Field Engineer, Aerial Targets Site Lead
Griffon Aerospace, a leader in the exciting Aerial Targets industry, is seeking an experienced and talented Aerial Targets Site Lead. This position supports a dynamic U.S. Navy program with operations at Dam Neck VA.
Applies engineering techniques, principles, precedents, and concepts to develop, design, modify, install, test, evaluate, or operate mechanical or electrical equipment and/or associated support equipment of facilities. Provides technical and engineering support services and works with various types of electronic equipment and related devices. Directs the performance of technicians or performs one or more of the following tasks: depot level repair of systems; planning and performing tests and evaluations of systems, installations, or components; participating in setting up, installing and initiating the operation of, servicing of, and training on systems in the field; developing work plans required to ensure that all equipment has been checked out and operational before scheduled use; designing and developing special equipment or procedures required to perform calibrations or test; and performing spectrum analysis tests which includes the use of advanced computer electromagnetic compatibility engineering programs, spectrum analysis instructions for operation, calibration, service, and repair of equipment.
Supervise contractor aerial target team for target build plans, target build, target pad operations, and post operations target functions for the target types operated at Dam Neck. Provides assistance with presentation planning for test and training scenarios. Supports specific scenario mission planning, target launch and post-operational analysis and IMRL Manager, Ordnance Manager, Maintenance and Material Control Manager and supporting all logistics coordination. Interfaces with the Government TPOC’s to coordinate operational support. Directs the daily operation of aerial target maintenance and operations on site and at detached locations. Provide interface between the maintenance and operations personnel in planning aerial target configurations and scenarios. Provide supervision/direction over the Material Control Section directing requisitioning, test/support equipment inventory and shipping/receiving. Supervise the Quality Control and Maintenance Control offices performing oversight of maintenance and operational safety. Coordinates with the Government TPOC for training of follow-on target types at Dam Neck.
High School or equivalent
Successful completion of technical school, trade school, or advanced armed services technical school curriculum or program of study in electricity, electronics, avionics, mechanics, armaments/ordnance, or engineering technology; or completion of at least 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of courses at an accredited college or university in an engineering, scientific, or technical curriculum
A minimum of 12 years’ experience in performing same or similar functions as stated above. In lieu of post -high school education/training, a total of 14 years of work experience in performing of an Engineering Technician. A minimum of 12 years of work experience working with aerial targets operations such as BQM-74E or the BQM-34S target types. A minimum of 2 years of work experience in Ordnance Handling.
CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSE
Commercial Driver’s License, IPC J-STD-001, IPC WHMA-A-620, Ammo 18 Basics of Naval Explosives Hazard Control, Ammo and Ammo 49 Naval Explosives Safety Managers/Supervisors Orientation.
JOB LOCATION/POSITION TYPE
- Dam Neck, Virginia, United States/ Full-Time
- Competitive Salary/Comprehensive Benefits Package