Security Clearance: Secret
Job Description:The G6 Communications Trainer/Mentor shall TAAM SOB and subordinate organization counterparts in various locations in Afghanistan on all aspects related to communications planning and implementation in the Tactical Operations Center. The mentor shall develop Training Support Packages (TSPs); manage Program of Instruction (POI) for communication classes. The mentor is expected to assist with planning efforts to establish reliable and redundant radio communications to higher headquarters and subordinate units in a tactical and/or operational Command and Control (C2) environment. The mentor has an expeditionary role and will perform ETAA missions to include the following:
Required Hours:Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training six (6) days per week for up to ten (10) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites. Responsibilities:Mentor will TAAM counterparts on duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:
- Monitor, direct and/or actively assists in partnered force training and as needed.
- Creating, maintaining and delivering to the Team Leader and Deputy Program Manager all required reports.
- Provide to the Team Leader and Deputy Program Manager all required data/information for monthly performance review and training reports.
- Develop communication plans; conduct requirements analysis
- Identify communications equipment requirement needs and a develop signal estimate
- Design a communications network diagram
- Develop the Signal Annex of an Operations Order
- Establish communications network
- Employ communications infrastructure (radios, antenna, computer systems, tactical internet connectivity, power generation, etc.)
- Frequency management
- Identify communications vulnerabilities
- Employ signal security
- Conduct electronic protection
- Assist in site selection of a Tactical Operational Center (TOC)
- Account for and manage communications equipment
- Perform local repair of communications equipment
- Prepare communications equipment for repair
- Manage tactical information
- Store and process relevant information
- Maintain a Common Operational Picture (COP) and disseminate it to higher, lower, adjacent and supporting organizations
- Display a COP tailored to user needs
- Develop and manage unit communications training program;
- Maintain effective VHF, HF, Tactical Internet, and SATCOM communications
- Maintain SOI with frequency, encryption, decryption, authentication and password table
- Maintain automations/IT network architecture
- Enforce COMSEC SOP
- Maintain communications with operational units in the field using secure communications
- Maintain communications contingency plan (PACE)
- Execute Command & Signal Operations.
- Trainers will be responsible for regularly interacting with US military personnel
- Based on circumstances that are unique to their work locations, trainers will be responsible for making on the scene decisions as to how to execute the curriculum
- Along with their local site managers, trainers will be responsible for assessing how well
the students have learned the coursework
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Candidate must have been an E7 or higher US military communications specialist with an MOS equal to U.S. Army 18E, 25 or 250 series with at least five years’ experience in planning, establishing and maintaining VHF and HF tactical and operational radio networks.
- Competent with operating Personal Computer skills & MS Office
- Excellent Interpersonal and People Skills
- Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
- Excellent Leadership, Organizational and Project Mgmt Skills
- Ability to plan and organize work, analyze problems to identify significant factors, gather pertinent data and recognize solutions.
- Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 months of remaining eligibility
- Must be able to obtain a Visa for Afghanistan
- This position requires a U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization
- Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain.
- Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas.
Security Clearance Requirement:
- Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location.
- Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards.
- Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
- Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
- Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
- Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
- Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
- Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
- May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
- May be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.
- Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied
- Must have an ACTIVE DOD SECRET security clearance.
- Prefer experience with communications support to Infantry, Special Operations background or equivalent.
- Prefer previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers.
- Experience with IT systems is greatly desired.
- Prefer Security + certification.
- Bachelor's degree from accredited school & four (4) years of related experience, OR two (2) years related experience with Master's degree. Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (12 total years) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement.
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