Training Specialist Technician - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Due to the nature of work performed in our facilities US citizenship is required. Employment is contingent upon succesful completion of background check and drug screen.
Responsibilities for this Position
General Dynamics Mission Systems has an immediate opening for a Training Specialist Technician, to join us in our Marion, VA location. The position provides an opportunity to enhance the performance and profitability of an organization that supports some of our nation’s fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Mission Systems employees work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.
Key Responsibilities:
Conducts technical training courses for employees in manufacturing functions on multiple products
Interacts functional organizations to develop specifications for content of courses
Prepares lesson plans from engineering documentation or work instructions
Works with engineering, technical support and manufacturing to ensure that course material reflects current product features
Instructs participants in both classroom lectures and laboratory sessions
Plans, develops and coordinates training programs for personnel
Prepares lesson plans and obtains training materials, determines methodology and coordinates the development of training aids
Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities
Updates course documentation on a continuous basis to ensure timeliness and relevance
Quality Assurance aptitude
An entry-level professional position
Working knowledge to use professional concepts
Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing situations or data from which answers can be readily obtained
Builds stable working relationships internally
Creative, innovative responsibilities requiring advanced decision-making skills
Normally receives detailed instructions on all work
May provide work direction to other employees
Working knowledge to perform all responsibilities associated with the position
Grasps and applies new information quickly
Handles more complex assignments
Shows initiative on assignments, and professionally executes projects with little direction
Learns to use professional concepts
May provide work direction to other employees; lacks authority to discipline or reward
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.
Due to the nature of work performed in our facilities US citizenship is required. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check and drug screen.

Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team!
General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran