Lockheed Martin Development Test Mechanic in Santa Cruz, California
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This is a Santa Cruz Facility position: Fabricate, assemble, and install components for mechanical and hydraulic research testing equipment, structural members and hydraulic systems. Operate hydraulic and mechanical equipment for test purposes. Fabricate, assemble, and set up test jigs not involving compound angles and compound contours. Fabricate sheet metal and machined parts and perform structure assembly operations, using provided tooling, or improvising simple tooling. Assist in servicing equipment and vehicles. Help the Senior Mechanic and engineers as required. Assist in moving, relocating and installing facility items.
Materials worked on: Ferrous and non-ferrous metals and their alloys, non-metallic materials; new unproven materials.
Materials worked with: Various dyes, detectors and penetrants, cerromatrix, lubricants, sealing compounds, lacquers, wax, glues, acids, lead, tin and silver solder, solvents, gaseous elements and compounds, miscellaneous small parts and accessories.
Tools used: Mechanics' hand tools, precision measuring instruments, form blocks, templates, jigs and fixtures, levels, soldering irons, portable drills, welding torches, pipe and tube threaders, cutters benders and flaring tools.
Equipment used: Bench lathes, drill presses, power saws, grinders, hydraulic jacks, mechanical and power hoists, woodworking equipment, sheet metal hand and power fabrication machines, mechanical and hydraulic testing equipment, and material handling equipment.
Basic Qualifications Fabricate, assemble, and install components for hydraulic and mechanical research testing equipment. Fabricate and assemble simple test jigs described herein. Fabricate and assemble sheet metal and machined parts, improvising simple tooling as required. Apply an elementary knowledge of engineering research shop practice and procedure. Read and interpret blueprints and sketches. Use arithmetic and elementary algebra.
Desired skills Read and interpret complex engineering detail assembly blueprints and experience working with detailed assembly instructions using hand tools. Experience using overhead crane for critical hardware lifts.
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Job Location(s): Santa Cruz California