Lockheed Martin F-16 Avionics/Weapons Technical Order Writer in Hill Air Force Base, Utah
This position supports the F-16 System Program Office (SPO) by researching, developing, and integrating the technical data/technical order changes related to the F-16 aircraft avionics and weapons systems and the support equipment/tester (hardware and software) configurations. Performs research, interprets engineering data/drawings, evaluates field/depot inputs and verifies information from multiple sources to sustain Air Force procedures and Technical Orders (TOs) related to those aircraft modifications (e.g., Fault Isolation, General System, General Vehicle, Commodity, and aircraft hardware-software type manuals). The successful candidate may be required to author Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs), support equipment TOs, and support the planning, coordinating, and conducting of TO verification activities. These duties include assisting USAF personnel with the preparation of Air Force Technical Order (AFTO) Forms 82/27/252 and the incorporation of those comments into the draft TOs/TCTOs as well as submission of those forms and manuscripts to LM Aero Fort Worth/vendors/other contractors for formalization and final field delivery. The candidate should be able to work given general direction, support the successful completion of major programs, apply technical expertise, and represent the organization as a technical contact on projects. Additionally, the candidate will be required to collaborate with external personnel such as US Air Force customer groups including but not limited to program management, software/mechanical engineering, internal engineering, depot level maintenance, flight test, flight safety, F-16 aircrew, equipment specialists, flight manual managers, and the Central Technical Order Control Unit (CTOCU). Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Must be a US Citizen
Basic Qualifications In-the-aircraft-seat hands-on experience performing checkout and troubleshooting procedures as related to fighter aircraft avionics or weapons systems using military Technical Order publications. Experience applying TO 00-5-1 Air Force TO System requirements and Air Force TO guidance and using change-related forms. Experience using Microsoft Office applications.
Desired skills Actual performance of F-16 flight line avionics (electrical and mechanical) troubleshooting, repair, calibration, software upgrades, and parts supportability of specific test equipment. Interpersonal skills to enable effective interaction with leadership, customers and peers while working in a “Team” environment. Able to communicate complex requirements and to interpret complex engineering drawings and manufacturer specifications. Strong computer skills with attention to detail. Experience with Computer Aided Design (CAD) software and Standard Group Markup Language (SGML) is a plus. Experience using Epic Editor, Isodraw, Arbor Text Tool Suite, and Quick Silver also a plus. Demonstrated proficiency in aircraft avionics technical manuals; Job Guides, General Systems, Fault Isolation, Illustrated Parts Breakdowns, Commodity, Support Equipment, and Flight Manual TOs.
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Job Location(s): Hill Air Force Base Utah