T6 COMBS Supply Technician (Whiting, FL) (5153) - Military veterans preferred

IAPWS (www.iapws.com)


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Location: NAS Whiting Field, FL

Position Summary:

The Supply Technician operates the COMBS Tool room, maintains inventory accuracy while coordinating and expediting flow of material, parts, and assemblies. Supports Site maintenance requirements in accordance with established policies and procedures.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Operates the Site COMBS/Support Section/Tool room.
  • Manages all assigned inventory and equipment.
  • Coordinates and expedites flow of material, parts, and assemblies supporting Site COMBS maintenance requirements in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Reviews production schedules and confers with Program Resource Manager, Site Supervisor, and Lead Mechanics to determine parts required or overdue and to locate parts.
  • Requisitions parts and materials and establishes delivery priorities.
  • Is responsible for ordering, tracking, and insuring timely delivery of parts required.
  • Examines parts delivered to verify correctness and serviceability.
  • Monitors and controls movement of parts in the repair cycle to home office or appropriate repair station.
  • Completes all required hard and computer documentation.
  • Manages material and component inventory at Site and processes and expedites supply transactions to insure timely repair and receipt of required items.
  • Processes supply requests from maintenance technicians.
  • Assists maintenance technicians in the research of parts requests and performs research/validation to backorder non-filled issue requests.
  • Coordinates and expedites flow of material, parts, and assemblies between COMBS Program Management Office (PMO) and Site Supervisor.
  • Reviews maintenance schedules and confers with site supervisor or scheduler to determine time change items and other material required or overdue and locates and expedites required items for timely delivery.
  • Prepares reports and gathers and submits other data as requested by the site supervisor or PMO.
  • Verifies outbound shipments are accurate by comparing items to be shipped with documents, insures items are properly packaged, identified with shipping information, and loaded into transport, and prepares and keeps records of items shipped.
  • Verifies the correctness of incoming shipments by comparing items received with manifests and other shipping documents, checks for damaged items, insures items are properly identified in inventory or for distribution to appropriate maintenance activity, and prepares and keeps records of goods received.
  • Manages and maintains Tail Number Bins (TNB) and items removed to facilitate other maintenance (FOM).
  • Manages bench stock.
  • Orders and stores inspection time compliance technical order (TCTO) and time change items (TCI).
  • Manages and tracks cannibalization program.
  • Ensures receiving inspections are performed on parts and engines.
  • Monitors special tool for calibration and processes for repair/calibration.
  • Processes reparable items through the program's repair cycle.
  • Ensures that items requiring special containers or boxes are properly containerized prior to movement.
  • Obtains, uses, handles, and disposes of hazardous materials in accordance with existing MSDS, applicable state and federal guidelines, customer directives and company policies.
  • Operates general and special purpose motor vehicles, including tugs and forklifts.
  • Receives, stores, and issues hand tools, machine tools, replacement parts, and equipment to maintenance personnel.
  • Visually inspects tools and equipment in his care for wear or defects and reports damage or wear beyond useful life to site supervisor.
  • Supports contingency operations as directed, including command/unit self-directed exercises, general deployment and extended deployments under wartime conditions to include nuclear/biological/chemical (NBC), conventional, and/or terrorist attack.
  • Handle Hazardous materials and chemicals.
  • Picks up and delivers to local vendors.
  • Shall perform other job-related duties as may be assigned.

Education & Experience:

  • Must have a minimum of two years' hands-on material coordinator, material expediter, or supply technician experience.
  • Must have an in-depth knowledge of company supply systems operation, terminology, procedures, and typical automated supply systems operation.
  • Completion of a military supply technician technical school is desired.


  • Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Must have a working knowledge (aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards) of flight line operations.
  • Must be able to successfully complete job training and demonstrate required job proficiency in all areas of assigned supply responsibilities, as well as all other assigned duties, within 60 days of hire or task/duty assignment.
  • Must have at least a working knowledge (input and extract data) of computers.
  • Must be able to become proficient in use of company's automated maintenance management system and other supply support software within 60 days of starting on-the-job training.
  • Must have at least a working knowledge of common aircraft hand and special tools.
  • Must be able to work day-shift, night-shift, overtime, or weekend duty, and overtime, and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or deployed maintenance team as required.
  • Must have a working knowledge of aircraft safety directives.
  • Must have a current civilian driver's license.