Northrop Grumman Field Technician 4 - AWACS Radar Sustainment and Field Support Maintainer - Saudi ArabiaBaltimore, MD

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Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Provide on-site technical support at Prince Sultan Air Base (PSAB), KSA.

  • Provide on-site technical support at other locations, as required by the RSAF and approved by Boeing.

  • Perform touch labor support for the E-3/707 aircraft Surveillance Radar/IFF systems. This includes operation and maintenance of the systems and identification and resolution of common issues.

  • Perform technical support, guidance, and expertise to RSAF operational and maintenance personnel for the E-3/707 aircraft Surveillance Radar/IFF systems with operation and maintenance of the systems and identification and resolution of common issues.

  • Provide day-to-day engineering advice to RSAF personnel, including the Commander and maintenance personnel, on matters pertaining to the E-3/707 aircraft Surveillance Radar/IFF system.

  • Provide technical support to troubleshoot, analyze, and assist in the resolution of issues with the E-3/707 aircraft Surveillance Radar/IFF systems.

  • Perform or assist with activities which may include software/hardware troubleshooting, software installation/removal/reloading, software file checks, hardware and cable cleaning, isolation to faulty hardware, configuration of software and hardware, and/or hardware removal and replacement on E-3/707 aircraft Surveillance Radar/IFF systems.

  • Provide Boeing and the RSAF informal verbal or written description (if required) of actions or repairs taken to resolve E-3/707 aircraft Surveillance Radar/IFF system issues for RSAF maintenance personnel to update the appropriate RSAF maintenance logs/documentation.

  • Provide pre-flight and post-flight support to assist with resolving issues with the aircraft Surveillance Radar/IFF systems (as required).

  • Investigate E-3/707 aircraft Surveillance Radar/IFF system issues and when it is determined that there is an error identified with the technical documentation, the Supplier FSR and Maintainers shall take the appropriate steps to assist the RSAF in correcting the appropriate technical documentation.

  • Provide informal verbal or written recommended changes to observed problems with operation, maintenance, inspection, and training procedures to correct those problems.

  • Provide On-the-Job Training (OJT) and informal classroom instruction to the RSAF personnel on subjects within the expertise of the Supplier FSR and/or Maintainers. The Supplier FSR and Maintainers shall provide informal verbal or written recommendations to Boeing for additional formal/informal training of RSAF personnel (as required).

  • Notify Boeing of any observed conditions discovered during the performance of on-site support affecting aircraft safety within 24 hours of discovery via e-mail to Boeing AWACS Sustainment Program Management.

  • Participate in meetings and teleconferences with Boeing, the USAF personnel, RSAF personnel, RSAF Headquarters personnel and/or maintenance Supplier personnel.

  • Be available on-site for a normal operation schedule of Sunday through Thursday 8 am - 5 pm with a 1-hour lunch break each day. The Supplier FSR and Maintainers shall provide support outside of the normal operation schedules (which may include evenings, nights, weekends and holidays) if requested by Boeing.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current DoD Secret clearance or must be able to qualify for a DoD Secret clearance.

  • Possession of a US Passport or ability to quickly obtain US Passport.

  • A minimum of 5 years' maintenance experience with the AWACS E-3/707 Aircraft Surveillance Radar and Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) System, unless waived by customer.

Preferred Qualification:

  • Extensive experience troubleshooting the AWACS E-3/707 Aircraft Surveillance Radar and Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) System

  • Prior military experience

  • Prior experience working with Saudi RSAF customer

In addition to posted salary range, pay will include overtime, incentive bonuses, hardship, and housing/cost of living allowances while in country. Relocation / repatriation to and from Saudi Arabia is included per company policy.

Salary Range: $71,400 - $119,000

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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