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Parachute Rigger - Special Operations (SBT20)

Location: Virginia Beach, VA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Company Overview

RMGS is a US Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) focused on providing security, training, safety, logistics, technology, and consulting services to Federal, State, and local government clients worldwide.

Minimum requirements for position

  • Currently hold a verifiable SECRET security clearance vetted through JPAS.
  • Graduate of a parachute rigger COI at the United States Army Aerial Delivery and Field Services Division, Ft Lee, VA and provide diploma for proof of completion. Must be certified to pack MT2-XX, MC-6, and T-11R parachute systems.
  • Certified as a FAA Senior Parachute Rigger certified with back and chest type ratings.
  • Graduate of the Air Drop Load Inspector Course of the United States Army Aerial Delivery and Field Services Division and provide diploma for proof of completion.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Military Parachute Rigger, proficient in the packing, maintenance and rigging of military static line/freefall main and reserve personnel parachute systems; and non-tactical COTS parachute systems.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the rigging and aerial delivery of heavy equipment, with loads in excess of 15,000 lbs.
  • Ability to analyze complex issues/problems to ensure NSW Airops programs and policies are implemented, adjusted as necessary, and appropriate results are achieved.
  • Ability to analyze, understand, efficiently reach and clearly articulate decisions about complex, advanced aerial delivery procedures and airborne operations.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and ability in the area of instruction, inspection, repair, packing and rigging of the following parachute systems and equipment; MT2-XX main and reserve personnel parachutes, MC-6 main and T-11R reserve parachute systems; non-tactical parachute systems.
  • Ability to pack and maintain G-11/G-12 cargo parachutes; T-10 cargo parachutes; 15-foot/28-foot extraction parachutes; extraction line bags; aerial delivery extraction systems; parachute release systems; altimeters; aerial delivery platforms; A7A bundles; container delivery systems.
  • Knowledge of shop mathematics including fraction, equations and plane measurement as applied to compute dimensions and layout circles, angles, curves and irregular shapes for specialized parachutes and aerial delivery equipment.
  • Knowledge of guides such as DoD manuals, regulations and instructions from higher command authority, as well as appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations & packing instructions promulgated by manufacturers.  Must have thorough knowledge when interpreting and applying these guides.
  • Ability and skill to assist the command on airborne operations involving aerial delivery and personnel parachuting.
  • Ability and skill to manage, coordinate, and provide instruction.  Possess good oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient to perform data entry on IBM®-compatible computers utilizing current versions of Microsoft® Windows®, and Microsoft Office® applications like Access®, Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint® and other related programs.

The Special Operations Parachute Rigger provides organizational programmatic, quality assurance, technical support, documentation and administration of Special Operations Parachute Rigging, NSE CCA LVADS and Airborne Operations, as well as conduct planning, coordination, training, and execution of aerial delivery operations.

-Occasional travel may be required.

-Relocation is not included.

-E-verify used to verify employment eligibility.

“We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law."

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Are you able to analyze, understand, efficiently reach, and clearly articulate decisions about complex, advanced aerial delivery procedures and airborne operations?*
Briefly describe your knowledge and ability in the area of instruction, inspection, repair, packing and rigging of the following parachute systems and equipment; MT2-XX main and reserve personnel parachutes, MC-6 main and T-11R reserve parachute systems; non-tactical parachute systems.*
Are you able to pack and maintain G-11/G-12 cargo parachutes; T-10 cargo parachutes; 15-foot/28-foot extraction parachutes; extraction line bags; aerial delivery extraction systems; parachute release systems; altimeters; aerial delivery platforms; A7A bundles; container delivery systems?*
Briefly describe your knowledge of shop mathematics including fraction, equations and plane measurement as applied to compute dimensions and layout circles, angles, curves and irregular shapes for specialized parachutes and aerial delivery equipment.*
Do you have knowledge and the ability to interpret and apply guides such as DoD manuals, regulations and instructions from higher command authority, as well as appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations & packing instructions promulgated by manufacturers?*
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