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Lockheed Martin General Machinist B / Grand Prairie, TX in Grand Prairie, Texas

Description: Lockheed Martin is seeking a General Machinist B for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to perform machining operations, on at least two of the primary machine/skill operations, that include a variety of semi-complex parts, details, and assemblies.

Duties include:

Set up and perform primary machining operations as required on:

•Computer numerically controlled (CNC)

•Conventional lathes


•Machining centers

•OD/ID grinders and surface grinders

•Wire/Electrode Electric Discharge Machining (EDM)

Set up machines using all standard attachments and accessories

Select cutters, speeds and feeds as required

Work from engineering drawings, tooling drawings, engineering change documents, manufacturing planning, sketches, Mylars, and verbal instructions

Check part machined against requirements for accuracy and operation sequence using precision measuring equipment, such as dial calipers, micrometers, scales and gauges



Basic Qualifications:

Ability to operate CNC machines.

Ability to read and interpret drawings using GDAT.

Basic computer knowledge.

Desired Skills:

Ability to operate Nexus, Variaxis, and/or Intergrex.

Experience with CNC lathes and/or vertical milling machines.

Ability to use Mazak and/or HAAS Controllers.

Experience with Parlec Tool Presetting equipment or similar system.



Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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