RPA Flight Chief

AECOM   •  

Las Vegas, NV

Industry: Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 57 days ago

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Job Summary

Employee will be part of the FLEX Pool and will be required to support TDY deployments to various CONUS/OCONUS locations as required. Oversees and coordinates the work effort of assigned subordinate personnel in support of the unit's daily RPA operations. Responsible for cost, schedule and technical performance of the RPA operations and maintenance (O&M) program at the site level. Oversees one OCONUS Aircraft Maintenance Flight. Accountable for production, supply, production control/planning, analysis/metrics, and quality management aspects of RPA O&M. Acts as primary point of contact for customer and Site Manager. Position reports to the RPA Site Manager while OCONUS.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the plans, schedules, and work schedules to perform RPA O&M work operations.
  • Interfaces with internal and external customers to support flying schedules and plan major maintenance events; completes daily and monthly operational reports.
  • Manages and coordinates research and investigations into RPA O&M on-site issues or problems.
  • Evaluates and documents employee performance.
  • Makes recommendations to higher level supervision or management concerning hires, promotions, raises, and terminations.
  • Interviews prospective employees as required.
  • Manages Site productivity on a day to day basis.
  • Plans professional development of employees within the group.
  • Counsels and advises employees.
  • Writes reports and completes other routine correspondence.
  • Communicates effectively with customers as a senior representative of the company.
  • Participates in advisory groups concerning training and management.
  • Implements technical and procedural guidelines for performance of work in the group.
  • Communicates with technical or administrative specialists.

Minimum Requirements

Must have Bachelor's degree (with 6 years' experience); or Associates degree (with 8 years' experience) or high School diploma (with 10 years' experience), or have completed relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum. Minimum of five (5) years of diverse management experience; and excellent communication, analytical, project management and supervisory skills. Must have desktop computer skills with proficiency in full range of Microsoft Office products; must be capable of preparing management level reports and presentations. Minimum of eight-plus years actual aircraft O&M experience required. Must have working knowledge of basic and complex maintenance and repair procedures. Must possess thorough knowledge of technical publications related to aircraft O&M. Must know theory and principles of operation of aircraft engines, accessories and components, theory of flight and electronic flight controls, and knowledge of electrical and electronic principles. This is a non-traditional position that will support a flexible work schedule. Employee must meet all overseas/OCONUS travel criteria, to include Pre-deployment medical screening (if req'd) as a condition of employment.

Must qualify for and maintain a DoD security clearance and special access authorization commensurate with the assigned duties.

Preferred Qualifications

Current DoD Security Clearance. Master's degree in a relevant career field. RPA operations & deployment experience. Prior experience as a Defense Contractor. Prior experience in RPA aircraft maintenance and repair.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to "make amazing happen" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.