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Location: Afghanistan
Job Code: 08132012_01
# of Openings: 1
This position is contingent upon future funding with an estimated start in six to seven weeks.MTEQ, Inc. is seeking recently deployed operators to operate the Persistent Ground Surveillance System (PGSS) at remote locations throughout Afghanistan. The operator will serve in multiple critical roles in a cohesive team during the deployment: Flight Engineer, Payload Operator, Handler, and Launch and Recovery. The team will be responsible for the effective utilization of the intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) aerostat in support to war-fighters.


Serve as the Flight Engineer to manage the health of the payload and provides overall coordination and direction of the sensor(s), while communicating directly with the military customer
Serve as the Payload Operator to control the payload
Serve as the Handler to assist and take direction from the Launch and Recovery Director (LRD) during the launch and recovery phase of operations
Serve as the LRD to fly the aerostat during launch and recovery
Responsible for the safety of flight of the aerostat and flight crew during this phase of operation
Conduct pre and post flight system inspections and the resulting documentation
Demonstrate the ability to work within a cohesive team environment is critical
Maintains safe, secure, and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures
Documents actions by completing forms, reports, logs, and records


A prior tour (six months or more) demonstrating the ability to function/live in an austere/remote and potentially hostile environment
One year of sensor experience, or two to four year degree from an accredited university or technical college, or one year of experience in General Aviation as a Pilot or UAV Pilot, or one year of experience in trouble shooting advanced electronics or computer networks, or one or more years experience as an Intelligence Analyst
One or more years of experience with electrical and electronics systems, mechanical systems, or computer networking
Candidates must be willing to work in Afghanistan and live in austere conditions for up to one year with a possibility of extension; danger, stress, physical hardships and possible field living conditions associated with this position
Willing to work a 12-hour shift, 7 days a week for extended periods
Ability to pass a health and welfare screening and meet requirements
Possess a current United States passport

MTEQ, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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