Jobs, jobs and traffic: Lockheed Martin hiring event at the Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel

F-35 model in Fort Worth in December 2016.

Downtown Fort Worth Inc. has advised the Fort Worth community of a traffic alert.

There is a potential for high volume traffic and high demand parking day near the convention center and the Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel in downtown due to a Lockheed Martin hiring event at the Sheraton on Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Downtown Fort Worth Inc. advises that the southeast section of downtown by the Sheraton Fort Worth Hotel/Convention Center/Water Gardens may be impacted by the event. According to a news release, affected streets may include:

— West Lancaster Avenue

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— Jones Street

— Calhoun Street

— and Commerce St.

Competition for on-street, daily fee garage and surface parking lots in the area will be higher than usual during the early part of the day. Commuters are encouraged to use public transportation including riding the TRE, bicycling, ride sharing, Uber-ing or using the T.

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For drivers, an alternate route into downtown is advised.

Lockheed Martin is looking for production employees on the F-35 Lightning II line. Specific positions are structural assembler, electrical assembler, aircraft mechanic, low observable material coater and field service mechanic.

Interested applicants are invited to pre-register at For those unable to register, walk-ups will be accommodated. All attendees must have a current resume.

Attendees can view the job descriptions online to assure they meet qualifications by using the job codes below:

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— Structural Assembler – 400463BR

— Electrical Assembler – 400462BR

— Aircraft Mechanic – 400461BR

— Low Observable Material Coater – 400467BR

— Field Service Mechanic – 400468BR