National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Craft Superintendent/Craft Supervisor - 1063

Location: Arnold Air Force Base, Tennessee
Date Posted: 11-09-2018
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 Craft Superintendent/Craft Supervisor to join our team at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee.

Job Title:  Craft Superintendent/Craft Supervisor - 1063 

Grade: 36

Job Duties: 
  • Responsible for supervising and directing multi-discipline craft activities in the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) of the Mission Execution Directorate including Aeropropulsion, Flight, Space & Missiles, and Technology Innovations Test and/or Plant Facilities to ensure work is executed properly & safely.
  • Work with engineers, planners and schedulers to develop work plans and resource requirements, assign work, track work progress to ensure work stays on schedule and within allocated estimates and ensure work executed is performed per applicable safety, engineering, housekeeping and environmental standards as described in work packages and work instructions.  Ensure compliance with AEMTC Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA).
  • Responsible for building management—ensures work authorization documents are developed and approved to accomplish work activities such as LOTO, work clearances, hold orders, burn permits & Master Work Permits.
  • Responsible for crew training and maintaining qualifications of the workforce.
  • Responsible for wage timecard, vacation, and leave program administration.
  • Responsible for conflict resolution among employees, counseling/disciplining wage personnel for performance issues and non-conformance of company policies and procedures. 
  • Responsible for team safety meetings, monitoring craft housekeeping and safety practices while ensuring that the workplace is in compliance with all AEDC, NAS & OSHA standards. Investigates accidents/incidents, completes accident reports and assures that proactive steps are taken to prevent similar type accidents/incidents in the future.
  • Focal point for day-to-day coordination of activities within the assigned test cell or plant area. Works closely with engineers and other craft superintendents within the Mission Execution Directorate to obtain work turnovers from shift to shift and to establish the correct craft manpower for test cell or plant operations.
  • Ensures assigned O&M, Investment work and/or subcontractors performance are in compliance with specifications, schedules and budgets. Performs general functions inherent in all supervisory positions.
  • Manages craft overtime (OT) process and maintains proper OT list differential IAW CBA.
  • May be assigned to any Mission Execution work location/schedule/shift in support of multi-shift O&M work.
  • 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:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university and 9 years of progressive experience in a related field or 14 years commensurate work experience in lieu of degree.
  • Demonstrated leadership ability and good communication skills are required.
  • Thorough knowledge of construction, engineering, procurement, and other project-related activities, including the interfaces and interdependencies within Mission Execution Directorate is desirable, but not required.
  • Understanding of AEMTC CBA and craft jurisdictional lines.
  • Demonstrated skills for motivating, communicating & directing union craft employees from various craft lines.
  • Must have the necessary people skills and attitude to fully embrace and support the company position on safety.
  • Computer proficient including MS Office, Oracle WAM or other CMMS training and/or prior experience.
  • Must be willing to work 1st, 2nd and/or 3rd shift as needed.
  • Ability to plan, organize, lead and monitor a wide variety of team efforts to their successful conclusion.
  • Ability to anticipate change and to adjust promptly and effectively.
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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