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Fixed Wing Training Systems Manager

Full Time


Kirtland Afb NM 87117 USA

Posted 09/29/2023

Job Descriptionback to top

Fixed Wing Training Systems Manager position is responsible for the technical and administrative oversight of the Fixed Wing Training System (FW TSM) as part of the US Government (USG) Kirtland/Davis-Monthan/Andrews/Moody (KDAM) Aircrew Training and Rehearsal Support (ATARS) contract. The FW TSM serves as a Subject Matter Expert for C-130J Special Operations and Rescue training and advises the site management team on training related matters. The FW TSM leads the daily activities of over 90 unionized contract instructors working three shifts and on weekends.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Oversee student training via a highly qualified CI cadre and exceptional site management team.

  • Meet the requirements of the Contract Performance Work Statement.

  • Interface with Air Force leadership and organizations at various levels.

  • Anticipate future training needs and present challenges and opportunities to the USG.

  • Develop, maintain, and administer minimum equipment subsystem lists for training resources.

  • Produce and brief materials for weekly, semiannual USG training and management review boards and other regular meetings.

  • Assist the USG and provide technical expertise in development of 19th Air Force and Headquarters Air Force annual Programmed Flying Training capacity

  • Produce a training class schedule each fiscal year that maximizes scarce training resources while minimizing training time.

  • Conduct regular performance reviews of various training systems and processes.

  • Develop, maintain and administer minimum equipment subsystem lists for training resources.

  • Monitor training course ware development for currency and accuracy.

  • Assist the USG and provide technical expertise in development of training syllabi.

  • Analyze the resource and quality impacts of various training waivers and custom training courses. Respond to and resolve issues related to critiques, audits, and corrective action reports.

  • Ensure student grade folders are completed accurately and in a timely manner. Generate and track metrics to include student on-time graduation rates.

  • Interface and coordinate with other USG contractors.

  • Support and assist corporate HQ with various contract change proposals and bids

  • Integrate quality principles.

  • Retain and assist in recruitment of diverse and highly qualified Contract Instructor (CI) cadre.

  • Manage and certify initial and recurring CI training and evaluations.

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirementsback to top

  • Bachelor’s Degree.

  • US Military Aircrew Instructor experience. Minimum of three (3) years of previous flight operations and/or flight training management experience.

  • A minimum of seven (7) years of progressive management experience

  • Preferred experience in managing training operations and policy and/or oversight of government contracts with the USAF and/or Department of Defense.

  • Able to reason, plan, direct, and evaluate situations to make appropriate recommendations and take actions beneficial to the program and the company.

  • Strong leadership ability with complex reasoning and problem-solving abilities.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

  • Willingness and ability to work extended hours (to include evenings, weekends, and holidays) when required.

  • Applicant will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain the required level of clearance for this position.


Preferred Skills

  • Flying and training experience in the Special Operations or Rescue communities.

  • Knowledge of Air Force manuals, publications and technical order.

Job Detailsback to top

Location Kirtland Afb, NM, 87117, United States
Categories Aerospace & Aviation
Sec Clearances Secret

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Contact Informationback to top

Contact Name Kim Battle
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Primary Phone 813-514-5116
Job Code 98990

Fixed Wing Training Systems Manager

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