AWACS Airborne Radar Maintenance Technician

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Al Kharj
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Engineering/Engineering Support

Job Description:

Parsons is seeking an AWACS Airborne Radar Maintenance Technician with knowledge of the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) E-3 AWACS radar system. The AWACS Radar Engineer will be part of the Contractor Engineering and Technical Support team in support of a U.S. Air Force Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Advising and assisting the RSAF in all aspects of airborne radar operations and maintenance

  • Inspection of all Airborne Radar equipment and support equipment for availability and serviceability

  • Evaluation of maintenance personnel work to ensure compliance with technical data and conformance to prescribed standards of quality and safety

  • Analysis of radar system performance

  • Supervision of Radar Section personnel to include preflight activities thru-flight Quality Verification Inspection in aircraft

  • Interpretation of local maintenance procedures and technical publications applicable to installation and repair of airborne and Information Friend or Foe (IFF) systems

  • Removal, repair and replacement of systems components, such as antennas, receivers, transmitters, and radar data correlators

  • Maintenance and repair or modification of radar systems

  • Preparation of all maintenance forms related to Radar Section activities

  • Maintenance of tool kits and maintenance equipment

  • Review and evaluation of Quality Reports and implementation of corrective actions

  • Development of correspondence to all organizations to accomplish work requirements

  • Design and development of training material and conduct of training, including OJT IAW the RSAF Structured OJT Program RSAF 105 Series Manuals

  • Performance of other Airborne Radar support tasks as assigned

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor Degree in Electronic Engineering, Radar Engineer, or equivalent or years of experience can be replaced with none degree

  • Fifteen (15) years of experience with the E-3 (AWACS) Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.

  • Must be knowledgeable on the E-3 Surveillance Radar and IFF fault detection troubleshooting and repair.

  • AWACs maintenance certs

  • System diagnostic experience

  • Must have an advanced course certification on the E-3 (AWACS) Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems.

  • Knowledge of RSAF technical terminologies, task and responsibilities is desirable.

  • Must be able to develop training syllabuses that include theory of operation, troubleshooting and repair of the E-3 (AWACS) Surveillance Radar, IFF and associated support systems. The individual will be required to perform classroom instruction and OJT.

  • Must have a high level of oral and written communication skills, and have a firm knowledge on the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint applications

  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal, communications and teamwork skills.

  • A working knowledge of GOLDesp data acquisition systems is desirable.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Maintenance and repair or modification of radar systems

  • Preparation of all maintenance forms related to Radar Section activities

  • Maintenance of tool kits and maintenance equipment

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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