Caliburn is seeing a Load Team Chief to support Air Terminal and Ground Handling Services in Kuwait, responsible for supervising all load team members and cargo processors supporting the contract.
The Load Team Chief will review aircraft weight and balance records in conjunction with the cargo manifest. Responsible for determining quantity of cargo or passengers to be loaded and their proper place in the aircraft.
Reviews aircraft weight and balance records and cargo manifest.
Determines quantity of cargo and passengers or troops to be loaded and proper placement in aircraft.
Computes load and cargo distribution.
Computes weight and balance, and determines the amount of weight to be placed in each compartment or at each station.
Considers factors such as fuel load, aircraft structural limits, and emergency equipment required.
Accomplishes initial pre-flight of aircraft according to flight manuals; pre-flights specific aircraft systems such as restraint rail and airdrop equipment.
Operates radios, pre-flights aerospace ground equipment, and applies external power to the aircraft.
Performs in-flight and special mission specific duties as required.
Supervises aircraft loading and offloading.
Uses equipment such as 25K, 40K, and 60K loaders; forklifts; and winches.
Ensures cargo and passengers are loaded according to load distribution plan.
Directs application of restraint devices such as restraint rails, straps, chains, and nets to prevent shifting during flight.
Checks cargo, passengers, and troops against manifests.
Ensures availability of fleet service equipment such as blankets and pillows.
Signs for and stows in-flight meals.
Briefs passengers and troops on use of seat belts, facilities, and border clearance requirements.
Demonstrates use of emergency equipment such as oxygen masks and life vests, and ensures access to escape hatches.
Monitors cargo and passengers in-flight and assists passengers as required.
Conducts cargo and personnel airdrops according to directives.
Attaches extraction parachutes to cargo and platforms. Inspects cargo and platforms, extraction systems and connects static lines.
Checks tiedowns, parachutes, containers, suspension systems, and extraction systems to ensure proper cargo extraction or release.
Operates aircraft personnel airdrop system and supervises paratroopers exiting the aircraft.
Other duties as assigned by management.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Minimum five (5) years of appropriate experience, with one year of supervisory experience.
Knowledge is mandatory of : types, capacities, and configuration of transport aircraft; arithmetic; emergency equipment and in-flight emergency procedures;
personal equipment and oxygen use; communications; current flying directives; interpreting diagrams, loading charts, and technical publications;
border agency clearance dispensing and preserving food aboard aircraft; and cargo restraint techniques.
Prior Military and or AFCAP / LOGCAP experience highly preferred.
Clearance requirements are still being determined. If a clearance is required, persons employed for this position must be US citizens and qualified to obtain and / or maintain a personnel security clearance with the US government.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
After receipt of an employment offer letter, applicants must complete the standard form 86 and be granted an interim secret clearance by the US government before the deployment process can begin.