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Parachute Rigger Support

Coronado, CA
Job Title:                  Parachute Rigger Support
Job Location:          Coronado, CA
Salary:                     $72K-$74K
Clearance:               Secret
Travel:                      Not Anticipated
Purpose:  The objective of this requirement is to obtain contracted logistics support services to supplement the NSWG-1 LOGSU-1 workforces and help it achieve continued effective operations and sustain adequate logistics support to NSWG1
Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
 Parachute Rigger support personnel report to Air Division’s Leading Chief Petty Officer (LCPO) and assist Air Division’s LCPO and LPO with the day to day operations of Air Division to include the responsibilities listed below.
  • Muster each morning with the packing deck supervisor to receive instructions for the day. 
  • Pack tactical and non-tactical Commercial off the Shelf (COTS) Ram Air Personnel Parachute Systems (RAPPS). Must be qualified to pack and maintain military owned parachutes systems to include, but not limited to the following:  MT-2XX main/reserve and non-standard main/reserve.  Qualifications and certifications are listed below. 
  • Pack all and maintain all systems in accordance with military technical manuals and/or the manufacture’s recommendations. 
  • Fill out and actively maintain parachute history cards after each parachute is packed or maintenance is performed.  It is imperative that all log entries are both accurate and fully legible. 
  • Perform repairs such as the patching of canopies, line replacements, hand-tacking and so on in accordance with FAR part 65, applicable military technical manuals & FAA-H-8083-17 Parachute Rigger Handbook PG 1-2.  The two types of certificates differ in the level of experience and responsibility.  A senior parachute rigger may pack, as well as maintain, a parachute by making minor repairs.  A master parachute rigger has all the privileges of the lesser certificate plus the ability to make major repairs and alter parachutes according to the approved data.  A major repair is one that if improperly done, can appreciably affect the airworthiness of the parachute.  An example of this might be replacing a damaged canopy panel or altering a harness by changing the size of the main lift web.  A minor repair is anything other than a major repair, such as, a small patch on a canopy or the replacement of a defective or worn connector link.  The employees contracted for this effort are anticipated to spend less than 10% of their time performing repair work. 
  • Contracted personnel may be required to assist in military Rigger activity in and around active and in-active aircraft at the discretion of the work supervisor, and qualification level if qualified, perform any job duties on or related to oxygen equipment. 
  • Contractors will not perform parachute jumps, fast roping, or rappelling from government/military aircraft in the performance of air operational duties.
  • Contracted Parachute Riggers shall sign the memorandum provided in Appendix B upon hire.  All employees shall resign on an annual basis.  Signed memorandums shall be provided to the COR within three business days for signature. 
Job Specific Knowledge/Requirements:
 The following qualifications/certifications are required and must be in accordance with OPNAVINST 3501.224 (series):
  • Must possess FAA Master Rigger certificate with back and chest rating or FAA Senior Rigger certificate with back rating and documented proof of having held one of the following military job codes:
    1. Navy: 773A
    2. Army: 92R or 921A
    3. USMC: 0451
  • Must possess a validated certificate of graduation from U.S. Army Quartermaster Rigger School or CNATTU Learning Site Fort Lee for the MT-2XX parachute system.
  • Must have four (4) years minimum of maintenance experience in support of military airborne operations.
  • The following are additional qualifications/certifications that are desired:
a)    Possess a validated certificate of graduation from U.S. Army Quartermaster Rigger School or    
       CNATTU Learning Site Fort Lee for the MC-6, T-11R, and cargo parachute systems.
               b)    If a FAA Senior Rigger, have a chest rating
               c)    Joint Airdrop Inspector (JAI)
  • Must possess an active SECRET security clearance.
About Our Company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Guiding Principles
Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
Set the Example - "Be out front"
Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
Medical insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
Employer-sponsored Value Adds – FreshBenies
401(k) with matching
Holidays and Annual Leave
10 Paid Holidays
120 hours PTO accrual per year

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