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System Training Advisor

29 Palms, Camp Lejeune, Camp Pendleton, Kaneohe Bay, USMC Bases

(Anticipated start date 1 April 2023 for 29 Palms, and 1 June 2023 for Camp Lejeune, Camp Pendleton, and Kaneohe Bay)

The Marine Corps Tactical Instrumentation System (MCTIS) is a deployable, live training capability under the Force On Force Training Systems – Next (FoFTS-Next) program. MCTIS includes equipment for individual Marine weapons and vehicles, as well as logistics, maintenance, and training exercise support. The deployable and expeditionary MCTIS system is an advanced training solution that will ensure Marines train and learn in the most realistic environment. The system will enhance Marines’ performance and survivability on the battlefield by developing and reinforcing proper tactics, techniques, and procedures.

The System Training Advisor provides administrative, logistical, and tactical support to MCTIS exercises. The System Training Advisor plans tactical observer / controller support for the MCTIS training events as required. The System Training Advisor also performs equipment troubleshooting and resupply throughout an exercise and ensures that all system faults and incidents are registered into the information system. They ensure the equipment for the training unit is issued and turned in correctly and will advise the training unit on the capabilities of the equipment. May provide tactical advice or consultation to training units / officers / SNCOs / NCOs on the use of MCTIS instrumentation. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Reports to the Corps Solutions Site Lead in all matters concerning operational support to MCTIS at the fielded location and assigned Deploy for Training activities.  
  • Assists with exercise planning and executes the support plan.
  • Manages and coordinates the activities of assigned Field Support Representative (FSR) teams throughout an exercise. 
  • Performs planning, preparation, and configuration of system equipment prior to each exercise. 
  • As part of the ‘Issue’ phase, delivers equipment familiarity and functionality lessons to the training unit. 
  • Issues equipment in the field as required and maintains all necessary paperwork. 
  • Delivers equipment familiarity and functionality lessons as required. 
  • Leads equipment troubleshooting, battery exchange, and resupply throughout an exercise. 
  • Supports equipment set-up in the training areas and maintains that equipment throughout an exercise. 
  • Provides tactical advice at the small unit level when requested. 
  • Assists with the recovery / receipt phase of all issued MCTIS equipment.
  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Attends training in the US or overseas as required. 
  • Attends all planning and coordination meetings as required. 
  • Performs appropriate level of equipment maintenance as required. 
  • Responsible for the maintenance, serviceability, and resupply of the team’s vehicles. 
  • Responsible for the serviceability of the team medical kit and ensure that the team is briefed on its location and use. 
  • Responsible for the health and safety of each team field location and manages the team accident book. 
  • Assists with the erection and maintenance of the communication system if required. 
  • Assists with any continuation training as required. 
  • Provides input for performance assessment of team members as required. 

EDUCATION

  • Attended Professional Military Education appropriate to rank at time of separation or retirement from the uniformed service.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

EXPERIENCE

  • Ideal candidate is a former USMC Officer or Senior SNCO.
  • 10+ years of Fleet Marine Force operational experience preferred.
  • Expertise in Maneuver, Logistics, or Force Protection Warfighting Functions.
  • Experience with exercise control and battalion-level (or above) combat operations center processes and procedures.

CORE SKILLS/COMPETENCIES 

  • Operate application-based proprietary software programs.
  • Able to read, write, and communicate effectively in English. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • In depth understanding of USMC Combined Arms Doctrine; Tactics, Techniques & Procedures (TTP).
  • Familiarity with USMC Instructional Systems Design (ISD) and Systems Approach to Training and Education (SATE).
WORKING CONDTIONS  
  • Some office work in a climate-controlled facility.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, to include some holidays and weekends. Expect to work two or three exercises each year for durations of up to 30 days each. Multiple other exercises with 12 – 18-day durations.
  • Prolonged outdoor exposure to the elements. Work in inclement temperatures from 100+ degrees in a low elevation desert climate to negative 25 degrees in a high elevation (6,500 – 10,000 feet) mountainous environment.
  • Routine heavy lifting (50 lbs. plus).
  • Daily driving in the training areas with poor driving conditions due to rugged terrain, weather, and range debris.

SPECIAL POSITION NOTATIONS 

  • Depending on home site location, may require 15% - 20% travel to California. Some training overseas may occur which requires a valid U.S. Passport.
  • Daily travel at home site location and occasional travel off-site in accordance with contract requirements. Company credit card use and compliance with Company policy are mandatory.
  • Qualification as an authorized company driver is required. All authorized company drivers must have a valid driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and a driving record that is acceptable to the company’s auto insurance provider.

SECURITY CLEARANCE  

  • Must submit to and receive a favorable Tier-1 Investigation adjudication.
  •  Secret security clearance may be required.

COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS 

  • In order to comply with company policy, customer requirements, local rules, and to ensure the safety of our employees and the customers we serve, all new Corps Solutions employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before commencing employment. Corps Solutions will consider requests for medical or religious exemptions from the vaccine requirement and will accommodate such requests to the extent it can do so without undue hardship to the company. 

Corps Solutions is a Drug Free Workplace and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All hiring decisions are based on nondiscriminatory factors without regard to race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sex, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, marital status, age, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other class protected by law. In addition, Corps Solutions engages in affirmative action efforts, where appropriate, to employ, train and promote qualified minorities, women, the disabled, disabled veterans, newly separated veterans or other protected veterans. This organization participates in E-Verify.  If you require assistance applying for any currently open online position, please contact a Corps Solutions representative at careers@corps-solutions.com.

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