F/A-18 Simulator Operator in Ridgecrest, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 9/21/2022

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Job Description

Perform support to the F/A-18 Low Cost Trainer Simulator at NAWCWD China Lake.

Essential Job Functions

Operate F/A-18 E/F & E/A-18 G Low Cost Trainer (LCT).

Calibrate LCT hardware and software.

Maintain currency of Boeing LCT software and all hardware.

Perform regular preventative maintenance and inspections on LCT hardware and software.

Troubleshoot LCT software and hardware.

Support Developmental Test and Operational Test events.

Write reports detailing test objectives, test activities, outcomes, etc.

Operate Next Generation Threat System.

Coordinate trainer usage and mission requirements with VX-31, VX-9, and flight test engineers, and Weapons TPOs.

Provide Airborne Intercept Controller support for LITL and LCT training missions.

Coordinate and Maintain the LCT flight schedule.

Operate F/A-18 E/F & E/A-18 G Tactical Operational Flight Trainer (TOFT).

Operate the Link-16 Inject-to-Live (LITL) ground station.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

High school diploma/GED plus 10 years of experience, or Associate's-level (AA/AS/Technical school) plus 4 years of experience, or a Bachelor degree in an IT field with 2 years of experience.

Must be able to be granted a security clearance and maintain one for the duration of employment.

Excellent communication skills and able to liaison with outside agencies and ability to work independently.

Possess professionalism, courtesy, high moral character, and integrity.

Desired Skills:

Four years experience as an AIC or aviation simulator operator preferred.

Experience with Linux and Windows operating Systems preferred.

Experience with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) required.

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