Electronics Engineer Associate (Aircraft Survivability Equipment) - Iraq (Secret Clearance Required)

Clearance Level
Electronics Engineering

REQ#: RQ90499

Travel Required: 25-50%
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT has an exciting opportunity available for an Electronic Engineer Associate Aircraft Survivability Equipment (ASE) Field Service Representative (FSR) to support Common Missile Warning Systems (CMWS) in Iraq. Successful candidate must have a current and active U.S. Secret clearance. This position provides sustainment maintenance support to ASE (CMWS/ATRICM). This position can occasionally require the working outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures in the summer months.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage and administer all aspects of the CMWS systems installed on U.S. Army regular and special operations tactical attack, cargo, utility aircraft to include helicopters, airplanes and jets. As necessary will interface with U.S. Air Force special operations helicopter squadron.
  • Troubleshoot, repair, issue and recovery of CMWS equipment.
  • Research aircraft manuals both electronic and paper.
  • Read and understand simplified and complex schematics.
  • Use a multi-meter, ohm-meter, and other equipment to test and troubleshoot aircraft wiring, junction and relay boxes, and circuit breaker panels.
  • Perform moderately complex technical functions such as set up, operation, maintenance, modification, circuit testing, calibration and troubleshooting of electronic or electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry, prototype models or specialized test equipment to support engineering activities.
  • Perform troubleshooting, Fault Isolation, PMCS, and return to service of assigned systems and subsystems.
  • Perform replacement and repair for all components associated with systems. 
  • Perform the calibration, operation, maintenance, modification, testing, troubleshooting and repair of systems of a highly complex nature.
  • Execute set-up, collaboration, testing, and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies.
  • Attain and maintain the following accounts: Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet), Classified handler and courier certification, Army Reprogramming Analysis Team (ARAT), The Army Maintenance Management System-Aviation (TAMMS-A), and Joint Technical Data Integration (JTDI).
  • Operate a vehicle with manual gear shifted transmission.
  • Lift for on-loading and off-loading multiple 35lbs to 100lbs outsized stackable transport containers onto a pick-up truck and or all-terrain vehicle (ATV).
  • Build and band pallets of transport containers balanced for safe air transport.
  • Provide Technical representation at meetings and consultations with clients or their representatives.
  • Manages customer expectations as the on-site company representative. Individual will be the on-site point liaison for the customer.
  • Maintain strong attention to detail.
  • Maintain a positive attitude and work as a member of a cohesive team as well as independently.
  • Interact with all levels of the organization in a professional, diplomatic, and tactful way. 
  • Multi-task efficiently and work in a fast pace environment on multiple projects.
  • Provide controls and records as to the progress of work and maintenance of CMWS Assets within the AOR.
  • Contacts and coordinates with internal departments for parts as required ensuring optimal equipment operation.
  • Performs all other duties assigned
  • May be required to go TDY to multiple locations within SWA.

The Ideal Candidate must have:

  • Must have a current and active U.S. Government SECRET clearance.
  • BA/BS plus 2 years’ experience, AA/AS/plus 4 years’ experience, or a High School diploma and 6 years’ experience; Military Aircraft/Armament Experience preferred.
  • Candidate must have 2+ years remaining on passport and the passport must have at least 4-6 consecutive blank pages for visas.
  • Three years Electronics/Communications technical experience.
  • Two years in troubleshooting, fault finding, and repair of electronic equipment.
  • Ability to pass and abide by the airfield drivers testing and licensing processes.
  • Ability to take and pass the required security testing to attain a restricted area badge (RAB).
  • Ability to safely navigate the flight line on foot and in a vehicle.
  • Ability to work in a high noise environment.
  • Ability to conduct bench-test using the Hot Mock-Up, HMU on Electro-Optical Missile Sensor (EOMS), sequencers, dispensers, payload modules, generation two and three electronic control unit, ECU, cable assembly, using diagnostic test equipment.
  • Ability to lift and hold 20 pounds up to 4-foot height overhead while on knees or in crouched position.
  • Ability to lay on back and or crawl under and around the aircraft and near the landing gear with the engines, rotor and/or propeller systems turning.
  • Wear appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Possess a valid drivers license.
  • Ability to remain in enclosed environment with low if any air flow in high heat or cold temperatures while troubleshooting.
  • Ability to climb up and down on aircraft maintenance stands to reach installed components for inspection or troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to meet internal paperwork requirements.
  • Experience with RF test equipment.

Ideal Candidate should have:

  • 8 years of aircraft avionics experience.
  • Experience or ability operating a fork-lift.
  • Experience working in hostile and austere environments.
  • Experience in stock control and asset management.
  • Ability to successfully complete the Army CRC deployment requirements prior to deploying.

Desirable Skills/Qualifications:

  • Army Enlisted Military Occupation Specialty, MOS 15N, 15R or Air Force Navy, Marine or equivalents.
  • Army Warrant Officer Military Occupation Specialty, MOS 151A, Navy, Marine or equivalents.
  • 4 or more years of experience in mechanical engineering or product design and development related to CMWS and ATIRCM.
  • Demonstrated mastery of CMWS concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Experience in a forward-facing customer support role.
  • Excellent customer presence as well as verbal and written communication skills, writing system documentation documents, and communications involving system installation and operation.
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