Senior Trainer, SPY-1D(V) Radar Trainer, Aegis Ashore Team Trainer, CSCSU Dam Neck, Virginia Beach, VA

Clearance Level
Virginia Beach, Virginia

REQ#: RQ93876

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

Develops, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs for sailors in support of the Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit Dam Neck in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Training program requires the ability to conduct traditional classroom instruction and laboratory simulations supporting the Navy’s Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System. Candidate would serve as a Senior Trainer providing fleet-sailors training on the operation and employment of the SPY-1D(V) Radar and Mission Planning System supporting the Aegis Ashore Missile Defense System. When required, the candidate would provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for other CSCS courses.

1. Provides dynamic teaching & training as well as assessment that require advanced knowledge of U.S. Navy’s SPY-1D(V) Radar system capabilities and limitation as it relates to the Navy’s Ballistic Missile Program.

2. Reviews and analyzes U.S. Navy SPY-1D(V) Radar and Aegis Baseline 9 Engineering Capabilities and Limitations, as well as U.S. Navy operational and maintenance processes and procedures.

3. Conducts dynamic assessment of the sailors’ abilities to comply with approved maintenance and operational procedures, and thereafter provides formal appraisal of performance with recommendations for improvement and methods to maintain technical and tactical proficiency.

4. Observes and assesses contemporaries during Practice and Certification Teaches per requirements NAVEDTRA 135.

5. Prepares, reviews, and customizes curriculum lesson plans and instructor guide in support of traditional classroom teaching.

6. Supports Course Reviews and Curriculum Updates, and conducts training gap analysis to provide formal feedback and recommendations for Course improvement.

7. Documents the training conducted with specifics of the individual areas / watch station and is responsible for generation of a formal assessment of measure of success via written report.

8. Develops, tests, maintains, and delivers moderately complex training programs and related materials in support of CSCS training objectives.

9. Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.

10. Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities. Maintains records of training activities, participant progress, and program effectiveness.

11. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.


Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, or work/military experience.


Five (5) years of experience as a SPY-1D(V) Radar System Technician and Radar System Controller (RSC) with experience using the Aegis Mission Planner, and having the responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a journeyman level training environment. Of the five (5) years, one (1) year of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment or Combat System Training Team evaluator responsible for establishing learning objectives, preparing test items or drill guides, and counseling/evaluating others on maintenance and repair is required.

Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Secret security clearance required. Travel may be required up to 10% of time.

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