Primary Location: OMAN-OCONUS-THUMRAIT
Security Clearance: None
The APG Phase Technician is required to inspect, maintain and repair F-16 Block 50 aircraft. Primary duties are phase inspections. Additionally performs crew chief duties and all aspects of both phase and flight line Airframe and Powerplant General Maintenance.
- Service aircraft and perform all aspects of ground handling, aircraft configuration and maintaining support equipment and special tools.
- Perform on and off equipment inspections, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
- Conducts effective OJT to qualify a cadre of assigned RAFO maintenance personnel to assume responsibility for the F-16 maintenance organization as directed by RAFO Headquarters.
- Perform in the capacity of instructor, OJT trainer, Quality Assurance, phase dock chief and shop chief.
- Work closely with RAFO Trade Manager, supporting all required scheduled and unscheduled maintenance working both Phase and Flight line maintenance tasks.
- Oversee and accept the work performed by RAFO Engineering.
- Debrief Aircrews Perform Launch and Recovery and EOR.
- As directed by the Program Manager
Knowledge & Skills
- AFSC 2A3X3B Aerospace Airframe and propulsion Mechanic, or equivalent and achieving 7-skill “craftsman” level performing or supervising functions such as performing or supervising functions involving installation, repair, testing, or modification of aircraft.
- Skilled in F-16 phase inspections, knowledgeable in crash recovery and repair and reclamation.
Experience & Education
- High school graduate or GED with a certificate of completion.
- Minimum of Eight (8) years experience.
- Experience in all aspects of intermediate level maintenance on F-16 Block 50 Aircraft.
- Experience in Phase Inspections and all aspects of scheduled maintenance.
- Experience in Inspection & troubleshooting of any systems failures.
- Experience providing OJT to technicians.
- Citizen of the United States
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Individual must be immediately deployable to potential combat areas worldwide and able to adapt and live in austere conditions.
- Is required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
- Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds. Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds. Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
- As directed