(ZOB) Casual Remote Pilot Operator, RPO
- Military veterans preferred
2020-02-04 SAIC (www.saic.com)
Oberlin Ohio 44074 United States
SAIC is a leading provider of technical,
engineering and enterprise information technology services to the U.S.
government. Our 20,000+ 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) Remote Pilot Operator to join the SAIC TEAM providing
air traffic controller training services for the Federal Aviation
The 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 Control training requirements at
the Cleveland En Route Facility at Oberlin, OH.
The RPO operates a combination of Cathode Ray Tube (CRT)/keyboard/Voice
Communication System (VCS) to simulate the actions and communication of pilots
and remote ATC facilities during medium and high-fidelity training exercises.
RPOs receive voice commands from students, input proper entries into the
automated system to simulate pilot actions, translate displayed information
into appropriate ATC terminology, and respond to the student via the VCS
utilizing proper phraseology.
The candidate will be required to complete the following certifications: Classroom (pass test on airspace and
procedures) and Lab (perform as a Remote Pilot Operator on all positions).
Candidates for these positions must have a high school diploma or equivalent
and at least one (1) year of experience in a comparable position. Candidates
must also demonstrate minimum keyboard speed of forty (40) wpm with ninety (90)
percent accuracy, possess an ability to read and interpret materials such as
diagrams and manuals, and have the ability to speak clearly and be understood.
Experience working in a multidisciplinary team (Multimedia Developers, Quality
Assurance, Instructions System Designers, Subject Matter Experts, Instructors);
Certification in radar lab; Effective oral and written communications skills;
Working knowledge of the FAAO JO 7110.65; Effective team building skills; MS
Office Suite Proficiency (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, etc.); Basic familiarization
of current technologic tools (tablets, notebooks, applications, etc.).