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Job Code:2022:0301.2-002
Location:Dyess AFB, TX
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Business Sector:Test Range Operations

Job Description

Position Purpose

The Aerial Delivery Services Station Manager will play an integral role on the ADS Project Team, providing data and operational support to the leadership team. This position directs maintenance tasks and provides training, direction, guidance to assigned personnel.  The Aerial Delivery Service Manager directs the timely completion of all performance work statement tasks associated with rigging aerial drop platforms, parachutes and the maintenance of associated equipment within the shop. This position is the TRAX on-site lead for the management, supervision and oversight of assigned employees.  They will report directly to the Program Manager, and as required, provide reports and briefs the TRAX Vice President of Operations upon request.

Duties and Responsibilities

* Performs replacement or repairs to canopies, risers, harnesses, and related hardware
* Performs inspections and repair and repack of personal and drogue chutes
* Responsible for maintaining technical order files, bench stock, and shop support stocks
* Monitors the maintenance activities of assigned personnel
* Responsible for accountability, maintenance and operation of COCO and GFE equipment
* Plans and coordinates shop workload
* Ensures that assigned personnel have access to and use adequate technical data during all phases of operations
* Responsible for Quality Control (QC) and customer satisfaction
* Ensures personnel are trained and practice good housekeeping, tool control, supply discipline, FOD awareness/prevention, proper disposal of materials, and safety at all times
* Monitors QC reports and ensures that corrective measures are implemented to improve maintenance quality and prevent the development of adverse trends
* Conducts inspections to ensure quality and completeness
* Reviews equipment records for accuracy and completeness
* Annotates maintenance actions in appropriate records
* Reviews training products for accuracy and schedules personnel for required training
* Assists assigned personnel in researching and requisitioning parts and components and in determining reparability and serviceability
* Reviews equipment records and technical order requirements to ensure required maintenance has been performed and all associated documentation has been completed
* Inspects completed work and evaluates employee performance
* Completes employee performance reviews
* Provides Project Manager an evaluation of employee performance and recommends actions to improve employee performance
* Coordinates section activities in the absence of the production supervisor
* Performs and trains all on-site employees on compliant and timely completion of JI inspections
* Shall assist other personnel and work centers as directed
* Frequently attends and participates in U.S. Air Force planning and operations meetings in support of aerial drop training operations
* Receives cross-utilization training (CUT) and is qualified to perform those maintenance tasks
* Performs other job-related duties as assigned to include TDY and travel


Required Skills and Qualifications

* Is proficient in U.S. Air Force documentation
* Must promote Company values, policies, and standards of conduct
* Must be customer oriented and ensure professional coordination with Operations and other base agencies
* Must be able to work day shift, night shift, or weekend duty as required
* Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language
* Must be a certified Rigger and able to provide a recent certification from either the U.S. Air Force, Army or Navy Loadmaster Course, or Parachute Rigger/Parachute Packer Course
* Must have no less than ten years of experience as a Rigger, two of those years must be within the last five years
* Must demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Must possess highly developed analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills
* Must demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail is a top priority
* Must share a commitment to maintaining a positive, collaborative work environment while simultaneously optimizing individual performance and contribution

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

* The work of this position is performed in an environmentally controlled office environment and in outdoor weather conditions
* Must be able to view computer monitor for extended periods of time
* Must be able to lift 25 pounds unassisted
* Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the duties and responsibilities

Terms of Employment and Eligibility Requirements 

* Must be a U.S. Citizen
* Must possess or be able to obtain a security clearance prior to employment and maintain security clearance for the duration of employment
* Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
* Must possess a valid driver's license, without special restrictions

At TRAX, the health and safety of our employees, our customers, is our top priority. We have implemented safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in facilities to which we operate. Vaccination requirements may vary by customer mandate, governmental facility and/ or national, state or local laws.  All employees are required to provide vaccination status and proof as applicable.

The lists above are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in this position. TRAX International reserves the right to make changes to the job description whenever necessary.

Other Job Information (if applicable)

TRAX is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports contributions of all individuals. TRAX is an equal opportunity employer of minorities,females, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, familial status, pregnancy, ancestry, national origin,handicap, gender identity or expression, protected genetic information,disability status,protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.