Camp Pendleton, CA

Ground Based Air Defense Senior Operator Instructor

Sonalysts, Inc. is seeking a full-time individual with demonstrated experience in Senior Operator Instructor to support the U.S. Marine Corps’ Ground Based Air Defense (GBAD) New Equipment Training (NET) development and delivery effort.

What You Will Be Doing:

The selected candidate will be responsible for determining training objectives and conducting training programs to support the Ground Based Air Defense (GBAD) New Equipment Training (NET).   The Senior Operator Instructor will assist the Operator Team Lead in the management of the instructor/curriculum development cadre.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Delivers training curriculum

  • Determines training objectives

  • Develops curriculum in accordance with the Systems Approach to Training process—the ADDIE model

  • Proficient in the employment of the GBAD portfolio and operator/field-level maintenance tasks

  • Writes training programs, including outlines, text, handouts, tests, and designs laboratory exercises

  • Lectures class on safety, installation, programming, maintenance, and repair of software, machinery, and equipment, following outline, handouts and texts

  • Administers written and practical exams and writes performance reports to evaluate trainees' performance

The primary work location for this position is Camp Pendleton, CA area.  Travel may be required up to 50% annually.  Travel locations could include:  Cherry Point, NC; Quantico, VA; Crane, IN; 29 Palms, CA; Yuma, AZ; and Okinawa, Japan.

What’s In It For You?

Becoming an integral part of an innovative, employee-owned company, which provides flexible work schedule, paid vacation time, educational reimbursement, health benefits (medical and dental), Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), and 401k plans.

Required Qualifications:

Have a minimum of five (5) years of proven experience as an instructor in a Formal Learning Center, military, or technical training program.

Successful completion of a military Formal School Instructor Course and military curriculum developer courses, or completion of or equivalent industry recognized technical training instructor program.

Successfully designated as a Senior Instructor per Marine Aviation Weapons and Tactics Squadron 1 (MAWTS-1) Control, and Communication (C3) Course Catalog.

Preferred Qualifications:

Bachelors (or higher) degree in Instructional Systems Design is highly desirable, but not required.

Ideal candidate has experience as an Army Career Management Field 14 or Marine Corps MOS 72xx.

Preferred candidates will also be Low Altitude Air Defense (LAAD) Enhanced/Tactics Instructor (LETI) or Weapons and Tactics Instructor (WTI); LAAD or Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Platoon Commander, Team Lead, Section Leader; Tank, Light Armored Vehicle (LAV), or an Avenger Master Gunner.

Preferred candidates will have technical experience in Command and control communications system installation, operations and maintenance; tactical data network administration; turret-based, direct fire weapons platform installation, operations and maintenance; electro-optic/infrared, laser system installation, operations and maintenance; air defense radar systems and associated IFF equipment installation, operations and maintenance; maintenance management.

Security Requirements:

Please verify U.S. citizenship in your resume or cover letter.  Submissions without a statement verifying U.S. citizenship will not be considered.

This position requires obtaining and maintaining a SECRET security clearance.

Send resume to Recruiting, Sonalysts, Inc., 215 Parkway North, Waterford, CT 06385 or  Reply to 5619.

Sonalysts, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, disability, or other basis protected by law.


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