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Lockheed Martin Factory Transportation Operator in Palmdale, California

Description: Determines proper method of loading, lifting, positioning, securing and unloading materiel; operates rider-type fork lift, tugs and aircraft moving tractors; moves high cost and relatively unprotected items such as major assemblies, jigs and fixtures, dies, and machinery from one location to another; moves completed aircraft during final assembly and flight line operations. Inspects equipment prior to use to ensure safe operations.

Ensures all materiel, assemblies and items to be moved are properly loaded and secured to ensure safe movement.

Must possess licenses and/or certifications required by the Company.

Weight restriction: Able to Lift/push/pull/carry a minimum of 50 lbs.

Body positioning: Able to twist/bend (neck or waist) and stoop. Able to work in awkward positions as required.

Work content: Able to use power equipment. Repetitive tasks will be performed. Vision/Hearing: High level Hand/Eye coordination required. Corrective lenses may be used. Eye protection required in many instances. Color differentiation may be required. Must be able to hear at level required for positions.

Environmental: Able to work around noise, chemicals, fumes and dust. Capable of using respirators and other personal protective equipment including hearing protection if required. Able to work outside if needed.

Attendance: Regular attendance required based on set work schedule. Able to work any shift.

Vehicles/Power moving equipment: Able to operate as required. Able to work around heavy equipment or machinery.

The physical demands described above do not contain a comprehensive listing of all physical requirements for all positions. The physical demands of each position will vary based on business needs so the physical demands described above are subject to change and employees therefore will also be expected to perform all physical requirements necessary for their positions. This job description may be changed to include new or different physical demands or change existing ones as management deems necessary.

Basic Qualifications:

Must possess a valid California driver’s license.

Experience with loading, lifting, positioning, securing and unloading materiel.

Experience with operating rider-type lift trucks, tugs and aircraft moving tractors.

Experience with moving high cost assembly, jigs and machinery.

Desired Skills:

Experience in using various make/models of Forklifts and tugs.



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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