Lockheed Martin F-16 Electro & Environmentals (E&E) Technician in Bethesda, Maryland

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

Duties: F-16 Electric/ECS Technician: Perform maintenance and training on the Electric/ECS systems. May be called upon to prioritize the completion of work in progress. Also responsible for performing and/or evaluating and inspecting work accomplished to ascertain condition status of components. Perform maintenance functions. Repairs, replaces and rebuilds aircraft components. Removes, repairs and replaces functional components such as Electric/ECS turbines, valves and generators. Inspects, troubleshoots and diagnoses systems failures. Reads and interprets manufacturers and Air Force Technical Orders and other specifications to determine feasibility and methods of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components, including ordering of correct parts. Uses and maintains appropriate equipment; may perform complete repairs and calibrations to include total disassembly, repair and re-assembly of equipment and components in accordance with tech data. Will provide technical guidance and OJT to customer technicians. Minimum requirements: 4 years E&E experience with at least 4 years on F-16's.

The site will still be under construction at the time of the first arrivals. Candidates must be willing and able to participate in all set-up activities, assist with receiving and storing supplies and support equipment. Environmental/weather conditions can be extreme during different seasons. The site is a secure compound that team members are confined to. Flexibility, a positive attitude and excellent people skills are necessary.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/INFO: Candidate must be a high school graduate or have completed an equivalent program. Candidate must have held a USAF skill level 7 (or equivalent) in their career field. Candidate must have at least 4 years’ experience with F-16 aircraft maintenance activities. Progressive and documented experience in the fighter aircraft maintenance environment. Documented qualifications in related maintenance fields. Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills. Must read, write and speak English fluently. Must have or be able to rapidly secure a DOD secret clearance. Regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds, perform repetitive movements, and perform work from ground level to overhead. This position requires frequent standing for long periods, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, crawling, and twisting.

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

* SECURITY Clearance REQUIRED. Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance prior to start date AND must maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

- F-16 Electro & Environmentals (E&E)

- Min 4 years documented experience on the F-16 Aircraft

- USAF 5 level or equivalent with progressive and documented experience.

Desired Skills:

Fighter aircraft maintenance specialist with USAF 7 level or equivalent preferred.

Perform routine system troubleshooting, installation and repair.

Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft craftsman A&P Lic.

Have a working knowledge of electronic and mechanical systems and components on the F-16 aircraft at the organizational level of maintenance.

Ground handling, minor maintenance, and servicing

Previous experience setting up maintenance work areas

A strong understanding of the maintenance process

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

Ability to speak/communicate in Arabic



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