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Lockheed Martin Aircraft Structural Mechanic in Elmendorf Air Force Base, Alaska

COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With employee health and safety as our top priority, and as a federal contractor, Lockheed Martin is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace and ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all Lockheed Martin employees including new hires. All current and newly hired employees are required to follow onsite safety measures based upon the COVID-19 Community Level at the specific work location.

Description: Come join Lockheed Martin in The Last Frontier! The vast wilderness of Alaska offers a virtually unlimited playground for the outdoor enthusiast, while nearby Anchorage provides the same amenities you would find in any large city.

This position is located at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska supporting the F-22 modification line. Domestic travel may be required.


Repairs, replaces, and overhauls F-22 aircraft structural systems to ensure airworthiness. Determines feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Work typically requires a detailed understanding of blueprints, aircraft drawings and low observable coating applications.

Selected candidate will have experience with understanding technical requirements on fighter type aircraft. Candidate must be able to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical manuals, structure repair manuals, understanding symbols, flags, and general notes. Identify aircraft locations by station, butt-line, and waterline as shown on engineering documentation and technical orders.

Must be available to work a flexible schedule as required to keep aircraft modifications on schedule.

Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

Must acquire an Interim Secret Clearance prior to start.

Physical Demands:

Regularly required to lift up to 50 pounds and perform repetitive movements, work overhead, use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach with hands and arms.

The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, and twist.

Basic Qualifications:

4+ years of aircraft structural repair experience

2+ years reading and interpreting blueprints

Previously awarded a 7 Skill Level USAF AFSC (or equivalent Army MOS/Navy NEC/Marine MOS rating), or an FAA Airframe & Powerplant Certificate

Desired Skills:

8+ years of fighter aircraft structural repair experience

Experienced in Tool Control, FOD, Supply, HAZMAT, Training, Quality, and Security programs

Aircraft modifications and maintenance

Nose-to-tail maintenance concept

Experience at a US Military customer site



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.