Location Vandenberg AFB, CA
Security Clearance Required? Ability to Obtain Interim Clearance (Pre-Start) and Final Clearance (Post Start) - US Citizenship Required about security clearance definitions
The Ground based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program requires a launch technician to support Prime Mission Equipment maintenance at Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA.
The position is multi-disciplined specializing in missile and ground support systems. Directs preventive and corrective maintenance, troubleshooting, testing, repairs, replacements and calibration of mechanical and electrical components. Prepares and completes work orders, work permits and purchase orders. Maintains equipment maintenance logs to document repairs or replacement of launch support equipment. Performs preventive and corrective maintenance tasks associated with safe handling of aerospace vehicle launch support systems while working to a demanding schedule. Makes recommendations to increase effectiveness and efficiencies to achieve operational schedule and cost parameters. Perform continuous monitoring and operation of Heating Ventilating and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) systems, to control and maintain required system configuration and ensure flawless operation of various control systems in a missile field environment. Conduct regular data acquisition and circuit tests to track system performance, analyze trends, and recognize any anomalies that may affect system integrity. Perform required procedures to correct or mitigate any system alarms, anomalies, or failures.
Assembles, disassembles and/or modifies systems by changing, removing, replacing or upgrading aerospace vehicle components to correct failures or implement changes. Oversees assembly, disassembly or overhaul. Configures aerospace vehicles and bench test equipment. Troubleshoots complex pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems to isolate mechanical or electrical faults and repair faulty components. Performs validation/verification testing of systems and components. Documents procedures and established processes to ensure contractual and regulatory compliance (e.g., repairs, test results, applicable modifications and inspection results). Inspects components and verifies repairs for flight worthiness requirements. Oversees training. Works under general direction.
Required to work various shifts and accept responsibility of overtime and after hours support on an on-call basis. Some weekend and holiday work required. Position requires an ability to perform manual labor inside or outside throughout the year. Must be able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 40 pounds. US Citizen required for this position. Must have valid drivers license. Commercial driver's license, forklift and or lift truck certification helpful. Must be able to attend job-related training/certification, possibly requiring Company-paid travel out of state.
[ + ] Adaptability
Understands changes in own and others' work and situations; may be asked to explain the logic or basis for change to less experienced employees; actively seeks information about changes affecting own and fellow employees' jobs. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow interorganizational employees and occasionally to external customers. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.
[ + ] Safety Awareness
Detects hazardous working conditions and safety problems; checks equipment and/or work area regularly. Reports or corrects unsafe working conditions; makes a wide range of recommendations and/or improves safety and security procedures; enforces safety regulations and procedures as appropriate to role. Monitors safety or security issues after taking corrective action and ensures continued compliance.
[ + ] Assembly Process
Complete knowledge of assembly and production processes, manufacturing capabilities (e.g., composites, structures), and data needed for defining delivery configurations (e.g., design definition, program directives, engineering drawings, change memos, wiring diagrams and schematics, functional tests, supplier data). Ability to differentiate production (manufacturing) processes and requirements from in-service procedures and requirements.
[ + ] Electrical Safety Practices
Complete knowledge of electrical safety practices (e.g., lockout-tag out, personal protective equipment, grounding).
[ + ] Electrical Test
Complete knowledge of electrical test methodology (e.g., stand alone bench, automated, integration laboratory, simulation, functional test), planning, procedures, equipment (e.g., multimeter, oscilloscope, bus analyzer, automated test systems) and result validation criteria (e.g., pass/fail, control limits, tolerances).
[ + ] Engineering Drawings & Specs
Complete ability to read, understand, and interpret basic engineering drawings and specifications.
[ + ] General Shop Processes
Complete knowledge of shop processes to include Foreign Object Damage/Debris (FOD) prevention, material handling, safety, calibration requirements and Electrostatic Discharge (ESD).
[ + ] Maintenance Programs
Complete knowledge and understanding of the customer's preventive and corrective maintenance programs, concepts, and implementation.
[ + ] Mechanical Systems
Complete knowledge of mechanical systems' (e.g., air conditioning, steam, piping, dust collecting, controls, refrigeration, water systems, industrial waste, fire suppression) capability, capacity, operating characteristics (e.g., temperature, pressure, flow, energy efficiencies), and constructability (e.g., space, interface, interference, accessibility).
[ + ] Troubleshooting
The complete ability to use established physical, mechanical, or scientific principles and perform appropriate tests to identify and solve problems encountered on the job. This includes the ability to locate and isolate the problem, identify possible solutions, and select approaches that are practical and effective.
Basic Qualifications For Consideration
Do you meet the criteria described in the 'Typical Education / Experience' section of this requisition?
Are you willing to work 1st shift (primarily) and 2nd or 3rd shift (as required)?
High school diploma or GED and typically 4 or more years' related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Other Job related information
Boeing Low Cost ABU C2 Service Benefits apply. GMD experience preferred. The Ground-based Midcourse Defense system (GMD) is operationally capable to defend the homeland against long-range ballistic missile attacks. This position requires the individual to support work tasks in an operational missile defense complex or at operational interceptor launch facilities where system assets are subject to war fighter deployment. An operational missile field or an operational interceptor facility have significant inherent health and safety risks and individuals are required to train, understand, and observe extensive safety and process controls to help protect persons and equipment.
Business Unit Defense, Space&Security
Division Global Services & Support
Job Type Non-Management
Experience Level Career/Experienced
US Person Status Required? Yes
Closing Date: 04/27/2012 about closing dates
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