AAR CORP WASS ALSE Technician Lead Nat - Kenya in NAIROBI, Kenya

Title: WASS ALSE Technician Lead Nat - Kenya

Location: Kenya-Nairobi

Job Number: 9021

* Pending Contract Award **

SUMMARY:

Responsible for the inspection and maintenance of life support equipment and conducting aircrew training. This position is part of a Nationalization Program.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Knowledge and understanding of all aircrew life support equipment (ALSE) utilized by the assigned aircrew to ensure aircrew flight equipment/ components meet airworthiness criteria, operate within specified tolerances and in the proper sequence, and are mission ready to support the requirements of day-to-day operations.

  • Ability to inspect, test, calibrate, certify, evaluate, troubleshoot, disassemble, repair, overhaul, assemble, replace, as necessary, and issue life support parts and equipment.

  • Ability to install, remove, and inspect all ALSE on the assigned aircraft.

  • Ability to utilize a variety of complex, state of the art diagnostic testers/systems/specialty tools to test, troubleshoot, and repair all ALSE utilized by the unit.

  • Ability to perform precision soldering on flexible circuit boards to repair/replace defective parts.

  • Ability and certification to plan, organize, develop, direct, implement, conduct, and evaluate formal academic classroom and technical instruction on a wide variety of life support topics to provide initial and recurring training for all aircrew and passengers.

  • Knowledge of and ability to utilize multiple computer main frame programs/data bases.

  • Knowledge of materials handling, inventorying, and supply procedures to store and maintain adequate supplies of aircrew flight function parts and equipment.

  • Knowledge of and certification in handling, shipping, storing, and ordering multiple hazardous materials to include munitions/ammunition assets.

  • Skill and ability in the operation of materials handling equipment utilized in receipt, storage, and shipment of the life support supplies and equipment.

  • Ability to plan unscheduled work when detailed specifications are not available and take measurements for articles of various shapes and sizes.

  • Knowledge of fabrication mathematics, to include fractions, equations, and plane measurements to make problematical calculations.

  • Expertise to fit items to spaces or locations with unique parameters, unusual shapes, or obstructions.

  • Thorough knowledge of all types of common fibers, blends, fabrics, and finishes to include a knowledge of performance and handling characteristics such as dimensional stability, abrasion resistance, and heat sensitivity, to select materials to meet particular needs.

  • Ability to substitute materials when the precise type or weight desired is not available.

  • Maintain records on inspection.

  • Maintain expiration dates and supply inspects and records all controlled items used in first aid kits and vests.

  • Maintain safety procedures and cleanliness of shop.

  • Maintain library of ALSE regulations, procedures, and technical manuals.

  • Position may require domestic and/or international travel.

NATIONALIZATION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Host Nation training in support of and maintain an ALSE program for all crewmembers.

  • Provide oversight and training for an ALSE program for contractor and host nation aircrew member and maintain USG authorized equipment IAW with applicable DoS standards to an authorized stockage level.

  • Generate the requirement for the purchase of equipment based upon USG, contractor and stakeholder inputs.

  • Comply with technical data for ALSE and applicable portions of AR 95-1, TC 3-04.72, NAVAIR 00-35QH-2, AFMAN 91-201, AFI 91-202 and DA PAM 738-750 and 738-751 with DoS supplements and SOPs.

  • Previous experience dealing with LATAM countries preferred in Central and South American contracts.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

High School Diploma or GED

PREFERRED:

CMF 15 MOS series with a Q2 additional skill identifier (ASI), AFSC 1P0X1 or other military/commercial equivalent.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Minimum five (5) years experience in aviation life support equipment servicing, inspection, and maintenance.

  • U.S. Security Clearance Required.

  • Host nation language proficiency per contract requirement.

Qualifications:

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran