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Technical Instructor

Stennis, MS
Job Title: Technical Instructor
Job Location: Stennis, MS
Salary:  Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance: Secret
Travel: Not Anticipated
Purpose:  The purpose of this task is to provide logistics support and training to NAVSCIATTS. 

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
  • Provide instructional and logistical support, training analysis and course development expertise to support NAVSCIATTS. Employ public speaking expertise to deliver technical and tactical curriculum to trainees coherently. Employ expertise in the methodology of learning, curriculum development, question and test development, effective classroom and lab instructional delivery techniques, employment of training aids, student progress measurement strategies, lesson delivery, public speaking and functional knowledge of the Navy’s Operational Risk Management process. Employ extensive knowledge at the technical expert level in order to analyze, design, develop, implement and evaluate curriculum in areas to include but not limited to: Advanced Diesel Maintenance and Trouble Shooting for multiple manufactures and sizes, Advanced Outboard Motor Maintenance and Troubleshooting for multiple manufactures and sizes, Advanced Jet Drives Maintenance and Trouble Shooting for multiple manufactures and sizes, Advanced Welding expertise (Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and Oxyacetylene cutting and welding), Fiberglass repair expertise, and Inflatable Boat maintenance expertise for multiple manufactures and craft surfaces, Small Arms Repair for U.S and major foreign weapons systems.
  • Shall perform functions in accordance with Naval Education and Training Command’s NAVEDTRA 135C (series) and have an in-depth knowledge of written and oral communication principles, methods and techniques; analytical methods; and interpersonal relations practices.
  • Assist active duty personnel with instructing Foreign Security Force Students (FSF) in multiple languages, to include, but not limited to English, Spanish and French, in CONUS and OCONUS locations. Note that English is the only language required.
  • Assist in analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum for assigned courses, and assist in determining the need for new or revised curricula. Communicate with Government Representatives, Training Officer (TO) and Learning Standards Office (LSO), Dynamic Instructors, engineers, technicians, contractors, vendors, and manufacturers to assist in development of new curricula on current and new technical and dynamic courses of instruction.
  • Assist with coordinating schedules between Operational, Communications, and Maintenance related courses to support end of course Field Training Exercises (FTX).
  • Assist to devise, develop and implement long range plans to anticipate and incorporate new procedures and technological developments into the respective curriculums coincident with production.
  • Assist with training analysis and instructional support for various weapon systems, outboard engines, and navigation and communications equipment as required.
  • Assist in evaluating training aids and provide recommendations to determine need for upgrades or changes.
  • Shall provide advice and information regarding technical support for various watercraft equipment and weapon systems in accordance with the following Naval Instructions: OPNAVINST 5100.19E, Safety Precautions for Forces Afloat; OPNAVINST 3500.39C, Operational Risk Management; OPNAVINST 4790.4 Series, Maintenance and Material Management (3-M) Manual; and OPNAVINST 5530.13C Arms, Ammunition and Explosives Physical Security.
  • In order to provide technical instruction on range safety, shall complete all specific criteria in accordance with COMNAVSPECWARCOM INST 3591.1C and designated in writing by the Commanding Officer, conduct duties as Range Officer In-Charge (ROIC) and Range Safety Officer (RSO).
General Requirements:
  • Possess a valid state driver’s license, and be able to obtain and maintain driver licenses and appropriate special licensing/certification for vehicles and equipment required for their specific position.
  • Possess excellent work ethics, verbal and written communication skills in English and in Spanish where specifically identified, be detailed and accurate in performing all administrative and routine functions and be able to work independently.
  • Be physically fit and able to work in an environment that is fast-paced while completing multiple tasks and meeting required deadlines.
  • Able to manipulate all equipment utilized within courses; able to on and off-board all vessels utilized within courses; able to sustain being underway during training evolutions.
  • Be able to work non-standard schedules to satisfy training requirements as required.
  • Non-standard schedules are defined as shift work in order to accommodate course schedules, which may encompass weeknights and/or weekends. These are coordinated in advance and do not exceed eight hours.
  • Write correspondence in accordance with SECNAVINST M-5216.5 Correspondence Manual as required. 
  • Attend and satisfactorily complete all Government required training associated with job responsibilities.
  • Perform data entry utilizing current versions of Microsoft® Windows®, and Microsoft Office® applications like Access®, Excel®, Word®, PowerPoint® and other related programs.
  • Comply with applicable DoD, Navy, USSOCOM and NSW cyber-security, information technology (IT) systems, network, and/or security applicable instructions and policies.
  • In the event the contractor is involved with a potential spillage, security violation, or information technology violation, the contractor shall cooperate in any related inquiry or investigation, which may include but not limited to the Government securing contractor property or contractor employee personal property as determined necessary by the Government and/or conducting forensic analysis. Applicable Department of Defense, United Special Operations Command, and Naval Special Warfare regulations, instructions, and policies would apply to such processes.
  • Shall exhibit professional conduct and comply with all applicable Federal, DoD, Navy and United Special Operation Command regulations, instructions, directives, and policies in performance of this contract.

Job Specific Knowledge & Requirements:
  • Six (6) years’ leadership and instructor experience in a formal training environment with no degree or four (4) years’ experience leadership and instructor in a formal training environment with a degree or certificate from an accredited U.S. college in either Education, Engineering or Instructional Development.
  • Three (3) years’ experience in a technical environment (technical writing, rewriting and updating curriculum) in principles of SOF-unique watercraft systems and equipment.
  • Four (4) years’ experience as a Navy Enlisted Qualification (NEC 805A/9502) Military Instructor. 
  • US Navy Master Training Specialist (MTS) certification or other agency equivalent.
  • Six (6) years’ experience in course curriculum management.
  • Shall be fluent in English. Ability to also speak fluently in Spanish and/or French is preferred.
  • Five (5) years’ collective experience working with/implementing the following Naval Instructions in their respective course: OPNAVINST 5100.19 Series, Safety Precautions for Forces Afloat; OPNAVINST 3500.39 Series, Operational Risk Management; OPNAVINST 4790.4 Maintenance and Material Management (3-M) Manual; and OPNAVINST 5530.13C Arms, Ammunition and Explosives Physical Security.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in logistics and maintenance support of various U.S. Navy maritime systems, watercraft and equipment.
  • Shall be able to complete the Personnel Qualification Standard (PQS), mental, medical, and financial screening, along with the Commanding Officers concurrence in writing within six months of employment, as a “High Risk Instructor” per guidelines set forth in OPNAVINST 1500.75 Series, Policies and Procedures for Conducting High-Risk Training. Courses taught incorporate the use of dynamic and static small arms “Live Fire” action during course of instruction.
  • Shall be able to obtain and maintain current Mississippi Statewide Security Guard Gun permit.
  • Shall be able to obtain and maintain current Commercial Driver License (CDL) Class A.
  • Shall be able to maintain Level 1 Fitness Standard.
  • Be able to work non-standard schedules.
  • Prior Navy / Naval Special Warfare experience desired and preferred.

About Our Company:
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
Guiding Principles
  • Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
  • Set the Example - "Be out front"
  • Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
  • Persevere - "Find a way"
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
  • Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
  • Employer-sponsored Value Adds – FreshBenies
  • 401(k) with matching
Holidays and Annual Leave
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 120 hours PTO accrual per year

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