Lockheed Martin Sr Staff F-35 Flight Instructor / Former Military Aviator / Lemoore, CA in Lemoore, California

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The F-35 Instructor Pilot/SME instructs academic training utilizing Electronic Mediated Lecture (EML) and/or Interactive Courseware (ICW) and instructs flight procedures in the Pilot Training Devices executing to the approved pilot training syllabus. Instructor will provide instruction using the Full Mission Simulators (FMS).

The instructor will operate Instructor Operating Stations (IOS) and will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all pilot training courseware updates. The successful candidate will work closely with members of the Lockheed Martin training team at Eglin to fulfill F-35 training objectives.

The successful candidate will implement and support Lockheed Martin initiatives, programs and policies as directed.

The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Lockheed Martin training team at on site to fulfill F-35 training objectives.

Manages the preparation and production materials used for technical instruction.

This position is eligible to participate in the F-35 Field Operations Targeted Bonus Plan.

Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position. The Locale: Lemoore, CA is located in central California about halfway between LA and San Francisco. Lemoore is just to the south of Fresno, CA which is the largest non-coastal city in the state. This scenic region offers access to lots of local attractions and is a gateway to many other parts of the western US. California’s Central Valley is a great place to live and raise a family and features a great climate with mild, moist winters and hot and dry summers. This great region is home to Naval Air Station Lemoore. The region is also the home to some of California's most productive agricultural areas. Where can you drive to from Lemoore, CA? Fresno is just over a half an hour to the north and the closest larger city. San Francisco and the bay area is a just over three hours to the northwest. Los Angeles and Hollywood are just about three hours to the southeast. Yosemite National Park is just three hours to the north.

Position may be eligible for a bonus program, additional detail will be provided.

Basic Qualifications Candidate must have a minimum of 1500 hours Fighter Flight Time in fourth and/or fifth generation fighter aircraft. Former Instructor Pilot (IP). Candidate must have prior experience in delivering Military Pilot Academic and Simulator Training. Candidate must have operational experience with advanced sensor systems such as NVS, LANTIRN, Helmet Mounted Cuing, and the latest weapons inventory. Candidate must be familiar with current instructional techniques and delivery methods. Candidate must show evidence of demonstrated skills in managing and directing syllabus instruction to include supervising instructors and schedulers in a flight training environment. Must have in-depth knowledge of military publications and an understanding of fourth and/or fifth generation aircraft systems. Candidate must have worked in an environment which required them to interact with multiple functional areas and personnel of a diverse nature. Use of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) is required. Candidate must have outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent leadership traits, strong oral & written communication abilities, solid ability to organize, and a high desire to provide customer satisfaction. Candidate must have active secret clearance with a background investigation completed within the last 5 years.

Desired skills Strong communication and interpersonal skills.. Previous training manager in fighter aircraft syllabus training. Previous experience as an F-35 Contractor Instructor Pilot (CIP) Past experience with F-35 pilot training curriculum Familiarity with F-35 program requirements F-35 system knowledge F-35 Full Mission Simulator experience Familiarity with the F-35 ALIS program

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Job Location(s): Lemoore California