Surface Navy Navigation Electronics Systems Trainer, CSCS Detachment Norfolk - VA

Clearance Level
Norfolk, Virginia

REQ#: RQ78313

Travel Required: 10-25%
Public Trust: NACLC (T3)
Requisition Type: Regular

Develops, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs for Fleet sailors in support of Center for Surface Combat Systems in Norfolk, Virginia. Training program requires ability to conduct traditional classroom instruction and support technical shipboard training and assessments. Candidate would serve as an instructor training and evaluating operators and technicians in shipboard navigation electronics such as WSN-7, DMS, NAVSSI, Navigation Radar, and FODMS. When required, the candidate would provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for CSCS courses.

1. Provides dynamic teaching & training as well as assessments that require advanced knowledge of U.S. Navy navigation systems electronic capabilities and limitations.

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

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

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

5. Supports Course Reviews and Curriculum Updates and conducts training gap analysis to provide formal feedback and recommendation for course improvement.

6. 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.

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

8. Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.

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

10. 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.


Three (3) years of experience as a U.S. Navy Surface Electronics Technician with responsibility of maintaining, repairing, and teaching shipboard navigation electronics to others in a journeyman level training environment. Of the three (3) years, one (1) year of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment, or as a Combat Systems Training Team (CSTT) member in a shipboard training Environment is required.

Experience as a qualified WSN-7, DMS, NAVSSI, Navigation Radar, FODMS, and/or a Master/Afloat Training Specialist is a significant plus.  Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Travel may be required up to 20% of time.

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