Aircraft On-the-Job Trainer, F-35 Program Subject Matter Expert Jobs in Greenville, SC at LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION

Title: Aircraft On-the-Job Trainer, F-35 Program Subject Matter Expert


Location: Greenville, SC

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Description:This Aeronautics Field Sustainment position will support F-35 operations at Ghedi, Italy. This position serves as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the area of F-35 Aircraft Maintenance, Joint Technical data, Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) Documentation, Action Request processing, and Formal On-The-Job (FOJT)Task training/Certifier.

The position also serves as the F-35 Training SME for the newly assigned aircraft maintenance crews. Individual may be required to train multiple trainees at a time on the ground handling, engine removal, and other component replacement required for the F-35 aircraft. Will require often and extended business travel (potentially with short notice) with the potential to support F-35 International Partner and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) locations. Must meet all Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) requirements to perform assigned tasks / training. Must be available to work flexible schedule to cover nights and weekends as required.

Lockheed Martin (LM) FOJT personnel will support the existing F-35 sustainment contract for the Italian Air Force (ItAF) as a long term expat/accompanied expatriate assignment at Ghedi Air Base. LM FOJT personnel will provide “over the shoulder” expertise and augment “touch labor” maintenance manpower as integrated members ItAF-led organic Organization-level (O-level) Military Maintenance Organization (MMO). LM FOJT personnel will perform O-level maintenance in accordance with ItAF-approved F-35 technical data: Joint Technical Data (JTD), Urgent Field Notices (UFN), Action Requests (AR), and Interim Maintenance Procedures (IMP). LM FOJT personnel will document maintenance performed in the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS). LM FOJT personnel may perform all maintenance functions, to include any “corrected by” or “inspected by” tasks, for which they are both qualified and authorized by the ItAF and not restricted by site’s USG-approved Consolidated Ground Operations Plan (CGOP). In order to remain aligned with ItAF MMO leadership priorities, LM FOJT personnel will take daily direction from the LM Site Manager or Maintenance Manager.

This is an operational support role within an active fighter unit. LM FOJT personnel must be willing and able to travel for military deployments/detachments for extended periods of time dependent upon operational needs.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Must possess at minimum Interim Secret Security Clearance. Must be able to obtain a Final Secret Security Clearance.

Basic Qualifications:
The following Basic Qualifications are skills that a candidate must possess to be considered for this position:

At least 6 years Aircraft Maintenance experience without a Bachelor’s degree. Three (3) years’ experience will be accepted for candidates that have a Bachelor’s from an accredited college. Related experience must include the following:
Must have two (2) years F-35 aircraft maintenance or production experience.
Must be proficient in the use of the basic Microsoft office suite, particularly must be functional in development of databases and spreadsheets.
Must have in-depth working knowledge of the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS).

Desired Skills:
The following Desired Skills are not required, but are those skills that would set a candidate apart from the other candidates.

OJT trainer experience
7 Level/Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI) or Equivalent
F-35 STOVL experience
F-35 Egress/Seat Certifications
F-35 Engine Turn/Run Certification
F-35 Engine removal and installation experience
F-35 Lift Fan experience
Knowledgeable of OSHA, AFOSH, NAVOSH, and state safety and health standards and regulations
Italian language proficiency
Experience supporting F-35 international partners
Possession of a current US passport with validity through at least October 2023 is desired.


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