Lockheed Martin Tactical Simulator Operator in Yuma, Arizona

Supports tactical pilot proficiency training in the F-35 simulator. Acts as a subject matter expert by applying advanced technical concepts in the area of aviation and provides assistance in creation of training material. This position is typically represented by an experienced military USAF Air Warfare Controller/Weapons Systems Officer or USN/USMC Naval Flight Officer / Weapons Systems Officer. At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!

F-35 Tactical Simulator Operator Subject Matter Expert (SME). Supports military pilots’ flight procedures in maintaining qualification level in the Pilot Training Device by executing approved pilot training syllabi, upgrade, and tactics training. Operator will facilitate pilot proficiency training using the Full Mission Simulator (FMS) and/or Deployable Mission Rehearsal Trainer (DMRT). The operator will primarily operate Instructor Operating Station (IOS) and will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) supporting pilot proficiency training and tactics development. The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Lockheed Martin team at dedicated training sites to fulfill F-35 training and continuation training objectives. The successful candidate will implement and support Lockheed Martin initiatives, programs and policies, as directed.

Basic Qualifications Candidates must have a Final Transferable Secret security clearance. Current security clearance investigation within 6 years from the investigation close date. Candidate must have a minimum of 1000 hours Flight Time in USAF or USN/USMC tactical air warfare control aircraft (eg E-3 or E-2) or tactical fighter aircraft (eg F-15E, F-18B/D/F, F-14A/B/D). Candidate must have prior experience in Military Simulator Training. Must have in-depth knowledge of military publications and an understanding of fourth 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 and strong oral & written communication abilities.

Desired skills Candidate must have active secret clearance. Candidates must be able to attain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access. Candidate must be willing to support flexible work hours to align with customer operational schedule. Position may require candidate to participate in deployed operations to support customer requirements.

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Job Location(s): Yuma Arizona