LCS Bridge (OOD/JOOD) Trainer Tier 2, Center for Surface Combat Systems LCS Training Facility S

San Diego, CA
Jun 26, 2017
Sep 18, 2017
Full Time

**General Dynamics is actively hiring LCS Bridge (OOD/JOOD) Trainers for June 2017**


Instructors sought to support crew training at the  LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP TRAINING FACILITY, San Diego, CA. The candidate would serve as a Bridge Instructor to train naval officers on LCS-1 and LCS-2 bridge equipment and systems to include navigation, seamanship and tactical maneuvering. The candidate would also conduct classroom instruction and ship handling laboratory training.  When required, the candidate would provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for new LCS courses supporting ship handling and navigation training. Experience either as a US Navy qualified OOD  or a USCG licensed Deck Officer  (Master, 1st Mate , 2nd Mate, or 3rd Mate) a must.

  ****Must be prepared to support the train to qualify and train to certify process utilizing shore based trainer requiring dynamic assessment of watch standers during warfare scenarios.

  1. Coordinates the development and delivery of complex training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives.

  2. Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.

  3. Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.

  4. Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and program effectiveness.

  5. Updates course documentation on a regular basis to ensure timeliness and relevance.

  6. Conducts; assesses; and reviews Tiers II and below employee performance: generates and reviews annual employee appraisals.

  7. Assigns; reviews; and promulgates Tier II and below instructors Certification and Qualification plans based on dynamic analysis of gaps in capabilities in their Combat Systems.

  8. Reviews; assigns; and recommends approval of instructor qualification and certification plans per NAVEDTRA 135.

  9. Conducts; assesses; and reviews Tiers II and below employee performance: generates and reviews annual employee appraisals

  10. As the Element Lead / Subject Matter Expert supports course reviews; updates curriculum; and changes IAW NAVEDTRA directives; providing feedback and tracking of items; conducts training analysis; and recommendation for course improvement.

  11. Shall support pilot course review and gap analysis and provide Warfare Area Element review and recommendations to revise and correct training gaps.

  12. Prepares; reviews; and develops Warfare Area element lesson plans and Instructor Guides.

  13. Conducts dynamic assessment of the Ship's OOD/JOODs supporting Bridge watch standers: analyzing their skills and abilities; providing formal appraisal of performance with recommendations for improvement.

 14. Develops position descriptions; reviews resumes and conducts interviews of prospective employees Tier II below. Education 1.Five (5) years relevant experience with Surface Navy Combat Systems as technician or operator with responsibility for teaching/training the system to other sailors and managing and leading junior sailors.

  2. One (1) year relevant experience as an instructor of Combat Systems in a Naval Training Environment; and responsible for guiding the development of other instructors/trainers.

  3. Associates/Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline desired (not required); or the equivalent combination of education; technical certifications or training; or work/military experience.

Qualifications 5-8 years of directly related experience in the development and delivery of technical training programs.

 Seeking transitioned Navy Master Training Specialist (NEC 9502) having served on LCS or with Operational Testing and Evaluation experience with LCS:  1. Five (5) years of experience with the required system or process as either a maintenance technician manager or operator manager with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a master level training environment.

  2. One (1) year 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.

  3. One (1) year relevant experience interfacing with training systems/simulations for effective and correct presentation of learning objectives.

    Past Fleet experience on LCS is desired. Experience as trainer/instructor in support of CSCS/ATRC/TACTRAGRU is a significant plus. Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Travel may be required up to 10 % of time. Must be fit enough to embark ship for 5-10 days.

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