Posted on: May 16, 2019
Overview Peraton is seeking qualified personnel to provide
Operations and Maintenance support for tactical aerostat systems
operating in the vicinity of McAllen, TX and Rio Grande City, TX.
The aerostat systems provide persistent surveillance, detection
capabilities, to our U.S. Government customer. Responsibilities The
Aerostat Operator-Maintainer function as part of a crew that will
perform all functions to support both flight and maintenance
activities at the aerostat site. Responsibilities include: Perform
all operations & maintenance functions to operate the aerostat
system and its sensors. Hands-on operation of the aerostat system
including launch, in-flight, recovery, and moored maintenance
activities. Operate and use support equipment to include but not
limited to: forklift, all-terrain vehicles, and generators.
Maintain cognizance of system performance. Conduct routine aerostat
performance computations as necessary to acquire data results
relative to aerostat system state-of-health trends. Help ensure
that site security functions are accomplished and that any unusual
security conditions are reported. May perform duties associated
with site safety, security, training, and maintenance control.
Perform corrective and preventive maintenance on the aerostat and
control subsystems, power and control subsystems, tether subsystem,
ground station electronic subsystems, payload and communications
subsystems, and site facility electronics as appropriate. Perform
all aerostat electronic subsystem preflight and post-flight checks
and inspections as required. Assist with coordination of resupply
and repair logistics activities for the aerostat electronics
subsystems. Perform activities to fulfill Civil Engineering site
tasks related to site support. May be required to work in special
man-lift vehicles. Functions as a key member of the flight crew for
inflation, deflation, launch, recovery, maintenance, and in-flight
activities. Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Qualifications REQUIRED: Valid U.S. Driver's license required. Must
be able to understand, speak, read and write English fluently.
Proof of U.S. residency required. High school or GED Diploma
required. Certifications must be attained/maintained as assigned.
PREFERRED: HS +5-6 or AS +4 years' progressively responsible
aerostat experience desired. Aerostat systems operating knowledge.
1 year preferred in at least one of the following systems: RAID /
PGSS / PTDS / PSST-M / PSST-L. MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
Personal computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, scanner and
other business-related, general office equipment. WORKING
ENVIRONMENT: Exterior and interior work environments, sometimes in
inclement weather. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES: Work requires the ability
to perform the following physical activities to include, but not
limited to: walking, standing, stooping, bending, twisting,
crawling, reaching, lifting, sitting, and squatting. Work may
require walking, standing, and sitting for extended periods of
time. SECURITY CLEARANCE: This position requires the candidate to
obtain and/or maintain a current CBP BI public trust suitability
determination. In order to obtain this position, you must currently
be a U.S. Citizen and U.S. Resident and be able to show proof of
citizenship and residency. About Peraton Are you ready to join the
next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in
the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back
more than a century. We work differently than our peers - with
agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a
culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you'll be
part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most
daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote
freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our
families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life. EEO
Statement We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion,
age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity,
gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran
status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or
membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local
Keywords: Peraton, McAllen , Aerostat Operator/Maintainer, Other , Mcallen, Texas
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