Lockheed Martin Hangar/Flight Line Inspector, Pax River, 1st shift in Patuxent River, Maryland
Function: • Perform pre-flight, post-flight, Hangar completion, acceptance and delivery inspections on Military and Commercial aircraft for conformance to Engineering specifications and customers requirements.
Typical Responsibilities: • Follow inspection procedures, complex drawings, and specifications; check lists and other written or oral instructions to perform difficult and sometimes complex Hangar/Flight line inspection duties. • Conduct inspections as required before and after aircraft operations to identify any discrepancy or malfunction. • Verify functional performance of aircraft systems, conformance to specifications and operational safety of entire aircraft to include engines and accessories, control system, dynamic components, blades, hydraulic and electrical systems, electronic, fuel, oil and other related systems and aircraft structure. • Document all non-conformances/malfunctions or deviations from acceptable standards per Inspection requirements. • Re-inspect after corrective action maintenance, replacement or adjustments have been made on the aircraft. • Inspect for compliance and incorporation of customer modifications and provide the necessary Hangar inspection documentation for aircraft log book preparation and maintenance. • Carry out similar inspection duties at both Domestic and International locations as assigned. • Perform other related duties, usually of a related or similar nature or lesser skill of the group; refer only questionable conditions or recurring difficulties to working leader or supervision. • Maintain certifications for Torque, Flight Safety Parts, Portable Penetrant and NDI Testing. • Interface with both internal and external customer to resolve problems or customer concerns. • Follow established Hangar FOD and Tool Control Procedures. • Attend lost tool meetings on assigned aircraft when request by Supervision. • Interface with manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering/Engineering to resolve discrepancies and any issues affecting assigned aircraft. • Utilize Interactive Electronic Technical manuals. • Utilize electronic NMRR system for part rejections. • Turn aircraft in for Government inspection. • Work with foreign customer personnel when transferring Sikorsky Inspection information and requirements into foreign customer inspection system. • As required segregate waste material and follow good housekeeping practices to maintain cleanliness of assigned areas.
Basic Qualifications Education: • Requires a well-rounded knowledge of aircraft inspection procedures, manufacturing processes, assembly and Hangar/Flight line operations. • Able to read and interpret complicated drawings, follow engineering orders, and instructions, interpret military and commercial specifications • Requires two years high school, plus two to three years' trades training with an A&P license or equivalent. • Must maintain current certification(s) as required.
Experience: • 4 to 5 years
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: - Frist shift position, but must be willing to work any shift.
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Job Location(s): Patuxent River Maryland