Aerostat Operators – CONUS

Our client has multiple opportunities for CONUS Aerostat operators, and these opportunities are along the US Southern border.

We are looking for individuals with a technical background and hands-on experience supporting Aerostats for a CONUS US Government program. Specifically, candidates with mechanical, I.T., ISR, electronic experiences, previous aerostat experience is a plus. Additionally, having a current Public Trust clearance is a plus.

Primary areas of responsibility:

  • Operators/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, an 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).

Required Education/Experience:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent, plus formal technical training (via military or civilian technical schools).

Level 1 Operator requirements: Must check at least one box:

¨ Electronic Maintenance candidates with an in-depth background with radar, ISR, E.W., communication, avionics repair, and troubleshooting.

¨ ISR operators with in-depth airborne or ground data collection and dissemination background.

¨ Information technology candidates with Network Installation (BICSI or Network+ or Comp T Certification); The preferred qualifications for the I.T. position is certification as CCIE with fiber optic certification or industry occupational specialties as a CISCO Network Administrator.

¨ Mechanical Maintenance candidates with experience repair and troubleshooting diesel generators and vehicles, automotive engines, hydraulics, and aircraft mechanical backgrounds are highly desired.

*Salary is commensurate with experience

* U.S. CITIZENSHIP IS REQUIRED

* THE ACTIVE PUBLIC TRUST CLEARANCE

*PREVIOUS AEROSTAT EXPERIENCE IS A PLUS

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $106,360.00 – $133,040.00 per year

To apply for this job email your details to simm@opalstaff.com