Flight Operations 3-Hunter UAS Maintenance (Afghanistan)

Work to be performed in overseas locations. Knowledge of electronic and mechanical theory required. Candidate must be able to perform work in an approved work environment during specified work hours, in both external and internal environmental conditions.

Candidate will be responsible for the integration, testing, operation and maintenance of major complex electronic and mechanical systems and sub-systems with minimum supervision in a collaborative team environment. The successful candidate will assist in launch and recovery operations, assembly, emplacement, disassembly and displacement of system equipment and other duties as assigned.

Provide technical support on the Hunter UAS. Primary responsibilities will include maintaining the Hunter UAS system Ground Control Station, Ground Data Terminal, Ground Support Equipment and Unmanned Air Vehicles to include scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, payload integration, Engineering flight and ground test, troubleshooting and repair in accordance with appropriate Technical Manuals and procedures. The successful candidate will be responsible for recording all maintenance actions using TAMMS documentation methods.

Duties will involve technical validation of repairs, CONUS travel and OCONUS deployments for a period of up to one year, as required. Successful candidate must be able to obtain a JP Morgan corporate credit card, successfully complete deployment training and exam requirements as required by the Combat Readiness Center (CRC). Ability to obtain a commercial driver's license.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 4 plus years of aviation experience
  • AS or AAS Degree*
  • Successful completion of initial Hunter qualification training
  • Able to medically clear for OCONUS deployment (Medical requirements available upon request)
  • Interim Secret Clearance required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A&P license
  • Working knowledge of the MQ-5B Hunter UAS and associated support equipment
  • Proficiency with Ethernet network and troubleshooting techniques
  • Basic understanding of TAMMS
  • Basic understanding of TCDL
  • Basic understanding of Automatic Take-Off and Landing System

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