The Missile/PGM Crew Chief is the senior Missile/PGM crew member that inspects, maintains, assembles, disassembles, repairs, and tests assigned missiles (air-to-air and air-ground), other PGM, associated components, training items, support equipment and containers IAW AFI 21-201 and pertinent technical data. Supervises 4-6 Western Missile/PGM crew members Carries out all duties in accordance with DynCorp ISO 9001 quality and safety standards.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
• Supervise crew (4-6 personnel) of Western Missile/PGM crew members, providing clear instructions about the work.
• Consistently observe and enforce all USAF and host nation explosives safety, AFOSH, and security standards during all explosives and non-explosives operations in assigned sites and TDY locations
• Ensure pre-task safety crew briefings are accomplished before the start of any munitions operation.
• Evaluate Missile/PGM operations, initiate action to correct deficiencies, terminate unsafe operations, report discrepancies and conduct qualification training as required.
• Provide proper security, storage, and operator maintenance of assigned equipment.
• Review and complete applicable munitions documents for accuracy and completeness using CAS and TMRS
• Report progress of Missile/PGM operations to Munitions Control and coordinate changes in scheduled work plans with supervisors.
• Execute a daily preventive maintenance program to ensure maximum serviceability of assigned munitions equipment and facilities.
• Remove unsafe or inoperable equipment and vehicles from service and reports to applicable agency for corrective action.
• Coordinate with the training supervisor for training and ensures personnel are task qualified.
• In the event of an emergency, takes necessary control and timely response actions.
• Maintain proficiency to operate diversified electronic missile/PGM test equipment and PMEL calibrated tools.
• Conduct all missile/PGM work according to established quality processes, identifying potential problems and recommending solutions.
• Inspect and test live/captive missiles, PGMs and associated components at required technical data intervals
• Supervise/perform organizational and intermediate level, to include reconstitution, Time Compliance Technical Orders (TCTO) actions on electrical, electronic and electro-mechanical missile/PGM systems, including associated support equipment.
• Supervise/prepare assets for redistribution to theater and/or retrograde to CONUS, to include completion of required documentation .
• Inspect Missile/PGM assets in accordance with USAF surveillance inspection program IAW 11A-1-10 and applicable technical orders.
• Update Combat Ammunition System (CAS) as is applicable to the Missile Element processes and authorized access rights.
• Inspect, operate and perform maintenance on light vehicles and handling equipment such as, forklifts, pallet jacks, and manual hoists .
• Inspect and operate metal strapping equipment, stencil machines, heat sealers, pneumatic paint guns, air/power tools .
• Inspect and perform minor maintenance on facilities and installed equipment. Cleans vehicles, equipment and facilities .
• Interface and coordinates between Crew Members and Section Supervisors.
• Works necessary hours, to include stand-by duties, to support mission requirements during peacetime and combat contingencies.
• Performs other duties as assigned by the Element Supervisor.
Knowledge & Skills
• Knowledge of the USAF Supply and Tech Order systems.
• Computer literate.
• Must be capable of obtaining a host nation driver's license.
• SECRET Security Clearance required.
• Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
• High school degree or equivalent.
• Minimum of seven years' experience with Military Munitions (AFSC 2WOX1).
• Minimum of five years combined supervisory experience in USAF munitions activities and PGM.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
• Normal color perception and depth of vision.
• Physically capable of performing all required duties; capable of lifting 50 lbs and perform extensive work using handling/lifting equipment.
• Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable.
• Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally