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AGE Technician 4

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T8124:Technician 4
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This position is in Balad Iraq.

AGE Technician: Performs maintenance on and certifies the operational readiness of Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) to support aircraft systems or subsystems. Responsible for performing and analyzing work accomplished on AGE equipment to ascertain and certify condition status of components (i.e., NRTS Codes, Condemnation, DR Exhibit Tags and Serviceable Condition Tags). Diagnoses malfunctions and repairs AGE. Inspects and approves completed maintenance actions. Solves repair problems by studying drawings, viewing diagrams and schematics, and technical instructions. Uses Automated Logistics Management System (ALMS) to monitor maintenance trends, analyze equipment requirement, maintain equipment records and document maintenance actions. Analyzes and repairs ground support equipment using conventional and digital multimeters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, brush recorders, oscilloscopes, circuit card testers, transistor tester and hand tools. Maintains external fuel and grounding systems. Services equipment with fuel, oil, water, hydraulic fluid and air. Diagnoses mechanical and electronic circuitry malfunctions using visual and auditory senses, test equipment and technical publications. Disassembles and assembles malfunctioning AGE accessories and components. Cleans dirt, oil, grease and corrosion from AGE components and accessory systems. Paints, stencils and marks AGE according to technical publications. Operates AGE towing vehicles and positions equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations. Cleans, inspects and services AGE towing vehicles.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/INFO: Candidate must be a high school graduate or have completed an equivalent program. Candidate must have held a USAF skill level 7 (or equivalent) in his career field. Candidate must have at least 4 years’ experience with F-16 aircraft maintenance activities. Progressive and documented experience in the fighter aircraft maintenance environment. Documented qualifications in related maintenance fields. Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills. Must read, write and speak English fluently. Must have or be able to rapidly secure a DOD secret clearance. Regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds, perform repetitive movements, and perform work from ground level to overhead. This position requires frequent standing for long periods, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, crawling, and twisting. Assignment location is in Iraq.

Site set-up activities, to include but not limited to light to medium construction activities such as assembling warehouse shelving and furniture in all areas of the maintenance complex. Candidates must be willing and able to participate in all set-up activities, assist with receiving and storing supplies and support equipment. The site will still be under construction at the time of the first arrivals. Environmental/weather conditions can be extreme during different seasons. Site is a secure compound which team members will be confined to. Flexibility, a positive attitude and excellent people skills are a must.

Basic Qualifications
Aircraft Aerospace Ground Support Equipment Technician / AGE

Desired skills
USAF 7 level or equivalent

at least 2 years of recent experience with AGE

develops reports as necessary for aircraft maintenance organization

experienced in troubleshooting aircraft maintenance data collection systems

Previous experience setting up maintenance work areas

A strong understanding of the maintenance process

Perform routine system troubleshooting, installation and repair.

Have a working knowledge of electronic and mechanical systems and components on the F-16 aircraft

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access)

Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft craftsman A&P Lic.

Ground handling, minor maintenance, and servicing

Preflight/thru flight/post flight & BPO inspections

Min 4 years documented experience on the F-16 Aircraft / systems

Ability to speak/communicate in Arabic

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Job Location(s): Bethesda Maryland
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Fighters: F-16 Iraq
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FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week
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