Lockheed Martin Overhead Operator Rigger in Fort Worth, Texas
Description: Operates traveling crane from moving cab on bridge, ground and/or by remote control in response to ground signals to lift, move, lower and position aircraft, large aircraft assemblies, and heavy machinery, dies and jigs. Works in various areas where continuous concentration and skillful operation of controls are required to safely, properly and precisely place and/or mate subject load. Takes the following steps for load transport operations; determines, selects, secures and adjusts suitable type and quantity of lifting and securing devices, i.e., slings, hooks, cables, etc.; insures that load's weight limits and clearances are properly observed; assures that proper and safe balance of load are achieved through uniform tension and even weight distribution; aligns load to facilitate precise positioning or mating; directs or guides load movements for equipment, load and personnel safety; inspects cables, slings, hooks, etc. as required.
Desired Skills: Possesses an understanding of crane operating practice and procedure, including crane signals. Experience working in a manufacturing environment and familiar with plant safety regulations. Has an understanding of FOD and its impact in an aeronautics environment.
Follows all verbal and written instructions showing demonstrated computer literacy.
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 moving equipment. Repetitive tasks will be performed.
Vision/Hearing: High level Hand/Eye coordination required. Corrective lenses may be used. 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.
Able to work any shift.
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