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Weapons Maintenance Lead

Job ID: 2401524
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Feb 21, 2024
Category: Logistics
Subcategory: Logistics
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Weapons Maintenance Support Lead to support the AC-130 gunship located at Kirtland Air Force Base, Albuquerque, NM


This vital position is establishing the maintenance program for the 30mm and 105mm weapons on the AC-130 gunships at Kirtland AFB, NM.   The lead position will be setting up and managing a small team of maintainers to support day-to-day and depot level maintenance as well as development of processes and procedures to support the USAF training unit.  The lead will also be acting as a liaison to the USAF on behalf of SAIC and the Weapons Systems Integration Branch at NSWC Crane, IN. 


  • Act as technical field support SME on the 30mm and 105mm weapons systems providing expert level troubleshooting, maintenance, and training support to the USAF at Kirtland AFB. 
  • Provide on-site technical support for weapons and equipment associated with the gunship systems. 
  • Act as liaison between SAIC, Weapons Systems Integration Branch (Crane) and Kirtland AFB leadership. 
  • Work independently and within a team to achieve goals, meet schedule requirements, and serve customer needs.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form at multiple levels of management/command.
  • Analyze, organize, and prioritize work.
  • Develop and review training material, processes, and procedures.
  • Research, read, and follow Technical Orders, directives, regulations, and policies.
  • Research and evaluate situations, provide viable solutions, and execute mission needs.
  • Handle high stress situations and respond appropriately.
  • Manage, track, and report inventory.



  • Bachelor’s degree and six (6) year or more of related experience; master’s and four (4) years or more of experience.  Demonstrated experience in lieu of education will be considered.
  • Minimum six years of preventative/corrective weapons maintenance.
  • Minimum of two years ammunition and weapons management experience.
  • Moderate to high-level of expertise in MS Office products.
  • Must be flexible to work multiple shifts, including nights and/or weekends as needed. 
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 70 lbs.
  • Interim secret clearance required to start with the ability to obtain a full secret clearance.  SAIC will sponsor the clearance process.
  • Must be a US Citizen


  • Highly motivated to develop team to achieve maximum effectiveness and success.
  • Training and course development experience.
  • Material management - ship, receive, track, report.
  • Military experience highly desired.


SAIC is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customer's missions.

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