Training (Osan)

Gwangju, KOR
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Program & Project Management
  • Travel: None
  • Clearance: SECRET
  • Req ID: 2024-8100


Job Summary:

Akima Systems Engineering is looking for an Operations Assistant - Training to work at Kadena AB, Japan. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!


Job Responsibilities:

  • The Operations Assistant working in the Training office position consists of scheduling and training functions at the squadron level. Both scheduling and training are challenging and dynamic processes. Even after the schedule is printed, numerous changes may be required because of aircraft mechanical problems, medical issues, flight evaluation requirements, expiring event currencies, deployments and student training continuity to name a few. Weather conditions and other factors beyond the control of the scheduler also limit flying opportunities. Furthermore, overseas locations may require additional Host Nation coordination and localized procedures. The scheduler needs to be able to adapt quickly to changing circumstances in a medium-to-high stress environment. Scheduling activities shall be in accordance with (IAW) Air Force Instruction (AFI) 10-420.

  • Coordinates with the training officer, squadron aviation resource management (SARM), UDM, and Operations Officer (DO) to arrange a schedule to facilitate operations, qualification, upgrade, test, exercises, and continuation training accomplishment to meet required currency and progression standards, IAW DO priorities. Coordinates with the Weapons Officer or DO for aircraft configurations two weeks prior and ensure OPSs (operations)/MX (maintenance)/Ammo (ammunition) schedules are synchronized.

  • Builds long-and short-range flight schedules to ensure full coverage of all aircrew, instructor, evaluator, support personnel, and supervisor positions. Coordinate with senior squadron leadership on a daily and weekly basis.

  • Keeps track when crewmembers will be on leave, temporary duty, have scheduled medical appointments or other scheduling commitments. Contractor shall de-conflict crewmember schedules and work with flight leadership to ensure crews are available to meet assigned sortie taskings. Ensures 100% accountability for aircrew schedule inputs and coordinate with Flight/CC (Commander’s) to receive/integrate late inputs.

  • Tracks daily flight/ground/academic training requirements and accomplishments to facilitate accurate flight scheduling as directed by the operations officer. To the maximum extent possible, schedule aircrew based on experience to mitigate Operational Risk Management (ORM). Scheduling and ORM updates will be reported to squadron and wing leadership as necessary.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • One year experience working in a squadron-level or higher aircrew training or scheduling office is highly desirable.

  • Must have a minimum of a high school degree or GED.

  • Must have an active Secret clearance.

Job: Program & Project Management

Travel: None

Organization: ASE - Akima Systems Engineering

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-8100