SAIC is a leading provider of technical, engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 13,000 employees deliver systems engineering and information technology offerings for large, complex government programs, as well as a broad range of higher-end, differentiated technology services. The company is headquartered in Reston, Va.
We are looking for an experienced Controller Training Contract (CTC) Lab Manager to join the SAIC TEAM providing air traffic controller training services for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA).
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsible for ensuring that air
traffic control specialists provide the flying public with a high level of
safety and professionalism. A well-trained Air Traffic Control (ATC) workforce
plays an essential role in fulfilling this responsibility. The FAA employs more
than 14,000 air traffic controllers. They work in air traffic facilities of
varying sizes, safely separating more than 50,000 aircraft in the National
Airspace System (NAS) each day. To provide such air traffic services, the FAA
trains new air traffic control specialists and provides recurrent training to
current air traffic control specialists. The FAA utilizes Contractor- provided
instructional services at FAA ATC facilities throughout the U.S. and its
Territories to ensure these training needs are met. The scope of the
contractor-provided services includes all training and training program support
to successfully train and prepare students to become fully certified air
traffic controllers. SAIC must provide training and training related support
services as required for all types and levels of ATC facilities. The
selected candidate will support En Route Radar Approach Control training
requirements at the NEW YORK
ARTCC Facility at Islip, NY.
The Lab Manager assists in the overall administration of simulation exercises/scenarios using specific software and hardware in the radar and non-radar venues. The Lab Manager coordinates with the appropriate course manager or lead Instructor(s). The Lab Manager ensures lab equipment is ready to be used according to a schedule. The schedule includes start and stop times for scenarios and specific data inputs required to initiate simulation exercises. The Lab Manager monitors training positions for proper operation of equipment and notifies the appropriate FAA office of any equipment malfunctions.