Technical Order Management Support Specialist

AEVEX Aerospace
Poway, CA
Added: April 26, 2024
The Technical Order Management Support Specialist will play a pivotal role in providing essential life cycle sustainment support for aircraft research, development, production, and acquisition activities. This role centers on technical data management, maintenance planning, design interface, and supply support for programs related to MQ-9 and similar systems. The specialist will collaborate closely with various stakeholders, providing advisory and draft documentation support to ensure the successful acquisition, modification, and ongoing sustainment of advanced aviation systems.

Essential Functions

  • Provide comprehensive life cycle sustainment support for aircraft research, development, production, and acquisition activities.
  • Focus on technical data management, maintenance planning, design interface, and supply support for MQ-9 and comparable programs.
  • Offer advisory and draft documentation support to the government in the acquisition of new development, production, and modification/retrofit activities for MQ-9 systems.
  • Attend meetings with contractors, suppliers, users, and repairers to contribute advisory input and develop equipment support plans.
  • Collaborate with the government to compile, maintain, and update allowance lists, provisioning documents, and other designations for tools, parts, and components necessary for equipment operation and repair.
  • Review layouts, engineering drawings, production drawings, specifications, and test reports.
  • Identify potential issues and provide recommendations for consideration by the government.
  • Support the analysis of equipment requirements and contribute recommendations to address potential implementation and risk mitigation strategies.
  • Offer advisory and draft documentation support for the development and review of updated or revised technical manuals, maintenance service letters, technical bulletins, and supplementary documents such as supply catalogs.
  • Focus on identifying, interchanging, substituting, and cannibalizing parts and components.
  • Collaborate closely with various program functional groups to ensure that technical requirements are accurately captured and incorporated into appropriate documentation.
  • Identify and communicate potential issues and recommend solutions for government consideration.
  • Contribute to the analysis and development of contract language, Contract Data Requirements List (CDRL), Statement of Work (SOW), and other program documentation.
  • Provide advisory support to the government in assessing system designs.
  • Identify potential impacts on current support plans and recommend solutions to address reliability and maintainability concerns.

Standard Essential Functions

  • Regular and reliable attendance on a full time basis [or in accordance with posted schedule].
  • Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal and external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company's policies and practices.
  • Embodies AEVEX's cultural values and aligns daily actions with department goals and company culture.


  • Strong understanding of aircraft research, development, production, and acquisition processes.
  • Familiarity with technical data management, maintenance planning, and supply support.
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Analytical mindset with a keen eye for detail.
  • Adaptability to changing requirements and priorities.

Education / Certifications

  • Bachelor's degree


  • 10 years of experience in the respective technical/professional discipline being performed, five (5) of which must be in the DoD (Bachelor's Degree)
  • 20 years of directly related experience with proper certifications, five (5) of which must be in the DoD in place of a degree (No Degree)
  • Technical background or relevant experience in aviation systems is a plus.
  • MQ-9 Maintenance and Technical Order experience preferred.

Physical Requirements

  • Frequently required to sit, and to reach to use computers and other office equipment/

Security Clearance

  • Must have an Active Secret DoD clearance.

AEVEX provides a full suite of comprehensive benefits, including a 401(k)-retirement plan, comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance group coverage with a portion of the premiums paid by the company, professional development funds, and an Employee Assistance Plan (EAP) with counseling, legal help, child and elder care support, among other benefits.

About AEVEX Aerospace

AEVEX Aerospace, headquartered in Solana Beach, California, supports the U.S. national security mission and partner nation needs around the world by providing full-spectrum aviation, remote sensing, and analysis solutions. The company's capabilities include custom design and engineering; rapid prototyping; sensor integration and sustainment; aircraft modification and certification; flight test instrumentation and support; mission operations service; advanced intelligence data processing, exploitation, and dissemination solutions; and tailored hardware and software mission-system tools. AEVEX uses agile and customized approaches to rapidly define, develop, and deliver specialized solutions for airborne special mission needs for the U.S. Government, partner nations, and commercial businesses. AEVEX has major offices in California, Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia.

Equal Employment Opportunity

AEVEX Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religious creed, color, sex (including pregnancy, breast feeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military and veteran status, marital status, age, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical disability, mental disability, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.

Applicants who are offered employment from AEVEX Aerospace, LLC ("AEVEX") will be subject to a background check by a third party. Prior to the background check being conducted, the applicant will be required to complete disclosure and authorization forms authorizing AEVEX to conduct a background check. The authorization is made in electronic form and will only be shared with individuals who have a business need to review the information to make employment decisions. During the background process, applicants will verify personal information such as the below. An applicant who provides incomplete information will be disqualified from employment at AEVEX.

  • Criminal Convictions (misdemeanor and felony).
  • Prior Employment History
  • Educational History

AEVEX reserves the right to disqualify a candidate based on the results of the background investigation.