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Technical Services Engineer Asc (Parachute Rigger) Yuma AZ

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Yuma, Arizona, United States


Work Where it Matters

Akima Technical Solutions (ATS), an Akima company, is not just another federal technical solutions contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ATS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , ATS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , ATS delivers a full spectrum of logistics and supply chain services that meet our customers’ most stringent mandates and metrics.

As an ATS employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Technical Solutions (ATS) provides a full spectrum of air operations support services at numerous Army and Air Force installations, including fuel management, aircraft maintenance, airfield support, ground equipment maintenance, transportation, material management, warehousing and distribution, and procurement services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Akima Technical Solutions is looking for a Technical Services Engineer Asc (PR) to work in Yuma, Arizona. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • Have parachute packing knowledge and expertise in order to ensure that parachutes are packed safely and in a timely manner
  • Be an FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation to be provided to the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) within 24 hours of hire.
  • Be capable of packing three main parachutes in 21 minutes.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have work history which contains experience directly related to the required task and functions that will be assigned.
  • FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation.
  • Be familiar with Performance Designs Main Canopies: Specter, Saber II, Icarus Main Canopy, the Crossfire 2
  • Be capable of packing three main parachutes in 21 minutes.
  • Be a U.S citizen with ability to pass a background investigation.
  • Able to work independently with little to no supervision.
  • Comply with US Government COVID Vaccine Mandate
  • Able to pass a drug screen, as a condition of employment and subjected to random drug testing throughout the Period of Performance
  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, and reach for extended periods of time.

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Transportation, Logistics & Cargo Handlers

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: ATS - Akima Technical Solutions

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-3874