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Missile System Engineer IV

Company: JT4 LLC
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Company Profile JT4, LLC provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. JT4 develops and maintains realistic, integrated test and training environments and prepares our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges. JOB SUMMARY -- Essential Functions/Duties An Engineer IV serves as a technical advisor responsible for a broad program involving development, budgeting, scheduling, project management, and installation of systems. Employee will be responsible to perform the following functions/duties: --- Perform pre, post and thru flight inspections of radar guided and infrared guided missile system employed on fighter aircraft or equivalent systems --- Engineer will perform installation, inspections, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, modifications, configurations, operations, and test of various radar guided and infrared guided missile system in accordance with established operating procedures to ensure safety of flight --- Engineer uses common and complex test instruments: digital multi-meters, signal generators, semiconductor testers, oscilloscopes, high frequency pulse generators, frequency synthesizers, distortion analyzers, and complex computer control equipment --- Engineer will process and analyze high speed data from test missile on specialized work station --- Engineer applies basic and some advanced technical knowledge to solve unusually complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely be referencing manufacturers' manuals or similar documents --- Other duties as assigned or required Desired Knowledge / Experience: --- 5-7 years demonstrated, recent Radar guided and infrared guided missile system experience --- Must have working knowledge of basic to complex missile signal processing and guidance --- Must have working knowledge of aircraft to missile interface to include but not limited to missile preparation, initialization, launch sequence, fly out and end game --- Must know theory and basic principles of operation of engines, accessories and components, telemetry, theory of flight and electronic flight controls --- Must be capable of using and reading blueprints, wiring diagrams, and data tables --- Must be capable of understanding and adhering to AFOSH, OSHA, and/or USAF equivalent aviation maintenance standards --- Should be versed in test conduction utilizing telemetry with displays and real time TM data --- Should have a working knowledge of basic ECM techniques and how a radar guided missile reacts to them --- Should have a working knowledge of IR countermeasures and how the missile counter counter measures (CCM) processes them --- Must have a four year degree or high school diploma with relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum in a relevant career field Requirements -- Education, Technical, and Work Experience A Bachelor of Science in engineering from an ABET-accredited academic institution and 8 years of related engineering experience, or an accredited Master of Science in engineering and a minimum of 6 years of related engineering experience, or an accredited doctorate degree in engineering and a minimum 4 years of related engineering experience are required for this position. In addition, an Engineer IV must possess the following qualifications: --- Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, principles, and practices of engineering to provide consultative services on development programs and in the design and development of systems and components --- Knowledge and skill sufficient to apply the latest developments in engineering to solve complex problems in the specialty area --- Working knowledge of computer systems and computer-based engineering tools --- Well-developed leadership skills --- Ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems from a broad prospective --- Excellent communication and analytical skills --- Planning/organizational skills and the ability to work under deadlines. Other Responsibilities Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job. Working Conditions Work is performed in a typical office environment with no unusual hazards. Occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds), constant sitting with occasional use of computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, and constant mental alertness are required. Travel to remote company work locations may be required. Disclaimer The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by personnel assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified. Tasking is in support of a Federal Government Contract that requires U.S. citizenship. Some jobs may require a candidate to be eligible for a government security clearance, state-issued driver's license, or other licenses/certifications, and the inability to obtain and maintain the required clearance, license, or certification may affect an employee's ability to maintain employment. SCC: JENG17; JCORP12 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Keywords: JT4 LLC, Las Vegas , Missile System Engineer IV, Other , Las Vegas, Nevada

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