Raytheon - Oklahoma City, OK

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RTSC’s Training Organization is currently seeking Remote Pilot Operators. These positions are in support of the FAA Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution (ATCOTS) program at the Academy in Oklahoma City, OK.

A Remote Pilot Operator is a support position utilized in certain medium and high fidelity simulation training laboratories and classrooms that utilizes computer entries and voice responses to students’ instructions to create a realistic training environment. These individuals operate a combination of CRT/keyboard/Voice Communication Systems (VCS) to simulate the actions and communication of pilots and remote ATC facilities during medium and high-fidelity training exercises. Remote Pilot Operators (RPOs) receive voice commands from student Air Traffic Control Specialists (ATCS's), input proper entries into the automated system to simulate pilot actions, translate displayed information into appropriate Air Traffic Control terminology, and respond to the student via the VCS utilizing proper phraseology.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities
· Operates computer equipment to provide a simulated air traffic environment reflecting typical pilot responses to trainee directions. Incumbent also provides simulated communications to the trainee on a variety of coordination activities with adjacent sector during the course of a lab problem.
· Provides scripted communications to the students, follows prompts to simulate inter/intra coordination related to training problem.
· May distribute flight strips to proper training sectors, when necessary, on a time critical basis.
· Transcribes required information on remote flight progress strips when necessary.
· Monitors student to voice recognition software interaction for errors, makes correcting keyboard entries when required.
· Follows scenario script to ensure timely scenario inputs occur.
· Uses proper phraseology.
· Assists in training other remote pilot operators.
· Performs other related duties as required by the program.
This is a full-time position. Your standard work hours per week may vary based upon program requirements.
Candidates for these positions must have a high school diploma or equivalent and at least 1 year of experience in a comparable position. Candidates must also demonstrate minimum keyboard speed of 40 wpm with 90% accuracy, possess an ability to read and interpret materials such as diagrams and manuals, and an ability to speak clearly and be understood

Selected candidate must obtain and maintain Remote Pilot Operator Certification(s) for the domain in which they support.

* Experience as a computer operator, RPO, air traffic control specialist, or pilot is highly desirable.

Raytheon is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC) headquartered in Dulles, VA has nearly 10,000 employees and 2010 sales of $3.4 billion. RTSC provides a full spectrum of technical, scientific and professional services to its defense, federal, international, and commercial customers worldwide. It specializes in training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions for the Mission Support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counterproliferation and counterterrorism markets. RTSC operates on all seven continents. RTSC customers include all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, the U.S. National Science Foundation, Department of Energy, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the Transportation Security Administration, and other agencies of the Department of Homeland Security, as well as international governments.

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