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Job #: R-00015567
Location: Abingdon, MD
Category: Training
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Requisition:

Training Specialist CBRN / COTS Trainer

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking an experienced Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) and government-off-the-shelf (GOTS) equipment training development and implementation specialist to support Department of Defense (DoD) contracts.  You will work closely with clients and contract employees to develop and deliver technical training products specific to CBRN collective protection platforms and their associated systems.  You will conduct training needs analyses, conduct training course development and updates, develop interactive multimedia training, conduct training coordination and site setup, execute classroom and virtual training, perform formative and summative evaluations, obtain functional area feedback, and develop lessons learned.  You assist in the monitoring and tracking of training readiness for customers and project stakeholders.  You will conduct training in classroom and field environments, in varying weather and climatic conditions, and at military installations. 


The prospective candidate should have a base line knowledge of the following training support documents:

  • Training Situation Document (TSD)
  • Instructional Performance Requirements Document (IPRD)
  • Instructional Media Requirements Document (IMRD)
  • Training Requirements Planning (TRP)
  • Navy Training System Plan (NTSP)

This position will be located in Abingdon, Maryland with expected CONUS travel at approximately 25%.

Due to contract regulations, US citizenship is required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Ensure a clean and safe working environment
  • Become a subject matter expert in operations and maintenance procedures for CBRN collective protection systems
  • Conduct training needs analyses
  • Develop course conduct information packages
  • Develop comprehensive training packages in military-standard format
  • Conduct reviews of training products with team personnel and clients
  • Conduct training on site at military and/or civilian installations
  • Obtain student feedback and lessons learned
  • Apply lessons learned to training materials to improve products and final deliveries
  • Complete all required training and maintain certifications.

Basic Qualifications

  • Five to ten years of professional maintenance experience in civilian or military areas to include COTS and GOTS equipment training
  • Minimum 5 years as a certified instructor
  • Basic understanding of the military maintenance concepts
  • Skilled in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Work independently, manage time, and adhere to deadlines
  • Effectively communicate to the team, peers, and the customer in words and in writing.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Specific military CBRN maintenance, sustainment, operations and support experience
  • DoD Master Instructor qualification or Naval Master Training Specialist (MTS)
  • Familiarity with the Systems Approach to Training (Analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, and Evaluation {ADDIE model})
  • Experience using, maintaining, and/or training military collective protection systems

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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