Training Ops Lead Instructor / F-35 CIP Instructor Pilot / Eielson AFB
Lockheed Martin •
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Candidate will function as the Lead F-35 Instructor Pilot CIP at the Eielson AFB, AK Ops training center. Candidate will instruct academic training utilizing Electronic Mediated Lecture (EML) and/or Interactive Courseware (ICW) and instruct flight procedures in the Pilot Training Devices executing to the approved pilot training syllabus. Instructor will provide instruction using the Full Mission Simulators (FMS). The instructor will operate Instructor Operating Stations (IOS) and will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all pilot training courseware updates. The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Lockheed Martin training teams on site to fulfill F-35 training objectives. The successful candidate will implement and support Lockheed Martin initiatives, programs and policies as directed. Candidate will manage the daily activities of the F-35 Instructor pilots at Eielson AFB, AK training ops center for the F-35 Program.
The candidate will set work assignments, establish courseware development schedules, monitor instructor/developer labor charging. Develop Integrated Master Schedules. Lead peer reviews for courseware. Establish instructor teach schedule. Ensure employees are following established Engineering Policies and Processes. Candidate will coordinate subordinate employee recruitment, selection and training, performance assessment, work assignments, and recognition actions. Directs the analyses of current operating problems and future operating requirements to identify training needs and develop training programs. Manages the preparation and production materials used for technical instruction.
Must be willing to travel, to include F 35 Enterprise training location CONUS/OCONUS for extended periods depending on operational needs and system upgrade training to the customer. Employment will be contingent on agreement and compliance with such requirements.
In addition to annual successful performance salary merit increase this position is eligible for the Lockheed Martin Employee Annual Incentive Plan (EAIP) for your successful performance.
This is a contingency position for FY21 awaiting funding approval.
Candidate must have a minimum of 1000 hours Fighter Flight Time in fourth and/or fifth generation fighter aircraft. Former Instructor Pilot (IP). Candidate must have prior experience in delivering Military Pilot Academic and Simulator Training. Candidate must have operational experience with advanced sensor systems such as NVS, LANTIRN, Helmet Mounted Cuing, and the latest weapons inventory. Candidate must be familiar with current instructional techniques and delivery methods. Candidate must show evidence of demonstrated skills in managing and directing syllabus instruction to include supervising instructors and schedulers in a flight training environment. Must have in-depth knowledge of military publications and an understanding of forth and/or fifth generation aircraft systems. Candidate must have worked in an environment which required them to interact with multiple functional areas and personnel of a diverse nature. Use of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) is required. Candidate must have outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent leadership traits, strong oral & written communication abilities, solid ability to organize, and a high desire to provide customer satisfaction.
Must be a proven leader with management style aligned to LM core values and Full Spectrum Leadership imperatives.
Must have experience in evaluating personnel's performance and in completing performance appraisals.
Candidate must have active secret clearance with a background investigation completed within the last 6 years.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Previous training manager in fighter aircraft syllabus training.
Previous experience as a F-35 Contractor Instructor Pilot (CIP)
Previous experience as functional manager for geographically dispersed personnel.
Previous experience with the Lockheed Martin performance appraisal system.
Past experience with F-35 pilot training curriculum
Familiarity with F-35 program requirements
F-35 system knowledge
Full Mission Simulator experience
Familiarity with the F-35 ALIS program
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