Aircraft Arresting Gear Technician Jobs in Reston at Acuity International

Title: Aircraft Arresting Gear Technician

Company: Acuity International

Location: Reston

As we transition to Acuity International, you may see references to Caliburn or Caliburn International in our job postings and application process.

Please note that as of October 1st, Caliburn International is Acuity International and as we phase out our postings and current applications, our company name will be updated.

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Balad, Iraq

Clearance Level


Primary Function

The primary purpose for this position is to perform duties involving the Operation, Maintenance and Repair (OM&R) of Aircraft Arresting Systems (MAAS, BAK-12, Textile Brake System) which provide fighter aircraft safety in the event of aborted take offs or in-flight emergency to safeguard the pilots and prevent costly fighter aircraft repair or replacement and actively support and uphold the Company’s stated vision, mission, and values.


Operates, Maintains and Repairs system components to include hydraulic systems, diesel engines, rewind systems, pendant cables, UHMV pads, runway edge sheaves and Textile Brake System components.

Performs periodic maintenance inspections in accordance with appropriate Standard Operating Manuals.

Maintains historical records, maintenance and daily logs for aircraft arresting systems.

Inspects mechanical and structural system integrity and monitors operational testing of aircraft arresting gear systems according to contract specifications.

Compares operational functioning with contract specifications to ensure serviceability and safety.

Tests questionable components using standard instruments and gauges.

Monitors operational testing of equipment and assists in determining causes of malfunctioning equipment.

Prepares reports of findings to facilitate modifications.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Must have a valid US issued passport and US driver’s license.

Three years of experience in OM&R of Aircraft Arresting Systems (BAK-12, Textile Brake System, or similar systems) OR (Diesel Engine/Hydraulic Mechanic).

One year of experience may be substituted if completed an approved DoD school or equivalent commercial school focused on OM&R of Aircraft Arresting System.

Completion of an approved DOD school (USAF 3E0x2, USMC 7011, USN A101 ABE) covering the operation and maintenance of aircraft arresting systems or equivalent commercial school.

Ability to obtain an airfield driver’s license.

High School degree or equivalent.

Physical Requirements and Work Conditions

Able to work in extreme weather conditions for moderate periods of time.

Able to lift 50 pounds.

Able to stand for long periods

Who We Are

Acuity International, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, provides process and technology-based critical services to global government and commercial enterprises. With expertise in a range of engineering and consulting, software solutions, medical care, occupational health, global mission, environmental remediation, and secure and complex construction management services, augmented by deep expe…

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