Lockheed Martin F-16 APG EXPEDITER in Bethesda, Maryland

Description: This position will support the Iraq F-16 Program and is located at Balad AB Iraq.

DUTIES: Works under management and technical supervision for activities related to aircraft pre-flight, launch and recovery, maintenance and repair and general flight-line operations. Works with customer to ensure aircraft are ready for flight. Subject Matter Expert in relation to multiple areas regarding operations, asset management, crew allocation and above. Must be highly motivated and work well with other shops.


-Possess technical skills and knowledge sufficient to perform day to day operations with little to no supervision.

-Keep the Maintenance Manager and Senior Leadership abreast of activities, problems and changes as they pertain to assigned activities.

-Maintain accurate files and records as required

-Receive day-to-day direction, oversight, technical assistance and advice from other personnel in a cooperative team effort. Must work well with a team.

-Work with all members of the team to resolve questions, issues and problems

-May be required to carry out other duties as assigned by Generation Lead, Maintenance Manager, and Site Leadership

-Must work well with Plans and scheduling section to ensure phase time distribution index. aircraft schedule effectiveness, and Health of the Fleet

-Must work with flight operations on aircraft availability and flying scheduling

-Advise, Train, and Assist the IqAF with understanding the fundamentals of being a Expediter

*Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

* SECURITY Clearance REQUIRED. Must have the ability to acquire an Interim Secret Security Clearance. Must maintain clearance thereafter.

Basic Qualifications:

- F-16 Aircraft Maintenance / Crew Chief or have been previous Expediter on the F-16

- USAF 5 or 7 level or equivalent

-Min 6 years documented experience on the F-16 Aircraft

Desired Skills:

Aircraft Maintenance 7 level

Previous experience dealing with an international customer

Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft craftsman A&P Lic.

Min of 4 years F-16 production experience

A strong understanding of the maintenance process. Has dealt with multiple agencies from Contract Office Representatives [C.O.R], Quality Assurance [Q.A.], Defense Contract Management Agency [D.C.M.A.], Field Support Engineers [F.S.E]

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access)



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