F-16 Fighter Aircraft Machinist Job at LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION – 4.0 in Greenville, SC

This position will be in Iraq.

Machinist: Perform repairs and modifications on F-16 aircraft and aircraft components. Experience in brake system inspection, tear down and repair. Will also include fault isolation, troubleshooting, and repair of system failures detected during operational checks associated with modifications and restoration of aircraft to flying condition subsequent to accomplishment of modifications. Uses various test equipment and works from wiring diagrams and maintenance manuals. Must be willing to provide technical guidance, work with and train customer technicians.

Candidates offered a position must complete a pre-employment medical exam that is designed to ensure deployment to the worksite in Iraq, which is located in an austere environment with very limited access to medical care, does not pose a direct threat to yourself or others.

Documented qualifications in related maintenance fields. Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills. Must read, write and speak English fluently. Must have or be able to rapidly secure a DOD secret clearance. Regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds, perform repetitive movements, and perform work from ground level to overhead. This position requires frequent standing for long periods, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, crawling, and twisting. Assignment location is in Iraq.

Candidates must be willing and able to participate in all set-up activities, assist with receiving and storing supplies and support equipment. The site will still be under construction at the time of the first arrivals. Environmental/weather conditions can be extreme during different seasons. Site is a secure compound which team members will be confined to. Flexibility, a positive attitude and excellent people skills are a must.

Basic Qualifications:
Candidate must have held a USAF 5 or 7 skill level (or equivalent) in their career field with documented experience in machining/metals technology.

Candidate must have a minimum of 4 years documented experience on the fighter Aircraft /systems

Candidate must have prior experience with on and off Aircraft maintenance processes

Perform routine system troubleshooting, installation and repair.

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access)

Desired Skills:
Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft craftsman A&P Lic.

Ground handling, minor maintenance, and servicing

Previous experience setting up maintenance work areas

Experience with aircraft landing gear inspections

Ability to speak/communicate in Arabic


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About the Company


Company Location:  Greenville, SC

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