Lockheed Martin Field Engineer Sr / Flight Simulators / F-35 Training / Edwards AFB, CA in Edwards AFB, California
The successful candidate will support the sustainment, maintenance, and operation of F-35 training devices at Edwards AFB. Install components and assemblies into chassis, racks, cabinets, workstations, and customer facilities. Perform, conduct, and document preventive maintenance checks required for the devices and associated subsystems. Update maintenance data collection records and assist with the installation and check-out of modifications to equipment. Maintain simulation devices to meet availability specifications. Apply technical knowledge to solve complex problems by interpreting design drawings, manuals or simulator documents. Assist with installations, testing, and maintenance of F-35 software packages. Isolate and report malfunctions and discrepancies to the lowest definable levels. Documents and maintain cabling schemes and drawings. Establish and perform maintenance programs following company and vendor standards. Additional duties and related responsibilities will be assigned as required. The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Lockheed Martin training team on site to fulfill F-35 training objectives. The successful candidate will implement and support Lockheed Martin initiatives, programs and policies as directed. Comply with site security and access control procedures in accordance with JSF program and customer procedures. Sanitize all classified media (circuit cards, disk storage devices, etc.) to the LRU in accordance with established JSF and customer procedures.
The successful candidate must have worked in an environment which required them to interact with multiple functional areas and personnel of a diverse nature.
The Locale: Edwards Air Force Base is located in the Mojave Desert region of California, and offers a desirable high desert climate. Nearby cities and towns include Lancaster, Palmdale, Rosamond, Lake Los Angeles, Quartz Hill, Ridgecrest, and Santa Clarita. The region is a short 90 minute drive away from Los Angeles and many fine southern California beaches, and a four hour drive to Las Vegas, NV. In three hours you can drive to Bear Mountain for some great skiing, located in the Big Bear Lake area of the San Bernardino Mountains. The base is home to the USAF's Test Center (AFTC) which conducts research, development, test, and evaluation of highly advanced aerospace systems and aircraft from concept to deployment. Notable occurrences at Edwards include Chuck Yeager's flight that broke the sound barrier in the Bell X-1, test flights of the North American X-15, the first landings of the Space Shuttle, and the 1986 around-the-world flight of the Rutan Voyager.
Basic Qualifications Current security clearance investigation within 6 years from the investigation close date. Candidates must be able to attain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access.
In addition to the following: Security+ Certification (current, or successful completion of certification exam must be obtained within 6 months of employment). 3-5 years’ experience maintaining and troubleshooting Training and Simulation equipment. Knowledge and experience with simulation hardware and software. Ability to read and use technical schematics, drawings and manuals along with other technical materials to resolve complex problems. Strong oral/written communication skills. Candidate must be willing to support flexible work hours to align with customer operational schedule. Position may require candidate to participate in deployed operations to support customer requirements.
Desired skills Bachelor’s degree. 3 years’ experience with aviation simulation systems. Proven hardware and software support experience in a training/modeling and simulation environment. Network troubleshooting and maintenance experience. Experience working in classified/access controlled facilities. Ability to brief/teach technical information to internal and external audiences. Ability to lead and mentor other team members.
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Job Location(s): Edwards AFB California