|Location||Lexington Park, MD|
|Date Posted||May 8, 2019|
Manage weapon assets supporting F-35 flight test operations.
Essential Job Functions:
Schedule test assets and coordinate ordnance support with stakeholders (e.g.,squadrons, test instrumentation teams, test facilities, and ranges) to ensure successful execution of test operations.
Coordinate and track aircraft armament equipment (AAE) and associated hardware for ordnance test teams and test operations.
Maintain a database for tracking Auxiliary Mission Equipment (AME) / Suspension & Release Equipment (S&RE) (i.e., pylons, adapters, bomb racks, launchers) and weapons.
Coordinate the shipping and receiving of AME / S&RE and Support Equipment and the on-site repair, maintenance, and instrumentation of AME / S&RE / Weapons with F-35 JPO, Lockheed Martin, Flight Test Instrumentation, and Weapon Prime Vendors.
Ensure the Autonomic Logistics Information System (ALIS) is up-to-date with AME / S&RE history, status, etc.
Attend AME / S&RE meetings to support the management of AME / S&RE.
Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
A High School Diploma or GED plus 10 years of experience, an Associate's Degree plus 4 years of expereince or a Bachelor's Degree plus 2 years of experinece is required.
Must be able to obtain a Secret security clearance within 6-9 months of hire.
Knowledge of planning and execution of stores compatibility ground and flight tests.
Knowledge of ordnance SOPs, government policies and instructions.
Knowledge of weapon loading and handling and the operation of support equipment.
Must be able to travel (approx. 1-2 times per year) for as many as 5 days.
Operational or Intermediate Level experience managing F-35, F-22, F-15, F-16 or F/A-18 ordnance.
Familiarity with OPNAVINST 8023.24, NAVTESTWINGLANT 8020.1, and NAVAIRINST 8012.2.
Experience working independently and as part of a team in researching data, developing analytical techniques and methodologies.
Able to performs tasks with little or no guidance.