Equipment Specialist

Job Locations US-OK-Tinker AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/28/2024 4:39 PM)
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Equipment Specialist

Be the Difference 

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Equipment Specialist to support the Deployable Radar Approach Control (D-RAPCON) program, which is within the Aerospace Management Systems Division (AFLCMC/HBA) and based out of Hanscom AFB, MA.


This is a full time / salaried position located at Tinker AFB, OK.


In this role you will provide Equipment Specialist support that will provide CM activities and apply logistics best commercial practices and DoD directed concepts such as Performance-Based Logistics (PBL), public private partnering, and supply chain management. Perform configuration management tasks and apply the principles, criteria, and procedures of CM in support of systems and equipment acquired or sustained. 


Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Review and recommend changes to program-unique specifications to include system specifications, development specifications, and product specifications for both hardware and software, for proper format, content, and compliance with program requirements and standards
  • Maintain a current drawing package for all modifications and ensuring the latest version of drawings are on file
  • Ship and transmit drawing packages and their revisions
  • Provide technical support and analysis on field, depot and modification program issues
  • Prepare or assist with preparation of Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) to support configuration changes and inspections
  • Support execution of CCB and subordinate board (e.g. Technical Review Board) directives by  partnering with  the  Technical Content Managers to  manage the  publication and distribution of technical order changes
  • Support   engineering   plans   and   OSS&E   baselines   by   performing   configuration management tasks (including management of DRs, AFTO 22s, and AFTO 252s)
  • Produce monthly DR, AFTO 22, and AFTO 252 performance metrics
  • Support the configuration control function to include receipt, dissemination, processing, tracking, and providing recommendation for the final disposition of Advanced Change Study Notices, ECPs, Requests for Deviation/Request for Waiver, Deficiency Reports (DRs), Airworthiness Directive Notes, Service Actions, Service Bulletins, Aircraft Service Changes, Notices of Deficiency, and Quality Control Plans (QCPs)
  • Review  change  proposals  management  impacts,  and  compliance  with  Government requirements; provide recommendations for Government review and disposition and assist in the preparation and conduct of CCB and related subordinate boards; and assist in maintaining change proposal files and providing historical information
  • Attend and support FCAs, PCAs, and Compliance Audits, to include auditing hardware and software Configuration Items (CIs), disposition and tracking of action items and assist with preparation of the minutes
  • Assist with TIMs and the preparation of minutes from the meetings
  • Assist and execute transition to a digital technical order system
  • Monitor modification parts listings to identify items not loaded in the National Stock Number (NSN) system
  • Process non-stock listed items into the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) system.
  • Monitor and process parts lists utilized under contractor logistics support for provisioning and configuration management planning and documentation
  • Assist with the development of drawing packages, system-specific and standard, in support of CM
  • Access  system  data  within  various  sources/tools  (e.g.  Rockwell-Collins Inc  Blazer, Integrated Maintenance Database System, HFGCS securities and tools Communications Control Management System to assist in development of OSS&E reporting data and documentation
  • Provide input to the Technical Order Life Cycle Management Plan
  • Maintain Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) inventory lists to include physical inventory as required
  • Perform or assist in performing technical order validation/verification
  • Provide technical maintenance and technical order support to users; regularly by telephone, e-mail, and local meetings or irregularly by direct field-support
  • Assist Technical Orders Management Agency (TOMA) with cataloging and tracking of technical orders
  • Develop methods, plans, feedback (control) requirements to meet program objectives for Technical Order (TO) management
  • Assist  in  the  completion  of  supporting  documents  to  include  Form  873,  TCTO Requirement; Form  874,  TCTO Supply Data  Requirements; and  Form  875,  TCTO Programming Document; and coordination sheet
  • Support  establishment,  coordination,  documentation  and  justification  of  TO  data requirements
  • Provide integrated logistics support to include: provisioning and source coding, maintenance data collection, validation of technical orders, configuration management data, analysis and evaluation of quality deficiency reports, and/or identification of alternate sources of supply for diminishing manufacturing/ materiel sources
  • Review and provide feedback to the Government on effectiveness and efficiency of Combat & Mission Support Systems and maintenance management, as well as the need for improvement of existing Range Systems practices that impact the overall program acquisition and sustainment
  • Evaluate Air Force directives to ensure adherence to Government and Air Force standard methods, conformity in maintenance and equipment procedures while ensuring the proper use of Combat & Mission Support Systems, facilities, and support personnel
  • Provide direct support to various IPTs to perform research on material pertaining to Branch maintenance and equipment management
  • Conduct Logistics Supportability Analysis of Illustrated Parts Breakdowns to assure adequate piece part availability to support Shop Replaceable Unit (SRU) & Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) repair capability
  • Maintain system Baselines to current fielded configurations when initiating parts and/or supplier information to include CAGE codes for part substitutions
  • Utilize Government provided computer software programs to identify errors, equipment, non-mission capable time, and to recommend a course of action to improve readiness
  • Support integrated logistics support efforts, provisioning and source coding, maintenance data collection, technical order management, configuration management, analysis of AFTO Form 22s, preparation of AFTO Form 252s, evaluation of quality deficiency reports, and/or identification of alternate sources of supply for diminishing manufacturing/materiel sources preferred


Citizenship:  Must be a US citizen

Clearance:  Must hold an active Secret clearance 


Minimum Required Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 10 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 of which must be in the DoD, OR 15 years of directly related experience, 8 of which must be in the DoD





What We Offer 

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


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