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Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Technician (ASO01686)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist

Yearly

No

Maryland, United States

**Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Technician****Description****Akima Support Operations (ASO)** provides logistics, facilities maintenance and operations, transportation and support services for mission-critical military installations and civilian agencies around the country. From the homes of U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command to the highways of suburban Virginia, ASO experts and professionals work behind the scenes to ensure smooth and continuous operations. 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 companys profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iupiat 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.**Responsibilities:**The successful Akima Support Operations, LLC. Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Technician candidate will:+ Monitor all contractor aviation activities to ensure the proper use of protective clothing and ALSE.+ Establish a library of ALSE publications. Keep a current file of regulations, procedures and technical manuals pertaining to inspection, maintenance and use of assigned life support equipment.+ Review, analyze, and develop procedures for planning, scheduling and maintaining equipment according to AR 95-1, TC 3-04.10 and TC 3-04.72+ Develop procedures and methods to issue, care, inspect, clean, and store equipment+ Ensure that crewmembers are trained in the proper operation, use, and maintenance of survival equipment+ Ensure that unit personnel have adequate information and training before using new equipment.+ Maintain all ALSE in a high state of readiness through inspecting, cleaning, fitting, testing, adjusting and repairing.+ Maintain files on inspection intervals, maintenance expiration dates, and supply status pertaining to ALSE according to appropriate Army technical manuals, Air Force technical orders, and Navy NAVIAR publications.+ Ensure that material deficiency reports are submitted on life support equipment failing to operate as designed.+ Secure, inventory and inspect all controlled drugs contained in survival kits and vests.+ Responsible for accountability, ordering inventory, issue and inspection of all controlled drugs maintained as an operational load at Phillips Army Air Field.+ Inspection recording will be according to ALSE Technical manuals and related publications.+ Encourage personnel to make life support equipment improvement suggestions+ Participate as the ALSE Representative on the unit Aviation Safety Council+ Maintain good housekeeping practices at all time and keep work area free of clutter to ensure safe emergency exit routes**Qualifications****Minimum Qualifications:**+ Employee shall possess appropriate qualifications and recent experience in pertinent areas of Aircrew Life Support Equipment maintenance, ground support equipment and military aviation.+ Employee must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET security clearance.+ Work may require employee to operate government and privately owned motor vehicles. Employee will possess a current drivers License. [A class B commercial drivers license (CDL) with tank truck, air brake, HAZMAT endorsements and a Department of Transportation (DOT) Physical Certificate is preferred but not required.]+ Employee may be required to work overtime or irregular hours. In an exercise scenario, employee may work irregular hours as required by the mission.+ Employee must be willing and able to travel on military and commercial aircraft.+ Must excel working in a collaborative environment that focuses on excellence and customer satisfaction.The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted._We are an equal opportunity employer. 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._We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at job-assist@akima.com or [Register to View] . Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application._In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application._**Job:** Military Specific Occupations**Primary Location:** US-MD-Aberdeen**Shift:** Day Job**Req ID:** ASO01686