- Elgin, Illinois
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Operator job at SAIC in Elgin IL
Description, duties, responsibilities
DescriptionSAIC is a leading provider of technical engineering andenterprise information technology services to the U.S. government. Our 25000employees deliver systems engineering and information technology offerings forlarge complex government programs as well as a broad range of higher-enddifferentiated technology services. The company is headquartered in Reston VA.We are looking for an experienced Controller Training Solutions (CTS) RemotePilot Operator to join the SAIC TEAM providing air traffic controller trainingservices for the Federal Aviation Administrations (FAA).The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is responsiblefor ensuring that air traffic control specialists provide the flying publicwith a high level of safety and professionalism. A well-trained Air TrafficControl (ATC) workforce plays an essential role in fulfilling thisresponsibility. The FAA employs more than 14000 air traffic controllers. Theywork in air traffic facilities of varying sizes safely separating more than50000 aircraft in the National Airspace System (NAS) each day.To provide such air traffic services the FAA trains newair traffic control specialists and provides recurrent training to current airtraffic control specialists. The FAA utilizes Contractor-provided instructionalservices at FAA ATC facilities throughout the U.S. and its Territories toensure these training needs are met. The scope of the contractor-providedservices includes all training and training program support to successfullytrain and prepare students to become fully certified air traffic controllers.SAIC must provide training and training related support services as requiredfor all types and levels of ATC facilities. The selected candidate will supporttraining requirements at the Chicago TRACON facility at Elgin IL.Job Description:The RPO operates a combination of Cathode Ray Tube (CRT)/keyboard/VoiceCommunication System (VCS) to simulate the actions and communication of pilotsand remote ATC facilities during medium and high-fidelity training exercises.RPOs receive voice commands from students input proper entries into theautomated system to simulate pilot actions translate displayed informationinto appropriate ATC terminology and respond to the student via the VCSutilizing proper phraseology.The candidate will be required to complete the following certifications: Classroom (pass test on airspace andprocedures) and Lab (perform as a Remote Pilot Operator on all positions).QualificationsBasic Qualifications:Candidates for these positions must have a high school diploma or equivalentand at least one (1) year of experience in a comparable position. Candidatesmust also demonstrate minimum keyboard speed of forty (40) wpm with ninety (90)percent accuracy possess an ability to read and interpret materials such asdiagrams and manuals and have the ability to speak clearly and be understood.US Citizenship required with the ability to obtain and maintain a Public TrustclearanceDesired skills:Experience working ina multidisciplinary team (Multimedia Developers Quality AssuranceInstructions System Designers Subject Matter Experts Instructors);Certification in Tower/TRACON radar lab; Effective oral and writtencommunications skills; Working knowledge of the FAAO JO 7110.65; Effective teambuilding skills; MS Office Suite Proficiency (Word PowerPoint Excel etc.);Basic familiarization of current technologic tools (tablets notebooksapplications etc.).REQNUMBER: 2015709SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nations most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense space federal civilian and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23000 strong driven by mission united purpose and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston Virginia SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability
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