Assembly Worker Structures Sr - F-35 - 2nd shift
Lockheed Martin •
Description:Lays out and locates structural components or assemblies in making production assemblies as specified by design changes, working from blueprints or other authorized documents. Performs difficult structural pick-up and/or rework such as removing, replacing or realigning ribs, bulkheads, stringers, or fittings in completed skinned assemblies, or where a considerable portion of the operation consists of reforming, recontouring or refitting to provide an acceptable assembly. Works structural changes which materially alter previous assembly references and practice.
Performs trimming, reforming and altering parts and structures as required. Fabricates detail parts such as shims, splices, gussets, angles, brackets, doublers, stiffeners and patches. Performs portable milling operations on wing and center section attaching joints.
Must be able to layout and secure coordination of assemblies working to station, water, center, butt, and chord lines shown on engineering documents.
When required, works from blueprints or other authorized documents where complete information is not readily available and/or with inadequate tooling, or without aid of tooling. Works from production, pre- release, check, detail, assembly and installation blueprints, D.A.T.s sketches or other authorized documents.
Lays out and locates structural components or assemblies in making production installations as specified by design changes, working from blueprints or other authorized documents. Performs such final assembly operations as pick-up and rework on structures and installations, installing shortages, and bringing up all items to latest engineering changes. In addition, makes corrections of a mechanical nature on plumbing, electrical, controls, and power plant installations.
Operates controls for free operation and makes corrective adjustments short of operational check-out. Operates landing gear, up locks and down locks, to check for clearance. Completes installation of and fits such items as landing gear doors, flaps, etc. Fits or refits fillets; lays out and installs fillets as required. Fabricates structural items such as clips, brackets, angles, gussets, supports, etc., required.
Improvises shop aids to facilitate assembly and installation as required.
Works off sub-assembly and final assembly squawks as required. Must be able to layout and secure coordination of assemblies working to station, water, butt, center and chord lines, shown on engineering documents.
When required, works from blueprints or other authorized documents where complete information is not readily available and/or with inadequate tooling, or without the aid of tooling. Works from production, pre-release, check, detail, assembly and installation blueprints, photographs, charts and diagrams, D.A.T.s, sketches or other authorized documents.
Works with authorized liaison personnel as necessary to determine satisfactory assembly and installation sequence. Points out need for tooling, parts, or assembly corrections.
May install power plants and propellers when so assigned.
Refers to assembly prints, sketches, specification sheets, planning and other authorized documents to ascertain size, type, and location of rivets and detail components to be assembled. Sets up rivet machine by selecting and installing proper combination drill-countersink or punch-dimple sets and upper and lower anvils in operating head and bottom post. Selects, installs and fills proper size rivet hoppers.
Lays out rivet patterns to scale as required. Recognizes and notifies designated personnel of improper machine functioning. Installs heater blocks and sets specified temperature and dwell time when performing punch-hot dimple-riveting. Performs rework such as drilling out and replacing defective rivets. Performs satisfactorily any function of the Structures Assembler classification as required.
Note to hourly employees at Aeronautics, Marietta: You are not eligible to apply via the LMCareers talent gateway for any positions that are included in your current bargaining unit (union).
Minimum Four years of experience as an Aircraft Structural Assembly Worker.
This classification is multi-skilled and these employees may be assigned to do only one element of these skills such as structures installation/assembly only rather than electrical, hydraulic/plumbing, and/or controls installation/assembly. Therefore, to meet the above requirement an employee review must indicate satisfactory performance in structures assembly as well as hydraulic/plumbing, and/or controls.
An employee may be required to work under pressurized conditions or in confined areas which require clearance of any applicable medical limitations on weight lifting, body movement or pressurization effects. Pressurizer certification will also be required.
NOTE: Up to six months of experience may be offset by experience in the following areas:
A&P licensed mechanic
At the start of employment, you will be required to attend a skills training program, and take and pass a performance demonstration test following completion.
Aerospace and Defense structural assembly experience
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