G3 TOC Ops – Team Lead (SMW HQ) - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (www.raytheon.com)


  full-time   employee


Job Description:
The Special Missions Wing (SMW) G3 (Operations) Trainer-Mentor shall implement and operate programs, practices, and procedures for developing optimal utilization of air assets and aviation support personnel. A minimum of 4 years military experience in one of the following facets of aviation: rotary wing aviation, unmanned aviation vehicles or airborne intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance is required. Assist SMW with administering programs to train personnel on aviation planning and tactical operations, G3 Section organizational management, and conduct aviation planning and operations training. When necessary, coordinate class arrangements, conduct training classes, develop criteria for evaluating effectiveness of training activities, and develop train-the-trainer (T3) classes for the SMW Staff. Develop programs and practices to identify developmental needs including preparing personnel for more responsible positions and increasing effectiveness in present assignments. If required, may use technical experts to assist in training.

Serves as the SMW SOAG Team Leader. Team Lead provides support, leadership, and oversight for the Afghanistan Special Security Forces – Training Program (ASSF-TP) SOAG. The Team Lead shall report to the SMW Deputy Program Manager (DPM) and may interface with NSOCC-A, SOTF-A, CSTC-A, and TAAC-Air. The team lead will also participate in meetings and conferences as directed by the DPM. The Team Lead shall participate in ensuring all elements of program coordination and management elements are met, including but not limited to monitoring training and actively assists or provide direction as needed, provide required reports to the SMW DPM, and provide required data/information for monthly performance review and training reports to the SMW DPM.

Required Hours:
Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training six (6) days per week for up to ten (10) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.


  • Train the ANA SMW G3 Officers to plan, coordinate, prepare for, and execute aviation related tactical tasks, synchronize functions among them to include the planning and orders process and continually assess the situation or execution of aviation operations.
  • Trainer may assist providing training on the Operations Officer tasks IAW Decree 1-3.6, 3-24, 6-22, 6-22.1, 0, 0-1, 0-3.1, 1-3, and 1-3.1.
  • Provide the SMW staff training in the MDMP process.
  • Train the G3 SMW Operations Section Staff on aviation integration and coordination of special operations and conventional forces
  • The G3 Aviation trainer will report to the SMW DPM located at HKIA.
  • Implement and administer the T3 program, and then monitor ANA trainer progress.
  • Regularly interacts with US military personnel.
  • Based on circumstances that are unique to work locations, trainer will be responsible for making on the scene decisions as to training focus and integration with US military plan for development.

Required Qualifications:
  • Candidate must have at least four years military rotary and/or fixed wing unit background and experience.
  • Must have a minimum experience of 12 months working in Afghanistan, in any military capacity.
  • Have deployed operational experience in support of the Global War on Terrorism (GWOT) working at a Task Force or equivalent level in a supervisory role.
  • Must be competent with using Microsoft Office.
  • Must be competent with operating Personal Computer (PC) Skills.
  • Excellent Leadership, Interpersonal and People Skills.
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication.
  • Excellent Organizational and Project Management Ability and Skills.
  • Must possess a valid US Passport with at least 6 months eligibility.
  • Must be able to obtain an Afghanistan Visa.
  • This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization
  • Comply with directives and requirements as identified by team and program leadership that is not identified in the job description and performance work statement.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain.
  • Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas.
  • Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location.
  • Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards.
  • Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
  • Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
  • Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
  • Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prefer Special Operations background, or operational experience with Special Operations forces.
  • Prefer former Aviation Brigade S3 experience.
  • Prefer candidate to have 10 years of experience at the U.S. Army or Marine Corps Battalion and Brigade or Regimental level.
Required Education:
  • Bachelor's degree from accredited school & eight (8) years of related experience, OR six (6) years related experience with Master's degree. Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (16 total years) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.