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Lockheed Martin Aircraft Mechanic II / C-130 / Structural Exp / Fort Walton Beach, FL w/ TDY in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

Description: The Aircraft Mechanic II troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills. This worker reads and interprets manufacturers’ and airline’s maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

This mechanic services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness. This mechanic maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals. Job requirements: must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers. This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.

This position is on a modification team, travel CONUS and OCONUS required.

Basic Qualifications:

Must have a minimum of 6 years structural maintenance experience. This mechanic must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft structural and mechanical systems and must be able to apply knowledge to solve moderate to complex problems or malfunctions. The candidate must be able to interpret technical orders, blueprints, or other written guidance to accomplish repairs, replacement or modification of structural components.

Ability to travel to CONUS and OCONUS locations

Active U.S. Passport

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.

Desired Skills:

Heavy structures modification experience

C-130 and C-130J experience

Composite repair training/experience

Active DoD Security Clearance

The Locale: Fort Walton Beach, FL is a part of the Florida Panhandle region. The Panhandle is more similar in culture and climate to the Deep South than to South Florida. With its scenic seaside location, and with its warm summers and mild winters, Fort Walton Beach and its surrounding communities are great place to live and work and to raise a family. Where can you get to from Fort Walton Beach? Pensacola, FL is about an hour to the west. Tallahassee, FL is about 2.5 hours to the east. Mobile, AL is about two hours to the west. Montgomery, AL is about three hours to the north.



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