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Aerostat Site Lead with Security Clearance

Company: Peraton
Location: Mcallen
Posted on: November 10, 2019

Job Description:

Overview Peraton is seeking qualified personnel to fill the role of aerostat site lead 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 What you'll do... * Responsible for the day-to-day management of all site personnel and resources to ensure performance of all required tasks. Acts as single point-of-contact and control over aerostat mission support activity during assigned work shift, including direct control of all crew activity relative to aerostat pre-launch, launch, ascent, transition, station keeping, and recovery. * Supervises and supports all flight, logistics and maintenance operations at the site. * Maintains adequate around-the-clock manning. * Provides official site interface with the customer and Peraton program management personnel * Has full authority to make on-the-spot decisions necessary for safe and reliable site operations * Initiates and implements internal procedures and policies necessary to provide effective operation and maintenance. * Ensures that site activities function in accordance with established policies, procedures and directives. * Ensures compliance with policy and management objectives. * Develops and monitors a qualified technical and support team. * Maintains site awareness of current status of local weather conditions and weather trends as they influence mission support. * Communicates with the Aerostat Control Center, Meteorological Forecast Facilities, and other Government agencies as appropriate. * Responsible for site personnel cognizance of system performance. * Emphasizes quality control at all operational levels within the site, monitors all quality control reports and ensures that aggressive action is taken to identify and correct deficiencies * Performs Flight Director duties as required * Conducts routine aerostat performance computations as necessary to acquire data results relative to aerostat system state-of-health trends. * Determines when helium addition is required and computes the quantity to be added. * Ensures 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. * Directs and oversees corrective and preventive maintenance on the aerostat and control subsystems, power and control subsystems, tether subsystem, meteorological equipment, ground station electronic subsystems, payload and communications subsystems, and site facility electronics as appropriate. * Coordinates resupply and repair logistics activities for the aerostat electronics subsystems. * Trains and certifies other personnel in selected aerostat electronic subsystem procedures. * 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 You'd be a great fit if... * You have a Bachelor's Degree in a related field with 3+ years of related work experience or an Associate's Degree with 4+ years of related work experience. 6+ years of related work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's Degree. * You have supervisory work experience. * You have Aerostat systems operating knowledge. 5-years preferred in at least one of the following systems: RAID / PGSS / PTDS / PSST-M / PSST-L. * You are able to attain.maintain c ertifications as assigned. * You have excellent organizational skills, as well as excellent verbal and communication skills. * You have advanced Microsoft Office skills (Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Project). * You have a valid U.S. Driver's license. * You are able to understand, speak, read and write English fluently. * You have proof of U.S. residency (required). It'd be even better if you... * Are able to lift up to 50 lbs. * Are able to perform the following physical activities: stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents. * Are able to use the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published company work rules. * Are comfortable working in interior and exterior work environments, sometimes in inclement weather. May be required to travel for extended periods as needed. What you'll get... * An immediately-vested 401(K) with employer matching * Rapid PTO accrual schedule with floating holidays * Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage * Tuition assistance, financing, and refinancing * Paid maternity and paternity leave * Company-paid infertility treatments * Cross-training and professional development opportunities * The ability to influence major initiatives SECURITY CLEARANCE This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a position of public trust. 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 law.

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