Lockheed Martin Quality Inspector Flight Operations in Edwards Air Force Base, California
Description: This position is part of the Quality Assurance Support Team for the F-22 Flight Test Program at Edwards AFB CA and will be responsible for aircraft support / test equipment inspections. Experience in component removal/replacement scheduled and unscheduled maintenance; Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) and aircraft modification execution. Technical requirements also include assist/verify 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 and maintenance. Interprets and uses various test equipment and works from wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, job guides, and maintenance manuals. Must be willing to train and assist in multiple disciplines. Selected candidate will have experience with understanding technical requirements on fighter type aircraft. Candidate must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical manuals, structure repair manuals, understanding symbols, flags, and general notes - Identify aircraft locations by station, butt-line, and waterline as shown on engineering documentation and technical orders.
Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist with and without fall protection devices.
Desired Skills: Previous flight line experience on Fighter Aircraft. Must have been previously awarded a 5 or 7 Skill level USAF AFSC, Navy NEC, or Marine MOS discipline rating or an equivalent Airframe and Power Plant, FAA certificate.
APG/TAMS. Aircraft systems, associated support and test equipment, and on and off aircraft inspections.
Specific Flight Test experience highly preferred. Basic knowledge of Low Observable coating application, flight test instrumentation, and weapons loading/unloading.
Experience with aircraft mods will be a plus. Experience with Power Plant, Flight controls, Environmental Systems, and Phase inspections. Working level knowledge on Maintenance Information Systems such as Electronic Maintenance Instructions, Aircraft Forms Documentation, and Supply Chain Management.
Must be knowledgeable of Tool Control, FOD, Supply, HAZMAT, Training, Quality, and Security programs.
Preflight, Post flight and Thru Flight
1. 8 to 10 years fighter aircraft maintenance and Quality Control experience. (Specific Flight Test experience highly preferred).
2.Working level of knowledge of AS 9100, DCMA / CGOP and Total Quality Maintenance program and practices.
3.Working level knowledge of such programs as Hazardous Waste Management, Safety, Maintenance Information Systems, Training, Tool & FOD, Security, and Time Accounting.
4.Possess effective communication skills for coordinating with Flight Test Control Engineers, Aircraft Supervisors, Field Service Reps, System Engineers, Maintenance Logistics Support Manager, and Maintainers on quality issues, Instrumentation System Integration, Deficiency Analysis/Reporting, and other issues related to quality as they occur.
5.Ability to conduct audits, in progress and after the fact inspections and compose reports and correspondence as necessary in the performance of assigned duties.
6.Must be able to read/interpret engineering drawings, blueprints and maintenance instructions.
7.Must be able to initially achieve an Interim Secret and ultimately a Secret Security Clearance.
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