Tactical Air Manager (Air Mission Planner 4) – 13988
Date: Apr 22, 2023
Location: Mildenhall, Suffolk ENG, GBR, England, United Kingdom
Company: HII’s Mission Technologies division
Requisition Number: 13988
Required Travel: 11 – 25%
Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt
Hours Per Week: 40.00
Security Clearance: TS/SCI
Level of Experience: Senior
Who We Are
HII-Mission Technologies is currently seeking a Tactical Air Manager to support our government customers in the United Kingdom.
Are you a strategic thinker who enjoys working on complex issues and are you looking to use your skills and talents to support dynamic customers with challenging missions? Then we would like to talk to you about working on tomorrow’s challenges today.
The Tactical Air Manager will be instrumental in the planning, development, and operations of a tactical air training capability in support of US Air Forces in Europe (USAFE). This position will encompass multiple aspects of planning and executing international air operations, including military airworthiness certification, regulatory oversight, sortie programming, operational coordination, and the daily oversight of tactical air operations management.
What You Will Do
Responsible for working with a team to develop an implementation strategy for Theater-Level Management of tactical air training capability in support of USAFE
Coordinates necessary procedures and clearances for the authorization and operation of pilots and aircraft across multi-national borders in the USAFE AOR
Coordinates military airworthiness certification processes with multiple agencies and operational partners
Ensures smooth Flight Operations through oversight of multiple subcontractors’ performance in compliance of host nation and command requirements
Responsible for daily air operations in the execution of adversary air sorties meeting the customer’s requirements and maintaining situational awareness of all operations
Participates in planning conferences to establish rapport and educate theater participants on the HII-TSD adversary air training capability
Plans and forecast operations in conjunction with aircraft maintenance requirements to ensure sufficient adversary air sorties to meet the customer’s forecasted requirement
Ensures appropriate standardized flight and ground operational procedures are developed for adversary air training activities across the USAFE AOR.
Develops a process to ensure all required aircrew evaluations and certifications are current and maintained
Leads a diverse organization with multiple subcontractors, each providing a mix of flight crews, maintainers, technicians, and staff all supporting adversary flight operations and training
Responsible for the overall effective management of multiple high-performance aircraft
Maintains a full understanding of the operational status of all HII aircraft deployed in theater
Coordinates with the Logistics supervisor on matters pertaining to entrusted resources, facilities, GFE, and stewardship of company and Government loaned and or rental equipment
What We Are Looking For
10 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 8 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 14 years relevant experience.
Former or current experience flying, controlling, or coordinating military fighter aircraft
Ability to interface at all levels of command and leadership on a regular basis
Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations
Strong written and oral communication skills
Clearance: Must possess and maintain TS clearance with SCI eligibility based on a Single Source Background Investigation (SSBI)
Preferred: Bonus Points For…
Former military aggressor squadron experience
USAF Fighter Weapons School or US Navy Top Gun Graduate
USAFE/NATO experience in fighter operations
Threat Avionics and Electronics knowledge
Extensive writing and oral communication skills
Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs
This opportunity resides with Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C5ISR), a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. From towers to processors, we design, develop, integrate and manage the sensors, systems and other assets necessary to support integrated intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) operations, exploitation and analysis for the Intelligence Community, the military services, geographic and functional combatant commands and DoD agencies.
HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: hii.com.
HII Is committed to cultivating an inclusive company culture to promote collaboration and enhance creativity by hiring a diverse work force. HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.
HII’s Mission Technologies division / Equal Opportunity Employer
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