.

Determines methods, operations and sequences, conducts the initial testing, and makes adjustments and calibrations under operations laboratory conditions, of entire prototype or new aircraft electronic and software systems and components, where test procedures and standards have not been completely established, available references are not complete, and special test equipment must be developed; troubleshoots malfunctioning systems, diagnoses trouble, reworks, replaces or relocates integral components, as required to accomplish proper integration, functioning and acceptance of entire system, working to Company, customer or vendor specifications.

Modifies or develops aircraft electronic and software systems and components to Company or customer requirements, working from incomplete preliminary design data, oral or written instructions, etc.; provides missing design details and/or makes changes in design of systems components, such as circuits, for approval by others, when system does not meet functional demands or where such changes will facilitate assembly, installation or performance of the system.

Collaborates with vendor and customer representatives and responsible Company personnel in the correction of problems regarding the design or malfunctioning of aircraft prototype or new electronic and software systems and components.

Must possess FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License.

Must be able to perform basic computer operations.


Adapts available test equipment as required to complete a test setup.

Disassembles, diagnoses trouble, and repairs malfunctioning units of radar, radio and other electronic systems as revealed by laboratory or ship tests; initiates or prepares rework orders as required.

Works with Flight Mechanics in troubleshooting malfunctioning systems and servicing aircraft for flight where it is required to perform activities in related systems and accessories such as pneumatic, hydraulic, etc.

Performs satisfactorily any function of the Flight Electrical and Instruments Mechanic classification.

Basic Qualifications Must have an Active secret clearance with an investigation within the last 5 years.

Must possess FCC General Radiotelephone Operator License.

Essential Job Functions Physical Demands Electronic Systems Technician – Flight (RP5063)

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.”

Desired skills Must obtain a Top Secret Clearance and Program Access prior to start.

Electrical Installation and Check-out. Understand aircraft power-on operations and troubleshooting Must be able to perform computer operations.

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Job Location(s): Palmdale California