Manufacturing Technician

Job Description The coolest jobs on this planet or any other are with Lockheed Martin Space. Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. 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 Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, LA. The role will involve 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. Typical experience for this role includes a High School diploma, or equivalent experience/combined education, with additional specialized technical training equivalent to a technical Associate degree and/or demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical/para-engineering tasks and 1 Year of experience. 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. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy: * Medical * Dental * 401k * Paid time off * Work/life balance * Career development * Mentorship opportunities * Rewards & recognition Learn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive and comprehensive benefits package by following this link: https://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/working-here#benefits Basic Qualifications * Strong mechanical aptitude and familiarity with the proper usage of mechanics hand tools and power tools. * Strong understanding of composites fabrication.