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Civil Engineering Technician

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Peraton Corporation
Job Site Location

Fort Huachuca, AZ 85670
Job Description


Peraton is looking for a Civil Engineering Technician in our Ft. Huachuca, AZ location in support of the Tethered Aerostat Radar System (TARS) program. The aerostat system provides persistent surveillance, detection capabilities, to our U.S. Government customer.

This position will ensure the operation, maintenance, and repair of Real Property, Real Property Installed Equipment (RPIE), Real Property Similar Equipment (RPSE), roads and grounds, utility systems, security systems, fire systems, and environmental protection systems.


What you’ll do…

+ Applies comprehensive technical knowledge and experience to the overall aerostat system operations properly interpreting manufacturer’s manuals or similar TARS O&M documentation.

+ Performs maintenance for corrosion control and painting of steel structures including monorails.

+ Performs maintenance of interior walls, flooring, plumbing, appliances and lighting.

+ Performs maintenance of concrete pads, asphalt pavement and sidewalks.

+ Performs operations and maintenance of utilities including water, electrical, sewer and pumps.

+ Works with subcontractors to insure subcontracted jobs are completed on time, under budget and per the specifications as outlined in the scope of work.

+ Develops the Statement of Work (SOW) portion of the 332 for site modifications to include photos, detailed sketches and parts lists for ordering material as required.

+ Qualified to operate the aerostat launch/recovery control systems including their back-up systems.

+ Performs corrective and preventive maintenance activities on the aerostat pressure control subsystems, power subsystems, mechanical and hydraulic subsystems, aerostat hardware and rigging, tether subsystem, and aerostat envelope.

+ Performs operation and maintenance of enclosed mooring system and winch vehicles, site power generators, standard motor vehicles, special non-lift vehicles, and forklifts.

+ May be assigned Vehicle Maintenance Officer (VMO) duties.

+ Performs all aerostat system preflight and post-flight checks and aerostat system inspections as required.

+ Performs operations and maintenance of compressed-gas equipment including helium transfers to the aerostat for inflation and replenishment purposes.

+ Performs maintenance on aerostat engine generator sets if applicable. Assists with the resupply and repair logistics activities for aerostat and mechanical subsystems. Functions as a key member of the flight crew for inflation, deflation, launch, recovery, and in-flight activities.

+ Performs other related duties and assignments as required.


You’d be a great fit if…

+ You have a High School or GED Diploma (required).

+ You are able to obtain/maintain certifications as assigned (required).

+ You have successfully completed a Background Investigation with a Favorable Suitability Determination (preferred).

It’d be even better if you…

+ Have at least 2 years of facilities maintenance experience.

+ Are capable of reading and understanding engineering drawings.

+ Are familiar with performing corrective and preventive maintenance to Real Property Installed Equipment.

+ Become winch operator certified within 90 days of acceptance.

+ Are able to operate a personal computer, printer, telephone, fax machine, scanner and other business-related, general office equipment.

+ Have Microsoft Office skills (Word / Excel / PowerPoint / Project).

+ Are able to perform the following physical activities: stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents.

+ Are able to use the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required in certain areas. Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices. Must comply with OSHA, EPA, Fire Regulations and published company work rules.

+ Are comfortable working in interior and exterior work environments, sometimes in inclement weather. May be required to travel for extended periods as needed.

+ Have a valid U.S. Driver’s license required.

+ Are able to understand, speak, read and write Englishfluently.

+ Are able to visually distinguish colors.

+ Are able to provide proof of U.S. residency (required).

What you’ll get…

+ 401(K)

+ Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage

+ Cross-training and professional development opportunities

+ The ability to influence major initiatives


+ This position requires the candidate to obtain and maintain a position of public trust. In order to obtain this position, you must currently be a U.S. Citizen and U.S. Resident and be able to show proof of citizenship and residency.

About Peraton

Are you ready to join the next-generation of national security? Peraton is a fresh name in the industry with an established portfolio and legacy going back more than a century. We work differently than our peers – with agility, the freedom to innovate, an entrepreneurial spirit and a culture of responsibility. As part of the Peraton team, you’ll be part of our movement to build a great company, solve the most daunting challenges facing mankind today, to protect and promote freedom around the world, and to secure our future, for our families, our communities, our nation, and our way of life.

EEO Statement

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Requisition ID2019-7760

CategoryLaborers, Guards, Maintenance & Facilities

Clearance StatusAbility to Obtain

Security ClearancePublic Trust

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