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Operations Training (Eielson AFB / Secret Clearance Required) (RIV01650)

Education and Training

Operations and Facilities



Alaska, United States

**Operations Training (Eielson AFB / Secret Clearance Required)****Description****RiverTech, an Akima Company,** delivers mission support services in the areas of engineering, communications, training, operations and maintenance, intelligence, aviation, logistics, and space systems that protect and defend sea, land, air and space operations and their personnel. Providing the talent, tools, and technologies to ensure exceptional performance in todays most demanding and strategically critical global environments. This is RiverTech. Our personnel enjoy competitive benefits packages and challenging roles in work environments committed to innovation, diversity and opportunity for career growth. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), 100% of our companys profits go back to our 14,300 Iupiat shareholders that have resided near and above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years. Our business helps support their way of life and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived in a challenging environment.**Job Summary:**The Operations Training FTE position consists of scheduling and training functions at the squadron level. Both scheduling and training are challenging and dynamic processes. Even after the schedule is printed, numerous changes are required because of aircraft mechanical problems, medical issues, flight evaluation requirements, expiring event currencies, deployments and student training continuity to name a few. Weather conditions and other factors beyond the control of the scheduler also limit flying opportunities. Furthermore, overseas locations may require additional Host Nation coordination and localized procedures. The scheduler needs to be able to adapt quickly to changing circumstances in a medium-to-high stress environment. Scheduling activities shall be in accordance with (IAW) Air Force Instruction (AFI) 10-420. The Contractor shall:**Responsibilities:**+ Coordinate with the training officer, squadron aviation resource management (SARM), UDM, and Operations Officer (DO) to arrange a schedule to facilitate operations, qualification, upgrade, test, exercises, and continuation training accomplishment to meet required currency and progression standards, IAW DO priorities. Coordinate with the Weapons Officer or DO for aircraft configurations two weeks prior and ensure OPSs (operations)/MX (maintenance)/Ammo (ammunition) schedules are synchronized.+ Build long-and short-range flight schedules to ensure full coverage of all aircrew, instructor, evaluator, support personnel, and supervisor positions. Coordinate with senior squadron leadership on a daily and weekly basis.+ Keep track when crewmembers will be on leave, temporary duty, have scheduled medical appointments or other scheduling commitments. Contractor will de-conflict crewmember schedules and work with flight leadership to ensure crews are available to meet assigned sortie taskings. Ensure 100% accountability for aircrew schedule inputs and coordinate with Flight/CC (Commanders) to receive/integrate late inputs.+ Track daily flight/ground/academic training requirements and accomplishments to facilitate accurate flight scheduling as directed by the operations officer. To the maximum extent possible, schedule aircrew based on experience to mitigate Operational Risk Management (ORM). Updates will be reported to squadron and wing leadership.+ Facilitate last-minute schedule changes to ensure full coverage by working with the current mission commander/operations supervisor (or equivalent) and flight responsible for the shift that is not fully manned.+ Obtain aircraft and equipment availability data from MX and schedule crewmembers for training, exercises, simulators, and operations, as required. Run flying schedule coordination change requests driven by operations requirements.+ Publish/post scheduling data for unit long-/short-range ground/academic, flying, and simulator training event schedules on PEX/GTIMS/GDSS II, or other computer database systems.+ Comply with Operations Group and scheduling chiefs locally-developed guidance when building the schedule.+ Determine flight, ground, and simulator schedule requirements for upgrade, initial qualification, requalification, transition, currency, and continuation training based on syllabus requirements, student progression, weather, and daily equipment/training range availability.+ Perform daily updates of scheduling data to compensate for changing conditions and training completion rates.+ Coordinate with Operations Support Squadron (OSS) Plans department, outside agencies/exercise participants and higher headquarters, for example: RED FLAG, GREEN FLAG, Weapons School support, for reporting and to facilitate exercise/special event schedule coordination.+ Provide inputs to OSS Scheduling and update daily Supervisor of Flying (SOF) and Top 3 schedules.+ Correlate sortie length and airspace requirements with syllabus requirements.+ Attend weekly special use airspace scheduling meeting for schedule coordination and de-confliction.+ Attend weekly planning/coordinating airspace restrictions meeting for schedule coordination and de-confliction.+ Attend monthly range scheduling meetings for schedule coordination and de-confliction. Conduct final range coordination and scheduling IAW local and/or Host Nation procedures.+ Create, submit and file AF Form 1801s, Diplomatic Clearances (DIPs), Altitude Reservations (ALTRV) and any other Host Nation or local procedure forms required for flying operations.+ Assist the DO in building the unit Annual Flying Hour Program.+ Represent unit requirements as required at airspace/range users conferences.+ Produce and disseminate scheduling effectiveness reports (weekly wrap-up) IAW local standards.+ Update data in PEX/GTIMS or future equivalent systems, and locally-developed computer database systems as required.+ Interface with Host Aviation Resource Management (HARM) personnel to update the Aviation Resource Management System (ARMS) or future equivalent systems to ARMS as required.+ Review and update student/permanent party records, folders and grade books per the applicable Air Force Instructions (AFI 11-202V1 and AFI 11-2MDS-V1), associated Major Command (MAJCOM) Installation supplements, and locally-developed guidance. Number of records will vary depending on unit manning/student throughput.+ Administer classes and exams as required. Coordinate with scheduling to ensure crewmembers are scheduled for Crew Resource Management, Instructor Crew Resource Management, Instrument Refresher Course, and any other grounding or pre-deployment training requirements. Number of classes/exams will vary depending on unit manning/student throughput.+ Perform periodic gradebook checks of personnel training and ancillary training requirements.+ Prepare and execute periodic training/testing plans for approval and scheduling.+ Provide weekly updates to squadron leadership containing the flight and readiness status of personnel to facilitate tracking of duty status and performance report/decoration accomplishment.+ Coordinate with scheduling officer, enabling them to maximize training opportunities IAW unit leadership guidance. Scheduling and training will be consistent with AFIs.+ Provide daily tracking of upgrade and continuation training accomplishment for theunit Operations Supervisor (or equivalent) as well as weekly summaries for the Operations Officer.+ Assist in the development of new curriculum and syllabi for aircrew and ground training.+ Report all MAJCOM training requirements IAW MAJCOM and local guidance.+ Assist in maintaining unit first fly and incentive/familiarization flight checklists IAW evolving AFIs and Local Supplements.+ Assist the Chief of Training with mid-year and end-of-year Readiness Reviews, as directed by AFI.+ Generate the following reports as required:- AF Form 4324, Aircraft Assignment/Aircrew Qualification Worksheet- Monthly aircrew qualification level summary (also known as the Letter of Xs) and provide a copy of in-work and final documents to Wing Current Operations (OSS/OSO) and Wing Stan/Eval (OGV) NLT the last day of each month- Monthly and quarterly Ready Aircrew Program (RAP) reports and RAP inputs to Wing OSS Training each quarter- RAP reporting as required by the current RAP tasking message- Monthly summary of aircrew probation/regression status- Grade Book discrepancy report+ The Operations Training support position shall be capable of being cross-utilized into all the other positions as needed, as well as provide the additional functions highlighted in section 4.**Qualifications**+ Experience working in a Flying Squadron/Group/Wing Stan/Eval office is highly desirable.+ Experience working with PEX/GTIMS or similar proprietary scheduling program is highly desirable.+ Must have a minimum of a high school degree or GED+ Must have a current Secret clearance; or, used within the last 24 months.The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description generally cover the nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. This is not intended to be a complete list of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required. Subject to the terms of an applicable collective bargaining agreement, the company management reserves the right to modify, add, or remove duties and to assign other duties as may be necessary. We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted._We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law._We are committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you have a physical and/or mental disability and are interested in applying for employment and need special accommodations to use our website to apply for a position please contact, Recruiting Services at or [Register to View] . Reasonable accommodation requests are considered on a case-by-case basis.The dedicated email and telephonic options above are reserved only for individuals with disabilities needing accessibility assistance to apply to an open position using our website.Please do not use the dedicated email or phone number above to inquire on the status of your job application._In order for our company to stay compliant with government regulations, please apply on line. Please DO NOT email resumes or call in lieu of applying online unless you have a physical and/or mental disability and need assistance with the online application._**Job:** Office & Administrative Support**Primary Location:** US-AK-Fairbanks**Shift:** Day Job**Req ID:** RIV01650