TheidealcandidatefortheALSS position will be responsible to monitor and maintain all life support and pilot equipment including rigging components and supplies to ensure equipment is always safe and ready for use under any conditions. This position will test and inspect parachutes, their extraction and release systems, and all associated parts and for loading and securing supplies as required. The ALSS will apply advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance, and instruction to other teammates as needed.
The key desirable and preferred requirements for this position include:
Qualified PR "A" or Air Force school graduate.
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.
Please see job description for minimum requirements.
Possess a high degree of expertise of aircraft systems.
Demonstrated in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals, publications, instructions, and special tools and test equipment.
Familiarity with operational capabilities and limitations of aircraft systems.
Possess thorough working knowledge of the detection, prevention, and treatment of corrosion.
Formal/specialized training; hazardous waste communication; FOD and TCP awareness; support equipment operator license; egress system checkout; non-nuclear ordnance explosive handling certified.
Strong mechanical aptitude and ability operate tools and machinery necessary to maintain and/or repair rigging and equipment as required.
Strong sense of safety and concern for pilots and mission.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to provide excellent customer service and build trust and rapport with colleagues.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Ability to manage multiple roles and projects.
Ability to read, listen to, and understand information and ideas verbally, and in writing.
Regular travel to various work sites throughout the U.S. required and ability to support detachments as assigned.
Current U.S. government secret security clearance preferred or ability to obtain clearance.
This position is subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol screening (including for marijuana) per DOT/FAA requirements for safety sensitive positions.