21 days old
2018-05-012018-05-31

Senior Mechanical Engineer

Lockheed Martin
Vandenberg AFB, CA
  • Job Code
    432422BR
  • Jobs Rated
    48th
At Lockheed Martin Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach - and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee.

Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. The Payload Launch Sites Support Services (PLSSS) Program provides all launch processing support functions for Office of Space Launch (OSL). The program's two primary operating locations are Vandenberg AFB, CA and Cape Canaveral AFS, FL. Key elements of the PLSSS program scope include satellite launch processing, satellite transport operations, satellite propellant loading operations, and satellite processing facilities O&M, clean room operations, and safety and environmental services.

The successful candidate will perform a variety of mechanical engineering design tasks, but primarily serve as a propellant engineer, responsible for developing propellant transfer and pneumatic pressurization operations in support of customer requirements. The candidate will develop test plans, test procedures, work orders, drawings, etc in support of operations, then direct the operations in the field as a test conductor. This position requires supporting operations both at remote spacecraft factory locations and respective launch sites. The applicant will design and support mechanical and propellant systems. The applicant will work with a team of fellow designers and propellant engineers.

Candidate must be able to work in a launch site environment with the ability to climb stairs and evacuate the launch complex wearing breathing apparatus if required.

Applicant must be willing to travel and to work overtime and odd shifts if required. The applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

The applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Basic Qualifications
- Experience in testing and troubleshooting Pneumatic and Fluid Integrated systems

- 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

-Ability to obtain TS/SCI w/Poly Clearance required for this role

Desired skills
- 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

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

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

Job Location(s): Vandenberg AFB California

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