Equipment Specialist (Airframe & Powerplant)

Poway, CA
Technicians
Full-time
This position supports the Air Force Lifecycle Management Center (AFLCMC) and Air Force Material Command (AFMC) at the Detachment 3 location in Poway, CA. This position is centric to an airframe and power plant knowledge base.

Job Responsibilities

    • Provide equipment specialist support for aircraft research, development, production, lifecycle acquisition and sustainment activities.
    • Provide Maintenance Planning logistics support (A&P/Avionics Equipment Specialists) for the MQ-1/MQ-9 (and similar systems).
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of serving as primary program office system expert on UAS airframe and propulsion equipment supporting multispecialty teams to achieve results specified by program leadership.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of providing expert advice and assistance on the timely logistics and Quality Assurance guidance to Headquarters, ACC and field maintenance supervisors.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of providing technically accurate and adequate troubleshooting and maintenance dispositions of TO 00-25-107 technical assistance requests from United States Air Force maintenance units.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of providing technical assistance to resolve system engineering and maintenance concerns for fielded equipment and Ground Support Equipment (GSE).
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of performing inspections of activities executed by prime contract personnel providing production and depot repair of program aircraft.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of providing supervision and oversight of production and sustainment contracts.
    • Provide advisory and draft documentation assistance to the customer in their function of writing and/or approving AFTO 252 requests to correct deficiencies in existing technical data.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in the evaluation of the AFTO 22 requests.
    • Provide advisory and draft documentation assistance to the customer by supporting the development and publication of interim safety supplements or emergency time compliance technical orders when urgency does not allow coordination with the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM).
    • Provide advisory and draft documentation assistance to the customer for the coordination and technical evaluation of all design changes to ensure maintenance, sustainment, support equipment and technical order impacts are adequately addressed and that they meet system requirements and United States Air Force expectations. Identify potential issues and make recommendations for Government consideration.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of reviewing non-conformance reports. Make recommendations to the Government for consideration relating to potential corrective actions for technical adequacy.
    • Provide advisory and draft documentation assistance to the customer during the parts procurement process by supporting the development of procurement and fielding cost estimates and cost benefit analysis.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in assessing aircraft availability and reliability metrics for opportunities to improve/correct the weapon system design, procedures or training to improve aircraft availability.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of reviewing and assessing OEM failure analysis reports for technical accuracy and adequacy. Identify potential issues and make recommendations for Government consideration.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer with efforts relating to management and implementation of Government-approved reliability improvements.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of performing oversight of Reliability and Maintainability (R&M) projects to ensure SOWs clearly define objectives, cost estimates are reasonable and design changes meet requirements.
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of development of initial spares support list (ISSL), RSP, and assignment of standard reporting designators (SRD).
    • Provide advisory assistance to the customer in their function of LSA/logistics support analysis record (LSAR) review to assure provisioning requirements are adequately addressed.
    • Be available to support the week-long 24/7 Emergency Telephone Support line on a periodic basis.

Education/Experience Requirements

    • Masters Degree in a related field
    • 10 years of relative experience (may have Bachelors degree + 14 years experience)
    • 5 years of experience must be on DoD programs
    • Must possess and maintain a Secret security clearance
    • Must be proficient in the MS Office productivity suite of software