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F-16 Phase Technician/Crew Chief

Apply Now Job ID: 471327BR Date posted: Feb. 12, 2019 City: Bethesda State: Maryland Program: Fighters: F-16 Iraq
Description:This position will support the Iraq F-16 Program.

Duties: F-16 Phase Aircraft Maintenance Specialist (Crew Chief) with the responsibility of daily flight and maintenance requirements of F-16 Aircraft. Skilled in F-16 phase, calendar, special inspections and Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO’s).
Knowledgeable in crash recovery, repair and reclamation. Also has ability to conduct effective On the Job Training (OJT) to qualify a trainee of assigned Iraq Air Force (IQAF) maintenance personnel to include documenting all progress in training records. Able to create and complete jobs in maintenance data collection systems. Will adhere to all technical orders, fault isolation manuals, ground operating procedures and local operational instructions.
Provide flight line assist for launch, recovery, and preflight/thru flight/basic post flight inspections, end of runway, ground handling, minor maintenance, servicing, and cannibalization process. Perform routine troubleshooting, installation, repair and maintenance of all landing gear, flight controls, engine starting, hydraulic systems and components on the aircraft at the organizational level of maintenance.
Responsible for all maintenance performed on the assigned aircraft. Maybe required to assist flightline operations when necessary.
The site will still be under construction at the time of the first arrivals. Candidates must be willing and able to participate in all set-up activities, assist with receiving and storing supplies and support equipment. Environmental/weather conditions can be extreme during different seasons. The site is a secure compound that team members are confined to. Flexibility, a positive attitude and excellent people skills are necessary.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/INFO: . 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.

*Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

*SECURITY Clearance REQUIRED. Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance prior to start date AND must maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
Basic Qualifications:
- F-16 Aircraft Maintenance / Phase Crew Chief

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 and progressive and documented experience in the fighter aircraft maintenance environment as well as documented qualifications in related maintenance fields
Desired Skills:
F-16 Fighter aircraft maintenance specialist

Experience with F-16 6 year gear inspection.

Have a working knowledge of electronic and mechanical systems and components on the F-16 aircraft at the organizational level of maintenance.
Preflight/thru flight/post flight & BPO inspections
Aircraft Launch and recovery
Ground handling, minor maintenance, and servicing
A strong understanding of the maintenance process
Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access)
Ability to speak/communicate in Arabic
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Experience Level: Hourly/Non-Exempt Business Unit: ESS0343 AERONAUTICS COMPANY Relocation Available: No Career Area: Craft Workers Clearance Level: Secret Type: Full-Time Virtual Location: no Work Schedule: FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week Shift: First Apply Now

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