200718 - Modification Technician 3
Joint Base Lewis McChord
9 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Modification Technician 3 for a contract opportunity in Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA.

This position is 100% onsite.

o Represent the organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects
o Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations
o Must understand and apply job practices, techniques, standards, principles, and concepts
o All general direction for work will be reviewed upon completion for adequacy and meeting with objectives
o Must participate in determining objectives of assignment; plans, schedules, and arrange your own activities to accomplish those objectives
o Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems referring to established precedents and policies and exert some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization
o Must be able to pass Ground Operations Personnel (GOP) and air respirator medical physicals and maintain qualification/certification
o Erroneous decisions or failure to achieve objectives typically have a serious effect upon the administration of the organization

o Must be willing and capable of travel both domestically and internationally >50% - with short notice and for extended periods, anywhere in the world and for potentially extended periods of time. (Must obtain and possess current passport)
o Must support a 24/7 on-call rotation environment
o Must be able to work flexible hours, overtime and occasional weekends when necessary
o 3+ years experience in live aircraft operations, environment and support, including pneumatic, hydraulic, structural, electrical, and propulsion systems operations
o 3+ years experience in reading, understanding, and interpreting basic engineering drawings and technical specifications
o 3+ years experience being able to detect hazardous working conditions and safety problems via a regular check of equipment and work area
o 3+ years experience in identifying resources, managing schedules, validating parts availability and determining impact to the schedule plan
o 3+ years in project development, planning, implementation, management, and technical support activities related to maintenance, modifications, and repairs per established customer, regulatory, and company requirements

o Minimum 5 years C-17 platform experience
o Ability to analyze baseline maintenance plan and develops a scheduled visit maintenance plan
o Ability to conduct maintenance debrief and records review and verify work performed and administers sell-off paperwork.
o Ability to maintain and/or create metrics
o Capable of implementing corrective action to prevent or preclude quality issue occurrence.
o Ability to perform a root cause analysis and resolves or elevates issue.
o Prefer individual that can enter a confined space with an entry opening of 10"X18"
o Ability to meet the C-17 Fall Protection System weight requirements of <225 lbs
o Ability to read, interprets and understand C-17 blueprints and USAF Technical Orders.
o Prefer multi-system operations, maintenance and repair experience including pneumatic, hydraulic, structural, electrical, and propulsion systems
o Experience with aircraft recovery operations a plus.
o Ability to formulates clear decision criteria; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option.
o Demonstrate the ability to guide others in gaining agreement from other project leads, managers, internal employees, and external customers to support ideas or take partnership-oriented action and use sound rationale to explain value of actions.
o Ability to establish good interpersonal relationships by helping people feel valued, appreciated, and included in discussions.

Accredited education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+4 years' related work experience, 10 years' related work experience, etc.).

1st Shift

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Kevin Suk
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x230 or (800) 927-9318 x230

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.