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UAS Maintenance Instructor, Shadow RQ-7B

UAS Maintenance Instructor, Shadow RQ-7B

Job ID 
Number of Positions 
Job Locations 
USA-AZ-Ft Huachuca
Job Function 
Technical Operations (TechOps)
Security Clearance Level 
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

Develops, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs for customer personnel.

1. Develops, tests, maintains, and delivers moderately complex training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives.

2. Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.

3. Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.

4. Maintains records of training activities, participant progress, and program effectiveness.

5. Updates course documentation on a regular basis to ensure timeliness and relevance.

6. May provide work leadership for lower level employees, including evaluating the effectiveness of their training presentations and programs.

7. Conducts research into new training, educational, and multimedia technologies.

8. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

9. Participates in special projects as required.

10. Primarily supports Shadow RQ-7B Maintenance Instruction, but may be assigned to other platforms (Gray Eagle MQ-1C if quals are possessed), on a customer needs basis.


Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work/military experience.

MUST have completed 15E MOS Shadow Maintainer course given at Ft Huachuca, AZ. Completion of Army Basic Instructor Course is a plus, as is secondary qualifications on MQ-1C Gray Eagle.


5-8 years of directly related experience in the development and delivery of technical training programs, and/or equivalent field/deployed experience (Shadow UAS strongly preferred, with credit given for other platform experience).


Shadow UAS experience/MOS qualification is a MUST. Must be able to ascend and descend stairs, stand for an extended period of time up to at least 50 minutes and walk at least 100 meters across uneven or unpaved surfaces. Must be willing and available to work shift work (24/5 training schedule, in rotating 8 hour shift format). Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret level security clearance.


As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

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