DCS is looking for a Technical Analyst to provide technical airworthiness support to the Aviation Engineering Directorate, Utility Division.
Essential Job Functions:
Participate as an Integrated Process Team (IPT) member to provide technical airworthiness support in the general areas of data management, airworthiness requirements, hazard/risk analysis, development of documentation, and participate in technical reviews and interchange meetings.
Coordinate/interface with AMRDEC AED Functional Divisions and SED supporting activities, Utility Helicopter PMO staff, other Army/DoD/FAA organizations and aircraft OEM/parts suppliers involved with modernizing existing aircraft or fielding new systems.
Participate in preparation of technical documentation, including Risk Determinations, Airworthiness Impact Statements (AWIS), System Safety Risk Assessments (SSRA), Safety of Flight (SOF), Aviation Safety Action Messages (ASAM), and Aviation Maintenance Action Messages (AMAM).
Effectively participate in a multi-contractor team, demonstrating cohesive performance and cooperation ensuring that the support provided is seamless from the customer’s perspective.
Provide Blade Repair procedure support, A2C2S support and Blackhawk Safety support.
Requirements Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.
Must possess a Secret clearance.
Bachelor's degree with eight (8) years relevant experience, Associates degree or Technical School graduate with ten (10) years of experience, or High School diploma with sixteen (16) years of experience.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret clearance.
Demonstrated experience with utility helicopter systems/component design, development, testing, modification and/or maintenance and repair functions.
General knowledge of aircraft structures, propulsion, power-trains, rotors/flight controls, electrical systems, avionics and/or special mission equipment packages is necessary.
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Technical degree preferred.
Experience with US Army Utility Helicopter systems; reviewing airworthiness and system safety requirements, evaluating Modification Work Orders and Engineering Change Proposals, and processing Category I and II Deficiency Reports.
Familiarity with the Army’s Critical Safety Items Program, to include coordinating Source Approval Requests.