Jacobs Army FSR in Redstone Arsenal, Alabama
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Job Summary (general description of position purpose):
Travel to and provide classroom instruction and technical support to U.S. Army Aviation units worldwide. Provide support for Foreign Military Sales. Conduct testing on most current development of AMPS software. Use tools such as Power Point, Adobe Captivate, and One Note to develop training materials.
Work Scope (Duties & Responsibilities):
Work scope may include any/all of the following duties:
Must be able to perform formal and informal instruction.
Provide FSR support/expertise as requested by the Product Directorate Aviation Communication Mission Control (PD ACMC).
Provide Help Desk support.
Knowledge, skills & abilities required:
Understanding of mission planning concepts and aircraft performance factors is required; crew experience is highly desired.
Understanding of airspace, airports, airways, and navigation aids.
Understanding of and ability to analyze/troubleshoot hardware, software, and Windows operating systems.
Knowledge of networking hardware/software over classified and unclassified government networks.
Understand mission planning system functions and external interfaces to include setup and teardown procedures.
Must be able to work independently but within the framework established by the
Must be able to identify and analyze important factors and conditions in order to recognize and apply an understanding of interrelationships and anticipate customer need.
Must decide course of action based on analyses of the subjects and issues related to the assignments and select the appropriate course of action from acceptable alternatives.
Must be able to work independently and with minimal supervision.
* This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related discipline and at least four (4) years of experience operating the US Army's Aviation Mission Planning System (AMPS). Six (6) years' work experience may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree.
Related work experience required:
4 years’ operating the U.S. Army’s Aviation Mission Planning System (AMPS).
Must be able to obtain and maintain Secrect Security Clearance
Physical Requirements – Must be medically and psychologically fit for deployment as defined in DoDI 3020.41, enclosure 3.
Work Environment – Telework environment with occasional work in classroom setting. Can be exposed to extreme weather and temperatures if deployed.
Criticality of Attendance - Must be able to work variable shift hours. With the exception of STD/LTD/FMLA & approved time off, attendance is considered essential. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines.
Equipment and Machines - Standard office equipment and machines: personal computer, scanner, copy machine, telephone, printer, fax machine, and other office equipment including desk supplies.
Other Essential Functions :
Must be able to secure and maintain a Secret security clearance.
Must pass drug testing.
Must be able to read and write effectively in English.
Must embrace Beyond Zero/Safety principles of Jacobs to include; adhering to safe work practices and standards while performing daily tasks, taking responsibility for own and coworkers’ safekeeping and encouraging others to work safely.
Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner to get along with customers, clients, co-workers and management.
Must perform work activities requiring interaction, negotiating, instructing, supervising, persuading or speaking with others.
Must be able to work under supervision and respond appropriately and professionally to criticism from a supervisor.
Travel Requirements – Must be willing to deploy under peacetime and armed hostility conditions to support assigned units in a theater of operations of the U.S. Armed Forces deployed outside of the United States.
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .