F-35 Ordnance Technician

DCS Corp
Lexington Park, MD
Apr 25, 2019
May 11, 2019
Full Time
Support ordnance-related ground and flight test activities associated with F-35 aircraft assigned to the Patuxent River F-35 Lightning II Integrated Test Force (ITF).

Essential Job Functions:

Create daily weapon configuration sheets to support F-35 ground / flight tests.

Attend priority / scheduling meetings to support creation of weapon configuration sheets.

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.

Manage the storage, build-up, movement, and loading of all F-35 weapons.

Support U.S. and foreign F-35 ordnance-related test requirements.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

High School Diploma or GED plus 7 years of experience 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 30 days.

Must be medically qualified to deploy aboard U.S. and Foreign Navy ships.

Desired Skills:

Operational or Intermediate Level experience handling 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.

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