Lockheed Martin Life Support / Survival Equipment Technician 4 in Bethesda, Maryland

This position is Located at Balad Air Base, Iraq.

Duties: Life Support / Survival Equipment Technician: Perform inspections, installation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of survival equipment, life support, associated components and select other pneumatic devices. Use and interpret Tech Orders and perform modifications. Assist with OJT instruction in support of follow-on training program.

The first several months of this assignment will consist of flying operations from a US location followed by site set-up activities in Iraq, 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.

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.

Basic Qualifications Aircraft Survival and Life Support.

Desired skills USAF 7 level or equivalent

Perform inspections, installation, troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of survival equipment, life support, associated components and select other pneumatic devices

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