Senior Equipment Specialist

Job Locations US-MA-Bedford / Hanscom AFB
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 4 days ago(7/9/2024 4:02 PM)
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Sr 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 a  Sr. Equipment Specialist to support the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) which is within the USAF Digital Directorate and located at Hanscom AFB, Bedford, MA.



LOCATION:     Hanscom AFB

JOB STATUS:  Full Time




  • All applicants must be U.S. Citizen and have an active US security clearance
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and 12 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, 5 years of which must be in the DoD OR 15 years of directly related experience, 8 years of which must be in the DoD.
  • Comfortable working in a dynamic team environment meeting end users’ requirement.
  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent problem-solving and analytical abilities.
  • Possess the ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms on highly technical topics


Duties include, but 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
  • Provide technical support and analysis on field, depot and modification program issues
  • Apply Agile and/or Waterfall development methodologies to both hardware and software projects
  • Provide technical maintenance and TO support to users; regularly by telephone, email, and local meetings or irregularly by direct field-support
  • Prepare or assist with preparation of Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTOs) to support configuration changes and inspections
  • Assist and execute the sustainment of the Electronic Technical Management System (ETIMS)
  • Perform or assist in performing technical order (TO) validation/verification (Val/Ver)
  • Develop Work Unit Codes and populate the Reliability and Maintainability Information System (REMIS)
  • Provide input to the Technical Order Life Cycle Management Plan (TOLCMP)
  • Support execution of Configuration Control Boards (CCB) and Engineering Review Board (ERB) directives by partnering with the Technical Content Managers to manage the publication and distribution of TO changes
  • Support Engineering Plans and Operational Safety, Suitability, and Effectiveness (OSS&E) baselines by evaluating configuration management tasks such as Discrepancy Reports (DRs), AFTO 22, AFTO 252, and performance metrics
  • Assist with the development of technical drawing packages (TDP), system-specific and standard, in support of configuration management
  • Support the configuration control function to include receipt, dissemination, processing, tracking, and providing recommendations for the final disposition of all baseline technical artifacts
  • Review change proposal management impacts, and compliance with Government requirements; provide recommendations for Government review and disposition; 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 Functional Configuration Audits (FCA), Physical Configuration Audits (PCA), and Compliance Audits (CAs), to include auditing hardware and software Configuration Items (CIs), disposition and tracking of action items and assist with preparation of the minutes
  • Assist with technical interchange meetings and the preparation of minutes from the meetings
  • 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
  • Access system data within various sources/tools such as Integrated Maintenance Data System (IMDS) to assist in the development of OSS&E reporting data and documentation
  • Maintain Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) inventory lists to include physical inventories
  • Provide Product Lifecycle Management assistance through technical documentation to mitigate Mission Impaired Capability Awaiting Parts (MICAP) status 

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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