Assembly Worker Structures - A&P - C130

Lockheed Martin

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Marietta, GA
First Shift

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Job Overview:

Job Description

Builds and/or mates structures where the assembly is coordinated, or built with the benefit of tooling with established primary locations, and as necessary, lays out and locates rivet, bolt and fastener hole patterns, trim lines, and parts from established locations by simple measurement. Works the assembly in proper sequence, loads jig, and does necessary work and/or rework to complete the assembly, either in or after removal from jig.

Performs such operations as minor reforming of parts to correct contour; crimping, trimming and filing parts to fit; framing, skinning, riveting; attaching fittings and installations required to obtain a finished assembly. Drills and reams to specified (not "exacting") tolerances. Mills rivets as required. May improvise shop aids to facilitate assembly and installation.

Performs any type of routine or repetitive installation work involving bolting, screwing, clipping or riveting, in attaching or locating electrical, hydraulic, plumbing or mechanical units, parts, assemblies or equipment where their location is determined by pilot holes, back drilling, templates, previously punched or drilled holes, and as necessary, lays out by simple measurement from specific reference points such as edge, located holes, ribs, stringers, or other installed units. Torques and/or safeties bolts as required. When required by practical assembly sequence, installs incidential plumbing, electrical rigging or other functional items.

Installs under conditions described above, such typical items as: (1) Braces, brackets, platenuts, and clips for fastening, hanging, or supporting installations; (2) conduit, junction boxes; instrument panels; wire harnesses completely assembled, or single wires, requiring cutting, lugging, forming, trying, but not requiring soldering; (3) tubing for hydraulic, plumbing, and air conditioning systems; (4) cables, drums, pulley assemblies, push pull rods, and linkage, etc; (5) mechanical units such as tracks, hinges, up locks, down locks, etc.; (6) sealing compounds, insulation, rubber, felt, gaskets, or other material to aircraft parts; (7) floor supports, floor boards, stands, and similar items; (8) bonding, but does not perform bonding checking operations; (9) miscellaneous items such as fuel and oil tanks, cabinets, partitions, seats, metal molding, aircraft hardware, oxygen bottles, water breakers, alcohol units, storage equipment, etc.

Disassembles and/or reassembles structure and installations where units are essentially returned to their original position, or where their position previously has been established. May improvise shop aid to facilitate assembly and installation.

Fabricates structural items, such as clips, angles, gussets, and patches, etc.

To apply an elementary knowledge of aircraft assembly, structures assembly and installation practice and procedure. To apply an elementary knowledge of the working characteristics of aircraft materials. To use necessary jigs, fixtures, rivet upsetting, assembly equipment, and hand tools. To read and interpret detail, assembly and installation blueprints, or other authorized documents to obtain structure assembly and installation information and material callouts. To use applicable measuring devices. To use arithmetic through decimals and fractions. To work to tolerances as required for the type of work described herein. To make repairs from authorized repair manuals, or other authorized documents.

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.


Basic Qualifications

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).

Two years of aircraft sheet metal assembly (riveted structure and installation of functional and/or electrical components) experience or equivalent training. This should include the ability to drill and rivet thin sheet metal and the ability to read and use aircraft detail and assembly blueprints.


Candidates with a completed Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Licenses acquired through completion of accredited courses of study from aeronautical technical institutions with course curriculums such as Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics, Spartan School of Aeronautics, Embry Riddle, and Aviation Institute of Maintenance of Duluth.

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.

Desired skills

Aerospace and Defense structural assembly experience

* Basic to Advanced Blue Print Reading
* Use of drill blocks
* Drill holes through thick materials


Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

Other Important Information

By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.

Ability to work remotely

Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.

Work Schedule Information

Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.

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To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.