The Major Item Repairman (MIR) provides dedicated support of Patriot Fire Unit by assisting FMS MIR personnel with the testing, check-
out, repair and maintenance of all Patriot major end items (MEIs). Major Item Repairman personnel will assist, provide advice, and demonstrate methods for diagnosis, testing, check-
out, maintenance and repair of the Patriot MEIs to FMS Personnel. In addition, provides support for the Patriot system float Major End Items at the Central Maintenance Facility (CMF).
Additional responsibilities include assisting in isolating hardware and software problems, assistance with fault isolation / diagnostic procedures, and on-
the-job and informal training as required for FMS CMF Maintenance Technicians. The MIR will assist in isolating complex electronic problems between the hardware, software and Battery Replaceable Units (BRUs) using a variety of electronic repair and fault isolation procedures such as system diagnostics, unit self-
checks, Built-In Test Equipment, and tools and test equipment.
The MIR support person shall have expertise in maintenance shop operations and procedures, and experience in maintenance production environment, experience using a Maintenance Management Information System (MMIS).
This position is located in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
Required Skills :
Demonstrated experience in the operation, sustainment and operations of the Patriot Missile System Radar equipment
Trained and Knowledgeable in the operation, sustainment and troubleshooting procedures, of the Patriot System
Knowledge with the operational / analytical software used on the Patriot System
Experienced in using Engagement Control Station (ECS) troubleshooting software aids Status Monitor, Switch 9, System Exerciser and Radar Action Cycler, in order to distinguish between digital and analog problems
Knowledge in the utilization of common industry external test equipment, such as multi-meters, oscilloscopes, power meters, frequency counters, spectrum and digital analyzers
Successful completion of a Patriot System Intermediate Maintenance Course for MOS 27X / 94S / 948D6D or an equivalent course of instruction on a similar electronic system conducted by the military or the system contractor
Demonstrated experience with Department of the Army Modification Work Order (DAMWO) installations, to include system integration and checkout
Must be able to work in extreme desert heat environments and lift 50 pounds
Must have an ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE
Desired Skills :
4 years Patriot maintenance experience working on Configuration III Patriot Equipment Demonstrated experience with Raytheon Quality Control procedures and the Patriot refurbishment, and modification
Exceptional judgment and decision-making skills
Strong interpersonal skills with special focus on achieving active participation of appropriate individuals across the business
Proficient with Microsoft Office and Project
Demonstrated experience with training of team members
Previous experience in International Patriot FMS Programs and living and working in an overseas location
Required Education :
Bachelors Degree with 4 years of related experience, or Associates Degree with 8 years experience or HS Diploma / GED with 12 years of related experience