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Air Traffic Control Instructor - Academy - AT Basics

Job ID: 2217278
Location: OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, United States
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2022
Category: Training
Subcategory: Training Analyst
Schedule: Casual (includes On Call and Temporary)
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Description

  • ATTN FERS RETIREES: Earnings received as an ATC Instructor, ATC Training Instructional Supervisor, or Contractor Site Supervisor working on this program are EXEMPT from the Supplemental Annuity earnings limits for FERS retirees between the ages of 56 and 62.

We are looking for experienced, Air Traffic Control Instructors to join the SAIC Controller Training Solutions (CTS) team supporting air traffic controller training services for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Candidate(s) selected for these positions will support onsite training requirements as a Casual, Air Traffic Basics, Instructor-I, at the FAA Academy, in Oklahoma City, OK.

The Federal Aviation Administration is responsible for ensuring that air traffic control specialists provide the flying public with a high level of safety and professionalism. A well-trained Air Traffic Control workforce plays an essential role in fulfilling this responsibility.

To provide such air traffic services, the FAA trains new air traffic control specialists and provides recurrent training to current air traffic control specialists. To ensure these training needs are met, the FAA utilizes Contractor-provided instructional services at the FAA Academy and FAA ATC facilities throughout the U.S. and its Territories.

The scope of the contractor-provided services includes all training and training program support to successfully train and prepare students to become fully certified Air Traffic Controllers. SAIC must provide training and training related support services as required for all types and levels of ATC facilities.

The CTS Academy ATC Basics Instructor-I is a hands-on position that requires the candidate to effectively and consistently deliver the highest quality classroom instruction to a wide variety of developmental air traffic control students.

The successful candidate for this position must be able to demonstrate strong knowledge, skills and experience with current ATC requirements, rules and procedures, and must be able to obtain and maintain ATC Instructor-I certification at the FAA Academy.

These instructors will primarily conduct and administer the Air Traffic Basics Terminal course, the Air Traffic Basics En Route course, and/or the Air Traffic Basics TRACON course, which deal with aviation topics such as aerodynamics, aviation charts, and airport marking.  They may also participate in the conduct or administration of Human Performance for ATC (HPATC) or other courses and/or in ISD projects, to include the development, revision, and maintenance of ATC Training Courses.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

US Citizenship is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.

Candidates for these instructor positions must:

  • a. Have 3 years of experience as a certified flight instructor, or
  • b. Be an instrument-rated pilot plus have a minimum of 3 years of experience as an instructor in an equivalent position, or
  • c. Have a minimum of 3 years of experience as a facility certified Air Traffic Control Specialist (ATCS) in either a civilian or military Air Traffic Control (ATC) facility plus have a minimum of 3 years of experience as an instructor in an equivalent position.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Direct experience as a certified ATC Instructor at the FAA Academy is prefered but not required.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively with FAA personnel at all levels to ensure the delivery of training services meet the needs of the local facility, as well as the FAA’s overall Air Traffic Control mission is highly desired.
  • Experience delivering excellent teaching and/or platform skills, classroom management techniques, and a student-focused drive for continuous improvement, is strongly preferred but not required.

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent (GED) required


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 26,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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