Tracking Controller (In Air/In Water Systems)
Amentum is seeking a Tracking Controller (In Air - In Water Systems) to join our team on Andros Island, Bahamas to support the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC) mission. Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.
The Tracking Controller is responsible for the management of real-time in-air and in-water range tracking systems and is accountable to the Test Operations Manager on the AUTEC project.
Manage real-time range tracking systems to meet test operation requirements in an efficient and successful manner.
Review all relevant test operations’ documents such as operation directives, test plans, pre-test briefings, and unclassified and classified naval messages.
Coordinate test tracking requirements with down-range site personnel prior/during/posttest support.
Attend pertinent test meetings including Range Safety briefs, pre-test briefs, test specific planning meetings, and range scheduling meetings.
Ensure tracking stations in the Real-time Display Center are properly prepared and manned for range testing as required by the Operations Directive and AUTEC Schedule of Operations.
Maintain real-time logs of all test operations in accordance with established procedures, and oversee supplemental documentation requirements such as deficiency reports and range utilization reports.
Provide technical evaluation to the duty team of any real-time problem and suggest alternatives for meeting test objectives.
Exercise discretion and independent judgment to meet customer demands in conjunction with keeping company objectives in focus.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Military service or commercial experience (3 yrs.) in a technical field involving large-scale test operations may be substituted in lieu of the degree.
Associate / BS degree in Engineering, Science, Electronics, or equivalent preferred.
Must be able to qualify as a Tracking Controller for I/A and I/W Systems in accordance with work-based learning and certification requirements
Computer literacy in a Windows environment. Exceptional written and oral communication skills in English required. Use of Microsoft Outlook email and associated tools is imperative.
Capacity to manage close vision work on computer screens/monitors.
Must be able to walk up/down a one flight stairwell as well as board range craft and fixed/rotary wing aircraft.
Work independently and as a part of a team with contractor, Range User and NUWC personnel.
Aptitude for tactful interaction with a wide variety of military and civilian personnel of various nationalities.
Ability to remain calm and decisive under pressure; remain flexible and professional coping with changes in a real-time environment.
Must be able to reside in remote work location with limited medical facilities.
Valid driver’s license and passport will be required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.
Working knowledge of various tracking, acoustical, and/or communication systems as well as performance characteristics of US Navy vessels and anti-submarine warfare tactics a plus.
Knowledge of AUTEC capabilities beneficial.
Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.