FMS F/A-18 Propulsion Analyst - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Lexington Park
United States


FMS F/A-18 Propulsion Analyst

This position provides Logistics and program support to Naval Air Systems Command's Program Office (PMA-265). Performs and coordinates detailed analysis of the F/A-18 engine systems (F404/F414). This is a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) multi-cases for Kuwait in supporting the Deputy Assistant Program Manager for Logistics (DAPML) for Propulsion and Power. Provide effective logistics support in all logistics elements supporting the delivery of new aircraft engines to include but not limited to acquisition planning, supply support, support/test equipment. Supports customer logistics requirements through the analysis, organization, planning and administration of various phases of day-to-day provisioning, spares, maintenance and/or repair activities. Should have a strong organizational and multi-tasking ability to manage daily program demands. Candidate should have knowledge of the USN Jet Engine Test Instrumentation System (JETI) engine test and associated facilities. Able to be forward thinking and provide proactive solutions.

The successful candidate will develop schedules in MS Excel and/or MS Project and monitor milestones for established and new logistical requirements and identification of problem areas. Must have effective communication skills to liaison with logistic element manages and NAVAIR competencies. Will be required to analyze standard contractual documents and technical data. Review customer usage data, customer maintenance practices, customer operation characteristics, and related reports for assigned contracts. Also, will assist to determine spares provisioning or maintenance/repair requirements and research for new repair vendors. Tracks action items, analyzes issues and recommends actions to resolve and support team administrative processes. Reviews/prepares acquisition documentation to ensure effective and efficient support for services, products, equipment, and/or systems specific to F/A-18 engines, upgrades and associated systems. Participates in special projects as required.

Basic Qualifications:

BA/BS degree. Allowable Substitution; An additional five (5) years of jet engine acquisition or operational experience may be substituted for a BS or BA degree.

At least six (6) years of experience in operations, logistics support and maintenance of jet engines. F/A-18 F404/414 experience is required. Of the six years, three (3) years of experience in technical analysis of jet engine operational requirements. Experience or education demonstrating ability to perform ILS and jet engine studies, analysis, and evaluations in support of DoD weapons systems/equipment is required.

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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