• sUAS- Flight Safety & Standardization Instructor

    CACI InternationalReston, VA 20190

    Job #989556137

  • Job Description

    What You'll Get to Do:

    As a CACI-WGI (The Wexford Group International) Flight Safety & Standardization Instructor, you will provide current and customized training and subject matter expertise to a diverse base of U.S. and foreign military customers both in the classroom and in field environments. You will speak and present to large groups of students, ensuring the orderly conduct of the class. Customers include Conventional U.S. Forces, Special Operations Forces, and Foreign Partners conducting combat operations on today's asymmetric threat battlefields.

    More About the Role:

    You will serve on a training team with responsibilities include:

    • Help develop and provide daily staffing support for the DTRA sUAS Flight Safety Program, Flight Safety Risk Assessments, Safety Newsletters, updates to sUAS SOPs/policies

    • Instruct/support instruction for both classroom and field sUAS Flight Safety Orientation and standardization training on multi-rotor and fixed wing sUASs

    • Act as a sUAS pilot in command or visual observer for flight operations in support of C-sUAS Training or Test & Evaluation

    • Conduct/assist in preparation, pre-flight, set-up, teardown, and transportation of sUAS training kits for the purpose of conducting flight operations

    • Able to travel within the continental USA and internationally to a lesser extent to support C-sUAS Training or Test & Evaluation

    You'll Bring These Qualifications:

    • Previous instructor experience

    • FAA Part 107 Pilot certification with minimum of 20 hours logged flight operation experience in Class/Group 1 and 2 sUAS platforms

    • Knowledge of Flight Safety, crew resource management, risk management regarding sUAS flight operations

    • Capable of instructing both classroom and field small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS) operations on multi-rotor and fixed wing sUASs

    • Familiar with aircraft Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and checklists

    • MS Office proficiency and ability to work in an individual and team environment

    • Effective organizational level communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

    • Must be able to work independently and in teams while still maintaining rigorous attention to detail required in an operations environment

    • US Citizen with Active/current Secret (S) and ability to obtain TS/SCI

    • Current Driver's License

    These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

    • Previous manned aircraft (or Group 3-5 UAS) aircrew/instructor experience

    • Experience with obtaining sUAS airspace authorizations in the USA

    • Experience with obtaining waivers to 14 CFR Part 107

    • Experience operating sUAS including multi-rotor and fixed wing (like DJI Phantom and Parrot brand sUAS)

    • Experience conducting independent operation of sUAS (drones) in demanding environments (real time risk assessment)

    • Experience working with Joint Air Forces and Ground Units in permissive, semi-permissive, and/or non-permissive environment

    • Experience instructing Flight Safety, Program Management, and developing SOP's

    • Experience and ability to write and edit coursework

    • Experience and/or training in executing Mission Assurance or Vulnerability Assessments

    What We Can Offer You:

    • The Wexford Group, International (CACI-WGI) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CACI with a reputation for uncompromising standards of quality in its people and its performance. Joining the CACI-WGI team is a mark of excellence for those employees who complete our rigorous Recruiting, Assessment, and Selection (RAS) process.

    • CACI-WGI's mission places its personnel against the government's most critical emerging challenges. Work with us and you'll be working with a team making a difference across the globe.

    • CACI-WGI offers competitive benefits as well as numerous learning and development opportunities.

    • As the Prime Contractor for this effort with JIDO, CACI-WGI offers unmatched stability and growth potential within the program.

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    CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.