The Special Handling Technician (SHT) is responsible for safely and efficiently performing special handling services to include, inspection and handling of all cargo needing special handling, validate load plans, cargo cleanliness and transportation documentation, etc.
The Special Handling Technicians shall be trained and maintain hazardous materials inspector or preparer qualifications IAW AFMAN 24-204(IP), Preparing Hazardous Materials for Military Air Shipments and Joint Inspector qualified IAW AFI 24-114, Air Transportation Operation (Non-Aerial Port).
Shall be familiar with GATES and GDSS and a working knowledge of aircraft configurations, restrictions and flight-line operations.
Physical requirements may include lifting up to 35lb, team lifting up to 50lbs, climbing, extended sitting, or standing, stooping, stretching, and bending.
Must be a U.S. Citizen with a current, valid U. S. Passport and U. S. or Local Driver's License.
Must have the capability of obtaining an Air Force flight line driver's license.
Must have and maintain a valid U. S. SECRET or Interim Secret Security Clearance prior to deployment.
Must be able to pass MOD12 employment and deployment qualification requirements that include psychological, medical, dental, drug testing, background checks, etc.