General Dynamics Information Technology LCS OOD Trainer in LCS Training Facility, San Diego CA in San Diego, California

Job Description

*General Dynamics is actively hiring LCS Bridge (OOD/JOOD) Trainer *

Instructors sought to support crew training at the LITTORAL COMBAT SHIP TRAINING FACILITY, San Diego CA. The candidate would serve as a Bridge Instructor to train naval officers on LCS-1 and LCS-2 bridge equipment and systems to include navigation, seamanship and tactical maneuvering. The candidate would also conduct classroom instruction and ship handling laboratory training. When required, the candidate would provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for new LCS courses supporting ship handling and navigation training. Experience either as a US Navy qualified OOD or a USCG licensed Deck Officer (Master, 1st Mate , 2nd Mate, or 3rd Mate) a must.

**Must be prepared to support the train to qualify and train to certify process utilizing shore based trainer requiring dynamic assessment of watch standers during warfare scenarios.

  • Coordinates the development and delivery of complex training programs and related materials in support of customer training objectives.

  • Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.

  • Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.

  • Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and program effectiveness.

  • Updates course documentation on a regular basis to ensure timeliness and relevance.

  • Conducts; assesses; and reviews Tiers II and below employee performance: generates and reviews annual employee appraisals.

  • Assigns; reviews; and promulgates Tier II and below instructors Certification and Qualification plans based on dynamic analysis of gaps in capabilities in their Combat Systems.

    1. Reviews; assigns; and recommends approval of instructor qualification and certification plans per NAVEDTRA 135.

    2. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

      1. Participates in special projects as required.


Bachelors Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work/military experience.


8-10 years of directly related experience in the development and delivery of technical training programs.

  • Nine (8) years of experience as OOD on ship or Master/Mate with Bridge Qualifications with responsibility for teaching the applicable system or function task to others in a master level training environment.

  • Two (2) years of experience as an instructor in a Navy Training Environment; to include curriculum maintenance; writing learning objectives; preparing test items; evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems includes CSTT or STT.

  • Two (2) years relevant experience interfacing with training systems/simulations for effective and correct presentation of learning objectives.

Past Fleet experience on LCS is desired not required. Experience as OOD and or commercial Master with trainer/instructor experience is a significant plus. Must be able to support training with extended periods on your feet while instructing. Travel may be up required to 10 % of time. Must be fit enough to embark ship for 5-10 days.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job ID2018-42526

Number of Positions1

Job FunctionTechnical Operations (TechOps)

Security Clearance LevelSecret

Full/Part TimeFull Time