191032 - Retrofit & Repair Technical Specialist 3
12 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Retrofit & Repair Technical Specialist 3 for an opening in Tukwila, WA.

searching for a P-8 Retrofit Technical Specialist that will place a heavy emphasis on technical research, creative problem-solving, resource management, and frequent interactions with customers, internal stakeholders, and subject matter experts in order to provide the best possible holistic support solutions for our customers. Enthusiasm, a strong collaborative drive, working knowledge of aviation maintenance practices, a firm grasp of project management principles, and independent decision-making skills are critical to success.
The P-8 is a 737 derivative platform owned and operated by government entities. Prior experience in fleet support or project management for the P-8, P-3, other US government aircraft platforms, or client commercial derivative platforms is highly preferred. Prior technical leadership experience is desirable.
Position Responsibilities:
o Creates technical documents according to delivery schedule in coordination with overall modification. Authors modification instructions (Technical Directives, Installation Data Packages, Service Bulletins, etc.)to include parts/materials/consumable listings and disposition requirements for removed assemblies
o Applies an interdisciplinary, collaborative approach to plan, design, develop and verify complex lifecycle balanced system of systems and system solutions.
o Evaluates customer/operational needs to define and coordinate system performance requirements, integrate technical parameters and assure compatibility of all physical, functional and program interfaces.
o Develops, maintains and identifies improvements for the planning, organization, implementation and monitoring of requirements management processes, tools, risk, issues, opportunity management and technology readiness assessment processes.
o Reviews program and engineering change proposals and assesses modification/retrofit impacts, develops bases of estimates, coordinates closely with proposal management team to finalize proposals for new modification/retrofit projects
o Coordinates closely with customer counterparts on daily execution and development activities, milestones, and strategies
o Reviews engineering drawings data packages for quality and applicability, determines configuration requirements and creates an installable modification package
o Identifies and defines requirements for retrofit kit definition, development and delivery
o Coordinates and obtains regulatory agency retrofit kit approval
o Integrates incorporation of any findings from customer validation and verification activities
o Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization
o Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects.
o Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations.

o Minimum of 3 years' experience authoring Service Bulletins, Technical Directives, or Time Compliance Technical Orders
o Prior experience in aviation mod/retrofit activities

o Experience with US Navy Technical Directives, USAF TCTO, and Service Bulletins
o Prior experience working with P-8 or a comparable commercial derivative aircraft platform in support of US or international government entities
o Prior experience with commercial derivatives, client Commercial Aircraft products or military platforms
o Strong written and oral communication skills
o Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Project, etc.

Accredited education/experience typically acquired through advanced education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 6 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience (e.g. Master+4 years' related work experience, 10 years' related work experience, etc.).

WORK HOURS: 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Only local candidates, 50% onsite.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Brenda Ordaz
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x284 or (800) 927-9318 x284

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.