Akima Technical Solutions (ATS) provides a full spectrum of air operations support services at numerous Army and Air Force installations, including fuel management, aircraft maintenance, airfield support, ground equipment maintenance, transportation, material management, warehousing and distribution

Parachute Rigger

Akima • 
Yuma, Arizona, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
Akima Technical Solutions (ATS) provides a full spectrum of air operations support services at numerous Army and Air Force installations, including fuel management, aircraft maintenance, airfield support, ground equipment maintenance, transportation, material management, warehousing and distribution, and procurement services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Knowledge and Skills:
  • All contractor personnel providing parachute packing support must have or be able to perform the following.
  • Have parachute packing knowledge and expertise in order to ensure that parachutes are packed safely and in a timely manner.
  • Be an FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation to be provided to the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) within 24 hours of hire.
  • Be capable of packing three main parachutes in 21 minutes.
Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications:
 
  • Have work history which contains experience directly related to the required task and functions that will be assigned.
  • FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation.
  • Be familiar with Performance Designs Main Canopies: Spectre, Saber II, Icarus Main Canopy, the Cross Fire 2
  • Be capable of packing three main parachutes in 21 minutes.
  • Be a U.S citizen with ability to pass a background investigation.
  • Able to work independently with little to no supervision.
  • Able to pass a drug screen, as a condition of employment and subjected to random drug testing throughout the Period of Performance.
  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, and reach for extended periods of time.
  • Able to meet Government COVID Vaccine Mandate requirements.
The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Travel: N/A
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