Aerostat Operator

Location: Jacksonville, FL
Position Title:  Aerostat Operator
Location:  Jacksonville, FL
Pay Range:  $50k - $60k
Benefits:  Yes
Job Description
Now Hiring Heroes is seeking Aerostat Operators to provide support during testing and demonstration of new Aerostat technologies. This position will sit in Jacksonville, FL. 
Our client is provides integrated persistent surveillance, detection capabilities, and Full Motion Video (FMV) dissemination to Operation Centers (TOC). Our client integrates different sensors which are located on its airborne aerostat, to detect personnel movement along borders as well as provide surveillance in high threat areas.
Primary Areas of Responsibility
These Aerostat Operators/User-level maintainers will participate in the overall, hands-on operation of the aerostat system including launch, in-flight, recovery, and moored activities.
Candidates will perform all functions to operate the aerostat mounted Intelligence, Surveillance, And Reconnaissance (ISR) platform, its Mobile Mooring Platform (MMP), Sensor Payload(s), communications and navigation systems as well as associated support equipment (Boom Lift, Forklift, All Terrain Vehicles (ATV's), and Electrical Power Generators). User-level maintenance functions include performing hands-on Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS), troubleshooting, removing and replacing Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), and removing and replacing payloads. They will possess a diverse range of skills with the ability to quickly adapt to new situations.
Tasks will be performed under
direction of higher classified technicians and/or site personnel.
Additional responsibilities include performing analyses of system operations and candidates must have:
  • Knowledge of and experience in the operations of hardware systems and components.
  • Experience in fault detection, isolation, and correction of hardware systems and individual components.
  • Ability to perform routine system maintenance and analysis functions including: hardware configurations; adding, removing and replacing hardware components; use of hardware and software diagnostic testing tools; reading of electronic circuit schematics; and repairing printed circuit boards.
  • Ability to work long hours outside, night and day shifts and perform some tasks from an aerial lift.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent, plus formal technical training (via military or civilian technical schools) is required.
  • A two-year Associate s degree in a technical field from an accredited college is desirable.
  • Two years of hands-on experience in performing operations and maintenance tasks either on an aerostat system or a related industry/military equivalent is required.
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