Flight Simulation Trainer III

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Job Description:

Northrop Grumman Technical Services sector is seeking a Level 3 Flight Simulation Trainer to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Chantilly, VA.

Develops training curriculum, study outlines, and orientation materials to be employed during procedures, simulation, and/or flight training. Conducts instructional sessions, briefings, follow-ups, and proficiency checks on flight simulators in accordance with federal air regulations and company policies and procedures. Reviews simulator design and training effectiveness to provide maximum proficiency. Coordinates utilization schedules for training flight crews and necessary engineering support. Assists in determining compliance with specification and operational suitability during engineering tests and flight test/demonstration support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers. May assist with demonstration flights for customers, government officials or other personnel to exhibit vehicle performance, flying qualities and system capabilities.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Position requires 6 years of experience with Bachelor's Degree; 4 years with Master's Degree.
  • Must be familiar with aviation technical data and training development.
  • Applicants must be a US citizen and have a current and active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance with ability to obtain a polygraph.
  • Must be able to obtain Special Program access within 365 days of hire date and maintain access.
  • Ability to analyze situations to discover facts, knowledge, interpretations to carry out prescribe actions(s).
  • Must be proficient using MS Office applications.
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal and organizational skills as well as oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule that may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week, 365 days a year.
  • Must meet medical requirements for an FAA Class 3 physical.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous simulator instructor experience
  • A current SCI clearance and polygraph
  • Flight experience and familiarity with PFPS, JMPS and/or FalconView mission planning software is highly desired.

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required.


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