National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


O&M Specialist - (Issuing Official) - 731

Location: Arnold AFB, TN
Date Posted: 01-25-2018
Job Title:  O&M Specialist (Issuing Official)

National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC is the team selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment activities at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, in Tullahoma, Tennessee. NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force and the workforce at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) to drive the change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Complex while ensuring mission success: no impact to customers, no loss in data quality, and no reduction in productive test time – ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and flight testing.
NAS currently has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced O&M Specialist (Issuing Official) to join our team at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee.

Grade Level: 35

Job Duties:
  • Issuing Official of VKF Group.
  • Responsible for coordination and issuing Master Work Permits for work performed in support of the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of VKF Group.
  • Monitors work being performed in Flight areas for safe work practices and ensure that the work place is in compliance with all AEDC/NAS safety and work clearance standards.
  • Works with engineers, planners and schedulers to develop work plans for activities that require LOTO, facility operational checkouts, and coordination of work activities between multiple work crews, including TOS, FSS, and other AF contractors.Responsible to ensure work can be safely executed.
  • Establish and issue Lock-out and Tag-out (LOTO) and electrical hold orders for plant switchgear, motors, facility systems and equipment which includes valves, hydraulics, water, steam, nitrogen, fuels, high pressure air, service air, lube oils, glycol, dynalene, and refrigerants.
  • Responsible for issuing Confined Space entry procedures and ensuring confined space entry policies are understood by personnel performing work in Flight areas.
  • Focal point for day-to-day coordination of activities within the plant.Works closely with engineers, project managers, craft superintendents, work crews, and AF contractors to ensure work being performed in these areas is planned, scheduled, and executed in a coordinated, safe and efficient manner.
  • Focal point in outage coordination process.Attend weekly base outage coordination meeting.
  • Ensures work authorization documents are issued and approved to accomplish work activities such as work clearances, hold orders, burn permits, Master Work Permits, etc.
  • Serve as building Manager for VKF facilities.Duties include managing the maintenance required to keep the buildings operable and issuing request in the CMMS system to have discrepancies repaired or replaced.
  • It is a condition of employment to wear company issued PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree plus 12 years of progressive and relevant work experience or any combination education and experience for a total of 16 years. Additional experience must be progressive and relevant.
  • Thorough knowledge of work processes e.g. planning and scheduling and asset management.
  • Ability to plan, organize, lead and monitor a wide variety of team efforts to their successful conclusion.
  • Knowledge of plant and other test and utilities equipment (valves, etc.)
  • Knowledge of safety process at AEDC
  • Ability to anticipate change and to adjust promptly and effectively.
  • Knowledge of industrial plant systems and equipment operational and maintenance requirements.
  • Understanding/knowledge of low and medium voltage electrical systems/equipment is preferred.
  • Understanding/knowledge of LOTO concepts and requirements.
  • Understanding/knowledge of Confined Space Entry requirements.
  • Computer proficient including MS Office, Oracle WAM or other CMMS training and/or prior experience.
  • Demonstrated skills for communicating with craftsmen, engineers, management, and AF outside contract personnel.
  • Must have the necessary people skills and attitude to fully embrace and support the company position on safety.
  • Ability to plan, organize, lead and monitor a wide variety of team efforts to their successful conclusion.

To apply go directly to our website at www.

Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.
NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.
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