SSDS Trainer at SCSTC Det Southwest-San Diego, CA

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

Classroom Instruction


Lesson Planning

People Management


REQ#: RQ165208
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

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Job Description

SSDS Trainer at SCSTC Det Southwest-San Diego, CA

Develops, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs for customer personnel in support of Waterfront Advanced Warfare Training (AWT) at Waterfront-San Diego, CA. Training program requires ability to conduct traditional classroom instruction and laboratory support.

Knowledgeable on SSDS MK 2 equipped surface combatants in support of SSDS Advanced Warfare Training (AWT) Phases, including Phase I: Self-Assessment Groom Training (SAGT), Phase II: Operator Training and Phase III: Team Training.  Candidate develops, organizes, and conducts technical and tactical training necessary to meet TYCOM SSDS training requirements.  Provides preventive and corrective maintenance assessment and training of the SSDS MK-2 combat Systems. Conducts both classroom and hands-on training for technicians and tacticians from surface combatants in the operation and maintenance of the SSDS MK-2 Combat System. Develops, tests, maintains, and delivers moderately complex training programs and related materials in support of customer 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.  Updates course documentation on a regular basis to ensure timeliness and relevance.  May provide work leadership for lower level employees, including evaluating the effectiveness of their training presentations and programs.


Five (5) years of experience with the required system or process as either a maintenance technician or operator with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in an apprentice level training environment. Of the three years, one (1) year experience as an instructor 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. 

Past experience as a trainer/instructor in support of CSCS/ATRC/TACTRAGRU/ATG is a significant plus.  Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while training.

Desire (not required) technician with Navy Instructor NEC 9502.

Desire experience with CEC and at least 1 year experience on CSTT technical and or tactical team.

Travel may be required up to 25 percent of the time. Must in physical condition to support embarkation on U.S. Navy ship underway.


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

● Security Clearance Level: Secret
● Location: On Customer Site
● US Citizenship Required

● 401K with company match
● Comprehensive health and wellness packages
● Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
● Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications
● Cutting-edge technology you can learn from
● Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

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


Travel Required



U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $68,000 - $102,000. 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. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

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.