Remote Pilot Operator - ZDC Job



  Full Time   Employee

United States

Remote Pilot Operator - ZDC (Job Number:421792)


SAIC is looking for a Remote Pilot Operator - FAA / CTC (ZDC)

Job Description

The RPO operates a combination of Cathode Ray Tube (CRT)/keyboard/Voice Communication System (VCS) to simulate the actions and communication of pilots and remote ATC facilities during medium and high-fidelity training exercises.

RPOs receive voice commands from students, input proper entries into the automated system to simulate pilot actions, translate displayed information into appropriate ATC terminology, and respond to the student via the VCS utilizing proper phraseology.



Candidates for these positions must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least one (1) year of experience in a comparable position.

Required Skills:

Candidates must also demonstrate minimum keyboard speed of forty (40) wpm with ninety (90) percent accuracy, possess an ability to read and interpret materials such as diagrams and manuals, and have the ability to speak clearly and be understood.

Desired Skills:

Experience working in a multidisciplinary team

Effective oral and written communications skills

Effective team building skills

MS Office Suite Proficiency (Word, Powerpoint, Excel, etc.)

Basic familiarization of current technologic tools (tablets, notebooks, applications, etc.)

Certification Requirements:

Each new RPO shall complete knowledge and skills tests for each area/sector to be supported. Each knowledge test will be graded and must be passed with a score of at least 70%.

Upon successful completion of the knowledge tests, the RPO will begin training for the skills tests. The RPO shall observe a previously certified RPO, an FAA employee, or Contractor instructor performing RPO duties on a minimum of five (5) simulation scenarios. The RPO will receive on the job training on at least five (5) but no more than twenty (20) simulation scenarios on each control position to be supported, after which an FAA representative will observe their performance and determine if certification will be granted.

The RPO shall achieve simulation laboratory certification within one hundred twenty (120) days of reporting for duty at the facility.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Sep 8, 2016, 12:23:55 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-LEESBURG
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Part-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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