Gear Grinder A

Lockheed Martin Corporation Stratford , CT 06497

Posted 3 months ago


Set up and operate one or more gear grinding, wheel dress and balancing machines to produce rough and finish ground splines, spur and helical gears.

Typical Responsibilities

Follow standard operating methods, gear summaries, part drawings, blueprints, charts, formulas and general instructions to set up and operate gear grinding and associated wheel dress and balancing equipment.

Use a variety of hand tools, gauges and dial indicators to install involute cams, yokes, arbors, work piece, etc.

Use optical equipment to present wheel dresser tools; balance and dress wheels as required; install and adjust position of work piece to obtain specific parameters, such as involute, crown, pitch and root diameter.

Determine grinder settings such as feed rates, wheel shifts and work slide limits.

Perform numerous interrelated changes and angular adjustments, following various mathematical calculations, formulas, procedures and observations to maintain very close tolerance and quality standards.

Indicate work between bench centers prior to loading grinder, clamp work in holding device, indicate part, check and record work piece pitch and root diameters prior to grind and monitor machine operations.

Analyze errors in gear charts and adjust the machine set-up and program to correct problems.

Check finished part prior to unloading and obtain any required dimensional verification.

Visually check parts for finish, root profile and for indications of surface burn or tempering.

Maintain records of all finish dimensions and obtain inspection acceptance of finished part.

Correct any dimensional discrepancies as indicated by inspection.

Assist, direct, instruct and set up for two lower grade machine operators as directed and refer all unusual conditions to Working Leader or Supervisor.

Perform difficult repair and salvage operations.

Perform other related work of a comparable or lower skill level as related to gear machining and check work of other operators as required.

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

As required segregate waste material and follow good housekeeping practices.

May be assigned to carry out tasks, not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this job description in support of department objectives and to develop individuals' skills.

Basic Qualifications:

Requires knowledge of gear tooth characteristics and grinding qualities of metals. Make calculations involving shop mathematics and handbook formulas in order to work from fairly complicated operation sheets and to use gear summaries. Use precision measuring instruments such as tooth and depth verniers, height gauges, blade and ball micrometers and gear measuring wires.
3 to 4 years of gear grinding experience.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Similar Jobs

Want to see jobs matched to your resume? Upload One Now! Remove
Gear Box Subassembler

Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted 1 week ago

VIEW JOBS 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM 2020-04-13T00:00 Description:Function: Build up and rework a group of sub-assemblies, accessories and related parts, and/or assist on complete build up and rework gear boxes and other similar assemblies. Typical Responsibilities: Work from ordinary drawings, established procedures, check sheets and other oral or written detailed instructions to perform assembly, disassembly, fitting and rework operations. Assemble parts to build complete sub-assemblies such as input, clutch, upper and lower housings, etc., and install various accessories on gear box such as generators, servo units, hydraulic units, spacers and tubing, etc. See that component parts such as bearings, bushings etc., are properly fitted and aligned. Press fit bushings, liners and other parts, heating and freezing mating details as specified. Tighten all studs and nuts to proper torque and safety wire. Use proper nuts, bolts, shims, and pacers as required meeting specifications. Use power and hand tools to drill, ream, tap, burr, lap, file, polish, change studs, insert helicoils, etc., as required for assembly and rework operations. Check work to assure quality standards are maintained. Repair oil leaks found or noted by Quality Assurance. Use a variety of precision measuring instruments and gages such as plug, depth and feeler gages, micrometers, dial indicators, etc. Assist in tear-down of gear boxes and perform other related work as directed. Maintain all related records and other paperwork. Refer difficulties to higher grade mechanic, Working Leader or Supervisor. Basic Qualifications: Education: Requires some familiarity with fitting and assembly of machined parts, ability to work from simple drawings and use decimals and fractions. Also requires ability to use micrometers, verniers, dial indicators and other fixed and variable measuring instruments. Experience: 3 to 6 Months Lockheed Martin Corporation Stratford CT

Gear Grinder A

Lockheed Martin Corporation