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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Lockheed Martin Corporation
Location: Lompoc
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Description: The coolest jobs on this planet--- or any other--- are with Lockheed Martin Space. Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing people are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every single day we use our skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds' hardest engineering problems. Do you want to join a team where employees envision the impossible, perform with excellence and build incredible products? We are creating a better today and tomorrow by seamlessly aligning diversity and inclusion efforts with Lockheed Martin's values and business strategy. We offer business resource groups such as African American Council for Excellence (AACE), The Women's Impact Network (WIN), Hispanic Organization for Leadership & Awareness (HOLA), Military/Veterans Network, PRIDE LGBT Professional Network, and more. We are also committed to enabling transitioning veterans to connect with their communities and find new purpose as they reintegrate into civilian life. By clicking on the links, you can find out more on how we proudly support Global Diversity and Hiring Our Heroes .
The Payload Launch Site Support Services (PLSSS) Program , within LM Space, provides launch processing support functions for our government customer. Key elements of the program scope include spacecraft launch preparations, spacecraft transportation operations, and processing facilities O&M. The primary operating location is Vandenberg AFB, CA, with support of other locations also required.
As a member of the team, you will be called upon to perform a variety of Mechanical Engineering design and operational tasks.
Summary of Key Duties for this position:
--- Design, operate, and maintain propellant loading systems, instrumentation, data collection, that support spacecraft fueling operations
--- Conduct system performance evaluations and make appropriate recommendations to modify designs or repair equipment as needed
--- Apply knowledge in troubleshooting and proposing solutions for mechanical-related issues
--- Collaborate with other disciplines and departments to ensure understanding of project specifications and business needs, and deliver system level results
--- Direct the development, installation, and operation of new hardware and software systems
--- Ensure projects are completed on-time and within the specified budget
The applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for an elevated clearance and access to classified information.
Benefits of Employment:
Lockheed Martin Space offers a total compensation package from competitive wages, on-site medical care and healthy living incentives! Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:
- Medical
- Dental
- 401k
- Paid time off
- Work/life balance
- Career development
- Mentorship opportunities
- Rewards & recognition
Click here to learn more about Lockheed Martin's competitive edge.
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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.
#SpaceVets #ATLO
Basic Qualifications:
--- Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
--- Demonstrated teamwork, communication, and inter-personal skills
--- Demonstrated ability to identify technical issues, and provide technical recommendations for system issues and anomaly responses
--- Experience in authoring technical documents
--- Experience in a design build environment
--- Experience in presenting technical designs and information
--- This position requires special access to support the program and requires the selected candidate to be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI w/ Poly
Desired Skills:
--- Experience in testing and troubleshooting Pneumatic and Fluid Integrated systems
--- Fluid Dynamics
--- HVAC systems
--- Familiar with basic lifting and handling operations and associated equipment
--- Solid modeling design CREO/PRO-E, Auto CAD
--- Structural analysis basic "hand calculations" and FEA Finite Element Analysis
--- Chemistry, hypergolic fuel (propellant) knowledge and gas systems
--- Operational experience with electro mechanical systems
--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
--- Strong personal interaction skills
--- Strong organizational skills
--- Hydraulic system design and analysis
--- Test Procedure development experience
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: TS/SCI w/Poly
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.
Work Schedules: 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: 9x80 every other Friday off
Pay Rate:
The annual base salary range for this position in California or New York City is $77,600 - $146,000. Please note that the salary information is a general guideline only. Lockheed Martin considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/ training, key skills as well as market and business considerations when extending an offer.
Benefits offered: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, 401(k) match, Flexible Spending Accounts, EAP, Education Assistance, Parental Leave, Paid time off, and Holidays.
This position is incentive plan eligible.
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: SPACE
Relocation Available: Possible
Career Area: Mechanical Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

Keywords: Lockheed Martin Corporation, Lompoc , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , Lompoc, California

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