• LCS OOD Trainer in LCS Training Facility, San Diego CA

    Job Locations USA-CA-San Diego
    Job ID
    Number of Positions
    Job Function
    Technical Operations (TechOps)
    Security Clearance Level
    Full/Part Time
    Full Time
  • Job Description

    General Dynamics Information Technology is actively seeking a LCS OOD Trainer in LCS Training Facility, San Diego CA


    Develops; organizes; and conducts Navigation training and educational programs for personnel assigned to Littoral Combat Ships (LCS). Must be capable of conducting conventional knowledge-based classroom teaching and performance-based laboratory training. The candidate would serve as a Bridge Instructor to train Naval Officers on LCS-1 and LCS-2 bridge equipment and systems to include navigation, seamanship and tactical maneuvering. When required, the candidate would provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for new LCS courses supporting ship handling and navigation training.


    1. Must be prepared to support the Train to Qualify (T2Q) and Train to Certify (T2C) process utilizing shore-based trainer requiring dynamic assessment of watchstanders during integrated scenarios.
    2. Coordinates the development and delivery of complex training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives. Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    3. Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.
    4. Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.
    5. Primary instruction in LCS-2 Officer of the Deck (OOD) and Junior Officer of the Deck (JOOD) Capstone and LCS-2 Crew Certification Training.
    6. Secondary instruction in LCS-1 Capstone Training and LCS-1 Crew Certification Training.
    7. This Instructor may be required to support a second shift work schedule.


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


    Five (5) years of experience with the required system as either a maintenance technician supervisor or operator supervisor with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a journeyman level training environment. Of the five years, one (1) year of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment, to include curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items, evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems.


    Desired LCS or operational Fleet experience either as a US Navy qualified Underway Officer of the Deck or USCG licensed Deck Officer (Master, 1st Mate, 2nd Mate, or 3rd Mate).


    Experience as a Trainer in support of CSCS / ATRC / TACTRAGRU is a significant plus. Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Travel may be required up to 10% of time.


    For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.




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