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Job #: R-00058812
Location: Gunpowder, MD
Category: Technical Trainer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Leidos Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, Energetics and Training (CBRNE & T) Portfolio has a Chemical Weapons Training Specialist position available. The opportunity for the Chemical Weapons Training Specialist will provide technical support under the Leidos prime contract for delivering services and development efforts supporting the Combat, Capabilities and Development Command (DEVCOM) Chemical Biological Center. This position is located at Aberdeen Proving Ground – Edgewood Area, Maryland.

The Training Specialist will serve as a Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosives (CBRNE) subject matter expert (SME) and trainer for the DEVCOM Chemical Biological Center (CBC) Chemical Sciences Division Advanced CBRNE Training Branch (ACTB). SME will deliver expertise to Federal Government agencies in supporting the combat against Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD).  As part of the effort the SME shall be responsible in working with both Federal Government staff / officials and other Leidos support personnel in planning, executing, and completing field activities associated with WMD and CBRNE training, demonstration, field exercises, table top exercises and other duties as assigned by the Government Project Team Lead. The Chemical Weapons Training Specialist will support the ACTB in designing, developing, and performing training activities for warfighters, other Government Agencies, and civilian personnel in areas of  WMD tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs), field identification and analysis protocols, conduct of operations and other areas unique to chemical and biological WMD detection, identification, and countermeasures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve and assist DEVCOM CBC in WMD efforts as a technical member between the ACTB and various classified and unclassified customers, to include: Department of Defense, Department of Justice and Department of Energy  
  • Lead/support CBRNE training events through the lifecycle - defining organizational tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP's); integration of TTP's with the training being offered; interfacing with CBRNE subject matter experts within DEVCOM CBC; building a rapport with customers; and partnering with ACTB Chief to develop business opportunities
  • Assist in special projects for classified customers, to include chemical and biological solutions as it relates to engineering, construction, response, training and application
  • Articulate and communicate assignments, projects, problems to be solved, actionable events, milestones, and/or program issues under review and delivers efforts within scheduled timelines

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in Biology or related field with 8 or more years experience with CBRNE, WMD, and other hazardous material technical support, to include field experience.
  • 4 or more years operational experience as a lead in planning, coordinating, and managing projects and teams
  • 4 or more years experience with resource management to include financial and logistics management support
  • Strong analytical skills and interpersonal relationship skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with government and contractor personnel
  • Ability to coordinate team activities and offer expertise for the resolution of issues
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Minimum of Secret Clearance with ability to obtain TS/SCI
  • Ability to travel 20-25 percent of the time.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Military Experience, Civil Support Team experience and/or Military Occupation Specialty preferred.
  • Experience in working with Gov’t and civilian agencies.

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Yes, 25% of the time

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About Leidos

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 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit

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