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DynCorp International LLC. UH60 ALSE- Aviation Life Support Equipment Technician in OCONKANDAHAR, Afghanistan

Job Summary

TheAircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Technicianwill manage and perform inspections, maintenance, and adjustments of aircrew life support and chemical defense equipment and perform aircrew life support training. Incumbent will be responsible for ensuring ALSE shop staffing levels are retained IAW contract manning requirements. Will be responsible for ensuring Shop Compliance will be IAW FM 1-385, and AR 95 1, Chapter 8.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Inspect, maintain, repair, test, and adjust aircrew life support and chemical defense equipment such as flight helmets, survival kits, night vision systems, eye and respiratory protective equipment, chemical biological protective equipment, gas masks, night-vision goggles, life rafts, personal flight gear, chemical suits, life preservers and encrypted radios.

  • Use, adjust, maintain and repair sewing machines.

  • Remove, install, inspect, and maintain ejection seats.

  • Manufacture various types of fabric work and webbing assemblies used in survival equipment.

  • Use various types of test equipment such as radio testers, and other types of testers to conduct reliability testing on aircrew life support and chemical defense equipment.

  • Maintain inspection and accountability documentation on life support equipment issued to aircrews or on aircraft.

  • Conduct and manage aircrew life support continuation and chemical defense equipment training classes. Instruct aircrews on equipment use, operation, and techniques such as evasion procedures, emergency egress, combat survival procedures, environmental hazards, and other survival actions. Instruct aircrew of chemical defense donning, doffing, and decontaminating procedures.

  • Plan, direct, organize, and evaluate aircrew life support operational aspects such as equipment accountability, personnel reliability, mobility readiness, and other activities.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience, education or training which has provided the applicant with a knowledge of equipment maintenance work, skill in reading engineering drawings and specifications, using test instruments, making computations and keeping records

  • Ability to speak, read and write fluently in English.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

Experience & Education

  • High school degree or equivalent. Technical or Military School Training, desired.

  • Four (4) of aircrew life support equipment military experience or equivalent civilian experience required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • OCONUS:Position will be assigned to overseas locations where living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable, with long hours, exposure to weather, dust, and hazardous/harsh conditions. Must meet requirements of current CENTCOM Modification.

Job: *Aviation / Support

Title: UH60 ALSE- Aviation Life Support Equipment Technician


Requisition ID: 2100551

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.