• Aerostat Operator - Level I Al Hasakah
  • Amentum in Al Hasakah, , Syria
  • jobs
  • 5 days ago

jobs description

Aerostat Operators provide Operations and Sustainment (O&S) support for the Persistent Surveillance Systems – Tethered (PSS-T) program in OCONUS site locations. PSS-T is comprised of former Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS) and Persistent Threat Detection System (PTDS) programs.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Aerostat Operators/User-level maintainers will participate in the overall, hands-on operation of the aerostat system including launch, in-flight, recovery, and moored activities.
• Candidates will perform all functions to operate the PGSS/PTDS, an aerostat mounted Intelligence, Surveillance, And Reconnaissance (ISR) platform, its Mobile Mooring Platform (MMP), Sensor Payload(s), communications and navigation systems as well as associated support equipment (Boom Lift, Forklift, All Terrain Vehicles (ATV's), and Electrical Power Generators).
• Candidate will perform User-level maintenance functions include performing hands-on Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services... (PMCS), troubleshooting, removing and replacing Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), and removing and replacing payloads.
• Candidate must possess a diverse range of skills with the ability to quickly adapt to new situations. Tasks will be performed under direction of higher classified technicians and/or site personnel.

Minimum Requirements:
• A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
• A two-year Associate’s degree in a technical field from an accredited college can substitute for work experience.
• Must have an active Secret US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.
• Must have a passport that is valid for at least 6-months; preferably one year.
• Knowledge of and experience in the operations of hardware systems and components.
• Experience in fault detection, isolation, and correction of hardware systems and individual components.
• Ability to perform routine system maintenance and analysis functions including: hardware configurations; adding, removing and replacing hardware components; use of hardware and software diagnostic testing tools; reading of electronic circuit schematics; and repairing printed circuit boards.
• At least one (1) year previous Aerostat experience OR two (2) years of experience in the following areas may be substituted in lieu of aerostat experience:

1) Electrical Maintenance Mechanic
• Possess at least two (2) year’s aerostat experience as an operator at the 20 series level or greater from Army MOS 35F (Intelligence Analyst), 35G (Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst), 35H (Common Ground System Analyst), 96R (Ground Surveillance Systems Operator), 96U (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator), or military branch equivalent.
• Two years of hands-on experience in performing operations and maintenance tasks either on an AEROSTAT system or a related industry/military equivalent is required.
• Must be qualified at the 10 series or greater level (via military or civilian technical schools) is required.
• Ability to read electronic schematics.
• O&M of electro-mechanical equipment to include one or more of the following:
• Hydraulic/servo valves
• Hydraulic actuators, control systems
• Test and diagnostic equipment

2) Networking, IT & information systems
• Two years’ experience is required.
• Must be qualified at the 10 series or greater level; MOS 25B/F or other military branch equivalent or industry occupational specialties as a CISCO Network Administrator; Army MOS 25L/N or other military branch equivalent or industry occupational specialties as a Network Installation (BICSI or Network + or Comp T Certification) will be considered.
• CCIE certification with fiber optic certification is preferred.

3) Mechanical Maintenance
• Mechanical Maintenance with qualifications at the 10 series or greater from U.S. Army MOS 94D/X and 91/B/S/W or other military branch equivalent, or industry occupational specialties such National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified Truck Mechanic or Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) General Mechanic 1 or greater.
• Two years of hands-on experience on an AEROSTAT system or a related industry/military equivalent is required.
• O&M of mechanical equipment to include one or more of the following: Hydraulic systems, Winch systems, Tether/cable handling systems, Industrial generator sets, Power switch gear, HVAC, Cranes Aerial lift , Forklift , Industrial generator sets

Preferred Qualifications:
• Prior experience on both 74k and 22m Aerostat systems.
• Prior training/certification from Yuma

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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