United Arab Emirates
The Organizational Activities Interface (OAI)/Technical Support Engineer will provide technical field operational services to The Air Defense Patriot battalions. The OAI personnel will advise and assist with training of Patriot Battalion (BN) and Fire Unit (FU) personnel in required operational skills. Assist with BN/FU operation software initialization to include formulating system databases and communication plans. Provide expertise on system software application (e.g., initialization, operation, and training). Supports tasks that insure the integrated Patriot System is fully operational to include all aspects of the Air Battle at the BN and FU levels. Assist with new equipment training and sustainment training, both classroom and practical exercises to include software (PDBs) and hardware (sweeps) update training. Supports Patriot Air Defense Forces in its system refresher operator training to battery and battalion personnel to maintain, improve, and upgrade skills. The position is located in United Arab Emirates.
Provides Technical Advice and Assists Battery Personnel with Operational and Tactical Procedures Associated with the Patriot Missile System. Conducts operation and management of exercises utilizing practice scenarios with the Patriot ECS and ICC. Participate in On-the-Job Training (OJT) Programs. Performs other related Duties as required or directed by the section officer.
Must have at least four years of experience with the Patriot Air Defense System.
Must have directly related experience in the Patriot Evaluation Section and Patriot Tactical Operations at the Battalion or higher level.
Demonstrated experience with integrated Battalion and Fire Unit-to-Fire Unit (FU-FU) operations to include interoperability with HAWK and higher echelon.
Demonstrated experience teaching Patriot organizational classes in the classroom and on the tactical equipment or Patriot Conduct of Fire Trainer in the following areas: RSOP/Survey, March Order and Emplacement, System Initialization and Mapping, Air Defense Mission (ADM) against Air-Breathing Threats (ABT) and Tactical Ballistic Missiles (TBM), Guided Missile Reload and ARTEP Battle Drills/Gunnery Tables. Demonstrated knowledge on Brigade/AADCOM level TACSOPs.
Must be capable of assisting in the training of organizational level system upgrades. Must have successfully completed the Patriot Operator and System Mechanic MOS 24T/14E/140E conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) or an equivalent course of instruction conducted by the Patriot Missile System Contractor. Performs other related Duties as required or directed by the section officer.
Current Secret Security Clearance.
Middle East customer experience.
Working knowledge of Patriot integrated battalion and Fire Platoon-to Fire Platoon operations, to include expertise with Patriot communication links.
Demonstrated one (1) year of Collective Training experience or assignment to a deployed Patriot Battalion in CONUS or OCONUS.
Experience with Microsoft Word and Power Point.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field AND at least 4 years of related experience. Experience can be substituted for educational requirements. Must have at least 12 years of related experience without a degree.