ESSENTIAL AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY:
All areas of responsibility listed below are essential to the satisfactory performance of this position, with reasonable accommodation, if necessary. Work responsibilities may vary, depending upon assignment.
- This position supports the Fighters & Bombers Directorate (AFLCMC/WW) at Hill Air Force Base (HAFB), Utah as an Aerospace Engineer, Journeyman.
- Applies an understanding of DOD, AF and common engineering/scientific principles, processes and procedures to improve performance and sustainability of existing and future AF and joint service weapon systems. Applies an understanding of applying MIL-HDBK-516B, Airworthiness Certification Criteria, to aircraft systems and subsystems. Assists in translating user requirements into weapon system requirements, which will be used to design, develop, fabricate, test and evaluate weapon systems, subsystem and equipment for eventual fielding and deployment. Assists with the development of requirements and technology needs into action plans and policies necessary to improve and retain world class manufacturing, operations, re-manufacturing and de-militarization/disposal of weapon system capabilities within the USAF.
- Performs technical/mission analyses of existing and future operational requirements, assist in developing system concepts and perform technological/trade-off assessments of proposed designs/modifications. Provides rapid response engineering service and support as augmentation to organic resources through in-depth problem identification, impact assessment and development of corrective actions for critical supportability problems. Supports and conducts the system safety engineering program, including mishap risk assessments; evaluate contractor safety proposals and safety analyses; evaluate safety concerns of Using and Support Commands and assist with resolution of high priority safety issues.
- Performs materiel solution analyses leading up to design reviews. Produces or supports development of draft documentation and presentation materials as requested or necessitated by programmatic limits based on cost, schedule and performance.
- Assists in translating user requirements into system requirements, which will be used to design, develop, fabricate, test and evaluate systems, subsystems, and equipment for deployment.
- Provides support to produce or review products that include the following: technical evaluations/plans; engineering studies, reports and analyses; and acquisition strategies/plans such as: Initial Capabilities Document (ICD); Operational Requirements Document (ORD)/Capabilities Development Document (CDD); CONOPS; Capabilities Production Document (CPD); System Requirements Document (SRD); System Specification; RFPs; System Engineering Plan (SEP); Test and Evaluation Master Plan (TEMP); Program Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health Evaluation (PESHE); Information Support Plan (ISP); Program Protection Plan (PPP); Technology Assessment/Control Plan (TA/CP); Information Assurance Strategy (IAS); Security Classification Guide (SCG); Alternative Live Fire Test and Evaluation Plan; Clinger-Cohen Act Compliance (CCA); Consideration of Technology Issues; Data Management Strategy; Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Survivability Assessments; Net-Centric Data Strategy; Spectrum Supportability Determination; Technical Data Rights Strategy; Technology Readiness Assessment (TRA); Manufacturing Readiness Assessment (MRA); ICD; and other program/technical documents as required.
- Develops and collects technical data and inputs for staff summary packages and executive briefings to support coordination and signature of all associated documents for milestone approvals.
- Supports project team meetings, working groups, and reviews as needed, such as: SRR, PDR, CDR, TRR, TCM, Technical Interchange Meetings (TIM), FCA, PCA, Production Readiness Reviews (PRR), PMR, and other meetings/working groups/reviews as applicable.
- Analyzes equipment and software deficiencies, make recommendations for equipment and software deficiency corrections, and develop, integrate, and test equipment and software deficiency solutions.
- Assists the government in the engineering evaluation of prime and subcontractor recommendations for operational and support issues such as: evaluations of Advance Change Study Notices (ACSNs), ECPs, CCPs, FAA Bulletins, modification proposals, DMS, program risk, and related documents.
- Supports the development and evaluation of IMP, IMS and Systems Engineering Detail Schedule (SEDS) engineering cost estimates.
- Performs, as required, an advisory role for program source selections on all engineering related requirements.
- Supports AFLCMC/WW in the performance of disciplined engineering activities to assure OSS&E for all products. Follows the Life Cycle Systems Engineering (LCSE) and OSS&E related AFIs and all lower level supplements and related documents including applicable OIs.
- Assists with establishing, implementing and adhering to LCSE processes to ensure OSS&E compliance is achieved and maintained.
- Aids the Air Force in reviewing and updating the OSS&E Baseline Document and shall support the Air Force in the identification of OSS&E elements, progress reporting of OSS&E metrics, and interaction with other organizations to ensure continued OSS&E compliance.
- Ascertains the implementation status of the SEP throughout program operations and notify the Air Force of pertinent shortfalls or gaps for which corrective action may be needed.
- Helps support the Air Force Integrity Programs, maintain and update the Critical Safety Item (CSI) list, and monitor Airworthiness Certification for Fighter Bomber Directorate aircraft.
- Establishes and maintains effective professional working relationships with co-workers, and customers.
- Follows policies and procedures as described in corporate manuals and directives.
- Attends work each day during scheduled work hours unless on approved travel or time off.
- Performs occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required (see WORKING CONDITIONS below).
- Works flexible hours, including occasional overtime.
- Carry’s out other duties as may be assigned or requested as outlined in the Performance Work Statement paragraphs 3.5.1-3.5.2.
- Submits monthly status reports and other information as requested
- Complies with requirements of the contract’s Visitor Group Security Agreement (VGSA).
- Prepares CDRL inputs including the Task Order’s Monthly Status Report.
- Completes required Government and PESystems training and certifications.
- Experience with aircraft (preferred) quality aspects of aerospace structural and assembly parts. Engineer should have experience understanding production of sheet metal parts, machined parts, composite parts, bulkheads, frames, spars, assemblies, etc.
- Experience using Siemens NX for modeling of aerospace detail and assembly parts for use in aircraft/aerospace vehicle production.
- Experience using Teamcenter software for reviewing models, drawings and related data within a defined PDM environment.
- Knowledge of typical aerospace manufacturing methods, and processes related to the manufacture and assembly of structural parts and assemblies in the context of aerospace products.
- Experienced with using determinate assembly methodologies to assemble aerospace products is desired.
- Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) to structural interfaces to maintain interchangeability.
- Experience in metrology methods used in the aerospace industry to inspect and verify quality manufacture of detail parts and built up sheet metal assemblies.
- Experience using the Interchangeable and Replaceable (I&R) requirements of MIL-I-8500 to maintain aerospace structural interfaces controlled by MIL-I-8500 in aerospace design.
- Perform occasional travel to contractor and customer sites, as required.
- Work is performed indoors with some potential risks to safety and health hazards related to electronics.
Physical Skills and Abilities:
- JOURNEYMAN: A Journeyman labor category shall have a minimum of 5 years of experience and an accredited (such as ABET) Bachelor’s degree in engineering. A Journeyman labor category typically performs all functional duties independently.
- Must have and maintain a government security clearance at the Secret level.
- Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other standard (Customer specified) applications.
- Must be able to transport self to various facility sites, as required. If using own motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance.
- May require lifting up to 25 pounds.
- Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard and monitor.
PESystems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for Employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status and disability (including physical or mental disability as well as pregnancy) veteran status or any other status protected by Federal State or local law.