Polaris Alpha

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Network Instructor - Journeyman

Network Instructor - Journeyman

Req # 
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
Security Clearance 
Required Secret
Fort Hood, TX

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In addition to competitive compensation, Polaris Alpha offers excellent benefits:

• Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage
• Life and AD&D coverage at 3x annual salary
• 401k plan, 4% gifted contributions for all eligible employees - 100% vested in plan from date of enrollment
• 4+ weeks of PTO and 10 Paid Holidays observed
• Education Assistance Program
• Relocation programs

Job Description

Polaris Alpha develops innovative solutions to the most significant challenges affecting our Nation's ability to collect, utilize, and defend digital information. We’re passionate about developing cutting-edge, creative solutions, and fostering a highly sought-out place of employment for many of the brightest minds in the industry. We are the best because we hire the best. At Polaris Alpha, we have developed a culture of going above and beyond the normal expectations in the delivery of our work. Our clients and employees are the number one reason why we’re successful, and that formula won’t be changing!

We are looking for a New Equipment Trainer to join their growing team to provide Command Post of the Future (CPOF) New Equipment and Sustainment Training to War fighters.

Other duties may include but are not limited to:

· Provide instruction on assigned PM MC systems, specifically Command Post of the Future (CPOF), develop, review and modify lesson plans to conform to new software or procedures, modify and verify training databases, conduct training rehearsals in preparation for training missions, validate and verify NET materials prior to departure for the training mission, provide technical expertise on troubleshooting equipment, software, operational procedures and interoperability problems to units worldwide.

· Conduct training at both CONUS and OCONUS locations to include Iraq, Afghanistan, Kuwait, Korea, Germany, Italy and Australia.

· Duties include spending between 50% to 75% in temporary duty status in support of training mission requirements.

· Provide information briefings to unit leadership on PM MC systems, specifically Command Post of the Future (CPOF).

· Support PM in the development of all training programs of instruction (POIs) for Operator New Equipment Training, Unit Level Maintenance / Digital Master Trainer Course and the Subject Matter Expert course deployment, including to hazardous areas, may be required.

· Responsible for providing technical and over the shoulder training support to customers and in-house employees.

· Coordinates with customers to identify support and technical needs in support of Mission Command systems.

· Participates in unit technical working groups and advises military members on the implementation and use of one or more Mission Command systems.

· Training will be provided in both field and classroom environments and may include classroom, on-the-job instruction, and/or computer based / aided training.

Required Skills

· Must have experience with Command Post of the Future (CPOF) and completed a Military Instructor Training Course or have received a similar Instructor Qualification.

· Must possess outstanding interpersonal skills in order to work successfully with soldiers, training

· Must be self-motivated to master Programs of Instruction (POIs).

· Must be able to resolve technical and logistical issues during the conduct of training missions.

· Possess the leadership qualities necessary to brief unit leadership, up to the
General Officer Level, on the characteristics, capabilities and functions of Command Post of the Future (CPOF).

· Trainers will have specialized experience in an operational or technical area related to core technical areas such as mission command equipment, communications equipment, electronics equipment, or as appropriate for the task.

· High School Diploma (or GED Equivalent) with 8 years of experience training. May substitute BS/BA for 4 years of experience.

This position requires the selected candidate to hold an active Department of Defense Secret level security clearance which requires US citizenship while working in support of a government contract.

Desired Skills

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Normal office setting, therefore the noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking. Use of hands to operate computer equipment. Frequent near vision use for reading and computer use.
Polaris Alpha is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

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