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TRAP (Tanks, Racks, Adapters and Pylons) Manager

Government and Military

Program Manager


Pirmasens, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

Job Summary

Purpose and Scope:

The TRAP (Tanks, Racks, Adapters and Pylons) Manager manages the TRAP Department encompassing all actions (inspects, maintains, stores, controls, secures, and transports tanks, racks, adapters, and pylons) for GPMS Prepositioning Program. Manages and supervises assigned Western and Asian/Local National work force. Contract technical expert for TRAP. Ensures compliance with Performance Work Statement (PWS).

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manages and oversees responsibility for all assigned personnel and equipment of the TRAP Department
  • Ensures maximum resource utilization and conservation.
  • Strictly enforces all applicable directives to the assigned workforce, i.e., technical, safety, security, quality, etc.
  • Advises the Site Operations Manager about all TRAP issues, to include causes of negative trends in the Department’s performance, and personnel issues.
  • Develops and manages production efforts goals and levels in accordance with PWS.
  • Manages and directs the workload of all assigned personnel in accordance with established technical and quality management directives.
  • Establishes, manages, and implements a master schedule of inspections, Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) for all assigned TRAP.
  • Manages the maintenance of all TRAP (Tanks, Racks, Adapters and Pylons) equipment to maximum, serviceable standards in accordance with USAF technical data, including corrosion control.
  • Coordinates with Supply Department to ensure strict accountability controls, storage, and availability of all TRAP inventory for all performed, scheduled and recurring maintenance.
  • Ensures storage facilities provide maximum environmental protection for all TRAP.
  • Manages the technical order, publications library and the mandatory AFTO Forms files in accordance with T.O.00-5-2 and 00-20 Series, while enforcing consistent use by all personnel.
  • Manages the timely and accurate completion of all serviceability records.
  • Ensures the critical levels of assembled tanks and RAP are available by performing recurring interval inspections in accordance with technical data and applicable standards.
  • Manages tool storage, replacement bench and operational stocks.
  • Manages the inspections maintenance of facilities and installed equipment.
  • Ensures assigned vehicles, equipment and facilities are maintained.
  • Prepares and submits reports/deliverables to PMO per the PWS functional manager requests.
  • Participates in maintenance and inspection activities as the workload dictates.
  • Interfaces and coordinates with other functional managers
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

  • Works in normal office and maintenance shop or warehouse environment and may be required to work outdoors for extended periods.
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) according to prescribed procedures and as required for task being performed.
  • Physically capable of performing all required duties; capable of lifting/pushing/pulling minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must have the ability to travel domestically and internationally
  • Must have normal color perception.
  • Must not have any record of emotional instability.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks, and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must have graduated a USAF Armament technical school for combat aircraft armament systems/explosives operations.
  • Must have a minimum of five years combined supervisory experience with inspection, maintenance, security, transportation, and storage methods of TRAP equipment and associated hardware.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must have a U.S. Passport.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Associates degree in respective area and or general management is preferred.
  • Preferred to have a minimum of ten years’ experience with armament systems and explosives operations of diverse combat aircraft with a minimum of five years required.