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TARS Site Operations Support Specialist - DODP3

Company: E3 Federal Solutions
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers.Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including: cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation and advisory services and more.Avantus Federal is seeking TARS Site Specific Support Personnel for positions such as Civil Engineer, Site Lead, Logistician, Security Guard, and General Maintenance Worker to potentially serve as flight operational support personnel as needed in support of the DHS Customs & Border Protection Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) program. The TARS program leverages aerostat systems to provide persistent surveillance, detection capabilities, to our U.S. Government customer. The ideal candidate will have direct TARS, TASS or PSS-T experience as a current site support person, or prior program support. Each member will serve as site support crew working normal working hours, but able to surge to support a 24/7 operation in the areas of aerostat pre-launch, launch, ascent, transition, station keeping, and recovery. Individuals should have experience having performed at least one of the following job responsibilities: Site Manager / Engineer + Obtains training and certification as flight director + Assumes overall responsibility of al facility site support operations. + Ensures the operation, maintenance, and repair of Real Property, Real Property Installed Equipment (RPIE), Real Property Similar Equipment (RPSE), roads and grounds, utility systems, security systems, fire systems, and environmental protection systems + Performs maintenance for corrosion control and painting of steel structures including monorails. + Perform maintenance of all real property structures to include civil, mechanical and electrical minor repairs such as utilities including water, electrical, sewer and pumps. + Perform maintenance of concrete pads, asphalt pavement and sidewalks. + Works with subcontractors to ensure subcontracted jobs are completed on time, under budget and per the specifications as outlined in the scope of work. + Performs corrective and preventive maintenance activities on the aerostat pressure control subsystems, power subsystems, mechanical and hydraulic subsystems, aerostat hardware and rigging, tether subsystem, and aerostat envelope. + Develops the Statement of Work (SOW) portion of the 332 for site modifications to include photos, detailed sketches and parts lists for ordering material as required. + Operates the aerostat launch/recovery control systems including their back-up systems, after qualified. Logistician: + Manages all logistics activities in support of specific TARS site location. + Responsible for tool room access, key control, and inventory validation. + Coordinates all logistics activities for site operations / training staff to support adequate supply and spares levels at the site, ensure accurate logistics reports, facilitate depot maintenance actions, coordinate for specialty tooling or material handling equipment, and coordinate with logistics headquarter support for urgent requirements requiring attention. + Supports site supply requests from operations team to ensure equipment and materials are ordered in a timely manner and readily available to support the border mission. + Monitors inventory levels for known re-supply items and requisitioning supply and spares necessary for site operations when shortage is identified. + Organizes the site, labeling containers, barcoding equipment and locations, setting up the site for use of automated equipment scanning tools for inventory management. + Maintains HAZMAT locker by clearing expired hazardous materials, ensure all products within have an associated MSDS and are labeled appropriately with shelf life and placarding. Security Guard: + Performs all aspects of unarmed facility security access and protective requirements + Patrols assigned areas to deter unauthorized entry, protect government property, and perform entry controller duties. + Exercises judgment and uses discretion in dealing with emergencies and security violations encountered. + Determines whether first response should be to intervene directly, to keep situation under surveillance, or to report situation so that it can be handled by appropriate authority. + Receives specialized training in methods and techniques of protecting security areas. + Participates in basic aerostat operations, including (but not necessarily limited to) launch to flight altitude, recovery from flight altitude, aerostat snubbing, snow removal, inflations, and deflations. General Maintenance / Laborer: + Applies working technical knowledge to the overall aerostat system operations and maintenance that may be accomplished by following instructions and procedures addressing routine activities. + Supports site manager in conducting all preventative maintenance on site specific equipment + Qualifies to operate the aerostat launch/recovery control systems including their backup systems. + Under supervision, performs corrective and preventive maintenance activities on the aerostat pressure control subsystems, power subsystems, mechanical and hydraulic subsystems, aerostat hardware and rigging, tether subsystem, and aerostat envelope. + Assists with operations and maintenance of compressed-gas equipment, including helium transfers to the aerostat for inflation and replenishment purposes. + Performs corrosion control and site facilities maintenance. + Functions as a key member of the flight crew for inflation, deflation, launch, recovery, and in-flight activities. + Bachelor Degree in related field (Site Manager Specific) + High School Degree or GED (Other positions) + 5 years of direct experience with maintenance, logistics or site support as identified (Site Manager). + 2 year's professional experience (Other positions) + Successfully completed Background Investigation with a Favorable Suitability Determination, and issuance of DHS Suitability determination.? + Valid U.S. Driver's license required. + Proof of U.S. residency required. + Ability to carry up to 50 lbs. + Ability to climb ladders. + The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption+ Bachelor degree can substitute for year' case + Experience as a Supply Chain Manager for the Logistician + Must be capable of reading and understanding engineering drawings (Site manager only) + Industry Specific Certification + Ability to become certified in-flight operation roles Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.Req #: 2022-7992 External Company URL: Telecommute: Yes

Keywords: E3 Federal Solutions, Sierra Vista , TARS Site Operations Support Specialist - DODP3, Other , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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