Ground Control Station Technician (GCS)
Location: Fort Walton Beach
Posted on: July 20, 2021
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Leidos is seeking a maintenance oriented candidate to perform as
a member on a GCS (Ground Control Station) Technician team that
supports RPA operations at Hurlburt Field Florida
The Ground Control Station (GCS) Technician supports the daily
operations of an Air Force RPA (Remotely Piloted Aircraft) control
station. This is a tech maintenance position maintaining RPA ground
control stations in accordance with Air Force Technical Data. This
position will also include installation and troubleshooting of IT
equipment, modification of and testing of new equipment. This
requires collaboration with colleagues across multiple areas of
expertise and the ability to work independently on moderately
complex projects. This is a 24/7/365 operation with
rotating shift work.
- Providing daily maintenance support, service, repair of RPA
ground control stations, support installation of new hardware,
software, configurations and new system initiatives.
- Frequent collaboration with colleagues on mission specific
modifications to the systems and ability to develop solutions to
technical problems that a cure as mission requirements change. Must
also ensure all maintenance tasks and functions are accomplished in
accordance with (IAW) Air Force Instruction (AFI) 21-101, Aircraft
& Equipment Maintenance Management and documented accordingly.
- Technician is responsible for maintenance data documentation,
air crew debriefing complete and/or sign Exceptional/Conditional
Releases IAW TO 00-20-1.
- Must ensure all maintenance actions are documented IAW
Technical Orders and correctly entered into IMDS, track all
pilot-reported discrepancies in IMDS and inform aircrew of
corrective actions taken.
- Must have a maintenance background (Aviation maintenance and
avionics is preferred ).
- Position typically requires BS degree and 2 -4 years of prior
relevant experience or equivalent maintenance experience.
Additional experience can substitute for a degree.
- Must have a current TOP SECRET SCI Security Clearance
- The ideal candidate has experience performing organizational
level maintenance tasks specified in the AF Technical Order (TO),
pre and post-flight system configuration and maintain mission
specific equipment maintenance such as subsystems, auxiliary
communications and computer interface equipment of Reaper aircraft
and Ground Control Stations.
External Referral Bonus:
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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