• Full Time
  • Posted 2 weeks ago
  • This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization. 

Company Details

Defining the Future of Aerospace and Defense.


Intelligence, Information, and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges — from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world — in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.


The Major Item Repairman (MIR) Lead provides dedicated support of the Patriot Fire Unit by assisting FMS MIR personnel with the testing, check-out, repair, and maintenance of all Patriot major end items (MEIs). Major Item Repairman Lead will also provide oversight, supervision, mentorship, and guidance to thirteen Field Service Representatives that performs maintenance operations for the Kuwaiti Air Forces. The Lead will also perform counseling sessions and performance assessments with all assigned personnel and will keep the Program Manager and Logistics Lead informed of all issues and facts pertaining to subordinate actions.

This individual will assist, provide advice, and demonstrate methods for diagnosis, testing, check-out, maintenance and repair of the Patriot MEIs to FMS Personnel. In addition, provides support for the Patriot system float Major End Items at the Central Maintenance Facility (CMF). Additional responsibilities include assisting in isolating hardware and software problems, assistance with fault isolation/diagnostic procedures, and on-the-job and informal training as required for FMS CMF Maintenance Technicians. The MIR will assist in isolating complex electronic problems between the hardware, software and Battery Replaceable Units (BRUs) using a variety of electronic repair and fault isolation procedures such as system diagnostics, unit self-checks, Built-In Test Equipment, and tools and test equipment.

The MIR Lead will provide the Kuwaiti Air Forces leadership, as well as the Program Manager, with maintenance updates, improvements, best practices and performances on a daily basis. As a MIR, this individual will provide their expertise in maintenance shop operations and procedures, and experience in a maintenance production environment, as well as their experience in using a Maintenance Management Information System (MMIS).


  • Demonstrated experience in the operation, sustainment, and operations of the Patriot Missile System Radar equipment
  • Trained and Knowledgeable in the operation, sustainment and troubleshooting procedures, of the Patriot System
  • Knowledge with the operational/analytical software used on the Patriot System
  • Experienced in using Engagement Control Station (ECS) troubleshooting software aids Status Monitor, Switch 9, System Exerciser and Radar Action Cycler, in order to distinguish between digital and analog problems
  • Knowledge in the utilization of common industry external test equipment, such as multimeters, oscilloscopes, power meters, frequency counters, spectrum, and digital analyzers
  • Successful completion of a Patriot System Intermediate Maintenance Course for MOS 27X/94S/948D6D or an equivalent course of instruction on a similar electronic system conducted by the military or the system contractor
  • Demonstrated experience with Department of the Army Modification Work Order (DAMWO) installations, to include system integration and checkout
  • Must be able to work in extreme desert heat environments and lift 50 pounds
  • Must be able to provide leadership and supervision in an ever-changing and challenging environment


  • 6 years of Patriot maintenance experience working on Configuration III Patriot Equipment
  • Demonstrated experience with Raytheon Quality Control procedures and the Patriot refurbishment, and modification
  • Exceptional judgment and decision-making skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a special focus on achieving active participation of appropriate individuals across the business
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and Project
  • Demonstrated experience with training of team members
  • Previous experience in International Patriot FMS Programs and living and working in an overseas location
  • Demonstrated ability to brief and update senior leadership


  • Bachelors Degree with 6 years of related experience, or Associates Degree with 8 years experience or HS Diploma/GED with 12 years of related experience


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