UAS Principal Operator Intructor

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

Fort Huachuca
United States

Job Title:
Gray Eagle UAS Principal Instructor

Job Description:
Position is full-time exempt (salaried) working with the Life Cycle Contractor Support for the Warfighter FOCUS (WFF) program under the Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) at the U. S. ARMY Unmanned Aircraft Systems Training Center, Fort Huachuca, AZ.

  • Performs as Instructor Operator in both flight simulators and actual flight operations to train Army, Marine and Navy personnel in the operation of Shadow/Gray Eagle Unmanned Aircraft Systems by utilizing various forums, such as formal classroom training, flight simulators, course facilitation, on-line facilitation, CBTs, web-based instruction, workshops, exercises and seminars.
  • Assesses designs and conceptualizes training scenarios, approaches, objective UAS plans, tools, aids, curriculums and other state of the art technologies related to training.
  • Identifies the best approaches to training to include, but not limited to simulations, course assessment, examinations, interviews, computer assisted and adaptive training and testing, performance-based assessment and performance, and team and unit assessment and measurement.
  • Develops and maintains knowledge bases, conducts applied and advanced research methodologies, prepares all training material such as, but not limited to, course outlines, course manuals, lesson plans, exams, background materials, workbooks, handouts, completion certificates, course assessment forms, study guides, and training aids.
  • Maintains currency in the area of expertise and is expected to function as an expert in the specialty field.

Required Skills:
  • Minimum 6 years? experience and knowledge as an Operator in Shadow/Gray Eagle or equivalent aviation experience
  • Must be able to obtain and/or maintain a U.S. SECRET Security Clearance
  • Must possess a FAA Class 2 Medical Certificate
  • Must be Gray Eagle (MQ-1C) qualified

Desired Skills:
  • CPID-IC/ABIC Certified
  • Graduate of US Army Instructor Operator Course (or service equivalent)
  • FAA Private Pilot Certificate
  • Active DoD Secret clearance


Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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