Palmdale, California

**Description:** Plans, determines methods, sequence of operations, makes layouts, fabricates, assembles and proves complex tools and dies and constructs all types of sizes of major jigs, fixtures, tool masters, master tooling gauges and related tooling, where critical reference points, surfaces, locators and tooling holes must be established and coordinated among 3 or more nonparallel planes or 2 or more radial profiles, exercise knowledge of jig and fixture building, tool and die making, machine shop theory & practice,prepares breakdown of jigs and fixtures, tool masters or master tooling gauges into components,determines methods and sequences of fabrication and assembly, performs the final setup and assembly of components, details and accessories and follows such tools through to completion and sell\-off\. Fabricate, and prove optical and mechanical accessories to adapt and modify optical instruments and similar equipment used in building and checking major tooling\. Performs mod and rework\. Demonstrates a complete understanding of the principles and use of applicable optical equipment and computer aided measuring equipment such as laser trackers\. Fabricates tools without benefit of tool designs, working to standard tool manufacturing practice and procedure\. Works to exacting tolerances\. Makes layouts or sketches and writes detail orders for machining, welding processing and other operations as required\. Supplies lacking design details, and/or suggests changes in design or in material, pertinent to functional practicability, ease, or economy of manufacture\. Improvises shop aids to facilitate work assignments\. Makes setups for plastic jig facings, and performs finish grinding, trimming\. Makes tools and dies without the aid of tool designs\. Sets up and operates power machine tools and accessories for the machining of tools and dies\. Able to work any shift\.

This position requires a government security clearance and only candidates with US Citizenship may be considered\.


**Basic Qualifications:**

Four years of experience working with tool and die or jig and fixture\.

Must have experience with metrology \(i\.e\. Laser tracker, measuring devices\)

Experience with form block and/or template making or equivalent\.

Experience with hand tools and Shop Machinery\.

Experience with Blueprint reading\.


**Desired Skills:**

Fabricates tools without benefit of tool designs, working to standard tool manufacturing practice and procedure\.

Works to exacting tolerances\.

Makes layouts or sketches

Makes tools and dies



**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\.**

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours\. Our customers tackle the hardest missions\. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision\. They’re dangerous\. Critical\. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives\. Those are the missions we care about\.

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\.



Palmdale, California

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Lockheed Martin is led by Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Our Mission:  We solve complex challenges, advance scientific discovery and deliver innovative solutions to help our customers keep people safe.

Our Vision: Be the global leader in supporting our customers' missions, strengthening security and advancing scientific discovery.


Our Values:

Do What's Right

Respect Others

Perform With Excellence

CUSTOMER BASE: As a global security, innovation, and aerospace company, the majority of Lockheed Martin's business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. federal government agencies. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin's business is comprised of international government and commercial sales of products, services and platforms. 


Lockheed Martin's operating units are organized into broad business areas.

Aeronautics, with approximately $20.1 billion in 2017 sales which includes tactical aircraft, airlift, and aeronautical research and development lines of business.

Missiles and Fire Control, with approximately $7.2 billion in 2017 sales that includes the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, PAC-3 Missiles as some of its high-profile programs.

Rotary and Mission Systems with approximately $14.2 billion in 2017 sales, which includes Sikorsky military and commercial helicopters, naval systems, platform integration, simulation and training and energy programs lines of business.

Space, with approximately $9.5 billion in 2017 sales which includes space launch, commercial satellites, government satellites, and strategic missiles lines of business. 



2017 Sales: $51 Billion

Backlog: $100 Billion

Cash Flow from Operations: $6.5 Billion

Stock Ticker Symbol: LMT, on the New York Stock Exchange. Ranked 64th on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of largest industrial corporations

(All amounts approximate)


Employees: approximately 100,000 employees in the United States and internationally

Operations: 590+ facilities in 50 states throughout the U.S.; Internationally, business locations in over 70 nations and territories


Lockheed Martin Corporation

6801 Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20817 U.S.A.

(301) 897-6000

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