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Emerging Requirements Technical Trainer

Job ID: 2301955
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Mar 28, 2023
Category: Training
Subcategory: Technical Training
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


The Technical Trainer position in the Emerging Requirements branch will be liaising with customers to analyze emerging threats, and gather requirements to develop tailored or specialized training.  The ideal candidate will be a retired field grade officer (Major, Lieutenant Colonel, or Colonel) with operational Military staff experience and high level planning experience preferably at the Joint Staff Planning, Major Command (MAJCOM)/Combatant Command (COCOM) or equivalent level.  This position will be primarily responsible for identifying, developing, and executing solutions for emerging requirements for education and training within the Nuclear, CWMD threat spectrum as well as nuclear weapons stockpile environments.     

MAJCOMS are the highest level of command within the US Military.  Each MAJCOM is made up of multiple COCOMs.  Where MAJCOMs conduct strategic planning, the COCOMs are the boots on the ground doing the execution.  

Primary Duties:

  • Identify, develop, and coordinate solutions to emerging requirements for education and training within 
  • Develop, test, and deliver, in conjunction with appropriate Defense Nuclear Weapons School (DNWS) Divisions and Branches, tailored training and education programs in response to validated requests from the client, and IAW DNWS course guidelines, for specialty or single evolution type training events.
  • Plan for and execute the transition of the enduring requirements to other Divisions/Branches/Sections within or outside DNWS.
  • Coordinate with current and potential DNWS clients to identify education and training needs, gaps and objectives, and develop relevant content in the appropriate method of delivery.
  • Plan, manage, and facilitate, and deliver training in the appropriate method delivery such as in-residence, Mobile Training Teams (MTT), or virtually.
  • Conduct outreach efforts IAW Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and DNWS Leadership priorities.
  • Achieve and maintain DNWS Instructor Certification and others as required.
  • Identify and integrate subject matter experts to provide instruction when required for DNWS education and training events through liaison with other government and academic organizations within the Nuclear Enterprise.
  • Conduct research and provide input to Department of Defense organizations on Radiological, Nuclear and CWMD guidance, policies, and publications as directed by DTRA DNWS.



  • 9 plus years of experience with a Bachelors or 7 plus years with a Masters. 
  • Ability to use critical thinking, initiative, and resourcefulness in problem-solving and generate complex solutions with little information and/or direction.
  • Nuclear Enterprise experience within the Operational, Radiological, Nuclear, and Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction threat spectrum, including, but not limited to, national policy, strategic posture, counter proliferation, deterrence, and emerging threats.
  • Operational Military staff experience preferably at the Joint Staff Planning, Major Command (MAJCOM)/Combatant Command (COCOM) or equivalent level.
  • Joint Force tactical or operational level experience.
  • Active Top Secret with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI.
  • Must have excellent written and oral communications skills and ability to brief students, staff, DNWS leadership, and senior leaders (i.e., flag and general officers or members of the senior executive service).

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.


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