Summary: The GCS Administrator will perform organizational level maintenance tasks, pre and post-flight system configuration and maintain mission specific equipment maintenance such as subsystems, auxiliary communications and computer interface equipment of Predator/Reaper Ground Control Stations.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong organizational skills with demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects and details simultaneously.
Must have working knowledge of Microsoft office software applications (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook
Expert levels of interpersonal skills sufficient to communicate effectively, convince, influence, advice, and respond to questions from DoD leadership, including senior decision makers.
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
Shift work is required.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Ensure the timely and cost effective repair, upgrade, and maintenance of all assigned systems.
Ensure all maintenance tasks and functions are accomplished in accordance with (IAW) Air Force Instruction (AFI) 21-101, Aircraft & Equipment Maintenance Management and documented accordingly.
Responsible for maintenance data documentation and air crew debriefing as required.
Ensure all required parts for repairs are ordered and tracked.
Complete and/or sign Exceptional/Conditional Releases IAW TO 00-20-1.
Ensure all maintenance actions are documented IAW Technical Orders and correctly entered into IMDS.
Track all pilot-reported discrepancies in IMDS and inform aircrew of corrective actions taken upon request.
Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
Military C4ISR (Command, Control, Computers, Communication, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance) experience required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with technical personnel and non-technical end users.
Excellent problem solving skills.
A technical maintenance background in avionics, electronics, aircraft maintenance or SATCOM is required.
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
IAT Level 2 Certification is required
5-8 years of directly related experience in network administration and support.
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.
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