Jul. 07, 2023
High Speed Wind Tunnel
Lockheed Martin is seeking an Electronics Instrumentation Technician for a position in Grand Prairie, TX to work under the direction of the Lead engineer or Lab manager at the Company's supersonic wind tunnel facility.
Selected candidate will assist in operating and maintaining the High Speed Wind Tunnel (HSWT) Laboratory and its equipment supporting testing and test preparation. Position requires a general knowledge of laboratory operations and test practices, electrical equipment, electronic test equipment and familiarity with engineering terminology. Previous experience soldering electronic components under a microscope is a plus.
Primary responsibilities include soldering and ability to learn strain gage lay-up techniques for fabrication of wind tunnel force and moment balances and balance calibration procedures requiring repetitive lifting of weights in 5 lb. to 25 lb. increments. Ability to perform gage lay-up and wiring of specimen under a microscope. Selected candidate must have demonstrated strong electronics skills, be able to read schematics and fabricate electronics hardware from them. Candidate must be able to maintain accurate operations and stock inventory records in computer databases. Will be responsible for monitoring test equipment and wind tunnel instrumentation and control systems to ensure accurate test results and avoid damage to the test facility, instrumentation or wind tunnel models. Candidate must possess basic computer skills and be able to navigate in a Windows environment. Candidate will interface with multiple computer systems for controlling the acquisition and processing of electronic data signals.
Other responsibilities include installation of wind tunnel models, test specimens, instrumentation as well as a variety of specialized mechanical, electrical and electronic test equipment. Candidate will provide support in the planning and implementation of preventive maintenance of equipment and participate in troubleshooting of laboratory systems.
Selected candidate must have active or recent DoD SECRET clearance or be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance. In times of heavy work surge, candidate may be required to support night shift or weekend test operations.
- Strong electronics trouble shooting skills
- Ability to read electrical/electronic schematics
- Experience soldering under a microscope
- Ability to work night shift and rotating shifts
- Ability to work overtime
- Active/Recent SECRET clearance or ability to obtain & maintain clearance
Security Clearance Statement:
- Experience with data acquisition instrumentation
- Experience with test equipment such as volt meters, spectrum analyzers, signal generators, etc.
- Ability to work in a team environment
- Laboratory test experience
- Experience with feedback loop control systems
- Experience with pressure, strain gage and temperature instrumentation
- Strain gage lay-up experience
- Hydraulic systems experience
- Pneumatic systems experience
- Mechanical aptitude
This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Secret with Investigation or CV date within 5 years
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest:
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.
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.
Schedule for this Position:
4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
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.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.
With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.
If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you're invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
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