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Training Area Manager

Job ID: 2400201
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Training
Subcategory: Training Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Training Area Manager for the Defense Nuclear Weapons School (DNWS) on Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, NM. The Training Area Manager is responsible for scheduling, managing and maintaining the training areas used in DNWS courses and training events, including the Nuclear Weapons Instructional Museum (NWIM). 

Primary Duties Include:

· Coordinate scheduling of training areas for training events and services, and oversee scheduling of NWIM tours for outside visitors and in-resident courses.

· Manage and maintain readiness of all training sites, storage areas, and related training equipment used in training events at the DNWS training sites.

· Prepare training sites and equipment such as training aids for training events such as practical exercises and field training exercises in training areas, including radiological training sites.

· Support government Facility Manager for DTRA DNWS with work orders and minor repairs at DNWS training sites and related equipment such as training aids.

· Conduct tours and provide briefings to students, staff, and leadership, including the NWIM and nuclear enterprise related topics.

· Assist DNWS academic branches with teaching nuclear weapons core curriculum, Incident/Accident Response and other delivery of material, including facilitation of and participation in practical and field training exercises.

· Transports students and/or moves equipment in preparation for training courses, Field Training Exercises, and Practical Exercises. Must possess a valid state driver’s license and be trained on the vehicle (non-passenger vehicles) prior to use. Vehicles may include:

o   Passenger vans (up to 15 passenger)

o   Sedans and SUVs

o   Extended cab and regular cab pick-up trucks (long and short bed)

o   Pick-up trucks towing trailers of up to 30 feet in length

o   Stake Trucks & Panel Trucks

o   Up to 25K forklifts

· Other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications:

· A bachelors degree and 5 years of experience, additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.

· Secret Security Clearance

· Experience in information and schedule management as well as exercise planning or coordination.

· Physical demands include bending, sitting, standing, and driving for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift, carry, and move cases and equipment such as training aids, Protector Cases/Road Cases, and rescue dummies.

· Must be able to traverse uneven/rough terrain and work in inclement conditions such as extreme weather and night-time operations.

· Must be comfortable working in a radiological environment and wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as boots, gloves, and Tyvek suits. 

· 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).

· Experience with MS Office tools (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required; experience in SharePoint a plus.

· Ability to work effectively with students, staff, and outside agencies.


Preferred Qualifications:

· Experience in training management, including multiple projects in a collaborative, team-based environment.

· Ability to obtain and maintain qualifications to handle and move radiological sources

· Ability to transport, move, and handle radiological sources in support of practical exercises, Field Training Exercises (FTX), other training events, and as required by the organization.

· Previous instructional experience and knowledge of presentation best practices with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to audiences of varying backgrounds.

· Ability to conduct research in relevant areas and give subject matter expertise advice to staff and leadership.

· Ability to use initiative and resourcefulness in problem-solving.

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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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