Lead Aircraft Field Support Engineer, F-35 Program

Lockheed Martin   •  

Lemoore, CA

Industry: Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 26 days ago


This position will perform as the Lead Field Service Engineer (FSE) in support of the F35 Program. This position will be located in NAS Lemoore, California with lead responsibilities for FSEs assigned. Additional financial incentives will be offered for this location.

Responsibilities: The candidate will lead Field Support Engineers (FSEs) located at the same location. The candidate will be responsible for tracking emerging aircraft issues and the proposed resolution or interim workarounds, and is the main focal point for corrective actions being developed by various Integrated Product Teams (IPT's). This postion will ensure employees comply with technical direction provided by the Aero site leads & Field Team Operations (FTO) Managers in order to perform to the expectations of the contractual requirements. The lead will be responsible for assisting in the development, implementation and tracking of FSE training, interfacing and coordinating with business/program partners, aid in the recruitment and deployment of FSEs and act as a liaison between system IPTs and the F35 program customer. The lead will be responsible for employee tracking, scheduling, and customer relationships (ensuring LM Aero and customers are satisfied with services provided).

FSE Responsibilities: The candidate will act as part of the Lockheed Martin Field Team Operations technical interface to the on-site Customer (both Operations and Maintenance) in resolving issues arising from maintenance and modification activities for all matters dealing with the F-35 aircraft. Accomplish troubleshooting and analysis of difficulties experienced in the field and aboard ships. Attend debriefings, to aid in the rapid identification of emerging issues that require company intervention to avoid aircraft downtime. Document all unusual operational / maintenance problems to ensure the company is apprised of and can identify emerging failure trends. Initiate Action Requests (ARs). Identifying unique operational problems that require technical, procedural, or quality assurance actions to resolve. Provide on-site assistance to company and Customer personnel initiating ARs. Provide training to Customer personnel. Must be able to work with and interact with the maintainers as well as professional engineers from other F-35 companies as a peer. Travel is required. Candidates must be willing and able to deploy with Customer personnel to the Continental United States (CONUS), Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) and hazardous duty locations. Long term deployments may be required. US Department of Defense (DoD) mandated vaccinations may be required. Applicant must be able to work and communicate well both orally and written in a team environment as this position involves significant and continued interface with customer personnel at all levels. Provide support for the assigned site on aircraft ground maintenance and operational limitations. Direct on-site support as requested by customer, site manager or program management. Manage and track multiple engineering and logistics support activities, providing periodic status to Customer and Program Management.

Must be willing to deploy to both ship and land base, as required, for a long-term assignment, work any shift, and weekends. Must have at least an Interim Secret Clearance. Must be able to obtain F-35 Program access. Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Basic Qualifications:
- Minimum 5 years experience with F35 vehicle and/or Mission systems.
- Experience with drawing/schematics reading and interpretation
- Military aircraft maintenance experience
- Experience leading a project or team
Desired Skills:
The following are desired but not required:

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college
Technical Report writing
Fault Isolation and problem analysis experience at the sub-system level
Airframe & Power plant (A&P) license
Knowledge of CATIA & System/Software Engineering Environment (S/SEE)
Previous Field Service FSE/FSR experience
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. 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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow. Experience Level: Experienced Professional Business Unit: ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY Relocation Available: Possible Career Area: Product Support Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week: Autotime System Shift: First

Job ID: 460781BR

Date posted: Nov. 13, 2018

City: Lemoore

State: California

Program: F-35