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Lockheed Martin F-16 Engine Technician in Greenville, South Carolina

Description: This position will be in Iraq.

ENGINE TECHNICIAN; Perform organizational level (flight line) maintenance on and certify the airworthiness of the PW-229 engine. Also responsible for performing and/or evaluating and inspecting work accomplished to ascertain and certify condition status of engine/components. Inspects, troubleshoots and diagnoses systems failures. Removes, repairs and replaces functional components. Reads and interprets manufacturers and Air Force Technical Orders and other specifications to determine feasibility and methods of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components, including ordering of correct parts. Replaces or repairs worn or damaged engine components, such as fuel controls, generators, and starters. Removes, repairs and reinstalls, or replaces engines using hoist or dollies. Uses and maintains appropriate equipment; may perform complete repairs and calibrations to include total disassembly, repair and re-assembly of equipment and components in accordance with tech data.

The first several months of this assignment will consist of flying operations from a US location followed by site set-up activities in Iraq, to include but not limited to light to medium construction activities such as assembling warehouse shelving and furniture in all areas of the maintenance complex. Candidates must be willing and able to participate in all set-up activities, assist with receiving and storing supplies and support equipment. The site will still be under construction at the time of the first arrivals. Environmental/weather conditions can be extreme during different seasons. Site is a secure compound which team members will be confined to. Flexibility, a positive attitude and excellent people skills are a must.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/INFO: Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills. Must read, write and speak English fluently. Regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds, perform repetitive movements, and perform work from ground level to overhead. This position requires frequent standing for long periods, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, crawling, and twisting. Assignment location is in Iraq.

*Candidates offered a position must complete a pre-employment medical exam that is designed to ensure deployment to the worksite in Iraq, which is located in an austere environment with very limited access to medical care, does not pose a direct threat.

*SECURITY Clearance REQUIRED. Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance prior to start date AND must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

Basic Qualifications:

Candidate must be a high school graduate or have completed an equivalent program.

Candidate must have held a USAF skill level 7 (or equivalent) in his career field.

Candidate must have at least 4 years’ experience with F-16 aircraft maintenance activities.

Candidate must have documented PW-229 experience

Desired Skills:

Progressive and documented experience in the fighter aircraft maintenance environment.

Ability to read and write in Arabic



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