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5. Technical Engineering and Maintenance Services (TEMS) Stream

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5.1 Draftsperson/illustrator

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. producing engineering drawings;
  2. producing data lists;
  3. producing illustrated parts breakdown and parts lists;
  4. preparing document illustrations and
  5. preparing computer aided design.

5.2 Technician

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. performing machinist services such as milling, turning, grinding, and fabrication on manually and/or computer controlled machines;
  2. performing metal manipulation and welding services involving oxy-acetylene, MIG, TIG and/or special metal welding techniques;
  3. performing vehicle mechanic and/or technician services involved in the servicing and repair of vehicle systems and subsystems;
  4. performing electrician and/or electrical technician services associated with the servicing and repair of vehicle and communications systems within the vehicle;
  5. performing optical, and/or optronic servicing and repair of vehicle and communications systems within the vehicle;
  6. performing electronic technician services associated with the servicing and repair of vehicle and communications systems within the vehicle;
  7. performing installation and operation of test sensors and programmable data recorders used in conjunction with equipment testing;
  8. performing optical data acquisition technical services including film and digital photo services, normal and high speed video, and/or x-ray photography.

5.3 Engineering Graduate

The required services encompass all electronic, electrical, optical, mechanical, structural and materiel systems which may include but are not necessarily limited to the following, while under the supervision of a licensed Professional Engineer:

  1. preparing specifications for and carrying out the integration of systems and equipment;
  2. conducting technical studies to produce technical options, validate and assess options, assess technical risks and evaluate designs;
  3. developing design and prototype engineering solutions to technical problems;
  4. maintaining and updating Unsatisfactory Condition Report (UCR) and Technical Failure Report (TFR) data bases. Researching, evaluating and responding to UCR/TFRs in conjunction with field support representatives;
  5. producing draft specifications of systems, sub-systems, equipment, interfaces or ancillaries;
  6. tailoring military or commercial standards, specifications or practices for incorporation into system specifications;
  7. producing draft technical evaluation plans and evaluation standards;
  8. generating and/or evaluating test plans, procedures and reports;
  9. conducting specialized electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) studies, producing acceptable EMC standards and test procedures and evaluating EMC / electromagnetic interference (EMI) test results;
  10. designing programmable data acquisition, test sensors and recorders used in conjunction with equipment testing;
  11. developing simulation and analytical models and utilizing the models for system and sub-system development and assessment;
  12. preparing airworthiness certification management plans;
  13. managing the planning, coordination, documentation and engineering efforts connected with the airworthiness certification of modifications to air systems;
  14. proposing and/or analyzing engineering change proposals, estimating costs/risks and making recommendations;
  15. preparing budgetary estimates for the completion of technical programs;
  16. preparing space and weight budgets for installations, assessing proposed designs, evaluating prototypes and developing acceptance tests for user hand over;
  17. preparing drawings, data packages and systems manuals;
  18. preparing interface standards and integration plans for the utilization of current and new systems/equipment;
  19. reviewing and making recommendations on work proposals;
  20. participating in planning meetings and technical reviews relating to the design, application management and support of software sub-systems;
  21. designing, testing and modifying hardware interfaces to digital computers. Confirming the correct functioning of hardware/software interfaces;
  22. preparing specifications and statements of work for the procurement of systems;
  23. developing quality assurance and configuration management plans and practices;
  24. conducting Materiel Acquisition and Support (MA&S) process and sub-process assessments and re-engineering;
  25. tracking, correcting and recording system and equipment configuration status and/or conformance;
  26. preparing business cases, i.e. cost/benefit analysis;
  27. developing and assessing maintenance strategies, plans and support requirements;
  28. providing equipment project management services; developing environmental protection standards, practices or policies;
  29. preparing and reviewing instructions and procedures regarding the appropriate handling, clean-up, protective clothing and safety measures to deal with hazardous materials. Developing or obtaining specifications such as material Safety Data Sheets for hazardous materials that are new to the project;
  30. conducting environmental or hazardous material assessments of equipment and systems. Assessing the toxicological impact of materials. Investigating alternate non-hazardous options;
  31. conducting system integration analyses on the organization and processes involved the introduction of and provision of ongoing support to vehicle and (or) communication systems;
  32. conducting a detailed derivation of integrated logistic system requirements for vehicle and communication systems within the vehicle and planning for the ongoing support to those systems;
  33. planning the conduct of, providing technical guidance to and conducting statistical analysis of reliability, maintainability, availability and dependability (RAMD) tests of vehicle and communication systems within the vehicle;
  34. managing the planning, coordination, documentation and engineering efforts connected with the configuration management of vehicle and communication systems within the vehicle;
  35. designing, planning, implementing and modifying quality assurance programs within manufacturing, processing or distribution systems;
  36. providing human factors engineering (ergonomics) services (physical and cognitive);
  37. conducting the human factors engineering process such as planning, analysis, design, test and evaluation, fundamentals and facilities of various environmental systems;
  38. conduct reviews of structural designs to ensure compliance with appropriate specifications, standards and guidelines;
  39. perform structural engineering analyses in the area of traditional stress analysis, preliminary design, finite element analysis, damage tolerance assessments, loads derivation, structural dynamic response and/or fracture mechanics analysis;
  40. preparing design documentation in support of structural engineering services, including draft stress reports, manufacturing drawings and/or design drawings.

5.4 Professional Engineer (P. Eng)

Any consultant proposed for this category must be a licensed Professional Engineer in the applicable jurisdiction.

The required services encompass all electronic, electrical, optical, mechanical, structural and materiel systems which may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

  1. preparing specifications for and carrying out the integration of systems and equipment;
  2. conducting technical studies to produce technical options, validate and assess options, assess technical risks and evaluate designs;
  3. developing design and prototype engineering solutions to technical problems;
  4. maintaining and updating Unsatisfactory Condition Report (UCR) and Technical Failure Report (TFR) data bases. Researching, evaluating and responding to UCR/TFRs in conjunction with field support representatives;
  5. producing draft specifications of systems, sub-systems, equipment, interfaces or ancillaries;
  6. tailoring military or commercial standards, specifications or practices for incorporation into system specifications;
  7. producing draft technical evaluation plans and evaluation standards;
  8. generating and/or evaluating test plans, procedures and reports;
  9. conducting specialized electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) studies, producing acceptable EMC standards and test procedures and evaluating EMC / electromagnetic interference (EMI) test results;
  10. designing programmable data acquisition, test sensors and recorders used in conjunction with equipment testing;
  11. developing simulation and analytical models and utilizing the models for system and sub-system development and assessment;
  12. preparing airworthiness certification management plans;
  13. managing the planning, coordination, documentation and engineering efforts connected with the airworthiness certification of modifications to air systems;
  14. proposing and/or analyzing engineering change proposals, estimating costs/risks and making recommendations;
  15. preparing budgetary estimates for the completion of technical programs;
  16. preparing space and weight budgets for installations, assessing proposed designs, evaluating prototypes and developing acceptance tests for user hand over;
  17. preparing drawings, data packages and systems manuals;
  18. preparing interface standards and integration plans for the utilization of current and new systems/equipment;
  19. reviewing and making recommendations on work proposals;
  20. participating in planning meetings and technical reviews relating to the design, application management and support of software sub-systems;
  21. designing, testing and modifying hardware interfaces to digital computers. Confirming the correct functioning of hardware/software interfaces;
  22. preparing specifications and statements of work for the procurement of systems;
  23. developing quality assurance and configuration management plans and practices;
  24. conducting MA&S process and sub-process assessments and re-engineering;
  25. tracking, correcting and recording system and equipment configuration status and/or conformance;
  26. preparing business cases, i.e. cost/benefit analysis;
  27. developing and assessing maintenance strategies, plans and support requirements;
  28. providing equipment project management services; developing environmental protection standards, practices or policies;
  29. preparing and reviewing instructions and procedures regarding the appropriate handling, clean-up, protective clothing and safety measures to deal with hazardous materials. Developing or obtaining specifications such as material Safety Data Sheets for hazardous materials that are new to the project;
  30. conducting environmental or hazardous material assessments of equipment and systems. Assessing the toxicological impact of materials. Investigating alternate non-hazardous options;
  31. conducting system integration analyses on the organization and processes involved the introduction of and provision of ongoing support to vehicle and (or) communication systems;
  32. conducting a detailed derivation of integrated logistic system requirements for vehicle and communication systems within the vehicle and planning for the ongoing support to those systems;
  33. planning the conduct of, providing technical guidance to and conducting statistical analysis of reliability, maintainability, availability and dependability (RAMD) tests of vehicle and communication systems within the vehicle;
  34. managing the planning, coordination, documentation and engineering efforts connected with the configuration management of vehicle and communication systems within the vehicle;
  35. designing, planning, implementing and modifying quality assurance programs within manufacturing, processing or distribution systems;
  36. providing human factors engineering (ergonomics) services (physical and cognitive);
  37. conducting the human factors engineering process such as planning, analysis, design, test and evaluation, fundamentals and facilities of various environmental systems;
  38. conduct reviews of structural designs to ensure compliance with appropriate specifications, standards and guidelines;
  39. perform structural engineering analyses in the area of traditional stress analysis, preliminary design, finite element analysis, damage tolerance assessments ,loads derivation, structural dynamic response and/or fracture mechanics analysis;
  40. preparing design documentation in support of structural engineering services, including draft stress reports, manufacturing drawings and/or design drawings; and
  41. sign-off (stamp) for final approval of technical documentation.

5.5 Clothing Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. preparing new clothing technical specifications, manufacturing data, purchase descriptions, production drawings, sealed samples and revising existing specifications, drawings, and evaluation of existing sealed samples;
  2. supporting the design and development of clothing;
  3. reviewing and analysing vendors and manufacturers clothing samples and testing results for compliance with given specifications and testing standards;
  4. establishing clothing technical databases for materiel and information management;
  5. researching technical data to confirm accuracy and (or) currency and updating specifications, as required on these findings;
  6. preparing Statements of Work for the design and purchase of prototypes and (or) samples;
  7. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports, Material Authorization Change Requests, Design Change/Deviation Requests, Requests for Waiver, Technical Failure Reports, etc. to determine their legitimacy and to make recommendations for reply;
  8. preparing clothing displays to meet requirements for conferences, exhibitions, briefings and meetings;
  9. converting existing engineering drawings to new drawings utilizing commercial software applications for incorporation into specifications;
  10. recommending revision of clothing scales of measurement in both Imperial and Metric measurements for inclusion in specifications, manufacturing data or purchase descriptions;
  11. investigating designs, materials and processes and recommending solutions to identified technical problems through literature searches and in consultation with industry and technical experts;
  12. supporting preparation of plans for development and (or) assessment of new requirements or items including laboratory, engineering, and field trial protocols
  13. evaluating prototypes and commercial products to determine suitability;
  14. evaluating clothing against technical specifications;
  15. preparing or revising clothing information manuals and instructor manuals;
  16. researching and monitoring emerging technologies and (or) products and (or) industrial capabilities for clothing;
  17. supporting compliance of environmental regulations regarding use and disposal of clothing;
  18. supporting clothing stock reviews and recommending disposal or reassignment;
  19. supporting preparations of maintenance/supply/repair and overhaul procedures and update notifications.

5.6 Textile Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. preparing new clothing technical specifications, manufacturing data, purchase descriptions, production drawings, sealed samples and revising existing specifications, drawings, and evaluation of existing sealed samples;
  2. supporting the design and development of textiles;
  3. reviewing and analysing vendors and manufacturers textile samples and testing results for compliance to given specifications and testing standards;
  4. establishing textile technical databases for materiel and information management;
  5. researching technical data to confirm accuracy and (or) currency and updating specifications, as required on these findings;
  6. preparing Statements of Work for the design and purchase of prototypes and (or) samples;
  7. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports, Material Authorization Change Requests, Design Change/Deviation Requests, Requests for Waiver, Technical Failure Reports, etc. to determine legitimacy and make recommendations for reply;
  8. supporting textile stock reviews and recommending disposal or reassignment;
  9. preparing clothing and personal protection equipment displays to meet requirements for conferences, exhibitions, briefings and meetings;
  10. converting existing engineering drawings to new drawings utilizing commercial software applications for incorporation into specifications;
  11. recommending revision of clothing scales of measurement in both Imperial and Metric measurements for inclusion in specifications, manufacturing data or purchase descriptions;
  12. supporting preparation or revision of textile information manuals and instructor manuals;
  13. investigating designs, materials and processes and recommending solutions to identified technical problems through literature searches and in consultation with industry and technical experts;
  14. supporting preparation of plans for development and (or) assessment of new requirements or items including laboratory, engineering, and field trial protocols;
  15. evaluating prototypes and commercial products to determine suitability;
  16. evaluating textile against technical specifications;
  17. supporting compliance of environmental regulations regarding use and disposal of textiles;
  18. researching and monitoring emerging technologies and (or) products and (or) industrial capabilities for textiles.

5.7 Personal Protection Equipment Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. preparing new clothing technical specifications, manufacturing data, purchase descriptions, production drawings, sealed samples and revising existing specifications, drawings, and evaluation of existing sealed samples;
  2. reviewing and analysing vendors and manufacturers personal protection equipment samples and testing results for compliance to given specifications and testing standards;
  3. establishing personal protection equipment technical databases for materiel and information management;
  4. preparing Statements of Work for the design and purchase of prototypes and (or) samples;
  5. supporting the design and development of personal protection equipment;
  6. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports, Material Authorization Change Requests, Design Change/Deviation Requests, Requests for Waiver, Technical Failure Reports, etc. to determine legitimacy and make recommendations for reply;
  7. converting existing engineering drawings to new drawings utilizing commercial software applications for incorporation into specifications;
  8. supporting personal protection stock reviews and recommending disposal or reassignment;
  9. preparing personal protection equipment displays to meet requirements for conferences, exhibitions, briefings and meetings;
  10. recommending revision of personal protection equipment scales of measurement in both Imperial and Metric measurements for inclusion in specifications, manufacturing data or purchase descriptions;
  11. supporting preparation or revision of personal protection equipment information manuals and instructor manuals;
  12. investigating designs, materials and processes and recommending solutions to identified technical problems through literature searches and in consultation with industry and technical experts;
  13. evaluating prototypes and commercial products to determine suitability;
  14. supporting preparing plans for development and (or) assessment of new requirements or items including laboratory, engineering, and field trial protocols;
  15. evaluating personal protection equipment against technical specifications;
  16. supporting compliance of environmental regulations regarding use and disposal of personal protection equipment;
  17. supporting preparations of maintenance/supply/repair and overhaul procedures and update notifications;
  18. researching and monitoring emerging technologies and (or) products and (or) industrial capabilities for personal protection equipment.

5.8 Nuclear/Biologist/Chemical (NBC) Personal Protection Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. preparing new clothing technical specifications, manufacturing data, purchase descriptions, production drawings, sealed samples and revising existing specifications, drawings, and evaluation of existing sealed samples;
  2. supporting the design and development of NBC personal protection equipment;
  3. reviewing and analysing vendors and manufacturers NBC samples and testing results for compliance to given specifications and testing standards;
  4. establishing NBC personal equipment technical databases for materiel and information management;
  5. preparing Statements of Work for the design and purchase of prototypes and (or) samples;
  6. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports, Material Authorization Change Requests, Design Change/Deviation Requests, Requests for Waiver, Technical Failure Reports, etc. to determine legitimacy and make recommendations for reply;
  7. converting existing engineering drawings to new drawings utilizing commercial software applications for incorporation into specifications;
  8. supporting NBC personal protection equipment reviews and recommending disposal or reassignment;
  9. preparing NBC personal protection equipment displays to meet requirements for conferences, exhibitions, briefings and meetings;
  10. recommending of NBC personal protection equipment revision of scales of measurement in both Imperial and Metric measurements for inclusion in specifications, manufacturing data or purchase descriptions;
  11. supporting preparation or revision of NBC personal protection equipment information manuals and instructor manuals;
  12. investigating designs, materials and processes and recommending solutions to identified technical problems through literature searches and in consultation with industry and technical experts;
  13. evaluating prototypes and commercial products to determine suitability;
  14. supporting preparing of plans for development and (or) assessment of new requirements or items including laboratory, engineering, and field trial protocols;
  15. evaluating NBC personal protection equipment against technical specifications;
  16. supporting compliance of environmental regulations regarding use and disposal of NBC personal protective equipment;
  17. reviewing and analysing results of periodic testing of gas masks and canisters;
  18. monitoring gas masks repair operations to identify tooling/facility shortfalls and investigate and recommending solutions;
  19. supporting preparing of maintenance/supply/repair and overhaul procedures and updating notifications;
  20. researching and monitoring emerging technologies and (or) products and (or) industrial capabilities for NBC personal protection equipment.

5.9 Handwear/Knitted Footwear and Accessories Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. preparing new clothing technical specifications, manufacturing data, purchase descriptions, production drawings, sealed samples and revising existing specifications, drawings, and evaluation of existing sealed samples;
  2. supporting the design and development of handwear/knitted footwear;
  3. reviewing and analysing vendors and manufacturers handwear and knitted footwear samples and testing results for compliance to given specifications and testing standards;
  4. establishing handwear/knitted footwear and accessories technical databases for materiel and information management;
  5. preparing Statements of Work for the design and purchase of prototypes and (or) samples;
  6. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports, Material Authorization Change Requests, Design Change/Deviation Requests, Requests for Waiver, Technical Failure Reports, etc. to determine legitimacy and make recommendations for reply;
  7. supporting handwear/knitted footwear and accessories reviews and recommending disposal or reassignment;
  8. preparing handwear/knitted footwear displays to meet requirements for conferences, exhibitions, briefings and meetings;
  9. converting existing engineering drawings to new drawings utilizing commercial software applications for incorporation into specifications;
  10. recommending revision of handwear/knitted footwear and accessories scales of measurement in both Imperial and Metric measurements for inclusion in specifications, manufacturing data or purchase descriptions;
  11. investigating designs, materials and processes and recommending solutions to identified technical problems through literature searches and in consultation with industry and technical experts;
  12. evaluating prototypes and commercial products to determine suitability;
  13. support preparation of plans for development and (or) assessment of new requirements or items including laboratory, engineering, and field trial protocols;
  14. evaluating handwear/knitted footwear and accessories against technical specifications;
  15. supporting compliance of environmental regulations regarding use and disposal of handwear/knitted footwear and accessories;
  16. researching and monitoring emerging technologies and (or) products and (or) industrial capabilities for handwear/knitted footwear and accessories.

5.10 Footwear Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. preparing new clothing technical specifications, manufacturing data, purchase descriptions, production drawings, sealed samples and revising existing specifications, drawings, and evaluation of existing sealed samples;
  2. supporting the design and development of footwear;
  3. reviewing and analysing vendors and manufacturers footwear samples and testing results for compliance to given specifications and testing standards;
  4. establishing footwear technical databases for materiel and information management;
  5. preparing Statements of Work for the design and purchase of prototypes and (or) samples;
  6. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports, Material Authorization Change Requests, Design Change/Deviation Requests, Requests for Waiver, Technical Failure Reports, etc. to determine legitimacy and make recommendations for reply;
  7. supporting footwear reviews and recommending disposal or reassignment;
  8. preparing footwear displays to meet requirements for conferences, exhibitions, briefings and meetings;
  9. converting existing engineering drawings to new drawings utilizing commercial software applications for incorporation into specifications;
  10. recommending revision of footwear scales of measurement in both Imperial and Metric measurements for inclusion in specifications, manufacturing data or purchase descriptions;
  11. investigating designs, materials and processes and recommending solutions to identified technical problems through literature searches and in consultation with industry and technical experts;
  12. evaluating prototypes and commercial products to determine suitability;
  13. supporting preparation of plans for development and (or) assessment of new requirements or items including laboratory, engineering, and field trial protocols;
  14. evaluating footwear against technical specifications;
  15. provision of technical guidance to manufacturers during the production of prototypes that may include plant visits;
  16. supporting compliance of environmental regulations regarding use and disposal of footwear;
  17. researching and monitoring emerging technologies and (or) products and (or) industrial capabilities for footwear.

5.11 Pattern Design, Development, and Sizing Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. creating and inputting clothing and personal protection equipment new patterns/drawings and revising existing patterns and drawings in the apparel Computer Aided Design (CAD) system;
  2. researching technical data to confirm accuracy and (or) currency and updating clothing and personal protection equipment pattern drawings as required;
  3. supporting the design and development of clothing and personal protection equipment;
  4. reviewing and analysing vendors and manufacturers clothing and personal protection equipment samples and testing results for compliance to given specifications and testing standards;
  5. establishing clothing and personal protection equipment technical databases for materiel and information management;
  6. preparing Statements of Work for the design and purchase of prototypes and (or) samples;
  7. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports, Material Authorization Change Requests, Design Change/Deviation Requests, Requests for Waiver, Technical Failure Reports, etc. to determine legitimacy and make recommendations for reply;
  8. supporting clothing and personal protection equipment pattern and sizing reviews and recommending disposal or reassignment of patterns;
  9. preparing clothing and personal protection equipment displays to meet requirements for conferences, exhibitions, briefings and meetings;
  10. converting existing engineering drawings to new drawings utilizing commercial software applications for incorporation into specifications;
  11. creating clothing and personal protection equipment scales of measurement in both Imperial and Metric measurements for inclusion in specifications, manufacturing data or purchase descriptions;
  12. supporting preparation or revision clothing and personal protection equipment information manuals and instructor manuals;
  13. investigating designs, materials and processes and recommending solutions to identified technical problems through literature searches and in consultation with industry and technical experts;
  14. evaluating prototypes and commercial products to determine suitability;
  15. supporting preparation of plans for development and (or) assessment of new requirements or items including laboratory, engineering, and field trial protocols;
  16. evaluating clothing and personal protection equipment against patterns;
  17. supporting compliance of environmental regulations regarding use and disposal of clothing and personal protection equipment;
  18. creating clothing and personal protection equipment pattern markers for manufacturers and for evaluation of fabric usage estimates;
  19. fabricating prototypes/samples for confirmation of patterns, assembly procedures and upgrading purposes;
  20. researching and monitoring emerging technologies and (or) products and (or) industrial capabilities for clothing and personal protection equipment.

5.12 Clothing and Personal Protection Equipment Design and Prototyping Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. designing, developing and fabricating clothing, personal protection equipment and load carriage prototypes for design acceptance and specification preparation;
  2. evaluating clothing and personal protection equipment prototypes from industry to determine construction characteristics and to determine suitability;
  3. fabricating clothing and personal protection equipment prototypes to test patterns prior to computerized grading/sizing;
  4. supporting evaluation of vendors and manufacturers clothing and personal protection equipment samples for compliance with specified measurements and construction methods;
  5. supporting maintenance of specialized equipment used in the construction/fabrication of clothing and personal protection equipment.

5.13 Badges Insignia/Ceremonial Accoutrements Technologist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. preparing new clothing technical specifications, manufacturing data, purchase descriptions, production drawings, sealed samples and revising existing specifications, drawings, and evaluation of existing sealed samples;
  2. supporting the design and development of badges/insignia/ceremonial accoutrements;
  3. reviewing and analysing vendors and manufacturers badges, insignia and ceremonial accoutrements samples and testing results for compliance to given specifications and testing standards;
  4. establishing badges, insignia ceremonial accoutrements technical databases for materiel and information management;
  5. preparing Statements of Work for the design and purchase of prototypes and (or) samples;
  6. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports, Material Authorization Change Requests, Design Change/Deviation Requests, Requests for Waiver, Technical Failure Reports, etc. to determine legitimacy and make recommendations for reply;
  7. supporting badges, insignia and ceremonial accoutrements reviews and recommending disposal or reassignment;
  8. preparing badges/insignia/ceremonial accoutrements displays to meet requirements for conferences, exhibitions, briefings and meetings;
  9. converting existing engineering drawings to new drawings utilizing commercial software applications for incorporation into specifications;
  10. supporting preparation or revision badges, insignia and ceremonial accoutrements information manuals and instructor manuals;
  11. investigating designs, materials and processes and recommending solutions to identified technical problems through literature searches and in consultation with industry and technical experts;
  12. evaluating prototypes and commercial products to determine suitability;
  13. supporting preparing plans for development and (or) assessment of new requirements or items including laboratory, engineering, and field trial protocols;
  14. evaluating badges, insignia and ceremonial accoutrements and insignia against technical specifications;
  15. supporting compliance of environmental regulations regarding use and disposal of badges, insignia and ceremonial accoutrements;
  16. researching and monitoring emerging technologies and (or) products and (or) industrial capabilities for badges, insignia and ceremonial accoutrements.

5.14 Integrated Logistics Support (ILS) Specialist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. preparing correspondence and documents related to the acceptance/rejection of deliverables;
  2. preparing statements of work and item descriptions for inclusion into requests for proposals;
  3. providing feedback and (or) data clarification to the project management authority;
  4. conducting evaluations of ILS bid proposals and provide feedback and recommendations to the project management authority;
  5. working with engineering and procurement to ensure ILS efforts are integrated with other program activities;
  6. planning and implementing logistic support elements which include: maintenance tasks, spares, training, technical publications, translation and facilities;
  7. preparing and presenting to business units and operational divisions which cover issues of maintenance and supply support.

5.15 Technical Clerk

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. physically assembling complete or partial Technical Data Packages (TDPs) and identifying and actioning deficiencies in data packages of systems and equipment;
  2. receiving, logging, taking custody of and acknowledging the receipt of TDPs which describe additions, modifications and/or deletions of technical data;
  3. collecting, reviewing and updating configuration management data for input into the environmental configuration management information system;
  4. modifying, validating and compiling technical data package lists, that will include:
    1. technical publications;
    2. specifications;
    3. performance test sheets;
    4. equipment and system data lists and drawings;
    5. repair and overhaul specifications; and
    6. other technical descriptors in accordance with Data Technical Descriptions (DTDs) and Data Item Descriptions (DIDs);
  5. updating, validating and compiling technical data action notices;
  6. reviewing documents, drawings and associated data for conformance to standards;
  7. formatting technical documents.

5.16 Life Cycle Management Specialist

The required services may include, but are not limited to the following:

  1. conducting engineering studies and analysis to provide technical solutions to stated technical/logistic or operational requirements/problems including preparation of Engineering Changes (ECs);
  2. defining standards and criteria related to equipment or systems maintenance;
  3. preparing, modifying or updating specifications and drawings;
  4. converting specifications and drawings to current standards or electronic formats;
  5. preparing, modifying or updating Technical Instructions and Orders;
  6. evaluating existing systems;
  7. performing configuration management;
  8. performing analysis of maintenance, repair and overhaul data;
  9. investigating Unsatisfactory Condition Reports (UCRs) and Technical Failure Reports (TFRs);
  10. preparing technical statements of requirement, draft specifications and purchase descriptions;
  11. preparing data for initial provisioning and repair parts scaling;
  12. reviewing the design, development, manufacture, installation and testing of prototype modifications;
  13. preparing repair procedures, maintenance schedules and technical data;
  14. preparing life-cycle cost estimates;
  15. preparing support cost option analysis for systems and equipment;
  16. planning, developing, implementing and administrating a data management system;
  17. performing independent verification and validation services for equipment engineering projects;
  18. providing studies and recommendations on application software development standards, methodologies and tools appropriate for the development and maintenance of related software systems;
  19. reviewing Repairable Arising Control sheets (RAC) for technical content and making recommendations;
  20. reviewing and updating material/equipment specifications;
  21. reviewing disposal certificates, making appropriate recommendations, updating maintenance handbooks, parts list and operating manuals.

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