Lockheed Martin Metal Fitter - Assembler A in Fort Worth, Texas

Performs such typical operations as assembling prefabricated parts, which do not result in cumulative distortion or strains in several planes, into welding jigs or fixtures. Straightens sheet metal parts and weld assemblies. Assembles such parts preparatory to selding by fitting, filing, trimming, grinding, and drilling and straightens and aligns them after welding. Stamp parts with hand punch.

Performs pressure testing of welded aircraft parts and assemblies. This operation requires selection and application of the proper clamps, plugs and fittings to be used; adjustment of pressure regulators to required pressure as determined from blueprint or shop orders; immersion in water to check for leaks, marking of leaks for rework and stamping of acceptable parts with pressure test stamp. May compile process data charts from work performed for future reference. May tend surface drying and backing oven incidental to operation of process equipment.

Basic Qualifications To set up weld assemblies involving numerous locating points in jigs and fixtures; to use hand tools. To read assembly blueprints or production illustrations; to have a knowledge of the forming characteristics of metal and their reaction when heat is applied. To set up and operate computer aided robots and lasers to accomplish trimming and cutting of parts in preparation for welding.

Desired skills This occupation requires the trimming, fitting, aligning, assembling, and setting up of prefabricated, tubular, machined, or formed parts preparatory to welding and the straightening and alignment of warped assemblies and parts after welding.

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Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas