AECOM Aerostat Engineering Technician 2 in Bagram, Afghanistan

Business Line Government

Position Title Aerostat Engineering Technician 2

Afghanistan - Bagram


Job Summary

URS/AECOM has an opening for an

Aerostat Engineering Technician 2 . This position will be an 8-month assignment. It will be located in

Elizabeth City, NC for the first 2 months of employment and then in

Afghanistan for the remaining 6 months.

In support of the Aerostat 28M system, the Aerostat Engineering Technician 2 performs a variety of technical engineering assignments in the development, research design, manufacture, test, installation, modification, and operation of diverse electronic/mechanical equipment and systems and generally as a member or as a lead of a design, analysis or review team on less complex assignments.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Perform a range of design development, analysis or review tasks under minimal supervision.

  2. Generate complete design specifications and/or procedures for complex assignments.

  3. Build, install, monitor, test and service equipment and systems at Company and client sites.

  4. Establish and maintain a filing system, databases and logs as needed for tracking project status and inventory.

  5. Coordinate and work closely with other engineering, logistics, financial, and program management disciplines to define system specifications and requirements.

  6. Direct on-site customer interface for equipment/system installation, testing, survey, fabrication, and other engineering tasks as needed.

  7. Verify and comply with engineering documentation standards, engineering plans, system specifications and test procedures.

  8. Provide technical data and evaluation for components, equipment and systems consistent with engineering plans, layout and contract requirements.

  9. May support engineers in the development of technical proposal and provide input on the technical content and level of effort of the proposed scope of work.

  10. Provide complex troubleshooting techniques to asset primary mission equipment (PME), avionics, pilot boards, pilot computers, radios, electrical hardware/software components.

  11. Familiar with WESCAM MX 15, 20, 25 sensors and all variants of such sensors

  12. Familiar with FLIR, infrared and thermal imaging systems to include laser designation systems.

  13. Familiar with hyperspectral/multispectral imaging hardware/software and sensors.

  14. Familiar with current SIGINT packages and family of systems.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

We also have other positions available, all beginning in Elizabeth City, NC and then deploying to Afghanistan. You can view these positions by looking up the following title or requisition number --

  • Aerostat Logistics Analyst 4 (Requisition number 185305BR)

  • Aerostat Senior Systems Specialist (Requisition number 185307BR)


Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Vocational/Technical school and/or Associates degree.

  • At least 8 years of job-related experience or equivalent providing troubleshooting techniques to asset primary mission equipment (PME), avionics, pilot boards, pilot computers, radios and electrical hardware/software components.

  • Experience working with WESCAM MX 15, 20, 25 sensors and all variants of such sensors

  • Experience working with FLIR, infrared and thermal imaging systems to include laser designation systems.

  • Experience working with hyperspectral/multispectral imaging hardware/software and sensors.

  • Experience working with current SIGINT packages and family of systems.

  • Excellent communications and analytical skills.

  • Working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs. Some positions may require the ability to investigate, troubleshoot, and design solutions to problems in operational hardware and software.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and have a current, valid U.S. passport.

  • Must have an active, final Secret security clearance.

  • Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with PGSS/PTDS and/or Aerostat programs is preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Electrical / Electronic

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Afghanistan

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185341BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.