THAAD System Technical Trainer

El Paso, TX
Work Type: Hybrid
  • Job Category: Education & Training
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: ALS00469

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Akima Logistics Services (ALS) provides the full spectrum of logistics services, ranging from performance-based and integrated logistics services (PBL & ILS), sustainment planning, material management, warehousing, and distribution to vehicle and equipment maintenance including legacy aircraft maintenance, sustainment, and transition support. ALS is also a major provider of role-player and foreign language speaking training support at U.S. Army installations across the nation. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to safety, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our company’s profits go back to our more than 14,000 Iñupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will function as a System Technical Trainer with the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Missile Defense System out of Ft Bliss, Texas. You will assist the customer in instructing and teaching groups of personnel, on New Equipment Training (NET), Technical Concepts and Operations, Air Battle Management Training, and THAAD Missile Technical Escort Training. This will be in accordance with established Instructor Training Guidelines, US Army Air and Missile Defense Operations, Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs), Technical Manuals (TMs), policies, procedures, and processes. The candidate will conduct training sessions, product demonstrations, and develop criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities. The candidate will be a member of an instructor/support team and will perform all duties under direct supervision from the customer. This position is designated as Mission Essential with a requirement to train and certify personnel from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) to sustain and maintain Missile Defense Operations. The candidate will support anything that leads up to working overtime and nonstandard shifts, as necessary.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide THAAD individual training for KSA personnel at the Ft Bliss, Texas, THAAD training facility.

  • Utilize a combination of KSA THAAD tactical equipment and Government-furnished training devices.

  • Training in accordance with KSA specific Training Program Structure Document (TPSD) and Developed Training Plans.

  • Will instruct courses that will be sequenced and required to complete prior to commencement of collective training.

  • Teach THAAD system and component overview and all aspects of TFCC functional operations.

  • Teach THAAD Launcher system/Sub System and component overview and all aspects of THAAD Launcher functional operations.

  • Teach maintenance, troubleshooting, and remove & replace procedures for all equipment associated with the THAAD communications.

  • Teach THAAD Doctrine, System Behavior and Engagement Operations.

  • Will instruct THAAD Missile Technical Escort Training.

  • Teach THAAD Battery Support Center (BSC) operations.

  • Instructors will be cross trained to ensure each training area has a primary and backup instructor identified and available as required.

  • Will instruct maintenance and troubleshooting procedures to KSA Enhanced Operator/Maintainers (EOM) to include but not limited to: software, hardware, interconnecting cabling, electrical system, and networks.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or 10 years work related experience.

  • Previous experience on the THAAD or PATRIOT Missile Defense System.

  • Experience and Knowledge of US Army Air and Missile Defense Force and Engagement operations.

  • CompTIA Security certification or ability to obtain.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen and possess and maintain a SECRET clearance.

  • Must pass a background check to include criminal and credit.

Desired Qualifications:

  • THAAD TFCC and Air Battle Management (14A/14E/140E).

  • THAAD Launch Control Station (LCS)/Communications (14H).

  • THAAD Launcher (14T).

  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

  • Missile Round Pallet Configuration/De-Configuration.

  • Missile Technical Escort.

  • THAAD Battery Support Center (BSC).

  • THAAD System Administration.

  • THAAD ADA Officer (14A).

  • THAAD System Technician (140E).

  • THAAD System Integrator (140A).

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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