UIC Alaska

Maintenance Senior Specialist

Program/Project Management
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%




Bowhead is seeking a Maintenance Senior Specialist at Shaw AFB, SC to support 15th Air Force in advising, assisting, advocating, integrating, and certifying (A3IC) its Force Elements at assigned wings and Direct Reporting Units (DRU).  The Senior Specialist assists and advises the 15 AF/A4 Director on NAF processes and procedures as they relate to the assessment and certification and fleet-wide sustainment of aircraft platforms and their associate munitions and support equipment.  Assist and advise 15 AF/A4A Division Chief, and staff agencies on aircraft maintenance systems war fighting capabilities and limitations.


Specified tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Advise and assist 15 AF/A4 staff with the planning and assessment of FE certifying events/exercises
  • Coordinate with MAJCOM, Air National Guard Bureau (ANGB) and depot centers to assess and resolve readiness issues involving aircraft, support equipment, depot support, technical orders, operating instruction changes, and time compliance technical orders affecting combat capabilities
  • Assist with Readiness Assistance Visits (RAV) and Staff Assistance Visits (SAV) when directed
  • Participates as a member of 15 AF Operational Planning Teams and Working Groups. Assist in the preparation of briefings and presentations as required
  • Assist and advise 15 AF/A4 on operational and exercise planning for maintenance and logistics support capabilities
  • Reviews reports, performs appropriate research, and prepares detailed responses to maintenance and munitions related issues
  • Determines appropriate recommendations for unresolved or questionable maintenance and munitions issues and performs follow-up
  • Capture, identify, and disseminate CAFFORGEN manning, training, and operational requirements necessary to ensure seamless transition at the tactical level, particularly emerging Multi-Capable Airman initiatives
  • Create, and update as required, training curriculum and provide instruction in 15 AF maintenance functions
  • Perform action officer duties by providing staff work on current/future issues involving logistics, maintenance, and munition support
  • Perform periodic independent systems evaluations and develop improvements for system limitations based on a thorough and comprehensive study and analysis
  • Provide functional expertise in NAF and/or Command and Control operations to include maintenance management of aircraft, munitions, and equipment
  • Identify areas for maintenance standardization across units in the 15 AF commander's purview
  • Assist with other assigned staff A3IC tasks to support 15 AF mission directives.


  • 4 years of aircraft maintenance knowledge and experience (sortie generation, sortie support function and aircraft employment and sustainment)
  • 1 year of end-user experience in Air Force readiness reporting platforms (DRRS, DCAPES)
  • Secret security clearance
  • 10 years of in-depth fighter or rescue aircraft maintenance knowledge and experience (desired)
  • 2 years of experience Production Superintendent managing flightline and back shop maintenance (desired)
  • Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts
  • Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.





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