THAAD Field Engineer (Secret Clearance)

Huntsville, AL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Req ID: 2024-11353


Job Summary:

ALS is looking for a Field Engineer to work out of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

The successful candidate will function as a Field Engineer with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Missile Defense System out of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). You will work out of Huntsville, AL for a period of time prior to deploying to UAE. 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 UAE, 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.


Job Responsibilities:

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

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

  • Performs all maintenance actions and troubleshooting procedures that are above the level of 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.

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

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

  • Performs Packaging, Handling, Storage & Transportation (PHS&T) in support of UAE 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.

  • Provide guidance and assistance to support the mitigation and prevention of corrosion on the UAE tactical system.

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

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

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

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


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years 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 United Arab Emirates.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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.

  • Comp TIA Security + Certified.

  • 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: 2024-11353