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Technical Trainer Principal

Job ID: 208526
Location: KIRTLAND AFB, NM, United States
Date Posted: Jul 14, 2020
Category: Training
Subcategory: Technical Training
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a qualified Technical Trainer, located in Kirtland AFB. Principal. Provide dedicated advisory and assistance services (A&AS) support to the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, Nuclear Enterprise Directorate (NE), Inspections & Education Department (NE-IE), Defense Nuclear Weapons School (DNWS).  Under the government lead for DTRA’s Partnership  Training and Education Program (PTEP) the incumbent coordinates and provides short-notice, tailored training and education to military, federal, state, municipal, and international law enforcement personnel.  Incumbent must meet the needs of DTRA’s customers and advocate DTRA’s capabilities to interagency partners.  The qualified candidate provides subject matter expertise with radiological detector technology, operational & tactical experience.

Primary duties include:

-     Prepares and presents technical briefings and information papers

-     Arrange for guest speakers and coordinate the processing of their clearances and instructional material

-     Assist with analyzing and responding to Agency and NE taskers, including tracking the status of open and ongoing taskers

-     Tracks student numbers and instructor training hours compatible for entry in the current DNWS data systems

-     Participates in the periodic review, planning, designing, developing, evaluating, presenting, and maintaining of DNWS course modules

-     Performs liaison, coordinating with government subject matter experts (SMEs) and technical personnel with focus on Combatant Commands (CCMDs), with U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) as primary emphasis

-     Interacts with other instructional staff, technical staff, management, academia, and customers at the Joint Staff, CCMDs, Combat Support Agencies, other agencies, and the national laboratories

-     Aligns resources, venues, and dates for PTEP to deliver lectures, seminars, discussion sessions, tabletop exercises, hands-on training, information exchanges, and analysis on a broad range of countering weapons of mass destruction (CWMD) topics

-     Develops course modules and courses of instruction

-     Training aid management (inventory, maintenance, design and procurement)

-     Training site coordination and development

-             Report generation of required documents; Manage PTEP student critiques, course feedback, after action reports, and storyboards


• Minimum of BA/BS required, 10 years of experience.
• Comprehensive knowledge of radiological detector technology; proficiency operating various radiological detection and training equipment
• Comprehensive knowledge of operational and tactical Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) and CWMD activities
• Knowledge of WMD proliferation and counter-proliferation; WMD response; and consequence management
• Ability to collaborate across a diverse workforce to achieve objectives
• Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to develop presentations and brief senior leaders
• Advanced degree in physical sciences desired
• Prior experience with DTRA programs desired
• Prior experience with the nuclear enterprise
• Prior CBRN or CWMD experience
• Instructional experience


  • Active Top Secret clearance, SCI eligibility  



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