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Lockheed Martin Blade/Composite Inspn C in Stratford, Connecticut

Description: Perform routine inspection operations on limited variety of rotor blades, composite and component parts.

Typical Responsibilities

Work from Engineering drawings, specifications, check sheets, detailed instructions and established inspection procedures.

Inspect standard detail parts, machining and assembly process involved in the production of metal and composite rotor blades.

Inspect visually and with measuring instruments various component parts such as ribs, spars, cuffs, etc. for conformance with specified dimensions, quality of finish, material and process specifications.

Inspect assembly processes and adhesive bonding operations at various stages for quality of workmanship and conformance to specifications.

Check completed blades for balance and quality of finish.

Examine blades for defect using prescribed inspection methods to include condition of pressurized (BIM) blades, and perform other routine inspection operations to determine extent of repairs and check out repairs as required.

Perform other related blade/composite inspection duties, of a limited scope, as directed.

Refer only unusual conditions to working leader or foreman.

Perform operator checklist as required and comply with all EH&S procedures.

As required segregate waste material and follow good housekeeping practices.

Basic Qualifications:

Requires ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications, and use a variety of precision measuring instruments and gages. Also requires trade knowledge of inspection methods metal and machining operations and adhesive bonding practices. Requires 4 years formal trades training, or equivalent.

Must maintain current certification(s) as required.


9 months to 1 year.

Desired Skills:

Preferably NDI OJT or Certification (UT,RT,PT)



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.

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