Field Engineer (Clearance Required)

El Paso, TX
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: Yes, 50% of the time
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Req ID: 2024-11889


Job Summary:

ALS is looking for a Field Engineer to work in Fort Bliss, TX. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

The candidate will function as a CONUS-Augmentation Field Engineer with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Missile Defense System. As support personnel, you will be ready to deploy to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) in support of any surge operations or extended absences of any permanent Contractor Logistic Support (CLS) personnel. You will be capable of temporarily fulfilling any CLS position when needed. When not deployed to KSA, you will remain CONUS supporting other KSA tasks, which includes the support in the training of KSA CLS personnel in preparation for their deployment. Additionally, you will support as follows until deployed: System Integration and Check Out (SICO), out of White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico, and support the KSA Logistics Operations Center (KLOC), out of Huntsville, Alabama. You will assist the customer in the operation and maintenance of the THAAD Fire Control & Communication (TFCC) Systems and THAAD Launching Station in accordance with established Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Technical Manuals (TMs), policies, procedures, and processes. The candidate will be a member of a support team and will perform all duties under direct supervision and cross-train to gain proficiency working with other elements of the THAAD system.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Candidate could be deployed to any KSA THAAD site as required.

  • Sustainment Operations:

  • Provide field and sustainment-level maintenance support to KSA THAAD Fire Units.

  • Support the System Integration and Check Out (SICO) from White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico.

  • Support the customer in managing and monitoring the maintenance and sustainment program, to include scheduling services, system upgrades, and modifications.

  • Assist with training KSA maintainer/operators in accordance with the CLS training program.

  • Perform all maintenance actions and failure troubleshooting that are above the level of the Enhanced Operator/Maintainers (EOM), including but not limited to: software, hardware, interconnecting cabling, electrical systems, and networks.

  • Create, update, and complete Maintenance Actions within allotted time and verify completeness and accuracy of maintenance reports.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading and comprehending electrical and mechanical drawings.

  • Identify issues, develop, and submit investigation reports to assist program engineers with design changes.

  • Maintain and sustain THAAD Training Devices and related software.

  • Handle and inspect electrostatic sensitive devices.

  • If required, have the ability to work in an austere environment with limited Western amenities.

  • Additional Logistics Center Duties :

  • Support remote maintenance activities.

  • Supply support requirements for fielded THAAD batteries.

  • Monitor and report operations, battery status, readiness optimization, and supply-chain status.

  • Provide administration functions in support of THAAD KSA Batteries.

  • Monitor levels of critical parts; report inventory levels to senior managers; and recommend parts allocation.

  • Qualify as a member of a missile transport team and a Missile Surveillance test team.

  • Coordinate Engineering reach-back support of Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) Field Service Representative (FSR) maintenance activities.

  • Gather, maintain, analyze, and store sustainment data.

  • Research maintenance procedures and provide documentation.

  • Coordinate field-level cooperation among deployed CLS Teams.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years of technician experience with field and sustainment operations, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs.

  • U.S. citizenship.

  • U.S. Passport.

  • Must possess an active security clearance at the SECRET level or higher.

  • Must pass a background check including criminal and credit checks.

  • Able to meet the residency requirements for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with THAAD or Patriot Systems.

  • CompTIA Security+ certified.

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

  • Ability to establish and maintain networks (e.g., LAN, WAN, IP address schemes).

  • Working knowledge of Unix and Linux.

  • Basic electrical and mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics.

  • Ability to apply fault detection and fault isolation procedures.

  • Basic understanding of hydraulic operations.

  • Basic understanding of the Army Supply System.

  • Ability to apply appropriate Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation (PHS&T).

  • Ability to manage and account for inventory.

  • Knowledge or experience with U.S. Army Material Maintenance Management.

  • Experience in the Middle East/Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) providing sustaining and/or training support.

  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Windows Operating Systems and the Microsoft Office Suite.

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: Yes, 50% of the time

Organization: ALS - Akima Logistics Services

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11889