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Job Ref:  143414BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  United States
County/State:  Ohio
City:  Wright Patt Air Force Base
30/09/2016 11:37

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
AECOM's Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM's Government business line and is comprised of three divisions - International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary
AECOM is currently seeking a USAF Test Manager to support its operations at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB), Ohio.
Provides on-site support as determined by the Program Manager for developmental and operational testing, including planning meetings and test execution. Assists with development of project cost estimates, have knowledge of the system engineering process and project configuration management requirements. Applies military aircraft operational knowledge and experience in order to identify operational and logistical impacts and translate operational requirements into contractual statements of work. Applies experience in US military aircraft with an in-depth understanding of operational employment and weapons capability as well as the software development process. Provides support for meetings in support of the Chief Engineer. Utilizes systems integration and current configuration knowledge.
Develops and coordinates with appropriate test agencies Flight Test Program Schedules that support the program's Integrated Master Schedules. Represents the program on the Integrated Test Team and coordinate appropriate test resources to support test requirements. Applies expertise in avionics subsystem integration including but not limited to fire control systems, stores management, displays, navigation systems, data links, electronic warfare defensive equipment, and communications. Applies knowledge of test infrastructure, including US government test aircraft configurations, instrumentation, and test capabilities, and contractor flight test capabilities. Applies knowledge of the operational flight program (OFP) development and testing processes, translating requirements into executable programs. Supports the management of risk, cost, schedule, and performance of the test programs for OFP development.
Applies integration, communication, coordination, organizational, and planning expertise to technical and acquisition efforts. The Contractor shall support avionics and weapons capabilities; complex weapon(s) integration; aircraft operations and employment; development of aircrew vehicle interface; OFP requirements development; aircraft mission; authorized aircraft configurations and capabilities; aircraft subsystems; systems integration. Supports studies and analysis of tradeoffs for incorporation of potential capabilities in future development efforts. Assists in establishing, directing, and leading technical interchange meetings and working groups, serving as a liaison between the customer and program office.

Minimum Requirements
  • 10 years of experience and a Master's degree or a minimum of 20 years of experience and a Bachelor's degree. Works on high-visibility or mission critical aspects of a given program and performs all functional duties independently. May oversee the efforts of less senior staff and/or be responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
  • Shall have a minimum of ten years of experience supporting program management tasks related to developmental and operational test and evaluation of acquisition and modernization programs.
  • Shall have a minimum of five years of experience leading people and managing programs.
  • Must currently possess a Secret Security Clearance.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications (Outlook, Word, Excel) and other standard (Customer specified) applications.
  • Must be able to transport self to various facility sites, as required. If using own motor vehicle, must possess a valid driver's license and proof of insurance.
Physical Skills and Abilities:
  • May require lifting up to 25 pounds.
  • Requires visual acuity to use a keyboard and monitor.

Preferred Qualifications

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
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