Lockheed Martin Aircraft Systems Checkout Mechanic- U2 in Palmdale, California
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Description: Performs the complete final operational checkout and troubleshooting of entire hydraulic, plumbing, surface control, and rigging systems, either during or after final assembly, under simulated flight conditions, working to references which are not fully detailed, where it is necessary to exercise a complete knowledge of such systems, plus knowledge of related aircraft structures and final assembly and installation practices and procedures. Sets up and operates test consoles and associated test equipment and operates all systems necessary to complete the checkout procedures by using test equipment or cockpit controls; interprets and analyzes test equipment readouts, and locates, diagnoses, and corrects any cause of malfunctions or out of tolerance conditions; makes all final adjustments and verifies proper operation, continuity and timing of applicable components. Performs pickup, rework, and modification of the level of difficulty of the operations described above. Improvises hydraulic, plumbing, and rigging checkout aids as desired. Synchronizes structural members with actuating hydraulic and control lines and components by timing and adjusting arms, struts, up-and-down locks, cylinder strokes, relief valves, etc.; places lines under pressure or vacuum using a liquid, gas, or air, to check for leakage, and to verify proper continuity and timing of sequence and selector heads or valves, proper adjustment of regulators, etc. Locates and corrects any cause of malfunctioning, such as binding run of cables or rods, crossed cables, improperly strung cables, pull off, structural interference, etc.; makes all final adjustments of control surface throws and travels; sets final stops on valves, carriages, levers, rods and other rigging units. Works with authorized liaison personnel to choose satisfactory checkout sequences; points out need for test equipment, part, assembly, or documentation corrections. Performs any function of the Assembler, Installer, Senior classification.
This position requires a government security clearance and only candidates with US Citizenship may be considered.
Must possess ability to complete final operational checkout and troubleshooting of hydraulics, plumbing, surface controls and rigging systems.
Must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of or have successfully completed training in Blueprint II.
Must possess certifications required by Company.
MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ANY SHIFT
MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN
Ability to set up and operate test consoles and associated test equipment and operate all systems necessary to complete the checkout procedures by using test equipment or cockpit controls; interpret and analyze test equipment readouts, and locate, diagnose, and correct any cause of malfunctions or out of tolerance conditions; make all final adjustments and verify proper operation, continuity and timing of applicable components.
Performs pickup, rework and modification.
Knowledge of related aircraft structures and final assembly and installation practices.
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