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Air Coordinator

Vectrus

Posted on December 9, 2019

9 - 13 years Al Kuwait - Kuwait

Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science. Any Nationality

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POSITION SUMMARY:   



The Range Operations Air Coordinator will work directly under the supervision of the Training Support Services (TSS) Range Operations Manager on Camp Buehring, Kuwait. The Air Coordinator will assist units with plans and preparations for the execution of USARCENT directed live fire ranges and Situational Training Exercise (STX) live fire events. The Range Operations Air Coordinator shall assist training units with the development of live fire range scenarios, gunnery exercises and other planning efforts as required. 

 

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES:  

Coordinates all Air Training Operations for US Army and multi-national military aircraft attached or under operational control (OPCON) to ASG-KU.  This includes ensuring Army & Host Nation policies are enforced; coordinating with the ASG-KU Safety Manager and acts as the Training Support Services (TSS) point of contact for aviation related issue. 
Coordinates with the Office of Military Cooperation-Kuwait (OMC-K) for range approvals for AFCENT, NAVCENT & MARCENT aircraft flying into Kuwait from other locations in the CENTCOM AOR for training. 
Performs flight following procedures for aircraft operation in the ASG-KU controlled training areas.  This includes having a total understanding of Kuwait airspace management orientation, approved landing areas, Range Control entry/exit procedures, map orientation/familiarization and location of hazards. 
Advises Air Advisor, Range Operations Manager, ARCENT G32, and ASG-KU Aviation Officer about high risk air operations. 
Maintains hazard map and receives reports and upgrades 
Responsible for the training and update of personnel and equipment. 
Briefs all in-country aircraft crew members without exception prior to conducting operations at Udairi Range Complex.  
Responds to emergencies and notifies proper authority regarding air operations mishaps and fatalities.  Completes all relevant documentation and briefs all parties as required. 
Briefs out of country and on-board all US Navy Vessels OIC/RSO Air Operation briefings as required 
Performs range tours and safety briefings for all U.S, Coalition, DA/DOD Civilians and Host Nation Forces as it pertains to air operations. 
Ensures all aspects of DA Pam 385-63 between Range Operations and US Military and Coalition Forces regarding air operations are adhered to. 
May assumes duties of Air Operations Supervisor in his/her absences, as well as, performing duties of Range Safety Technician I & II, as needed for aviation activities. 
Performs other duties as assigned. 
MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:   

CPU/Communications Devices 

 

WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  

Indoor and/or outdoor environment.  
Standard work week will be six (6) days per week for up to eight (8) hours per day. 
May be required to work an uncommon schedule including nights, weekends and holidays.  
Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures.   
Must have professional appearance consistent with US military customs. 
Required to observe all safety, security, and health requirements for office, warehouse, and outside environment. 
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:  

Must be physically capable of lifting 75 pounds a vertical distance of four feet and carrying this weight a horizontal distance of 25 feet.   

 


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Desired Candidate Profile

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education/Certifications :
• BA/BS or 9-13 yrs. of related exp including 5-8 yrs. of mgmt. exp
• 4 years of experience as a JTAC
• 2 years of experience in Air Support Operations Center (ASOC) or similar C2 node.
• U.S. Air Force Senior NCO Academy ( SNCOA ) / U.S. Army Advanced NCO Course (ANCOC) or Advanced Officer Course graduates or other service equivalent with knowledge of military live-fire operations and procedures is preferred.
• Joint Tactical Air Coordinator Course is preferred.
• Must complete the Range Operations Professional Development (ROPD) Program IAW AR 350-19 within 30-days of hiring
Required Qualifications:
• Must meet USCENTCOM physical / medical requirements .
• Must deploy to USCENTCOM training locations with austere living conditions.
Specialized Knowledge:
• Experience as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC).
• Experience with DoD Form 1972s.
• Must be proficient in computer operations, specifically in the use of Range Facility Management Support System (RFMSS) and ArcView (GIS)
• Must be proficient in developing, assessing and applying Surface Danger Area Diagrams (SDAD) for all weapon systems regarding air/ground operations IAW DA Pam 385-63 and Host Nation Regulations.
• Proficient in military map reading, land navigation and radio operations
• Knowledgeable of all air and ground requirements as it pertains to live-fire events both stationary and moving
• Knowledgeable in air mobility operations in accordance with DA Pam 385-63 and Host Nation Policies.
Experience :
• Experience with Military Grid Reference System (MGRS) and Global Area Reference System (GARS).
• Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access).
• Completed Joint Firepower Course.
• Completed ASOC Qualification Course.
• Experience with tactical radios (e.g. PRC-117)
• Experience with Individual Combat Aircrew Display System (ICADS).
• Experience with ASOC Gateway.
• Experience with Tactical Air Control Party Close Air Support System (TACP-CASS).
• Experience with Command Post of the Future (CPOF).
• Experience with Combat Training Center-Instrumentation System (CTC-IS).
Skills:
• Ability to multi-task, and work within a team construct.
• Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Possession of excellent interpersonal skills.
• Must have high-level organizational and planning skills.
CLEARANCE/LICENSE:
• Must have an active Secret security clearance.
• Must have a valid US D river L icense, able to obtain a US Government Motor Vehicle Operator License and Kuwait Driver License.
• Must possess or be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).
• Must be able to maintain USG network access privileges.

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