Saudi Arabia, Middle East


The Aircraft Arresting Gear System / Barrier Maintenance Technician is responsible for the operation, maintenance, inspection and training on the aircraft arresting system.


Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or location:

  • Provide BAK-14 and BAK-12, 500S Aircraft Arresting System (AAS) training and maintenance  scheduling, recurring maintenance and repairs to support the Company and end-user personnel.
  • Training shall be consistent with requirements of AFI 32-1043, Managing, Operating, and  Maintaining Aircraft Arresting Systems and ESCO SOM technical data.
  • Perform BAK-14, BAK-12 and 500S, daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance schedules that meet or exceed all manufacturer’s specifications and/or military Technical Orders
  • Monitor and operate control boards to regulate power plants.
  • Operate and maintain diesel generating units and auxiliary equipment.
  • Inspect equipment for malfunctions.
  • Oils, greases and adjusts machinery and equipment and makes minor repairs.
  • Make periodic inspections to see that all equipment and controls are operating properly and are in good condition.
  • Maintain consumption and production records.
  • Reports defects and recommends improvements, alterations and repairs.
  • Maintains inventory lists and requisitions supplies, materials and repair parts.
  • Assist in training lower level power plant operators and others.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of document and report writing.
  • Technical understanding of power plant operation and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of safe work practices and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Fluency in reading, writing, and speaking, and understanding English.

Experience & Education

  • Minimum ten (10) years aircraft barrier experience in operation and maintenance of BAK-12 and/or 500S and BAK-14 aircraft arresting systems.
  • Must have completed an approved DOD school in the operation and maintenance of aircraft arresting systems or equivalent commercial school.
  • USAF CEMIRT experience is highly desirable;
  • Experience in the maintenance and operation of commercial grade generators ranging in size from 5 to 2500 kilowatts is not required but strongly desired.
  • Physical Requirements/Working Environment.
  • Able to work in extreme weather conditions for moderate periods of time.
  • Able to lift at least 30 to 50 pounds.
  • Able to stand for long periods.


  • Location: Saudi Arabia, Middle East
  • Categories: Aviation Maintenance, Operations / Management

Marc Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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