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Training Specialist

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Job Number:
643806
Job Category:
Training / Modeling / Simulation
Location:
ABINGDON, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
Yes, 25% of the time
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:
JOB DESCRIPTION: The Mission, Operations, and Infrastructure Protection Division within Leidos has an opening for a Training Specialist. The candidate will provide training development and execution with a focus on chemical demilitarization and chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, and high yield explosives (CBRNE) in support of Department of Defense and private sector contracts. This position will be located in Edgewood, Maryland with a primary customer base at Aberdeen Proving Ground - South. Travel up to 25%.
JOB SUMMARY:
The candidate will work closely with clients and contract employees to develop technical training products specific to CBRNE and all hazards support programs. These programs include, but will not be limited to, Chemical Materials Activity (CMA) Recovered Chemical Materiel Directorate (RCMD) non-stockpile munitions disposal efforts, joint military equipment system development and fielding programs, military collective protection programs, and various local, state, and federal first responder support efforts.
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Lead and/or conduct a full range of training activities in support of government operations. This includes, but may not be limited to training needs analyses, training course development and updates, interactive multimedia training development and/or update, training coordination and site setup, classroom and virtual training execution, formative and summative evaluations, functional area feedback, and lessons learned.
• Assist in the monitoring and tracking of training readiness for customers and project stakeholders.
• Conduct training in classroom and field environments, in varying weather and climatic conditions, and at military installations.
• Assist in the development of in-process review briefings, review, comment on, and develop training-related documents, plans and reports, draft technical papers, work closely with project teams, monitor cost and schedule of projects, participate in project evaluations, respond to customer inquiries, and verify product technical quality.
• Support regularly scheduled training meetings with the customer to identify current and future needs, and to recommend training improvements where necessary.
• Grow into a primary liaison role between Leidos and the customer for all matters related to training.
• This position will be located in Edgewood, Maryland with a primary customer base at Aberdeen Proving Ground - South. Travel up to 25%
Qualifications:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s degree with five to ten years of professional experience in civilian or military training arenas.
- Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to interact effectively with team members, senior managers, and clients.
- Experience working on or managing a task order as both a prime and subcontractor.
- Demonstrated experience working with prime contractors to meet customer requirements.
- Excellent data gathering and writing skills.
- Skilled in the Microsoft Office suite of tools.
- Experience conducting training needs analyses and developing course materials.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Firsthand experience developing and/or conducting training in chemical demilitarization and/or CBRNE operations.
- Technical equipment aptitude – mechanical, electrical, pneumatics experience and/or understanding.
- Interactive multi-media instruction development and execution experience.
- Familiarity with the ADDIE model for instructional design.
- Experience with IACET certification for training providers.
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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