Logistics Analyst-Vibration

Employer
Aptive
Location
Elizabeth City, NC
Posted
Aug 01, 2022
Closes
Aug 31, 2022
Ref
2022-1424
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is currently seeking a Logistics Analyst-Vibration to support our Mission Support Services business line, on a program for the United States Coast Guard (USCG)

Aptive is a modern consulting firm focused on human experience, digital services, and business transformation. We harness creativity, technology, and culture to connect people and systems to impact the world. We're advisors, strategists and engineers focused on people, above all else.

We believe in generating success collaboratively, leaving client organizations stronger after every engagement, and building trust for the next big challenge.

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) provides centralized logistics support for all USCG aviation missions. As the sole industrial complex for USCG aviation, ALC provides: depot level maintenance, engineering, supply, procurement, acquisition, and information services. ALC's mission supports twenty-five (25) USCG aviation units that operate approximately two hundred (200) aircraft. These air stations are located throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Additionally, ALC supports USCG Headquarters, Aviation Technical Training Center (ATTC), and USCG Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC). Technical Support Services are required to support the mission of ALC in various divisions: Engineering Services Division (ESD), Operational Division (OPS), Medium Range Surveillance (MRS), Medium Range Recovery (MRR), Long Range Surveillance (LRS), Safety and Environmental Health Office (SEHO), and the Support Equipment (SE). Other ALC divisions may be added at a later date.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Initiate CG-22s, Product Quality Deficiency Report (PQDRs), regular andmessage TCTOs related to the ALC Vibration Program.
  • Provide technical input to the Vibration Program Manager to assist all Air Stations,ALC, Headquarters Units, ATTC and applicable OEMs.
  • Analyze data received from Air Stations, ALC, Headquarters Units, and ATTCfor possible vibration concerns within five (5) business days of receiving data from the
  • Manage Helitune User database by establishing user accounts and setting uppermissions within the database.
  • Manage the RT-Vision database for all aircraft, gearbox and engine (configuration and structure).
  • Use and manage the Aircraft Diagnostic Vibration Management System (ADVMS).
  • Assist Vibration Program Manager in the following areas:
          1. Test prototype analysis
          2. Provide onsite vibration program technical
          3. Test vibration sensors using DI-811 or equivalent test
          4. Configure software and program on various vibration analysis datacollection
          5. Develop test plans and perform data collections for unusual aircraftvibration
          6. Provide instruction on operation and testing procedures for various types ofaircraft data collection equipment.
      • Provide logistics support for Government loaner equipment andaccessories and coordinate repairs to fleet-wide vibration analysis equipment.
      • Perform aircraft, airframe and driveline vibration Prepare summaries andreports in support of various engineering offices.
      • Perform advanced level rotor track and balance and vibration analysis andpropeller dynamic balance and vibration analysis on multiple airframes types.
      • Develop and write complex technical orders independently including schematics,drawing and figures.
      • Conduct market research for program support equipment and related maintenanceservices to collect and assemble information including, but not limited to, technical data packages, price, availability, quality initiatives in relation to requirements, source approval and validation process, vendor capabilities. Market research mayinclude assisting during site surveys to verify information previously assembled.
      • This position will require the participation in aircraft ground runs and/or actual flight operations. The contractor will function as a technical observer for the collection ofdata, and be considered mission essential personnel. The aircraft will always be staffed and operated by a USCG designated flight crew. This position may be required to add, remove and adjust vibration or monitoring test equipment to complete the task. The contractor may be required to travel to other USCG units to complete their duties.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Five (5) years' experience in vibration spectrum analysis or certified as a Vibration Analyst ISO Category II (or higher), IAW ISO standard 18436-2. Vibration analystshall be capable of:
    • Performing and/or supervising the data collection process
    • Providing vibration signature analysis within a structured program usingpattern recognition of Fast Fourier Transform (FFT) Spectra
    • Apply phase analysis techniques to diagnose mechanical and electrical machine faults
    • Able to detect the following conditions: resonance, rolling element bearingfaults, plain bearing faults, rotor rubs, flow-induced vibration, gears faults, electrical problems with AC induction motors, DC motor vibration, and soft foot/distorted frames
    • Able to provide verbal and written general reports of machine condition evaluations
  • Three (3) years' experience diagnosing aircraft related discrepancies using aircraftHealth and Usage Monitoring System (HUMS).
  • Experience with troubleshooting and maintaining rotating aircraft systems such as: propellers, turbine fans, helicopter rotor systems; gas turbine engines, gearboxes,pumps, generators, alternators, flight controls, etc.
  • Able to provide assistance to all USCG maintenance entities without regard toaircraft
  • Experience locating, monitoring, and evaluating other services' and OEMtechnical change directives within maintenance, engineering, and logistics disciplines for applicability to aircraft for support systems for direct or indirect applicable to the applicable aircraft program and provide justified recommended action.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and writing complex technical ordersindependently including schematics, drawing and figures.
  • Experience developing and writing MPCs including schematics and
  • Experience writing engineering specifications including schematics and figuresfor the express purpose of documenting approved depot level repairs and processes.
  • Experience reading and interpreting manufacturer and blue prints and technicaldrawings and understand engineering specifications to resolve engineering technical questions.
  • Experience working on complex engineering projects that require thoroughresearch and coordination with engineering personnel.
  • Experience providing aircraft technical specifications and support to aircraftdynamic test equipment purchases of new equipment or troubleshooting equipment interface issues within applicable discipline.


Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience with the Coast Guard highly preferred


Client Information

The United States Coast Guard (USCG) Aviation Logistics Center (ALC) provides centralized logistics support for all USCG aviation missions. As the sole industrial complex for USCG aviation, ALC provides: depot level maintenance, engineering, supply, procurement, acquisition, and information services. ALC's mission supports twenty-five (25) USCG aviation units that operate approximately two hundred (200) aircraft. These air stations are located throughout the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. Additionally, ALC supports USCG Headquarters, Aviation Technical Training Center (ATTC), and USCG Surface Forces Logistics Center (SFLC). Technical Support Services are required to support the mission of ALC in various divisions: Engineering Services Division (ESD), Operational Division (OPS), Medium Range Surveillance (MRS), Medium Range Recovery (MRR), Long Range Surveillance (LRS), Safety and Environmental Health Office (SEHO), and the Support Equipment (SE). Other ALC divisions may be added at a later date.

About Aptive

At Aptive, we know compelling communication motivates people and inspires acion. We know technology empowers performance and fuels change. We understand how partnerships expand an organization's reach. Our people change the way organizations operate, creating measurable value for our clients, end users and society.

EEO Statement

Aptive is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, parental status, veteran status, age, disability, or any other protected class.

Veterans, members of the Reserve and National Guard, and transitioning active-duty service members are highly encouraged to apply.

COVID 19 Vaccine Statement

This position supports a federal government contract and is subject to government vaccination mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status and proof of vaccination, or an adjudicated accommodation may be required for employment.

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