Lockheed Martin Carpenter in Fort Worth, Texas

This occupation requires the construction and repair of temporary and permanent buildings, additions, partitions, the fabrication repair and rework of desks, chairs, cabinets, vanities and other wooden furniture either fixed or movable and equipment; includes planning and laying out work, preparing working sketches and material lists, construction by carpentry and incidental setup and operation of power wood working machines. Installs formica and or other types of cabinet and desk tops or fronts as required.

Basic Qualifications Determines sequence of construction operations and plans job by preparing material lists and making working sketches of construction, scaffolding, prefabrication carpentry fixtures and frames indicating sizes, dimensions, fastening and mating points, bracing members and other details when these are necessary and not furnished, being guided by blueprints, sketches, trade practice and verbal and written instructions. Supplements by actual layout when necessary.

Sets up (incidental to other work described herein) woodworking machinery such as saws, jointers, wood shapers and routers, etc., by selecting proper blade or cutting tool, setting angle of cut, and adjusting speed and guides.

Performs such typical operations as the finish carpentry work of permanent structures, office partitions, panels, hardwood floors, office doors, cabinets and windows. Saws and finishes to specifications or requirement by using hand and power tools such as jointers, wood shapers, hand planes and wood routers and other woodworking equipment.

Installs such items as door checks and jams, metal and fiberglass ceiling panels, and fiberglass battings; cut and fit wooden flooring in trucks and trailers. Positions component parts in carpentry fixtures for prefabrication or in position of built on location, following blueprints or sketches or making determinations by practical application of trade practice. Nails, screws, and/or glues component parts, and fastens them or completed sections in permanent position. Finishes by sanding.

May be required to operate electronic data entry, storage, processing and/or retrieval equipment as a routine part of accomplishing their normal job assignments.

Desired skills To use all carpenters' hand tools. To set up and operate power woodworking machines.

To understand and know shop theory, practice and procedure as applied to carpentry. To understand and make working sketches and material lists. To use blueprints to visualize three dimensions from flat views. To use mathematics to solve problems involving ratio and proportion and arithmetic including addition and subtraction of decimals and fractions.

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.

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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.

Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas