Aircraft Fuels and Hydrazine Technician

in Bethesda, MD

Aircraft Fuels and Hydrazine Technician Job

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    Aeronautics Company

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    LS44VF:GVL FTO (OS Benefits)

  • Job Category

    Craft Workers

  • Career Area

    Fighters: F-16 Iraq

  • Job Location

    Bethesda, MD 20817, US

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  • Schedule

    FLEX-Non-Standard 40 hour week

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  • Remote


This position is in Balad Iraq.

F-16 Fuels/Hydrazine technician; provide advice, assistance, and OJT on inspection, troubleshooting, repair & maintenance of the fuel and hydrazine systems and associated components of F-16 aircraft. Will provide training, advice, installation, troubleshooting, repair & maintenance of the fuel and hydrazine systems and associated components at the organizational, intermediate and extended intermediate levels of maintenance.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/INFO: Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills. Must read, write and speak English fluently. Must have or be able to rapidly secure a DOD secret clearance. Regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds, perform repetitive movements, and perform work from ground level to overhead. This position requires frequent standing for long periods, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, crawling, and twisting. Assignment location is in Iraq.

Include but not limited to light to medium construction activities such as assembling warehouse shelving and furniture in all areas of the maintenance complex. Candidates must be willing and able to participate in all set-up activities, assist with receiving and storing supplies and support equipment. The site will still be under construction at the time of the first arrivals. Environmental/weather conditions can be extreme during different seasons. Site is a secure compound which team members will be confined to. Flexibility, a positive attitude and excellent people skills are a must.

*Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.

*SECURITY Clearance REQUIRED. Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance prior to start date AND must maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Job Qualifications

Candidate must be a high school graduate or have completed an equivalent program

Candidate must have at least 6 years’ experience with F-16 aircraft maintenance activities

Candidates must have at least 6 years experience directly related to F-16 fuel/hydrazine systems.

Must have held USAF certifications in hydrazine/special fuel handling and completed a USAF or equivalent qualification course on fuel systems maintenance and provide documentation of such.

Have a minimum of two years recent experience with fuel cell maintenance on the F-16. Experience on other aircraft will be considered.

Progressive and documented qualifications and experience in the fighter aircraft maintenance environment.

USAF 7 level or equivalent

Candidate must have at least 6 years’ experience with F-16 aircraft maintenance activities.

Must be able to provide documented qualifications in related maintenance fields

Job Skills

Previous experience setting up maintenance work areas

A strong understanding of the maintenance process

Have a working knowledge of electronic and mechanical systems and components on the F-16 aircraft

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access)

Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft craftsman A&P Lic.

Preflight/thru flight/post flight & BPO inspections

Ability to speak/communicate in Arabic

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