SUAS Trainer I (Puma & Raven)
URS Corporation - Fort Leonard Wood, MO

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Job Title :
SUAS Trainer I (Puma & Raven)

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Fort Leonard Wood

Minimum Requirements:
URS Corporation ( intends to be the contractor of choice to provide superior training support for the U.S. Army client at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri and various other locations.

Education & Experience Required:
High School Diploma and a minimum of one (1) year of military experience as an operator or instructor (instructor preferred) for the Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) RQ-11B Raven and/or RQ-20A Puma (experience on both systems is preferred). Preferred RQ-11B Raven experience is with DDL and RQ-20A Puma experience is with AECV/DDL.

One or more years as a qualified instructor with experience performing classroom training and hands-on flight training in the military. Previous experience employing a Department of Defense (DoD) SUAS while on a deployment. Experience developing training courseware. Experience with OSRVT instruction or training and/or ROVER systems. Currently (or capable of becoming) medically cleared for worldwide deployment meeting CENTCOM requirements. FAA Ground School complete with certificates.

Required Certifications: This position must have credentials certifying all qualifications. Provide resume along with the following copies of individual Government Flight Representative (GFR) certifications that substantiate instructor/operator training qualifications for the DoD Small Unmanned Aerial Systems (SUAS):
• DD Form 1821 (one for RQ-11B Raven and one for RQ-20A Puma, IAW Attachment 4, AR 95-20)
• DD Form 2627 (one for RQ-11B Raven and RQ-20A Puma, IAW Attachment 3, AR 95-20)
• Current FAA Class II Flight/Medical certification or ability to rapidly acquire certification.
A current and valid passport is required. Travel is required for this position.
Position requires ability to obtain a government security clearance. Current clearance is desired.
Job Description:
URS is seeking a Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (SUAS) Trainer I to provide training support services the U.S. Army and agencies as directed at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. This position is contingent and awaiting the contract to be awarded in June 2013. Candidate interviews and the selection process will begin in February 2013.
Trains student personnel in accordance with SUAS Maintenance and Operator programs of instruction to SUAS students of varying levels of knowledge/capability. Trains groups of students employing classroom and hands-on instruction (simulation/live system). Conducts training from a fixed site or as a member of a mobile training team (MTT) in CONUS and OCONUS. Tracks student proficiency and statistics and prepares reports as requested. Maintains constant operator/maintainer instructor currency/proficiency. Coordinates and schedules all training facilities/resources and instructor requirements and ensures availability for each training event. Ensures equipment, systems and course materials are available and fully operational for training events. Identifies potential improvements for current program of instruction(POIs) and submits to appropriate customer personnel for review.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Trains student personnel in accordance with DoD SUAS Maintenance and Operator POIs.
• Tracks student progress, proficiency, attendance and other statistics and prepares reports as directed. Assesses, tracks, and prepares reports on POI and Instructor effectiveness as required. Identifies and submits potential POI improvements to customer for review; affects the POI changes once approved.
• Achieves qualifications and maintains currency/proficiency as SUAS instructors in accordance with GFR and Army Regulations.
• Coordinates, schedules, orders, ships, receives and ensures complete availability of all training resources for each training event. Resources include facilities (classrooms, maintenance areas, storage, etc), training areas (including airspace), the required SUAS system with all components, and all required instructional material and resources.
• Provides Contractor Logistical Support (CLS) - unit level maintenance on Raven and Puma SUAS in accordance with the appropriate system technical manual. Conducts daily pre- and post-flight maintenance and performs necessary repairs to ensure systems are operational for the next training event. Conducts post-session inventories to ensure complete accounting of all assets.
• Trains students on the proper use of field repair kits and maintains assigned Raven and Puma systems in a mission ready status. Ships components/systems to the appropriate Forward Repair Activity (FRA) or warehouse for repair/replacement when determined to be inoperable or non-repairable at the unit level. Employs the SUAS Product Office Catalog Ordering Logistics Tracking System (COLTS) software for all maintenance and logistics support functions.
• Plans transportation and travel to support training events.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
URS Corporation is a leading provider of engineering, construction and technical services for public agencies and private sector companies around the world. The Company offers a full range of program management; planning, design and engineering; systems engineering and technical assistance; construction and construction management; operations and maintenance; information technology; and decommissioning and closure services. URS provides services for power, infrastructure, industrial, oil and gas, and federal projects and programs. Headquartered in San Francisco, URS Corporation has more than 57,000 employees in a network of offices in nearly 50 countries (

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