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Aviation Life Support Equipment Technician in Riyadh at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/6/2019

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Job Summary
The Aviation Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Technician performs inspection, maintenance, repair and overhaul of Aircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE), personal survival equipment and aircraft installed survival equipment including Night Vision Devices (NVD).
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
  • Develop procedures for, and conducts equipment inspection, fitting, adjustment and aircrew instruction in the survival, use, and care of life support equipment to include the helmet, and downed aircrew survival equipment.
  • Prepare for and conduct life support and survival continuation training for assigned personnel.
  • Inspect, maintain, and evaluate life support equipment and activities, to include receipt, handling and storage of life support equipment. 
  • Conduct On-the-Job Training (OJT) for ALSE personnel (to include TCNs) and maintain the appropriate forms, records and reports required of the OJT program such as the Job Performance Guides (JPGs).
  • Conduct aircrew training such as simulated egress, and forced landings and ditching. 
  • Instruct aircrews in chemical protection and decontamination procedures.
  • Assist in shop safety as well as safety in the hangar and on the flight line. 
  • Maintain cleanliness and general maintenance of the associated work area, as well as tools and equipment assigned.
  • Maintain, conduct test and repair of Night Vision Devices (NVD), and ensure appropriate NVD records are maintained.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Must have the skills and knowledge required to efficiently and safely perform all ALSE tasks. Specific areas will include safety, ALSE supply/logistics operations, maintenance, inspections, shop efficiency, fitting training, shop administration, and record keeping.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written forms.
  • Ability to use appropriate references and other publications to maintain appropriate and thorough records, maintenance and inspection forms, training aids, and on-board aircraft survival equipment.
  • Fluent in the English language.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand the local language is desirable.

Experience & Education
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of a US or foreign military ALSE technician course.  In the case of the US Army course, must be awarded the additional skill identifier (ASI) of Q2 (enlisted), H2 (warrant officer).  In the case of other military ALSE technician courses, must submit a verifiable curriculum description for review to assess equivalency.
  • Minimum four (4) of years of experience in the aviation life support field. 
  • Experience in NVD maintenance is desired.
  • Previous supervisory experience in an ALSE operation.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 25 pounds
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
  • Additional requirements vary by assignment/contract and will be listed separately.

  • As required in support of the program.


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