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Lockheed Martin Aircraft Worker/Upholsterer in Crestview, Florida

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: Removes, cleans, reinstalls, or replaces defective parts, accessories, and components. Researches and obtains replacement or repair parts/components utilizing owner parts manuals or technical orders. Use aircraft parts and drawing to manufacture replacement upholstered items. Operates an industrial grade sewing machine, installs thread, wined bobbin, clean and oil the machine, and make adjustments to the machine for different fabric thicknesses.

Fabricates aircraft insulation panels, aircraft equipment, and support equipment materials using raw measurements, technical drawings, as well as per-sample using sewing machines, a tape measure/rule, and shears. Fits and installs hardware for the purpose of aircraft insulation installation using common upholstery tooling including but not limited to; punches, awls, grommet/snap setters, hog ring pliers, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum of 4 years' Upholstery experience Ability to use and maintain long and short arm industrial grade sewing machines.

Must have experience with changing and identifying sewing needles.

Ability to work multiple shifts on the flight line or in the hangar.

Ability to lift 50lbs, climb stairs/ladders, kneels, and travel short walking distances to access aircraft work areas, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

Desired Skills:

Air Force AFSOC C-130 experience Active Secret Clearance

Tow Team Member experience

Jack Team Member experience



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.