Journeyman Unmanned Systems Operator - 33378 in Hurlburt Field, FL at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 8/8/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

If you're looking for a place to put your engineering and technology skills to work for something bigger than yourself, then you’ve come to the right place. At Alion, we exist to design and deliver engineering solutions for national defense and security. That means that, whether advising a client on the best path forward or inventing new technology to get there, the work you perform every day will make a difference for our country and for the men and women who risk their lives every day to defend it.

The AFSOC Senior UAS Operator will:

The successful candidate shall apply aviation skills, experience, and subject matter expertise to assist and advise the Government with the development of SUAS guidance, policy, and procedures for USAF units, USSOCOM components, AFSOC staff and AFSOC subordinate units.

As requested, the successful candidate may observe, participate, and when requested operate UAS that they are current and qualified to fly IAW AFMAN 11-502 in support of research, testing, evaluation, or experimentations that may directly or indirectly support USAF units or USSOCOM and its components when appropriate.

As required, the successful candidate will be provided initial training (IT) on new unmanned aircraft systems or technology, or for systems, they were previously qualified on that the government requires them to operate at no cost to the contractor. Qualification and currency requirements are specified in AFMAN 11-502.

The successful candidate shall coordinate with USAF units, USSOCOM and its components, and other functional divisions within HQ AFSOC to ensure all UAS operational issues and requirements are identified, staffed and resolved.

The successful candidate shall participate by providing subject matter expertise during operational planning meetings and war-gaming events to ensure UAS infusion into theater training scenarios, as well as, military and civil contingency operations.

Education and Experience:

Academic degree is highly desired, but not required.

Minimum of ten (10) years flight experience with Group 1, 2, or 3 SUAS.

Knowledge and Skills

Curriculum development experience and familiarity with the Instructional Systems Design (ISD) processes, and its application when developing SUAS courseware/curriculum is required.

The contractor shall maintain at a minimum an annual FAA Class III Physical IAW DCMA Instruction 8210.1 or AFMAN 11-502. The physical requirement will never exceed an FAA Class III. A copy of the medical certificate shall be provided to the COR. All physicals shall be accomplished at no cost to the government.

Excellent written and oral communications skills are required. Candidates shall have experience with authoring, revising, and maintaining UAS related courseware, handouts, CONOPS, CONEMPS, publications, regulations, briefings and guides is required. 

Academic instructor experience highly desired but not required.

Attendance at a USAF Academic Instructors Course or equivalent is highly desired.

Experience planning, conducting, and evaluating training seminars and exercises is highly desired

Security Clearance: Secret

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