LCS Mine Counter-Measures (MCM) Warfare Trainer at LCS Training Facility (LTF), San Diego, CA

Clearance Level
San Diego, California
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Curriculum Modification


Team Training


Training Techniques

REQ#: RQ148503
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

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Job Description

General Dynamics Information Technology is actively seeking a Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Mine Counter-Measures (MCM) Warfare Trainer and Subject Matter Expert (SME) having recently served on LCS or with operational fleet experience and qualifications in Mine Warfare (MIW) including Mine Counter-Measure (MCM) Operations, Mine Warfare Evaluator (MIWE), and Combat System Training Team (CSTT technical and tactical).

Job Description:

Develops; organizes; and conducts Mine Warfare (MIW) training and educational programs for personnel assigned to Littoral Combat Ships.  Training includes tactical employment of the MIW and MCM systems; capabilities and limitations; employment of automated systems; mission planning and execution; and tactical communications.  Must be capable of conducting conventional knowledge-based classroom teaching and performance/scenario-based laboratory training in normal, abnormal, and emergency operating environments.  When required, the candidate would provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for LCS courses.

  • Must be prepared to support the Train to Qualify (T2Q) and Train to Certify (T2C) process utilizing shore-based trainer requiring dynamic assessment of watch standers during integrated scenarios.

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

  • Supports Formal Course Reviews and Curriculum Updates; conducts training gap analysis and provides formal feedback / recommendations for Course improvement.

  • Develops; tests; maintains; and delivers moderately complex Navy Mine Warfare training programs and related materials in support of SCSTC training objectives.

  • Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.

  • Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.

  • Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and program effectiveness.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  • Primary instruction in LCS MCM Crew Certification Training, MCM Capstone Training (including MIW Evaluator and remote vehicle operations), LCS MCM and LCS Common Skills.

  • Candidate will be required to support a second shift work schedule on a rotational basis.

  • Active Secret Security Clearance.


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


Seven (7) years of experience with Mine Warfare (MIW) / Mine Counter-Measures (MCM) as either a maintenance technician supervisor or operator supervisor with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a journeyman level training environment.  Of the seven years, one (1) year of experience as an Instructor/Trainer in a Navy Training Environment, to include presentation skills, public speaking, curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items, evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems.

Experience as an Instructor/Trainer and/or a Master/Afloat Training Specialist in support of SCSTC/TACTRAGRU/ATG is a significant plus.  Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Travel may be required up to 10% of time.

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

7 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Travel Required

Less than 10%


U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $64,000 - $96,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.