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Intelligent Waves LLC Instrumentation Technician Supervisor in Nellis Air Force Base, Nevada

Intelligent Waves, a rapidly growing Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Fed/DoD Contractor, has a need for a Instrumentation Technician Supervisor to support our USAF contract at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV, responsible for test instrumentation managment and data validation for testing activities.

  • Provide instrumentation modifications, improvements, and operations for 53rd Wing test aircraft test instrumentation packages at Nellis AFB, Las Vegas, NV.

  • Evaluate, upgrade, modify and operate instrumentation systems before, during, and after test missions. This work shall include design, integration, functional checkouts, and mission data capture activities.

  • Manage instrumentation equipment, conduct pre- and post-mission activities, and perform functional checkouts, and post mission data management for the Wing instrumentation systems to include but not limited to the Data Acquisition Recording & Telemetry (DART); Quick Response Instrumentation Package (QRIP); Re-Radiation Telemetry Acquisition System (RTAS); C2R Highly Ruggedized TSPI System (GLite); Telemetry; Beacon; Common Range Integrated Instrumentation System (CRIIS); Advanced Data Acquisition Package (ADAP); Advanced Replacement Instrumentation Pod (ARIP); Air-to-Air Range Instrumentation (AARI) pallet; and Aircraft instrumentation group-A provisions (orange wire and telemetry antennas associated with aforementioned systems/subsystems) in accordance with this statement of objectives.

  • Design, integrate and test instrumentation systems for the purpose of test aircraft use and system operational testing. Each system may be required to incur multiple modifications based on T2 aircraft configurations and test instrumentation mission objectives.

  • Existing configuration and technical systems documentation is provided on site for all design and modification activities.

  • The following test instrumentation system improvements will be required.

  • Coordinate instrumentation requirements, schedules, work plans and other functions between the Operations division and Aircraft Maintenance Unit (AMU) to verify mission readiness for test events as defined by the 59 TES

  • In support of design, modification and operations activities the Contractor shall move, store or load instrumentation systems; conduct system functional checks, cockpit integrity checks, data uploads/downloads, and mission configurations. Solid State Recorders (SSRs) and associated media test data shall be stored in the designated 59 TES vault. Workloads may include instrumentation systems fault isolation and rework to bring test instrumentation systems back into operational readiness for mission requirements.

  • Update existing instrumentation systems design packages, utilize local forms and reporting procedures to document system upgrades and operational configuration changes that shall include instrumentation system serial numbers, Group B components in accordance with AFI 21-101 and engineering data provided by 59 TES. The Contractor shall identify instrumentation systems designated for repair.

  • Perform Human Resources Management

  • Plan staffing levels.

  • Work with Human Resources staff to recruit, interview, select, hire, and employ an appropriate number of employees.

  • Provide oversight and direction to the employees in the operating unit in accordance with the organization's policies and procedures.

  • Coach, mentor and develop staff, including overseeing new employee onboarding and providing career development planning and opportunities.

  • Empower employees to take responsibility for their jobs and goals. Delegate responsibility and expect accountability and regular feedback.

  • Foster a spirit of teamwork and unity among department members that allows for disagreement over ideas, conflict and expeditious conflict resolution, and the appreciation of diversity as well as cohesiveness, supportiveness, and working effectively together to enable each employee and the department to succeed.

  • Lead employees using a performance management and development process that provides an overall context and framework to encourage employee contribution and includes goal setting, feedback, and performance development planning.

  • Lead employees to meet the organization's expectations for productivity, quality, and goal accomplishment.

  • Provide effective performance feedback through employee recognition, rewards, and disciplinary action, with the assistance of Human Resources, when necessary.

  • Maintain employee work schedules including assignments, job rotation, training, vacations and paid time off, telecommuting, cover for absenteeism, and overtime scheduling.

  • Maintain transparent communication. Appropriately communicate organization information through department meetings, one-on-one meetings, and appropriate email, IM, and regular interpersonal communication.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

  • A thorough knowledge of electronic principles and practices, operating parameters, capabilities, and limitations of electronic systems and components associated with airborne and ground instrumentation systems.

  • 5 years of previous experience in a supervisory or management roll

  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, coaching, counseling and training to team as needed.

  • Knowledge of basic electronic concepts and ability to convert theoretical ideas to functional components and systems.

  • Skilled in the interpretation of technical data such as drawings, schematics, blueprints, and

specifications of complete electronic systems.

  • Ability to design, fabricate, install and maintain specialized instrumentation systems which measure and record

  • Test parameters in a variety of environmental, field, or laboratory conditions.

  • Ability to use electronic test equipment and ability to provide technical leadership to other technicians and support personnel

  • Ability to perform calibration and troubleshooting for installed instrumentation systems, including video recording, digital data recording, weapon function monitoring, and other data collection system.

  • Comprehensive, intensive, practical knowledge and skilled in applying, technical electronic engineering principles, practices, techniques, procedures, and policies sufficient to design, fabricate, install, check, maintain, and test one-of-a-kind electronic aerospace and specialized instrumentation systems which measure and record test parameters using emerging technology and off-the-shelf materials.

  • Plan, develop, modify, troubleshoot, and maintain one-of-a kind airborne instrumentation systems and upgrade their capabilities based on application of emerging technology in aircrafts such as F-15E, F-22, and F-35.

  • Plan, design, develop, or construct electronics sensing and measurement devices and applications using newer technology found in aerospace research, development, test and evaluation.

  • Control electronic data collection systems using non-conventional modification hardware and understand their capabilities and plan, develop, construct, and integrate new devices into the system to perform multiple tasks not previously associated with aerospace and/or other test and evaluation system capabilities.

  • Knowledge of and skill in the use of various pieces of electronic test equipment, such as oscilloscopes, logic analyzers, PLA/PLC programmers, telemetry systems, spectrum analyzers, oscillators, amplifiers, and power supplies.

  • Knowledge of electronic concepts, principles, and techniques applicable to test and evaluation of airborne systems, including radar, missiles, simulations, and instrumentation systems.

  • Knowledge must be sufficient to coordinate and work with operating personnel in related fields and test support personnel as required and to plan, accomplish, and analyze test results.

  • Knowledge of airborne range facilities and the availability and capability of computer facilities.

  • Knowledge required to coordinate data reduction and analyze data to ensure instrumentation compatibility with data reduction capabilities and to monitor validity of data and operational dependability of instrumentation.

  • Knowledge of engineering workstation hardware and software sufficient to maintain systems in operating condition with up to date software.

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must have active DOD Secret clearance with ability to obtain a DOD TS/SCI.

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work as part of a team

• Ability to communicate well with senior military leaders and civilian government officials

• Strong problem solving and creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.

• High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

Since 2006, Intelligent Waves has remained committed to providing quality engineering, operations, and intelligence solutions to our clients and it all starts with YOU.

Intelligent Waves provides a great and generous benefits package to include medical, dental and vision, paid PTO leave and, life & disability packages. We also invest in our employees' futures by providing a contribution with vesting starting from DAY 1, technical training, tuition bonuses, and much, much more.

Clearance Statement: Applicants selected for this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Only US citizens are eligible for a security clearance. For this position, Intelligent Waves will consider only applicants with security clearances or applicants who are eligible for security clearances.

Intelligent Waves LLC is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity protected veteran status and individuals with disabilities, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.

A Veteran Friendly Organization


Job ID: 2020-2423

External Company URL: intelligentwaves.com

Street: 4170 Carswell Avenue

Telecommute: No

Travel: 10%

Contract Status: Immediate Hire