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Lockheed Martin Composite Technician in Littleton, Colorado

Description: At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing women and men are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. Our culture urges employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you!

Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can contribute to a very important mission? Come and be part of our team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin Space. We are seeking a Composite Technician to work at our Littleton, CO site.

Working from engineering drawings, written work instructions and process specifications, this role will assemble structural and precision mechanical components in a shop environment. Tasks will include but are not limited to:

-Installation and torqueing of fasteners, drilling, installation of rivets, adhesive bonding, measurement and shimming interfaces to close tolerances

-Aerospace paint, aerospace primer and other aerospace coating application using spray, brush, swab techniques.

-Surface prep, using grit blast, hand abrade and power abrasion techniques

-Prepreg and wet layup fabrication techniques, including vacuum bag processing, bonding, and oven/autoclave curing.

-Tooling fabrication from various materials such as aluminum, composites, and wood.

-Working with small shop power tools (saws, routers, sanders, and grinders).

-Machine shop equipment operation (mill, lathe, table saw, band saw, etc.)

-Assembly of composite structures including setup, bonding, and fastener applications.

-Operation of measuring devices such as calipers, height gages, micrometers, and torque wrenches.

Basic Qualifications:

-Strong mechanical aptitude and familiarity with the proper usage of mechanics hand tools and power tools.

-Strong understanding of composites fabrication.

Desired Skills:

-Aircraft & Powerplant license or similar professional certifications.

-Experience in aircraft/aerospace assembly and

process equipment (oven) programming/operation.

-Composite material and Process

development/fabrication experience.

-Experience Operating NC mills, routers and manually operating lathes, grinders, saws, and other various shop tools.

-Past experience working in an aerospace environment.

Benefits of Employment:

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking. Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. We enjoy a robust package of benefits, on-site campus perks and the opportunities of a global technology leader to back the kind of innovation that has characterized our historic breakthroughs. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

•Performance Bonus




•Paid time off

•Work/life balance

•Career development

•Mentorship opportunities

•Rewards & recognition



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.