AECOM Technical Instructor in Joint Base Lewis–McChord, Washington

Business Line Government

Position Title Technical Instructor

United States of America - Washington

Joint Base Lewis–McChord

Job Summary

The Technical Instructor/Course Developer is primarily responsible for curriculum revision and maintenance. Technical curriculum may involve electronics, welding, or more highly technical areas such as radio and electronics repair or operation of weapons systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Uses a computer to organize and draft a curriculum that breaks a complex subject into blocks or units of instruction, creates graphics, and integrates them into curriculum. These courses may be instructor based, computer-based, simulator based, interactive, or non-interactive.

  2. Teach short technical courses in accordance with approved curriculum to maintain proficiency and to evaluate and develop new instructional techniques/courses.

  3. Incorporates new curriculum in the teaching process (e.g., develops clarification or examples of application related to the subject matter).

  4. Development and maintenance of classroom techniques that reflect professionalism and good discipline and enhance teaching, development of alternative teaching techniques and scenarios to maintain high motivation and interest in the subject areas.

  5. Conducting of test analysis and development or revision of test items.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs with or without accommodation

  • Must utilize all proper lifting procedures and practices

  • Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Constant sitting while using the computer terminal

  • Constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents

  • Constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication

  • Constant mental alertness

  • Must be able to work under pressure and strenuous conditions

  • Must be able to meet short suspense dates

  • Must be able to conduct work in the out-of-doors area with potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions (i.e. extreme temperatures, high humidity, rain and blowing dust)

  • Must possess planning/organizing skills

  • May require shift work

  • May be required to work an uncommon tour of duty including nights, weekends, and holidays

  • During the usual work period, the worker may be exposed to sounds and noise levels that are distracting and uncomfortable

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.


Minimum Requirements

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent

  • Five or more years’ experience developing and delivering training

  • Position may require a thorough knowledge in the particular area of specialization plus a broad knowledge of other disciplines such as environmental sciences, safety or industrial hygiene

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Must have or be able to obtain licenses/certifications as needed to perform duties.

  • Must have a valid and current state driver’s license

  • Must be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle

  • Must be able to complete paperwork associated with the position as required

  • Must be able to work in a fast paced, complex environment

  • Must be able to read and understand Technical Manuals, Technical Bulletins, Army Regulations and Department of the Army Pamphlets

  • Knowledge of applicable state and Federal laws and company policy and procedures

  • Must possess basic computer skills with working knowledge of word processing and software applications

  • Must have the ability to write routine reports and correspondence

  • Must have an ability to meet physical demands and pass any related medical examination requirements required to perform daily assigned tasks

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance

  • May need the ability to obtain and maintain a government Common Access Card (CAC)

  • Position may require travel

  • Ability to work in GSS-Army

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Experience working with U.S. Army combat and tactical equipment preferred.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191925BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.