Duties and Responsibilities
Execute Contract Close Air Support Training (CCAS) while employing a thorough knowledge of Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs) in company owned tactical attack aircraft;
Exercise live weapons employment to include BDU-33, 2.75″ Rockets, and Strafe;
Assist in air navigation, Air Order of Battle (AOB) integration, planning of air to surface fires, and effective weapons control and employment tactics;
Perform pre-flight and in-flight mission planning activities within federal regulations;
Participate in post-flight debriefing with customer;
Responsible for radio set-up, communications procedures, and proficiency, multi spectrum sensor operation of the FLIR 380HDc, and application of 3-09.3 JCAS;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be previously qualified as a DoD WSO in fighter/attack or bomber aircraft, DoD Pilot or Combat Systems Officer (CSO) in ISR aircraft, or previously qualified as a DoD JTAC-I (Instructor) or JTAC-SEE (Evaluator). Must have extensive experience building Close Air Support scenarios and emulating, via radio, airborne and ground players in those scenarios. Must be able to run sensor, simulate a CAS or ISR platform and contribute to an exercise brief/debrief. Knowledge, understanding, and execution of JCAS 3-09.3, JFIRE, and TTPs at the SME level. Must be able to obtain/maintain security clearance. Must be a U.S. Citizen. Must be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) and must not be barred from any government installation. Must be fluent in the English language with excellent communication skills. Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays, if necessary. Must provide own military flight helmet with standard oxygen and communication connections as well as standard civilian-style headset.