AVCATT Principle Tng Dev

Job Description:

Essential Job Functions

  • Conducts training courses, both on-site and on-line, for the company’s applications and systems to include lectures and hands-on sessions.
  • Works with applicable business unit/area to establish specifications of course, prerequisite skills and knowledge for trainees. Ensures that training courses address all levels of employee. Assists in the design and development of technical training programs and curriculums, both on-site and on-line, for employees on various software and/or hardware applications and systems.
  • Researches and assists in writing technical and user manuals to support training. Works with engineering, technical support, and/or applicable area to ensure that material is accurate and reflects current product features.
  • Gathers, reviews and analyzes course evaluations to determine effectiveness of training sessions.
  • Prepares recommendations and reports to senior level personnel and/or management. Implements approved revisions to course materials as necessary to improve training effectiveness.
  • Reviews, as requested, external training programs to determine feasibility of purchase as requested. Makes recommendations to management as appropriate.
  • Remains informed of and maintain proficiency with applicable company products.
  • Works with senior level personnel and business units/technical areas to conduct needs assessments to ensure training needs are met.

Additional Job Functions

  • Operates Semi Automated Forces (SAF) system and related exercise control systems per current and Applicable military doctrine, and as directed by the Battle Master Controller.
  • Generates and controls semi-automated exercise tactical entities to meet military instructors, observer controllers, and unit commanders training intent. Programs BMC controller radio frequencies, weapons configurations, navigation waypoints, target coordinates, and weather environmental parameters. Loads and verifies correct missions initial conditions defaults prior to initialization of flight modules.
  • Advises and provides guidance to exercise participants manning the role player stations.
  • Develops and manages electronic files containing overlays, scenarios, and user provided portable flight planning software, (PFPS), files for use during future training iterations.
  • Catalogs, maintains, and transfers mission files between external training devices and AVCATT.
  • Understands and applies basic aviation weather language and its application.
  • The SAF operator must be able to interact flight crews of AH64A Apache, AH64D Longbow, and OH58D Kiowa combat helicopter during arming and refueling training scenarios.
  • Understands and applies realistic control of semi automated forces, not limited to, infantry fighting vehicles, armor, infantry troops, artillery, rotary and fixed wing, combat service support elements, air defense systems, during day and night military training operations.
  • Verifies navigational points using Military Grid Reference System (MGRS), coordinates.
  • Must be able to communicate using UHF, VHF, FM, and HF tactical radios in the plain, and secure modes.
  • Supports aviation training exercises, (ATX), in preparation for actual real life deployments.
  • Facilitates device utilization for U.S. State Department sponsored training courses cadre conducting training in foreign languages.
  • Must be able to communicate with U.S. Army flight crews and act as a crew chief if necessary, to complement air assault, sling loads, and Medevac operations. Monitors flight modules and generates calls to maintenance personnel standing by over portable radios.
  • Operates playback of tactical map display, sensor video, MetaVR Stealth, and automated statistical reports recordings at the discretion of instructors and evaluators.
  • Must be able to perform orderly initialization and shutdown of the AVCATT training suite.
  • Performs flight modules reconfigurations in a daily basis.
  • Must be able to dead lift, and reposition reconfigurable aircraft consoles weighing up to 86 lbs from and to below flight cabin floors. Retrieves aircraft instrumentation panel overlays weighing up to 46 lbs, from above the shoulder heights, and secure the same to mounting frames at below the waist heights.
  • Supports training operations during weekends and shifting hours in a short notice when required.
  • Conducts helmet mounted video display system user fittings.
  • Conducts AVCATT in-cabin initial briefings to users. Provides engineering support feedback during software and hardware updates.
  • Monitors regularly posted training schedules updates ensuring reconfigurations requirements are met.
  • Conducts limited simulator test flights supporting maintenance checks and engineering support efforts. Will be assigned additional areas of responsibilities not associated with primary SAF duties.
  • Must be ready to travel with the AVCATT suite if relocated to training sites outside home station when required

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, computer science, engineering or related field preferred
  • Four or more years of technical training experience
  • Experience working with company software, systems, applications and network products
  • Experience working with communications practices, principles and procedures for both on-site and on-line presentations
  • Additional Qualifications
  • Two additional years of related training experience required.
  • Must currently possess at a minimum an Interim security clearance and be able to obtain/maintain an active/valid US security clearance.
  • Prior military experience and knowledge of transportation and convoy operations, up to and including major command level operations and training requirements.
  • Knowledge of site technical and operational staff functions
  • Experience with software languages used in simulation
  • Communication skills to write training manuals and procedures
  • Presentation skills to train and educate employees on technical material and applications
  • Interpersonal skills for interacting with all levels of employees
  • Comprehension skills for understanding products and applying knowledge to presentation
  • Personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organization and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain high level of confidentiality regarding employee information
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability and desire to actively pursue learning opportunities in the technical/engineering and training fields
  • Ability to understand and apply federal, state and local changes to and/or new regulations/laws pertaining to human resources
  • Willingness to travel
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment:

  • Office environment
  • Must be able to travel to various locations.

Note: This job description describes the general nature of the duties and requirements of the job. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list or to limit the supervisor’s ability to modify work assignments as appropriate, within multiple

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