Parachute Rigger - Yuma, AZ

Yuma, AZ
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Logistics
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-8286


Akima Technical Solutions (ATS), an Akima company, is not just another federal technical solutions contractor.

Job Summary:

Akima Technical Solutions (ATS) provides a full spectrum of air operations support services at numerous Army and Air Force installations, including fuel management, aircraft maintenance, airfield support, ground equipment maintenance, transportation, material management, warehousing and distribution, and procurement services. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Akima Technical Solutions is looking for a Technical Services Engineer Asc (PR) to work in Yuma, Arizona. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Uses engineering knowledge and methods to design, install, support, and repair technological tools and equipment at a location other than the employee's home office (in the field, at a remote office, or at a client site). Analyzes user needs; builds, modifies, installs, and tests products. Troubleshoots errors or malfunctions and performs unscheduled or routine maintenance. Creates, distributes, and maintains service or training manuals; provides on-site training. Performs work under direct supervision. Handles basic issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff. Typically requires BA and 0-2 years.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Have parachute packing knowledge and expertise in order to ensure that parachutes are packed safely and in a timely manner.

  • Be an FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation to be provided to the Contracting Officer Representative (COR) within 24 hours of hire.

  • Be capable of packing three main parachutes in 21 minutes.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Have work history which contains experience directly related to the required task and functions that will be assigned.

  • FAA Senior Rated Parachute Rigger and able to provide certification documentation.

  • Be familiar with Performance Designs Main Canopies: Specter, Saber II, Icarus Main Canopy, the Crossfire 2.

  • Be capable of packing three main parachutes in 21 minutes.

  • Be a U.S citizen with ability to pass a background investigation.

  • Able to work independently with little to no supervision.

  • Able to pass a drug screen, as a condition of employment and subjected to random drug testing throughout the Period of Performance.

  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, bend, and reach for extended periods of time.

Job: Logistics

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: ATS - Akima Technical Solutions

Clearance: Not Applicable

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8286