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Aircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Tech II (33444)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Holloman AFB, New Mexico, United States

Job Summary

ALSE Tech Manages, performs, and schedules inspections, maintenance, and adjustments of assigned aircrew flight equipment (AFE), associated supplies, and inventory assets.

  • Inspects, maintains, packs, and adjusts aircrew flight equipment such as flight helmets, oxygen masks,
    parachutes, flotation devices, survival kits, helmet mounted devices, aircrew ocular systems, anti-G garments,
    aircrew eye and respiratory protective equipment, chemical biological protective oxygen masks/coveralls, and additional chemical defense systems.
  • Repairs and/or determines the feasibility of repair/replacement of fabric and rubber components, including protective clothing, thermal radiation barriers, flotation equipment, and parachutes.
  • Places work orders for fabrication of authorized items.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • Prior Military Aviation Life Support Equipment Training is required
  • Two (2) or more years actual and recent experience in the repair, maintenance, modification, and overhaul of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
  • High school diploma or the equivalent is required.
  • Completion of specialized courses is desired.
  • The ability to read, write and to comprehend data is required.
  • Must be able to obtain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test
    equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.
  • Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
  • The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
  • A working knowledge of aircraft maintenance safety requirements and the operation of portable fire-fighting equipment are required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Physical requirements may vary by contract. Reasonable accommodations will be made for person with disabilities.
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach
    above/below shoulders
  • Must be able to communicate through e-mail and various software applications
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, forklift, etc.
  • Normal color vision is required.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license is necessary to obtain flight line driving privileges.

Work Environment

  • May work in aircraft maintenance hangar, shop or outside.
  • Must be able to work in a shop that the environment is drafty, noisy and dirty.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment, turbine, and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.