Lockheed Martin Inspection Element Shop Chief Technician 4 in Greenville, South Carolina
Inspection Element Shop Chief: (Support Section, Phase, Wheel & Tire)
This position is located in Tucson AZ with probable transition to Balad AB, Iraq at a later date.
In addition to assisting with the duties and responsibilities required of Inspection Element Technicians listed in the shops above, the Shop Chief will be the first line supervisor for the listed work areas and will be responsible for all aspects of production, housekeeping, shop requirements, scheduling and the safety of those assigned. Shop Chief will answer to the Back-Shop Manager.
The first several months of this assignment will consist of flying operations at a CONUS USAF base followd by site set-up activities, 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 6 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 - Minimum 10 years of F-16 Aircraft maintenance experience. - USAF skill level or equivalent of 7 or higher.
Desired skills - Previous experience as a shop or section supervisor/leader or equivalent experience. Must hold a USAF 7 skill level in one of the shop AFSC's listed above.
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Job Location(s): Greenville South Carolina