The Patriot Battery System Technician supports the HAWK and Patriot Logistics Sustainment Services (HPLSS) Program andprovides technical advice and assists battery personnel in emplacement, orientation, alignment, checks, adjustments and system integration and checkout (SICO) of the patriot major end items equipment. Isolates malfunctions in the system using automatic and semiautomatic program maintenance diagnostics, unit self test, bite and external test equipment. Performs repair of patriot ECS, RS, IFF, AMG, LRPT, GMT and LS. Provides technical assistance in maintaining the patriot power generation equipment, communications equipment and assists in missile handling operations as required. Participates in on-the-job training (OJT) programs, and assists the section officer in enforcing safety policies, procedures, and standards. Identifies faulty work practices and demonstrates proper maintenance and troubleshooting techniques. Prepares and submits maintenance reports and system problem reports (SPR’s) to the battery commander. The position is located in Saudi Arabia.
Must have at least four years of field experience supporting the Patriot Configuration II/III radar equipment.
Demonstrated experience in the technical support and operations, at the organizational level, of the ICC, ECS, RS, CRG, BMC, IFF, AMG, GMT, and LRPT AND LS.
Experience using ECS troubleshooting software aids such as Status Monitor.
Provides technical assistance in maintaining the Patriot power generation equipment, communications equipment and assists in missile handling operations as required.
Must be proficient in orientation and alignment operations and in troubleshooting, isolating and correcting malfunctions in the patriot system using automatic and semiautomatic program maintenance diagnostics, unit self-tests and built-in test equipment (BITE).
Must be skilled in the use of tools and test equipment contained in the Battery Maintenance Center (BMC) AN/TSM-164.
Experience in on the job training programs, and assisting in enforcing safety policies, procedures, and standards.
Must be able to demonstrate the ability to identify faulty work practices and demonstrates proper maintenance and troubleshooting techniques.
Experience preparing maintenance reports and Patriot Failure Reports (SPRs).
Must have successfully completed the following Courses: U.S. Army Patriot Operator and System Mechanic Course for MOS; 24T/14E, 140E or an equivalent course of instruction conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Air Defense School or the Patriot Missile System Contractor.
Must be able to lift 50 lbs and work in extreme heat. Secret clearance required.
Must be able to obtain a Saudi Arabia work Visa.
Experience field engineer with military training in Patriot Configuration II/III Air Defense systems at the organizational level.
Demonstrated experience with Department of the Army Modification Work Order (DAMWO) installations, to include system integration and checkout. Knowledge and experience in the operation and maintenance of Remote Launch Communication Upgrade (RLCEU).
Fiber Optic/ RF cable troubleshooting and repair.
Understanding and knowledge of military communications systems and encryption devices.
Experience working and communicating with a Middle East customer
Required Education (including Major):
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Applied Science with 2 years related experience. May substitute experience for education. (i.e., Associates degree with 4 years of related experience, or High School graduate with 8 years of related experience.