Life Support Technician (MV) - 36324 in Las Vegas, NV at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 6/5/2021

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Job Description

Alion is looking for a Life Support Technician to support the USAF Weapons School, Nellis AFB, NV. Expected duties include the following: Inspect, maintain, pack and adjust aircrew flight equipment such as flight helmets, oxygen masks, parachutes, flotation devices, survival kits, helmet mounted devices, aircrew night vision and other ocular systems, anti-G garments, aircrew eye and respiratory protective equipment, chemical biological protective oxygen masks and coveralls, and other types of Aircrew Flight equipment (AFE) and Aircrew Chemical Defense Equipment (ACDE). Repair fabric and rubber components, including protective clothing, thermal radiation barriers, flotation equipment, and various parachutes. Evaluates problems and determine the feasibility of repair or replacement related to inspecting and repairing fabric, rubber equipment, and parachutes. Evaluate work orders for fabrication of authorized items. Install and remove aircraft-installed AFE. Use various types of test equipment such as altimeters, oxygen testers, leakage testers, radio testers, and other types of testers to conduct reliability testing on AFE and ACDE. Maintain inspection and accountability documentation on AFE issued to aircrews or pre-positioned on aircraft.

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSA):


Minimum 3 years experience as a life support technician in the Air Force

 Knowledge of AFE inspection and maintenance procedures; parachute construction; temperature and humidity effects on parachutes and other fabrics; characteristics of rubberized items; solvent, heat, and pressure effects on rubber; proper handling, use, and disposal of hazardous waste, materials, and pyrotechnics; aircrew flight and chemical defense equipment inspections, fitting, and maintenance procedures; supply procedures; principles of contamination control; related technical information, policies, procedures, techniques, and equipment; contingency planning, training, operations, equipment supply procedures, directives and policy; and conducting aircrew continuation and aircrew chemical defense training

 Desired Experience: 5 Years experience as a life support technician in the Air Force



Security Clearance: Secret


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