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TARS Field Service Representative - DODP3

Company: Avantus Federal
Location: Eagle Pass
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Company Overview:
Avantus Federal, a NewSpring Holdings Company, is a mission-focused data, cyber and space services and solutions company. As a mid-market powerhouse with an intentional blend of elite talent, infrastructure and speed to impact, Avantus leads with technical and domain expertise for its Defense, Intelligence, Homeland Security and Federal Civilian customers. -Helping to solve some of the toughest national security problems and government missions, Avantus' offerings enable services at scale, including: cyber technologies and operations, data and software solutions, digital engineering and integration, intelligence analysis and operations, transformation and advisory services and more.

Position Overview:
Avantus Federal is seeking TARS experienced Field Service Representatives to support the DHS Customs & Border Protection Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) program. The TARS program leverages aerostat systems to provide persistent surveillance, detection capabilities, to our U.S. Government customer. - We have several opportunities providing Operations and Sustainment (O) support for TARS along the US Southern border in multiple locations including Puerto Rico, Florida, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas. -

The ideal candidate will have TARS, TASS, or PSS-T program related experience as a current site support person, or prior program support. - Individuals should have experience and expertise in one of the following areas and associated job requirement areas: -TARS Aerostat Field Engineer: -Perform a wide range of technical tasks to include using standard mechanical and electrical hand tools, mechanical disassembly/assembly, wiring, soldering, fiber optic splicing, operating standard and unique test equipment, repairing aerostat fabric and handling high-pressure gases such as Helium and Nitrogen. - -Maintain, troubleshoot and repair mechanical structures, aerostat structures, hydraulic systems, fiber optic components, avionics and electrical components. -Maintain, troubleshoot and repair ground systems such as generators, mooring platforms, communication and weather systems. - -Flight Crew Member (pre/post flight, launch/recovery, helium toppings, snubbing, inflations/ deflations, tether inspections, proficiency in all emergency procedures for both moored and airborne flight aerostat operations). -Read and understand schematics, technical drawings and engineering data and reports - -Maintain and understand site documentation such as parts request forms, equipment condition tags, timecards, and flight data and maintenance logs. -Calibrate all site and test equipment as required. -Operate general purpose and special purpose vehicles to include man lift operations to heights of 150 feet as well as specialized vehicles for tether handling. - -Execute test steps and collect results. - - -TARS RADAR Field Engineer: -Demonstrates advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems with Radar and electronic equipment. -Maintains a thorough understanding of digital design as relates to radar signal generators, MTI, IF receivers, clutter rejection, mixers, multipliers, low noise amplifiers, and digital displays. - -Generates and performs troubleshooting activities for TARS Radar and electronic subsystems to include using complex electronic test equipment. - -Directs and performs corrective and preventive maintenance on TARS Radar and electronic subsystems - - -Generate and perform Acceptance Test Procedures (ATPs), Site Acceptance Procedures (SATS), Field Directives, and Field Modification Procedures (FMPs) - -Assists conducting Root Cause analyses for TARS system issues and events. - -Perform site installations and government acceptance testing of the L88 radar systems. - -Assist technicians at remote location with troubleshooting L88 radar systems in isolating failures. - - -Trains and certifies other personnel in selected aerostat electronic subsystem procedures. - -Provide depot level support and technical assistance to electronic technicians at remote site locations. - -Troubleshoot various systems including Radar, RF, Telemetry, Communication and GPS systems - - -Identify obsolescent components and work with the design team in finding alternate solutions. - -Provide failure analysis and recommend design changes to reduce risk and help maintain program. - -

Required Qualifications:
Ability to travel to multiple sites across the Southern Border -6+ years' industry experience in one of the following: - -Electrical Maintenance with qualification at the 10 and 20 series or greater level from Army MOS or other military branch equivalent or industry occupational specialties. - -IT with qualifications at the 10 or 20 series or greater level from Army MOS or other military branch equivalent or industry occupational specialties as a Network Installation or CISCO Network Administrator. - -Mechanical Maintenance with qualifications at the 10 or 20 series or greater level from Army MOS or other military branch equivalent or industry occupational specialties as a National Institute for ASE Certified Truck Mechanic or FAA General Mechanic 1 or greater. - -Ability to pass Aerostat Basic Training Course -Bachelor Degree in a related field. - Additional Years' experience can substitute in place of a formal degree -Successfully completed Background Investigation with a Favorable Suitability Determination, and issuance of DHS Suitability determination.? -Valid U.S. Driver's license required. -Proof of U.S. residency required. -Ability to carry up to 50 lbs. -Ability to climb ladders. -The status of applicable COVID-19 vaccination requirements under Executive Order 14042 are subject to change depending on applicable court orders and the course of ongoing litigation. Candidates may be required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved exemption

Preferred Qualifications:
Prior Aerostat Operator experience of any size Aerostat is preferred. - - -Industry Specific Certification -Ability to become certified in-flight operation roles -

Company EEO Statement:
Avantus Federal is an equal opportunity workplace and a Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act (VEVRAA) federal contractor. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital or veteran status, as protected by applicable law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by requesting an accommodations application. Avantus encourages members of historically underrepresented communities to apply and hires individuals solely based on their qualifications for the role. We strongly commit to embracing diversity and ensuring equal employment opportunities for all.

Keywords: Avantus Federal, Laredo , TARS Field Service Representative - DODP3, Sales , Eagle Pass, Texas

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