DescriptionJOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC is looking for a Foreign Equipment Maintenance Specialist in the Huntsville, AL area with experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of foreign military vehicles and weapons system support equipment (gasoline and diesel powered equipment). Tasks include performance of major repairs, such as engine overhaul on threat vehicles, without the benefit of repair manuals and the operation of a wide variety of threat vehicles without the benefit of English language training manuals. Candidate will assist in the transportation of munitions and military assets to various facilities on Redstone Arsenal and across the United States. Candidate will participate in major studies and develop procedures/plans and systems to provide logistical support to foreign materiel exploitation programs. This includes providing work direction and guidance to other exempt team members in the preparation of logistical plans and projects. The Candidate will assist logistic analysts to negotiate schedules and lead times with the government customer and SAIC management for the safe transportation and handling of foreign equipment and hazardous materials.
Desired Experience and Skills:
The ideal candidate will possess the following experience, skills, and/or education in the following areas:
The ability to trouble shoot and fix problems on foreign equipment to include diesel engines and air systems.
Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) - Class A license with HazMat endorsement and Doubles/Triples Trailer Endorsements;
Training in handling hazardous materials to include Ammunition and Explosive Safety Certification;
Experience in the movement, deployment or configuration of weapon systems;
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office products;
Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in high-pressure environment;
Able to work independently and efficiently with deadlines;
Strong written and oral communication skills. Must be able to clearly articulate and communicate via email and phone calls;
Experience or knowledge of movement, storage and maintenance of ammunition;
An ability to keep accurate records;
Inspection of completed work for accuracy and compliance with established procedures.
QualificationsTYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: HS diploma or equivalent is required plus 10+ years’ experience or AA Degree and 9+ year experience. Candidate must be proficient in the transport of hazardous materials. Qualifications include: safety certification in accordance with AMC-R350-4; demonstrated ability and certified training to operate forklifts; ability to obtain a Class A commercial driver’s license with hazardous material endorsement and doubles/triples endorsements to operate truck/tractor vehicles with GVWR in excess of 10 tons; and, capability to lift heavy objects (up to 100 lbs). SECRET clearance required, TS/SCI preferred. Additional equipment to be operated include overhead cranes, mobile cranes, and forklifts.
Contingencies: Must have the ability to obtain a TS/SCI within 2 years of hire date. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with HazMat endorsement within 45 days of start date. Must meet minimum requirements for safe driving. Driving accident records will be requested upon hire along with any evidence that the candidate has violated laws governing the operation of motor vehicles including speeding, reckless driving, and operating while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.