FSR III Aerostat Operator

Mission Solutions Group, Inc. - North Charleston, SC




Mission Solutions Group (MSG) is a Small Business (SB) that provides products and services in the Communications and Cyber-Security markets with a focus on Information Infrastructure, Security & Assurance, and Intelligence. We specialize in acquiring, growing, and operating businesses that serve to achieve Perfect Information Exchange:

· Perfect is “flawless; being entirely without fault or defect; satisfying all requirements; ideal”

· Information is “knowledge or intelligence, facts, data, news”

· Exchange is the act of “reciprocal giving and/or receiving”

In everything we do, we further our aim of pursuing Perfect Information Exchange.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Persistent Surveillance Systems-Tethered (PSS-T) delivers tactical and fixed site aerostats to exploit a full range of Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), force protection and communications capabilities to joint, interagency and multinational organizations. The FSR II Aerostat Operator serves as a general ISR operator, responsible for:

· Supervise the performance and coordination of collection management, analysis, processing and dissemination of strategic and tactical intelligence

· Manage the production, storage, and retrieval of intelligence data by analyzing images, fixed/moving targets and geospatial data

· Manage the assessment of the significance and reliability of incoming information with current intelligence

· Manage the establishment and maintaining of systematic, cross-reference intelligence records and files

· Supervise the emplacement and recovery of associated equipment

· Supervise the performance of pre-flight, in-flight and post-flight checks and procedures

· All other tasks or duties assigned

Note: 40 Series/industry experience denotes six (6) years’ or greater experience within the requested labor disciplines. All Level Four Site Leads must be trained and certified on all Level Three tasks in addition to the Level Four requirements and four (4) years of aerostat experience.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervisory/leadership experience is required for this position.

Education, Qualifications and Experience

· Bachelor of Science (BS) or Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) in electrical, electronics, computer engineering, engineering technology, information technology, or mechanical engineering; or a BS in engineering technology or Bachelor of Engineering Technology (BET).

· Possess at least two (2) year’s aerostat experience as an operator at the 30 series level or greater (or equivalent) from Army MOS 35F (Intelligence Analyst), 35G (Geospatial Intelligence Imagery Analyst), 35H (Common Ground System Analyst), 96R (Ground Surveillance Systems Operator), 96U (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator), or military branch equivalent.

· Technical expertise with aerostat hardware, or tactical ground based ISR experience. A 40 series level or greater in any MOS (Senior Non-commissioned, Technical Chief Warrant Officer) or any military branch equivalent.

Note: 30 Series/industry equivalent denotes four (4) years or greater of aerostats experience within the requested labor disciplines. 40 Series/industry equivalent denotes six (6) or greater experience within the requested labor disciplines. This is in addition to four (4) years of aerostats experience within the requested labor disciplines. Experience may be substituted for education.

· Possess one of the following certifications:

o Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)

o Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Medium-Heavy Truck Technician

o Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Mechanic

· Training in the following is also required:

o U.S. Army Unattended Transient Acoustic MASINT Sensor (UTAMS)

o U.S. Army Kestrel Eye

o U.S. Army High Antenna for Radio Communications (HARC)

o MX Series Electro-Optical/Infrared Imaging System for Lightweight Tactical Airborne Applications

o Expendable Unattended Ground Sensors (E-UGS)

o Tactical Common Data Link (TCDL)

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret operating instructions and procedure manuals typically written in English. Ability to compose reports and correspondences. Ability to speak effectively with clients, management, employees, vendors, etc.

Mathematical Skills

Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to solve practical problems while considering a variety of variables specific to the situation. Ability to interpret various instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, and/or schedule form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to type, handle, and feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, and crouch. This is largely a sedentary role; however, some filing is required. This would require the ability to lift files, open filing cabinets and bend or stand as necessary.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is working in an office setting. The noise level in the work environment is low. This job operates in a clerical office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Job Type: Full-time