PRIMARY FUNCTION: Provide Sustainment Engineering support to the Approach and Landing Systems Branch, which is within the US Air Force (USAF) Battle Management Directorate (AFLCMC/HB) at Hanscom AFB, MA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Sustainment Engineer duties include, but are not limited to:
Collect and triage all service use and maintenance data.
Root cause analysis of in-service problems (including operational hazards, deficiency reports, parts obsolescence, corrosion effects, and reliability degradation).
Technical surveillance of critical safety items, research approved sources for these items, and oversight of design configuration baselines for fielded systems to ensure continued certification compliance.
Develop required design changes to resolve operational issues.
Perform periodic technical reviews of the in-service system performance against baseline requirements, analyze trends, and develop management approaches for resolution of operational issues.
Plan and implement activities to meet key performance metrics for reliability, availability, and maintainability (RAM).
Support technology refresh, technology insertion, and Diminishing Manufacturing Sources and Materiel Shortages (DMSMS).
Review system drawings, schematics, and documentation for form fit function and interface alternatives. Assist with hardware/software design, RAM studies, risk assessments, and cost estimates.
Participate in Supply Support Integrated Product Team identifying sustainment high interest items, design improvements, deficiencies, and watch items.