ARMED: Air/Fires Mentor (SOB AOB-C) (107549BR)

  • Raytheon
  • Afghanistan
  • 06/13/2018

Job Description

Job Description:
The G3 Air/Fires Trainer/Mentor will TAAM SOB and all subordinate organization counterparts in duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following: integrating, forecasting and planning for the use of ground and air fire support assets in support of SOB combat operations; fire support planning, coordinating with higher, subordinate, and adjacent organizations in order to facilitate direct/indirect fire support; developing guidance and tasks as required for subordinate forces; identifying the requirements for additional combat forces; planning for, and training of close air support (CAS) operations; advises and assists with Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator (ATAC) continuation training, and executes duties as assigned. The mentor has an expeditionary role and will perform ETAA missions.
• Monitor training and actively assists or provide direction as needed.
o Create, maintain and deliver to the Team Leader and Deputy Program Manager all required reports.
o Provide to the Team Leader and Deputy Program Manager all required data/information for monthly performance review and training reports.

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:
Trainer/Mentor will TAAM counterparts on duties and responsibilities including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Integrating, forecasting and planning for the use of ground and air fire support assets in support of SOB combat operations.
  • Fire support planning, coordinating with higher, subordinate, and adjacent organizations in order to facilitate direct/indirect fire support.
  • Developing guidance and tasks as required for subordinate Fire Support forces.
  • Identifying the requirements for additional Fire Support forces.
  • Planning for, and training of close air support (CAS) operations.
  • Advises and assists with Afghan Tactical Air Coordinator (ATAC) continuation training.
  • 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.
Required Qualifications:
  • Graduate of either the Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC) course, Special Operations Terminal Attack Controllers Course (SOTACC), Joint Firepower Course (JFC), or the Joint Forward Air Controller Course (JFAC).
  • 4 years of Special Operations Forces terminal attack controller experience, or other service component equivalent.
  • Previous combat experience required.
  • Competent with operating Personal Computer Skills & Microsoft Office
  • Excellent Leadership, Organizational and Project Mgmt Skills
  • Must possess a US Passport with at least 6 month of remaining eligibility
  • Must be able to obtain a Visa for Afghanistan.

Physical & Mental Requirements:
  • This is an ARMED position. Must obtain and maintain eligibility to possess & operate a firearm in Afghanistan (AFG). As a business necessity, must successfully complete/maintain arming requirements including but not limited to: Psychological evaluation (initial evaluation & annual reevaluations); Completion of Civilian Arming Authorization Mgmt System (CAAMS) requirements/documentation & Arming Authorization Letter from US Forces AFG; Afghan weapons permit from the Afghan Ministry of the Interior

  • Wear required personal protective gear: body armor, helmet, etc. Independently lift/carry duffle bags with a max weight of 70 lbs/piece & move across uneven terrain
  • Work & live in AFG with potential assignment to any location in AFG based upon needs of the U.S. Gov’t
  • Meet medical requirements for position as determined by a pre-employment medical screening & published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards
  • Walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to 8 hours/day & sit for up to 3 hours/day; climb/descend stairs; grasp or handle objects; use finger dexterity; bend elbows/knees; reach above/below shoulders; read/interpret typewritten print; communicate by voice & detect sound by ear
  • Work, live & respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances in a potentially hostile environment - at remote locations, under austere conditions - with extreme aircraft noise, hostile fire, other acts of aggression and/or extreme weather conditions
  • Maintain emotional stability & behavioral composure, performing effectively during stressful situations
  • Comply with orders, laws, rules & regs
  • Reliably complete tasks & duties with min supervision
  • Appropriately modify behavior & demeanor to meet demands of a situation Mitigate risk to protect safety
  • Refrain from using alcohol/substances inappropriately
  • Aware of own limits; accept constructive feedback
  • Solve difficult/complex problems
  • Apply knowledge/reasoning & balances the risks/benefits when making decisions
  • Multi-task without negatively impacting performance
  • Maintain high standards of work
  • Communicate clearly
  • Engage as an active team member
  • Be Respectful of diversity

Security Clearance Requirement:
  • Must have an active/current SECRET security clearance. Clearance is required to access and handle classified and personal personnel material, attend project meetings, and/or work within restricted areas unescorted.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Prefer previous experience training and advising foreign military soldiers.
  • Prefer minimum of 12 months previous experience in Afghanistan.
  • Observer / Controller Trainer (O/CT) certification preferred.

Required Education:
  • 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.


Contractor personnel shall comply with all theater command policies, regulations, and General Orders. All tours are unaccompanied

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