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The Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Technical Inspector (TI) inspects, implements quality assurance practices, keeps records, and develops processes related to the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of Aircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE), personal survival equipment, and aircraft installed survival equipment. The ALSE TI may also perform maintenance and repair of related equipment.
- Inspect individual components of the ALSE to include inspection of repairs to aircraft seat covers, webbing, fittings, adjustments, and soundproofing blankets with shop equipment. Maintain and repair ALSE components as necessary.
- Inspect, maintain, and evaluate life support equipment and activities, including receipt, handling, and storage of life support equipment.
- Use appropriate references and other publications to maintain appropriate and thorough records, maintenance and inspection forms, training aids, and onboard aircraft survival equipment.
- Conduct work-related training and safety briefs for ALSE personnel and other team members.
- Provide maintenance oversight, utilize best practices and establish processes for quality assurance.
- Maintain ALSE shop, supplies, and equipment. Inventory shop as required.
- Assist the safety of the shop, hangar, and flight line.
- Maintain cleanliness and general maintenance of the associated work area and tools and equipment assigned.
- Maintain, conduct test and repair of Night Vision Devices (NVD), and ensures appropriate NVD records are maintained.
- May conducts life support and survival continuation training for assigned personnel.
- Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Successful completion of the US or foreign military ALSE technician course.
- Five (5) or more years of aviation life support maintenance experience within the past six (6) months.
- 1 year of supervisory experience in an ALSE operation or 2 years of general supervisory experience.
- US Citizen.
- Valid US Passport required for Travel to Honduras.
- Ability to obtain/maintain Security clearance (NAC-I) Public trust
Knowledge & Skills
- Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
- Knowledge and skill required to efficiently and safely perform all ALSE tasks. Specific areas will include safety, ALSE supply/logistics operations, maintenance, inspections, shop efficiency, fitting training, shop administration, and record-keeping.
- Knowledge of military logistics systems and applicable publications.
- Additional knowledge and skill requirements may vary by assignment.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
- Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
- Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
- May be required to lift heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds.
- Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.
- Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
- Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- Must be able to lift/push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds.
- May work in maintenance shop or outside.
- Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.
- May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
- May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.
- Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds.
- Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
- May be expected to work in austere environments and all weather conditions.
- Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.