Lockheed Martin Electronic Flight System Technician, Pax River, 1st shift in Patuxent River, Maryland
Function: Responsible for achieving and/or maintaining the flight readiness of all avionic and electronic systems on any prototype, production, or model change aircraft for final clearance and/or customer acceptance at home plants and foreign and domestic facilities of customers.
Typical Responsibilities: • Utilize schematics, wiring diagrams, reference manuals, etc. to install, align, synchronize, checkout, and repair a wide variety of complex aircraft avionic and electronic systems and circuitry such as automatic stabilization equipment, sonar gear, navigation equipment, flight instruments, electronic governors, couplers, etc. • Troubleshoot entire aircraft avionic and electronic systems making all repairs necessary to achieve and/or maintain flight readiness. • Balance multi-generator systems maintain current and voltage limits as specified. • Synchronize multi-inverter systems. • Be fully responsible for the movement of assigned aircraft through acceptance programs, the conditions of aircraft before presentation to pre-flight inspection and the clearing up of all inspection and pilot discrepancies. • Direct and instruct up to 5 lower grade technicians with checkout and repair duties. • Sign out Inspection Logs. • Coordinate activities closely with supervisor and/or working leader to insure completion of work assignments by priority. • Coordinate activities with Engineering and Supervision to resolve problems involving modifications, drawing or specification discrepancies, shortages, rejections, etc. and insure incorporation of all changes and modifications. • Perform any hangar, field or shop assignment as required by workload or emergency conditions. • As required segregate waste material and follow good housekeeping practices to maintain cleanliness of assigned areas and comply with all EH&S procedures.
Basic Qualifications Requires a well-rounded knowledge and understanding of aircraft avionic and electronic circuits and instruments including the use of various types of electronic test equipment such as oscilloscopes, precision meters, variable capacitance bridge, signal generator, field strength meter and others.
Ability to read and interpret complicated drawings and schematic diagrams, apply handbook formulas and utilize information obtained from technical manuals.
Equivalent to 4 years technical trades training with specialization in the field of avionics and/or electronics.
Must maintain current certification(s) as required.
Requires 3 to 5 years of experience.
Additional Information: Work will be performed at the customer's facility in Pax River, MD and is dependent upon the CH-53K helicopter test program. The program began operations in Pax River in Q2 2017 and is planned to end in Q3 2019*. The individual may initially begin this assignment working at the Development Flight Center in Jupiter, FL for training or until additional aircraft transition to Pax River.
While working at Pax River, Sikorsky employees must follow operating procedures as established by the customer which include: - Must be a US citizen. - Must currently have and/or be capable of obtaining a security clearance. - Must currently have or be capable of successfully completing an NCIC criminal background check to access Pax NAS. - Must have a valid photo ID (driver's license + social security card or birth certificate OR US passport). - Must have valid driver's license/vehicle insurance to drive on base at Pax NAS. - In addition to the standard Sikorsky personal protective equipment (PPE), all maintenance personnel must be able to wear steel toe safety shoes and wear long pants. Additionally, cranials must be worn outside while working above four feet.
Other: - First shift position, but must be willing to work any shift.
*Based on current test plan schedule.
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Job Location(s): Patuxent River Maryland