UUV Trainer at Mine Warfare Training Center (MWTC), San Diego, CA

Clearance Level
San Diego, California

REQ#: RQ134370

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

Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUV) / Undersea Warfare Specialist Trainer at the Mine Warfare Training Center (MWTC), San Diego, CA.

General Dynamics Information Technology is actively seeking an Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUV) / Undersea Warfare Specialist Trainer and Subject Matter Expert (SME) having recent operational Navy Undersea and Combat Systems Fleet experience.  Highly desired experience with Navy systems such as Knifefish UUV, Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs), or Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs).

Job Description

Develops; organizes; and conducts Undersea Vehicles (UUV) / Undersea Warfare training and educational programs for personnel assigned to US Navy Ships.  Must be capable of conducting conventional knowledge-based classroom teaching and performance/scenario-based laboratory training.

The candidate would serve as a Senior Instructor to train sailors in tactical employment of the Undersea Vehicles (UUV) / Undersea Warfare systems; system capabilities and limitations; employment of automated systems; mission planning and execution; and tactical communications.  When required, the candidate would provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development. 

Must be prepared to support training and evaluation utilizing shore-based trainer requiring dynamic assessment of students in individual and team-training events. Experience with Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) or Undersea Warfare (USW) missions, processes, procedures and related technologies. Prepares; reviews; and customizes curriculum lesson plans and instructor guides 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 Undersea Vehicles (UUV) / Undersea Warfare training programs and related materials in support of CSCS 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; Experience relevant to undersea warfare areas to support test and evaluation of assigned projects.


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


Five (5) years of experience all facets of Unmanned Undersea Vehicles (UUVs) and tactical employment to include the management of onboard systems, planning and integration with Navy Surface, Air and Subsurface Warfare mission requirements.  Of the five years, one (1) year of experience as an Instructor/Trainer/Evaluator 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.

Experience as a qualified Knifefish UUV Operator or Technician and/or a Master/Afloat Training Specialist in support of CSCS/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.

Required to present COVID vaccination status.

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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 the status of the federal contractor mandate and 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.