We have an opportunity as an OCONUS USE Field Service Representative. Please see specific details in the job description below. This position will start CONUS for training and deploying to Saudi Arabia. We have eight (8) openings for this role.

Job Description:

· Proficient at a wide range of technician tasks, including using standard mechanical and electrical hand tools, mechanical disassembly/assembly, wiring, soldering, operating standard and unique test equipment, repairing aerostat fabric, and handling high-pressure gases

· Maintained, troubleshoot, and repaired mechanical structures, aerostat structures, and hydraulic systems.

· Maintain, troubleshoot and repair ground systems such as generators, communication, and weather systems

· Perform as a senior member of the aerostat flight crew for aerostat line handling; pre-and post-flight inspection; weather observation; helium toppings; snubbing; inflations/ deflations; tether inspections, proficiency in all emergency procedures for both moored and airborne flight aerostat operations

· Perform both corrective and preventive maintenance on structural, hydraulic, electrical/electronic, aerostat, or IT equipment

· Responsible for identifying operational field problems and developing solutions

· Operate all standard and specialized test and support equipment, including any calibration and repair activities that can be performed at the site level

· Conduct field tests, analyze test data, and submit appropriate test reports

· Install approved engineering change proposals, modifications, and upgrades

· Assist in accident investigations

· Perform as a member of the Critical Response Team as directed

· Perform site surveys, emplacement, and displacement activities

· Read, understand and apply information and instructions obtained from operational, technical, and vendor manuals

· Research, prepare and submit written reports and field correspondence addressing all operating and maintenance aspects of the electrical/electronic, mechanical, or aerostat area for which they are responsible

· Provide troubleshooting directions to the sites either telephonically, via email, or at the location

· Provide training to personnel as required

· Ensure all failed hardware is documented correctly and sent for repair or disposed of and re-ordered

· Ensure safety and security procedures are practiced in all phases of aerostat operation and maintenance

· Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Education Requirement: Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or an associate degree, plus two years of experience or Requires a minimum of four years of hands-on experience in functional tasks either on an aerostat system or a related industry/military equivalent

Experience Requirement:

· ASE, A Master Truck Mechanic certifications preferred.

· General Mechanic 3 certification preferred.

· Recognized subject matter expert (SME) on several systems

· Ability to act independently

· Lead lower classified technicians of any skillset

· Must have active DoD Secret Clearance

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $163,000.00 – $163,340.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


  • aerostat: 4 years (Required)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Security clearance:

  • Secret (Required)

Willingness to travel:

  • 100% (Preferred)

Work Location: On the road

To apply for this job email your details to simm@opalstaff.com