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Technical Instructor (SATCOM) -MV - 27574 in San Diego, CA at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 1/12/2019

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    San Diego, CA
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Job Description


Develops, organizes, and conducts Fiber Optics fundamentals and C4I training including SHF SATCOM for Fleet sailors at Center for Surface Combat Systems DET WEST San Diego CA. Training program requires ability to conduct traditional classroom instruction and support maintenance and operations training.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides dynamic teaching & training as well as assessment that require advanced knowledge of SHF SATCOM in support of Navy Combat Systems Capabilities.
  • Conducts dynamic assessment of the sailors' abilities to comply with approved maintenance and operational procedures and thereafter provides formal appraisal of performance with recommendations for improvement and methods to maintain technical and tactical proficiency.
  • Observes and assesses Tier II contemporaries during Practice and Certification Teaches per requirements NAVEDTRA 135.
  • Prepares, reviews, and customizes curriculum lesson plans and instructor guide in support of SATCOMS traditional classroom teaching.
  • Supports Course Reviews and Curriculum Updates; conducts training gap analysis provides formal feedback and recommendation for Course improvement via NKO COP.
  • Documents the training conducted with specifics of the individual areas / watch station and is responsible for generation of a formal assessment of measure of success via written report.
  • Develops position descriptions; reviews resumes and conducts interviews of prospective employees Tier II below.
  • Based on seniority; will be responsible for the preparations of subordinate Tier I and II employee annual performance appraisals for leadership.
  • Develops, tests, maintaints, and delivers moderately complex Navy Combat Systems training programs and related materials in support of CSCS training objectives.
  • Reviews and updates course content and objectives.
  • Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.
  • Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and program effectiveness.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Training and Development or a related discipline plus 2 to 4 years of directly related experience. Master’s degree preferred. Familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures within the training field.
  • In some cases, educational requirements may be adjusted or waived for more than seven years applicable work experience. Work experience may be adjusted for highly specialized knowledge or uniquely applicable experience for positions involving new technology or labor market shortages as reflected by market survey data.
  • Two to four years of experience with the required system or process as either a maintenance technician supervisor or operator supervisor with responsibility for Fiber Optic Data Multiplexing System (FODMS) and/or AN/USQ-82(V) DMS function task to others in a journeyman level training environment is highly desired. 
  • Two (2) years of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment; to include curriculum maintenance; writing learning objectives; preparing test items; evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems is highly desired.
  • Past experience as trainer/instructor in support of C4I systems such as SHF SATCOM is required.
  • Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Travel may be up required to 10% of time.
  • Must be able to embark on a ship for 5-10 days at a time. 
  • An Active SECRET Security Clearance is required for employment.

Desired Experience:

  • Previous experience teaching SHF SATCOM is desired.

Diversity Statement

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.  Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply.  Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information

U.S. Citizenship Required.




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