Composite Technician

Lockheed Martin

Littleton, CO

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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 Littleton, CO site.

Key Duties for this position will include:
• Working from engineering drawings, written work instructions and process specifications to assemble structural and precision mechanical components in a shop environment.
• 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
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
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.
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.
Other Important Information
By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to work remotely
Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedule Information
Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Colorado Pay Statement
Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.

Pay Rate:
In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $39,000 - $65,000 . Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and business considerations when extending an offer.
Executive Order
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.