Kellogg Brown & Root (www.kbrjobs.com)
Communications/Ground Station Engineer
KBR is seeking a Communications/Ground Station Engineer to support the MQ-4C Triton Fleet Support Team, Fleet Readiness Center Southeast (FRCSE), Jacksonville, FL. This position will be physically located at NAS Patuxent River, MD .
Provides engineering support for the development of Integrated Electronic Technical Manuals (IETM) for the Integrated Functional Capability 4 (IFC 4) for the MQ-4C Triton UAS.
Serves as an IFC 4 Avionics/Electronics Engineer to Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) Program Manager Air (PMA) Offices and Fleet Support Team (FST).
Responsible for the review and development of IFC 4 technical documentation for implementation into the IFC 4 release of the MQ-4C Triton IETM for the Unmanned Air System (Unmanned Air Vehicle and Ground Station).
Reviews IFC 4 technical documentation to include specifications, drawings, CATIA models, wiring diagrams, schematics, FMECAs, support equipment documentation, IFC 3 IETM, fault codes and troubleshooting procedures. Responsibilities will include the development of IFC 4 IETM maintenance procedures and the validation and verification IETM Data Modules (DM) for inclusion in the IFC 4 IETM.
Technical knowledge must be sufficient to independently work and support a program involving the development and review of:
Must have an Engineering Degree from an accredited academic institution plus 4-8 years of experience working in an Engineering position on NAVAIR programs. Must have at least 7 years of engineering experience.
Technical knowledge of aircraft avionic sensor systems and aircraft communication systems is required.
Must be able to work independently and be capable of dealing effectively with Maritime Patrol squadron personnel, Wing personnel, Program Office personnel, Integrated Test Team (ITT) personnel, Fleet Support Team personnel, and OEM Fleet Support Representatives.
Must have an active DOD security clearance and must meet eligibility requirements to access classified material.
The incumbent must display skill in applying a comprehensive range of principles, concepts, and practices and understanding of aircraft communication/ground Station systems to include:
Must be able to work flexible work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements. Periodically, Combined Validation Verification (CVV) events require surge working events that occur based upon aircraft availability, including nights and weekends. Travel (including airline travel) is required, normally in conjunction with CVV events and/or meetings.
Must be able to work an an environment with regular and recurring exposure to moderate risks and discomforts associated with work in a large aircraft hangar, such as:
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Must be able to prepare draft analysis documents and other material for internal review by subject matter experts and final review by customer.
Must be able to work independently, be team oriented, and possess strong customer facing skills. Must be flexible and have the ability to adapt to new information and programs.
Ability to write in a clear and concise manner, possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills.
The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in order to perform the following duties:
Desired Skills and Experience
Experience/familiarity with the MQ-4C Triton Program is a plus.
Unmanned air vehicle ground stations experience/familiarity is desired.
Anticipated at Monday-Friday.
Must be able to work in both office and aircraft hangar settings.
KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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