PAE, Inc Aviation Life Support Systems (ALSS) Technician in San Diego, California

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Aviation Life Support Systems (ALSS) Technician

Aviation Life Support Systems (ALSS) Technician

The Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Technician II manages, performs, and schedules inspections, maintenance, and adjustments of assigned aircrew flight equipment (AFE), associated supplies, and inventories assets.

Essential Responsibilities:

1) Inspects, maintains, packs and adjusts aircrew flight equipment such as flight helmets, oxygens masks, parachutes, flotation devices, survival kits, helmet mounted devices, aircrew night vision and other ocular systems, anti-G garments, aircrew eye and respiratory protective equipment, chemical biological protective oxygen masks and coveralls, and other types of AFE and aircrew chemical defense systems.

2) Repairs fabric and rubber components, including protective clothing, thermal radiation barriers, flotation equipment, and various parachutes.

3) Evaluates problems and determines feasibility of repair or replacement related to inspecting and repairing fabric, rubber equipment, and parachutes.

4) Evaluates work orders for fabrication of authorized items.

5) Operational and circuit checks for emergency signaling and communication devices such as survival radios and beacons.

6) Additional duties include:

· Housekeeping of all areas of work including shop; participate in FOD program.

· Obtain Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative qualification.

· Obtain Ordnance qualification.

· Comply with all safety requirements.

· Handling and disposing of Hazmat.

7) Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

High School diploma or equivalent.

Minimum three (3) years of actual and recent O or I level H-60S/R/F/H Aircraft Maintenance experience is required or equivalent rotary aircraft experience.

Requires knowledge of mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance procedures, pyrotechnic and explosive devices, and aircraft egress systems.

Detailed knowledge of the operation and characteristics of aircraft survival flight equipment and the ability to demonstrate and explain proper usage and operation of the equipment.

Good oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC) or Rapid Gate Pass.

Prior experience with U.S. Naval repair maintenance operations on military aircraft highly preferred.

Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

Must have a valid Driver’s License.

Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.