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Training Instructor

Job ID: 2205755
Location: DAHLGREN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Jan 17, 2023
Category: Training
Subcategory: Technical Training
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC has contingent job opportunities for Tier II Instructors to support the U.S. Navy Surface Combat Systems Training Command (SCSTC) program. This position will be located in Dahlgren, VA.

This position is contingent upon contract award, expected in Spring/Summer 2023.

The Tier II Instructor provides instruction for U.S. Navy Surface Combat Systems Training Command (SCSTC) training programs. 

Duties Include:

  • Instruction and technical training for operations and / or maintenance of Aegis Combat system, Ship Self Defense System (SSDS), SQQ-89, Tactical Data Links, and other systems that can be used in the ships Combat Information Center (CIC). 
  • Develops, directs, plans and evaluates training programs or activities to meet external customer or internal employee learning objectives.  Assignments may include needs analysis, development of criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of course objectives, evaluation and learning assessments of instruction and curriculum, supporting development and evaluation of technical docs and pubs.
  • Where instructing within a certified educational institution-- responsible for determining the organization, communication and delivery of the course content and materials, and for developing learning activities and demonstrations. 
  • Collaborates with customer or internal functional organization to develop, enhance, and/or evaluate new or existing learning objectives and course content. 
  • Assists and supports creation of course content, training materials, visual aids and documentation to support a variety of instructional formats such as lecture, lab exercises, field training, computer-based training (CBT), and/or web-based training (WBT). 
  • May develop exam materials and may be responsible for testing and qualitative evaluation of participant's attainment of learning objectives. 
  • Monitors and evaluates training programs, assesses results, and implements enhancements as needed. May require support to administer training programs to meet student needs, which may require post-training follow up to determine applicability of course material or training approaches. 
  • May support the evaluation and/or oversight of contractors or vendors to develop and/or administer instructor-lead training teams and programs.


Required Qualifications and Experience:

  • Active Secret Clearance
  • Seven (7) years' experience as either a maintenance technician or operator with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a journeyman level training environment.  
  • One (1) year experience as an instructor or facilitator in a Navy Training Environment, to include:
    • Curriculum maintenance
    • Writing learning objectives
    • Preparing test items
    • Evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems
  • Minimum education of High School Diploma (or GED) 

Desired Education, Experience, and/or Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • NEC 805A Instructor

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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