Strict COVID precautions will be in place. Face masks will be required and social distancing recommendations will be adhered to.
These positions are eligible for new hire incentives, including up to $2,000 login bonus and up to $5,000 fixed moving allowances. The basic qualifications for the positions are as follows:
F-16 Production Structures Mechanic:
- One year manufacturing or repair experience
- Basic understanding of the manufacturing process
- Ability to perform assembly and installation work using assemblies, jigs, fixtures, test equipment, precision measuring instruments and mechanical hand tools
- Experience reading and interpreting written specifications, technical plans and drawings, understanding symbols, flags and general notes
F-16 Production A&P Mechanic:
- One year of related experience in aircraft production, overhaul or modification on various aircraft systems
- Knowledge and experience of aircraft operating procedures, powered, hydraulic or utility power system attached in order to perform system checks and troubleshooting
- Experience in structural overhaul, repair, modification and forming characteristics of various metals
- Demonstrated proficiency in the effective use of mechanics hand tools
F-16 Production Avionics Technician:
- At least one year of demonstrated experience performing operational testing of electronics and test equipment, including major troubleshooting
- Ability to understand and use complex circuit diagrams, printouts and specifications
- Must be able to obtain provisional clearance and maintain secret Ministry of Defense clearance and any special access required
Robust on-the-job training is available as needed for candidates who meet basic qualifications, and employees will have the opportunity to learn new automation and digital engineering technologies as Lockheed Martin continues to invest in the F-16 program.
“We have an order book of 128 new production F-16s, with the potential for up to 300 more F-16s depending on international interest,” said Kim Howard, Vice President, Integrated Fighter Group Production Operations. “This hiring event offers a great opportunity to join a growing team that will undoubtedly provide long-term career development and the chance to be part of something that has never been done before – producing the first F-16 in Greenville.”
This event is part of the company’s plan to add more than 300 new jobs for F-16 production and sustainment Greenville site by the end of 2022. The company is actively recruiting for many hourly and salaried positions. Interested candidates can apply on LockheedMartinJobs.com.
About the F-16
the F 16 is a strategic and valuable choice for many customers around the world seeking advanced 4th generation combat aircraft capabilities, regional and global partnerships, and affordable life cycle costs. More than 3,000 F-16s operate today in 25 countries. The F-16 has flown approximately 19.5 million hours and at least 13 million sorties. Today’s version, the Block 70/72, is produced with the latest digital engineering approaches in Greenville, South Carolina. The Block 70/72 offers unrivaled capabilities and will be piloted by at least five countries from the mid-2020s.
About Lockheed Martin
Based at Bethesda, MarylandLockheed Martin Corporation is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 114,000 people worldwide and is primarily engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and maintenance of systems, products and advanced technology services.
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