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Flightline Inspector

Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation
Location: Palmdale
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Inspects all types of products, including experimental, prototype and production parts, assemblies and air vehicles, during various stages of production, assembly, teardown, reassembly, flight, flight test, and delivery; certifies workmanship, functional systems and test apparatus operation, and airworthiness, including all stages of preflight, power runs, engineering flight tests, production acceptance and verification flights; exercises a knowledge of engineering, inspection, and airworthiness requirements for experimental and production aircraft, and production methods and practices for aircraft structure, electrical, hydraulic and mechanical functional systems, accessories, power plants, instruments, and aircraft performance under simulated or actual flight conditions; inspects completed aircraft area by area, including cabin and flight stations, wing and wing tank sealing, etc., inspects disassembly, alteration, modification, reassembly and testing of standard or developmental installations, instruments, structure, rigging, flight safety and survival equipment, aircraft coatings, to include LO stack-up and bonding materials, functional units and test gear; inspects structure and components, accessories, instruments, and functional installations for completeness, workmanship, safety, foreign objects and conformance to Company, customer, and F.A.A. requirements; inspects and approves installation of parts, components, assemblies and functional systems on aircraft or aircraft assemblies, and makes operational checks under simulated flight conditions; inspects systems installations, fuel operations, including final fuel checks of tanks after fluid soak, and pressure tests.

Must be able to thoroughly and efficiently

document findings, determine acceptable

corrections according to Company and/or

Customer policies, specifications, manuals,

Technical Orders, or any other governing

documents, and provide such recommendations

in physical or electronic format to multiple

organizations, including but not limited to

Planning, Engineering and Customers.

Must be able to demonstrate a knowledge of or

have completed training in inspection principles,

Blueprint II, basic computer operations,

operation and troubleshooting or aircraft

systems, repair technology, and operation of

ground support equipment and aircraft

functional systems.


Inspects preflight, post-flight, flight test and

flight servicing of aircraft for workmanship,

operations and airworthiness modifications.

Signs off aircraft for flight and prepares

certification documents evidencing compliance

with Company, customer, and F.A.A. regulations;

accepts or rejects conditional flight releases and

certifies release documents as required.

Witnesses operational checkout of aircraft

electronic systems prior to, during or subsequent

to flights.

Inspects fuel, oil and hydraulic tanks, lines and

systems for freedom from foreign material, for

proper functioning under test equipment

actuation, and for workmanship and

conformance to specification.

  • Must be willing to work Swing shift schedule to support projects
  • Must be willing to support travel (if necessary, to include shipboard operations) to support ADP projects.
  • Must obtain certifications required by Company, customer or law.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must have a minimum of four years experience as an assembly or production flight line inspector or flight line mechanic, or possess a valid A & P License with two years of practical experience.
  • Inspection principle and operations of functional system.

Keywords: Lockheed Martin Corporation, Palmdale , Flightline Inspector, Other , Palmdale, California

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