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Job #: R-00115488
Location: Norfolk, VA
Category: Technical Trainer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Hybrid Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Gibbs & Cox, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is the largest independent naval architecture and marine engineering firm in the United States. Since our founding in 1929, 24 classes of combatants and nearly 7,000 vessels have been built to Gibbs & Cox designs. We proudly support military and commercial clients in the U.S. and internationally with all phases of marine design, construction, and lifecycle management. Our passion is solving our customers’ 21st century maritime challenges with quality and integrity.

Currently we are searching for a Full-time Experienced Surface Warfare Gun Weapon System Subject Matter Expert and Tactical Trainer to support Naval and AEGIS Tactical training in Norfolk, VA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Develops, organizes, and conducts Surface Warfare and Mk 34 Gun Weapon System (GWS) classroom and tactical lab training and evaluation in support of Surface Combat Systems Training Command in Hampton Roads/Norfolk, VA.
  • Serve as the Subject Matter Expert and training advisor to train CG/DDG sailors in the tactical employment of the Aegis Mk 34 Gun Weapon System (GWS), its interface, and associated equipment to include the Mk 160 Gun Computer Console (GCC).
  • Planning, briefing, evaluating, and debriefing classes and provide instruction on the tactical employment techniques of Aegis Mk 34 GWS through classroom and practical scenarios based on current Navy-wide operational tasking, doctrine, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for SCSTC courses supporting present and future course development and support the Train to Qualify (T2Q) and Train to Certify (T2C) process utilizing shore-based trainer requiring dynamic training and assessment of watch standers during integrated scenarios.
  • Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.
  • Provides primary watch team instruction in AEGIS Combat Weapon Systems.
  • Reviews and analyzes U.S. Navy Aegis Combat System Engineering Capabilities and Limitations and U.S. Navy Operational and Tactical doctrine and integrates and conceptualizes the execution of Doctrine optimizing the application of ship's Combat Systems capabilities and limitation in the dynamic operational tactical environment.
  • 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.
  • This SME position carries a high level of exposure, and commands focus, flexibility, and the desire to continuously learn from each of their fellow team members. If this describes you, we urge you to apply today!

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 7 years US Navy surface warfare combat systems/platform experience with carriers, DDGs, CGs, LCS, large deck, smaller amphibious ships or land-based test sites. 
  • Experience as a qualified Mk34 Gun Weapon System (GWS) / Mk 160 Gun Computer Console (GCC) operator/technician is required. Experience as an Operator Supervisor or Maintenance Technician desired.
  • U.S. Citizenship and Active Secret Security Clearance are required.
  • Ability to write clear, concise, and easily readable technical correspondence to document reviews of technical recommendations following technical reviews and collating of comments.
  • Articulate in oral and written presentations; possess high organizational skills and the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines.
  • Experience working dynamic programs with fluctuating scope and integrated coordination of multiple engineering disciplines.
  • Possess an understanding of US Navy system architecture across logical, functional, hardware, software components.
  • Possess operational knowledge of US Navy combatants, weapon systems, and threats.
  • Additionally, must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with the team and customers. 
  • Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Prior SCSTC/ATRC/TACTRAGRU instructor experience is a significant plus.
  • Travel may be up required to 10 % of time. 
  • Two (2) years’ experience’ with Microsoft Office Suite applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is preferred.
  • A formal degree or the combination of education, technical certifications, training, or work/military experience supporting engineering or analysis experience is always a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • B.S. or Advanced Degree in engineering, analysis, or related discipline desired but not required.
  • Experience with training and readiness of Navy vessels.
  • Master Training Specialist.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $59,150.00 - $91,000.00 - $122,850.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 46,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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