June 11, 2020
Pacific Aerospace Consulting (PAC) provides specialized services to enhance and support our partners’ capabilities. Drawing on the operational experience within our specialist team and a continual focus on speed to fleet, our areas of expertise include Systems & Software Engineering, Information & Communications Technology, Synthetic training and Simulation, Acquisition & Sustainment, Logistics, Program & Project Support. Our core expertise is provided to our partners in areas such as; Mission Planning, TIE/C4I, and Technical and Operational Airworthiness. We are a team of professional engineers, operators and technical specialists who value integrity, flexibility and professionalism.
Would you like to expand your career within a small business and innovative team? PAC is seeking a Senior Program Analyst – Readiness and Sustainment Specialist.
About the Role
We are seeking a highly experienced and well-presented individual with displayed history of initiative, strong Intermediate (“I”) Level Maintenance experience and ethical conduct. The position will be located at NAS Whidbey Island, WA, supporting tasking from PMA-265.
This position supports tasking for the PMA-265 F/A-18 Program Office, NAVAIR Headquarters in Patuxent River, MD. The successful candidate will contribute program analysis expertise for the Australian Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program at NAS Whidbey Island, WA, with a focus on aviation capability readiness and sustainment planning across domestic and foreign partner nations. The support will require direct liaison with executive representatives from organizations including CVWP, PMA-265 Program Office, relevant Naval Support Activities (e.g Crane) and relevant Fleet Readiness Centers. The scope of the effort will involve liaison, coordination, planning, reporting and briefing on initiatives and findings along with associated recommendations and suggested courses of actions.
The candidate must be highly qualified, academically as well as professionally, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Having specialized experienced in Naval Aviation and maintenance with specific experience in “I”-level maintenance management; Integrated Logistics Support including knowledge of programming and budgeting; support systems; and relevant data systems employed by NAS Whidbey Island.
Primary tasking will include investigation and presentation of strategies and options to improve Super Hornet and Growler Aircraft readiness and sustainment through leveraging the relationship between the Royal Australia Air Force (RAAF) and the USN.
Specific job duties include:
- Lead efforts associated with investigating the development of policies and agreements required for reciprocal logistics and maintenance support arrangements between the USN and Australia or RAAF (whichever is most appropriate)
- Lead investigations into enhanced “I” and Depot level repair opportunities that support and enhance USN capability outcomes
- Investigate enhanced “I” level repair opportunities specific to Growler Readiness with an initial focus on ALQ-99 suite collaborative repair opportunities for the benefit of the USN and Australia or RAAF (whichever is most appropriate)
- Investigate mutually beneficial investment options for the development of collaborative maintenance facilities, along with associated support requirements and arrangements;
- Liaison and coordination with executives from the Super Hornet and Growler stakeholder community
- Lead and conduct analysis and documentation of outcomes and findings
- Develop, coordinate, track, report, and make appropriate analysis and recommendations to support Government decisions on requirements, milestones, and progress.
- Support the Government and ensure optimum use of resources and provide recommendations on requirements and procedures for possible readiness or sustainment enhancement opportunities
- Provide expert level advice and guidance to stakeholders on the execution of strategies including objective advice and feedback associated with potential Courses of Action.
- Expect up to 25% travel to government and contractor facilities in CONUS. The incumbent may be required to travel internationally.
This is a full-time position working 40 hours per week.
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university is required.
A minimum of nine (9) years of demonstrated experience in supporting military aircraft programs and associated activities is required. Fourteen (14) total years of the aforementioned experience is required in lieu of a degree. Intermediate Level Maintenance and Fleet Readiness experience with EA-18G is highly desired.
Experience in the following areas is strongly desired: US Naval Aviation Maintenance Program, Electronic Attack Wing Pacific NAMPSOPs, EA-18G Maintenance, Logistics and Maintenance Training; ALQ-99 Maintenance and Maintenance Concepts (“O”-level, “I”-level, Depot-level); Operational Maintenance activities at “I”-level and TYPEWING level; aircraft systems; Fleet Integration Team activities; completion of an International Military Student Officer course; program administration/support; FMS policies/practices; database management; and familiarity with NAVAIR foreign disclosure policies.
- Medical, Dental, Optical
- Life Insurance
- Simple IRA with matching
- Employee benefits and support program
- Flexible working environment
- Opportunities for training, education and advancement
- Four weeks Annual Leave, six days Sick Leave and 10 paid holidays per annum.
Integrity is one of PAC’s core values and as such, we are committed to a culture of inclusivity. As an equal opportunity employer, PAC hires great people from diverse backgrounds not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because we believe that we are stronger together. PAC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
PAC is an equal opportunity employer. PAC is a Veteran-owned company that recognizes the value Veterans bring to our clients and culture, and welcomes Veteran applications for this role.
Due to the nature of this role we are only able to consider applicants for this position who are US citizens. Holding, or eligibility to obtain, and maintaining a secret security clearance is a condition of employment in this role.
Unsolicited applications from agencies will not be considered.
To apply for this position, email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.