The Missile / PGM Crew Chief is the senior Missile / PGM crew member that inspects, maintains, assembles, disassembles, repairs, and tests assigned missiles (air-
to-air and air-ground), other PGM, associated components, training items, support equipment and containers IAW AFI 21-201 and pertinent technical data.
Supervises 4-6 Western Missile / PGM crew members Carries out all duties in accordance with DynCorp ISO 9001 quality and safety standards.
Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Supervise crew (4-6 personnel) of Western Missile / PGM crew members, providing clear instructions about the work.
Consistently observe and enforce all USAF and host nation explosives safety, AFOSH, and security standards during all explosives and non-
explosives operations in assigned sites and TDY locations
Ensure pre-task safety crew briefings are accomplished before the start of any munitions operation.
Evaluate Missile / PGM operations, initiate action to correct deficiencies, terminate unsafe operations, report discrepancies and conduct qualification training as required.
Provide proper security, storage, and operator maintenance of assigned equipment.
Review and complete applicable munitions documents for accuracy and completeness using CAS and TMRS
Report progress of Missile / PGM operations to Munitions Control and coordinate changes in scheduled work plans with supervisors.
Execute a daily preventive maintenance program to ensure maximum serviceability of assigned munitions equipment and facilities.
Remove unsafe or inoperable equipment and vehicles from service and reports to applicable agency for corrective action.
Coordinate with the training supervisor for training and ensures personnel are task qualified.
In the event of an emergency, takes necessary control and timely response actions.
Maintain proficiency to operate diversified electronic missile / PGM test equipment and PMEL calibrated tools.
Conduct all missile / PGM work according to established quality processes, identifying potential problems and recommending solutions.
Inspect and test live / captive missiles, PGMs and associated components at required technical data intervals
Supervise / perform organizational and intermediate level, to include reconstitution, Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) actions on electrical, electronic and electro-
mechanical missile / PGM systems, including associated support equipment.
Supervise / prepare assets for redistribution to theater and / or retrograde to CONUS, to include completion of required documentation.
Inspect Missile / PGM assets in accordance with USAF surveillance inspection program IAW 11A-1-10 and applicable technical orders.
Update Combat Ammunition System (CAS) as is applicable to the Missile Element processes and authorized access rights.
Inspect, operate and perform maintenance on light vehicles and handling equipment such as, forklifts, pallet jacks, and manual hoists.
Inspect and operate metal strapping equipment, stencil machines, heat sealers, pneumatic paint guns, air / power tools.
Inspect and perform minor maintenance on facilities and installed equipment. Cleans vehicles, equipment and facilities.
Interface and coordinates between Crew Members and Section Supervisors.
Works necessary hours, to include stand-by duties, to support mission requirements during peacetime and combat contingencies.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Element Supervisor.
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of the USAF Supply and Tech Order systems.
Must be capable of obtaining a host nation driver's license.
SECRET Security Clearance required.
Additional knowledge / skills may be required by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
High school degree or equivalent.
Minimum of seven years' experience with Military Munitions (AFSC 2WOX1).
Minimum of five years combined supervisory experience in USAF munitions activities and PGM.
Physical Requirements / Working Environment
Normal color perception and depth of vision.
Physically capable of performing all required duties; capable of lifting 50 lbs and perform extensive work using handling / lifting equipment.
Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
Ability to travel domestically and internationally
Armament / Ordnance (EOD) / Weapons(Full-time)