JSFirm Combat Aircraft Training Tech Specialist 4

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Boeing Company Saint Louis, Missouri:

Location Saint Louis, MO

Security Clearance Required? Current Secret - US Citizenship Required

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Position Description

Boeing is seeking Aircrew Training Instructors to join a team of highly motivated instructors and courseware development personnel in St. Louis, Missouri. The Aircrew Team reports to the Manager International Training/Trainer Programs within Training Systems and Government Services (TSGS), Air Force Programs subdivision. The Aircrew Training team provides training support to Boeing customers and is responsible for the development and presentation of highly interactive courseware for various Boeing aircraft and weapons. Applicants for these positions may have the opportunity to relocate to Khamis Mushyat, Saudi Arabia as Flying Training Instructors in the F-15SA if they so desire.
Develops, delivers and conducts customer training events for combat specific trainees via highly interactive courseware in state of the art electronic classrooms and simulator training devices at company and/or customer facilities. Provides input for developing and modifying engineering data, flight manuals, defining training requirements, standards and curriculum, schedules and related documentation. Pursues continuous process improvement. Serves as training liaison with internal and external customers. Demonstrates extensive knowledge of combat aircraft aircrew operations and training to resolve complex planning, coordination and development of requirements for multiple aircraft blocks, types and models. Oversees all phases of combat aircraft ground training delivery. Evaluates technical design features/changes to the operation of the combat aircraft systems and subsystems to assist the development of the physical/functional fidelity requirements to be incorporated into the applicable flight training devices. Participates and interfaces with operational level combat aircraft customers, customer test aircrews, company test aircrews and company engineering expertise via Technical Interface Meetings; Man-Machine Interface Meetings; Program Management Reviews, Program Design Reviews, and status meetings.

Current or recent operational experience as a Pilot or Weapons System Operator in the F-15E/K/S/SG is required. Requires minimum of 8 years experience as a high performance fighter/attack aircrew with appropriate experience as Wingman, Element Lead, Flight Lead, Instructor Pilot, Weapons System Operator; Flight Examiner, Mission Commander or Pilot in Command. Platform instruction experience is required. Strong communication skills, knowledge of ISD processes and experience in courseware and Computer Based Training (CBT) development is required.



[ + ] Communication
Consistently clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Consistently keeps the audience thoroughly engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Consistently frames even complex messages in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Consistently seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used; attends to both direct and indirect messages from others; correctly interprets messages and responds appropriately. Advises fellow project leads and other internal employees in effective communication techniques.

[ + ] Customer Focus
Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions as a project team leader; develops and sustains productive customer relationships as they relate to project team leadership responsibilities; actively seeks information to understand customers’ circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; presents project level information to customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how project level actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists other project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.

[ + ] Planning And Organizing
Identifies more critical and less critical activities and assignments; adjusts priorities when appropriate. Proactively determines project or assignment requirements by breaking them down into tasks and identifying types of equipment, materials, and people needed. Effectively allocates appropriate amounts of time for completing own work; avoids scheduling conflicts. Is an expert at taking advantage of available resources (individuals, processes, departments, and tools) to complete work efficiently; coordinates with internal and external partners. Uses time effectively and prevents irrelevant issues or distractions from interfering with work completion.

[ + ] Systems Thinking
Consistently evaluates job tasks and processes on how well they help meet team objective(s); identifies non-value-adding components and barriers. Formulates change strategies; frequently seeks input from other project leads and internal employees to evaluate options for change and encourage buy-in. Makes appropriate changes to job/role structures and processes by communicating effectively and focusing on new skill development. Uses extensive measurement systems to monitor the implementation.


[ + ] Aviation & Weapons Systems
Extensive and specialized knowledge of aviation and/or weapons systems including theory of operation and troubleshooting within the organization or department.

[ + ] Instruction Skills
Extensive and specialized instructional skills (e.g. preparation, delivery, summary, assess student progress, remediation, motivation, engagement, etc.).

[ + ] Process Measurement
Extensive and specialized ability to identify and create qualitative or quantitative measures of success and failure. Extensive and specialized ability to select the key parameters and develop standards to monitor progress, provide updates of performance, and plot trends over time.

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Do you have experience with Aircrew Training activities involved in fast jet training/fighter aircraft pilot operational flight activities (e.g., courseware development, Instructor Training, Training Center operation experience, fast jet training, or flying training)?

Do you possess current/recent F-15E, F-15K, or F-15SG experience as a Pilot or Weapon System Operator?

Do you have a current/active Secret security clearance or a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)? (Note: If you held a security clearance within the last two years, your clearance is considered current/active).

Typical Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree and typically 10 or more years’ related work experience, a Master’s degree and typically 8 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Other Job related information

Applicants should possess strong Microsoft Office skills as well as experience in the development of training materials using commercially available software such as Captivate. Position requires travel within the United States as well as International to conduct training.

  • Business Unit Defense, Space&Security
  • Division Global Services & Support
  • Program Tsgs
  • Job Type Non-Management
  • Experience Level Career/Experienced
  • US Person Status Required? Yes

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