$37.50 HR CH-53 Reliability, Maintainability

Supports and manages projects ensuring that designs are sufficiently robust to satisfy customers needs for equipment that is life cycle cost-effective without sacrificing operator, maintainer, or system safety. Support daily event entry into the Failure Reporting, Analysis & Corrective Action System (FRACAS) database via review of operations, test logs and NAVAIR maintenance databases; capture event evidence via interviews with maintainers, pilots, Marine maintainers, photos, test/data logs, etc. Ensure tagging/isolation of parts for Root Cause /Corrective Action analysis via working with Quality and IPT members and to ensure proper component disposition prior to return to Supplier / Sikorsky. Support daily updates of parts status and management process to ensure timely root cause analysis and return to supply chain. Support daily joint preliminary-scoring with NAVAIR team members. Must be comfortable building relationships with customer and hourly-workforce.

PDS Tech, Inc.
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Experience/Background: A.S. degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Aerospace Engineering, preferred but not required and may be waived if candidate has sufficient practical experience, such as the following:

  • Military maintenance background on H-53 aircraft is preferred. 
  • Previous commercial A&P or military aircraft maintenance 
  • Previous experience in aircraft test operations support. 
  • R&M FRACAS, failure analysis experience preferred, but is not required. 

Other skills required:

  • Must be a self-starter and work independently, requiring a minimum of supervision. 
  • Must be comfortable building relationships with customer and hourly-workforce. 
  • Must possess skill level capable of performing tasks required to support the FRACAS program. 
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Computer familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Picture Manager (or similar photo imager tool) and Outlook. 

Position may require some overtime and/or support of second or third shift and/or occasional weekends in support flight test and maintenance schedules. Candidate will be supporting the CH-53K flight test program at PAX River Maryland and will report to the R&M Program Lead in WPB Florida. 9/80 work schedule (M-F), 40 hours per week with every other Friday off. Work schedule may be modified to align with aircraft flight testing and approved Overtime, so occasional weekend work may also be required.