Logistics Analyst-Weight and Balance

Employer
Aptive
Location
Elizabeth City, NC
Posted
Aug 01, 2022
Closes
Aug 31, 2022
Ref
2022-1420
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary

Aptive is currently seeking a Logistics Analyst - Weight and Balance 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

  • Collect data required to provide accurate and timely weight and balance information of aircraft IAW CGTO PG-85-00-180-A. This includes weighing the aircraft and communicating with product line and outside unit personnel to obtain Thisincludes entering this data into the Automated Weight and Balance System (AWBS).
  • Provide accurate and timely weight and balance data of aircraft IAW CGTO PG-85-00- 180-A. Provide standard documents to the Government for acceptance within one (1) workday after notification aircraft is ready for the weight and balance process at ALC. Provide standard documents to the Government for acceptanceprior to aircraft launch for aircraft flights, including test flights, originating from ALC.
  • Manage, provide, and maintain documentation required to support test flights, ferry flights and aircraft delivery to operational units to include the Primary Weight and Balance Handbook, Flight Clearance Forms and Aircraft TransferLogbooks to ensure safe operation and the delivery of aviation assets.
  • Write and release official USCG messages after Government acceptance in theCommand and Control Official Information Exchange (C2OIX) and/or Administrative Official Information System (Admin OIX) regarding induction, transfer and movement of aircraft under ALC control IAW CGTO PG-85-00-160-A and ALC directives. Contractor shall deliver messages to the Government for acceptance, within one (1) working day after notification of an event.
  • Monitor and record aircraft takeoff and landing data in the Aircraft Data Notify the Government of the content of messages heard.
  • Manage archived aircraft Programmed Depot Maintenance (PDM) records. Receive aircraft PDM paperwork, records and data from ALC product lines in either paper copy (self-contained box) or CD/DVD Responsible to archivethe most recent aircraft PDM cycle record locally in the designated archive location. After receiving the most recent PDM cycle record coordinate the shipment of the older PDM record to the National Archives within thirty (30) calendar days. Notify Government of any issues or shortfalls in writing.
  • Assist the Government with approving AWBS user account access andmanagement of electronic weight and balance aircraft data.
  • Assist in conducting and coordinating the transfer of custody for all USCG aviation assets to include; PDM/Progressive Structural Inspection (PSI) induction and delivery, Unscheduled Depot Level Maintenance (UDLM), temporary, permanent,tri-swaps, unit to unit transfers and delivery of new aviation assets using the Asset Logistics Management Information System (ALMIS), Asset Maintenance Management Information System (AMMIS), Electronic Asset Logbook (EAL), C2OIX and Admin
  • Within one (1) month of beginning performance, show competence in the use of the following USCG information systems: USCG Standard Workstation III, C2OIX,Admin OIX, ALMIS, EAL, and ATIP.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Five (5) years' experience in Aeronautical Mass Property Engineeringaccomplishing various weight and balance functions.
  • Completed an approved weight and balance course of instruction orcertification (equivalent military aviation weight and balance training is acceptable).
  • Comprehend aeronautical engineering aircraft design and operations includingapplying knowledge to generate accurate and supportable aircraft weight/balance estimates and performing analyses throughout development, production and operational use.
  • Experience managing, providing and maintaining extensive documentationrequired to support test flights, ferry flights and aircraft delivery to operationalunits to include the Primary Weight and Balance Handbook, Flight ClearanceForms and Aircraft Transfer Logbooks to ensure safe operation and delivery or aviation assets.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of technical publications related to aircraft weightand balance requirements and aircraft transfer policies and procedures.
  • Experience independently planning, scheduling, coordinating and conducting all aircraft weight evolutions; physically weigh aircraft in support of test flights andaircraft delivery requirement IAW published aircraft specific documentation for fixed and rotary wing
  • Experience independently reviewing aircraft weight and balance records andtechnical data for military aircraft weighted or modified by outside contracting facilities.
  • Experience independently reviewing airframe change/modification documentationas it applies to weight and balance to determine adequacy and design accuracy and compliance with policy. The Contractor shall have experience evaluatingdocumentation, reporting findings and providing recommendations to the Government.
  • Experience with the operation and the semi-annual scheduling requirements,maintenance and calibration of the weighing system.
  • Recognize possible adverse weight and balance issues and the ability tocommunicate these issues to higher authorities and manage effective corrective action(s).
  • Able to provide on-the-job training to resolve aircraft weight and balance issues,plan and coordinate aircraft weighing evolutions.
  • Experience reviewing, analyzing and integrating the technical work of weightand balance officers and technicians pertaining to Aeronautical Weight and Balance.
  • Five (5) years' experience with the use and application of the AWBS 2, or11.x for operating, maintain and supporting weight and balance program in order to provide effective weight and balance control for aviation assets throughout the USCG fleet.
  • Ability to climb on or kneel on concrete pavement in or around
  • Working knowledge of Military and Civilian VHF/UHF/HF radio frequencies and be able to talk on national Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) radio frequencies using proper phraseology.


Desired Qualifications

  • Previous experience with the Coast Guard is 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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