THAAD Field Engineer (OCONUS - Clearance)

El Paso, TX
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Req ID: 2024-11640


Job Summary:

The successful candidate will function as a Field Engineer with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Missile Defense System out of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). You will perform field & sustainment level maintenance type support under the THAAD Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) program. As a THAAD CLS member, you will support the lifecycle sustainment of THAAD associated hardware belonging to the KSA, under the THAAD program. The candidate will provide advice, assistance, on-the-job training, and instruction to users on the operation and maintenance of equipment and in the resolution of maintenance, integration, troubleshooting and supply problems. The candidate will aid 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. Will work normal duty hours but may be required to work overtime in support of KSA THAAD Battery operations.


Job Responsibilities:

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

  • Supports the customer in managing and monitoring the maintenance and sustainmentprogram to include scheduling services, system upgrades, and modifications.

  • Performs all maintenance actions and troubleshooting procedures that are above the levelof the Enhanced Operator/Maintainers (EOM) to include but not limited to software,hardware, interconnecting cabling, electrical system, and networks.

  • Creates, updates, and completes Maintenance Actions (MA) within allotted time allocated.

  • Demonstrate proficiency in reading and comprehending electrical and mechanicaldrawings.

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

  • Identifies issues, develop, and submit investigation reports to assist program engineers withdesign changes.

  • Ability to collect, package, and deliver system data files from the TFCC and Launchers.

  • Performs Packaging, Handling, Storage & Transportation (PHS&T) in support of KSA THAAD Battery sustainment operations.

  • Supports the maintenance and calibration of all special tools and equipment.

  • Supports peculiar support equipment inspections and testing for corrosion issues.

  • Provides guidance and assistance to support the mitigation and prevention of corrosion onthe KSA tactical system.

  • The ability to work in an austere environment with limited western amenities.

  • Missile:

  • Supports Missile Prevention and Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) and conduct.annual maintenance on all missile rounds in the KSA.

  • Maintains Liquid Propellant Accident Response Team (LPART) suits and equipment.

  • Supports movements of Missile Rounds on tactical sites to include the constitution and deconstitutionof Missile Round Pallets (MRP).


Minimum Qualifications:

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

  • U.S citizenship.

  • Able to obtain U.S. Passport.

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

  • Must pass a background check to include criminal and credit.

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

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with THAAD or Patriot System(s).

  • Comp TIA 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 / mechanical aptitude.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics.

  • Ability to apply fault detection / fault isolation procedures.

  • Basic understanding of hydraulic operations.

  • Basic understanding of the Army Supply System.

  • Ability to apply appropriate Packaging, Handling, Storage, and Transportation.

  • Ability to manage and account for inventory.

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

  • Experience in Mideast/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, 25% of the time

Organization: ALS - Akima Logistics Services

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11640