Afghan National Defense And Security Forces Female Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Instructor

Employer: Raytheon
Location: Afghanistan

Requirement Overview
Under general supervision, Instructors will conduct CIED (Coutner Improvised Explosive Device)/EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal)/IEDD (Improvised Explosive Device Defeat)/SSE (Sensitive Site Exploitation) training to ANDSF MOI Female EOD/IEDD candidates. Candidate must have previous training experience in teaching CIED/EOD/IEDD/SSE courses. Training will be conducted at Central Training Center-Kabul (CTC-K) or instructors may be required to travel to temporary training locations throughout Afghanistan. Due to cultural sensitivity in the region the US Army has established a requirement for female trainers to train female Afghan personnel. This is considered a Bona Fide Occupational qualification (BFOQ) for the position.

WORK HOURS: Work may include nights, holidays, and weekends on short notice. Standard will be to conduct training six (6) days per week for up to ten (10) hours per day while at OCONUS work site(s) and a standard 40 hour work week while at CONUS work sites.

RESPONSIBILITIES: ANDSF MOI Female EOD/IEDD Instructor will ensure that training objectives are completed on time following established training curriculum and schedules; conduct daily training and actively assist or provide direction to students as required. Instructor will be required to execute the content of ANDSF CIED/EOD/IEDD/SSE courses, to include administration, scheduling, and quality assurance and control.

Specific responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:
•Provide all ANDSF CIED/EOD/IEDD/SSE course instruction as directed.
•Coordinate with ANDSF as they prepare for scheduled training and cross training.
•Assist the ANDSF in working with the supported units and subcontractors to identify, design and manage the ANDSF CIED/EOD/IEDD/SSE training requirements.
•Participate in post-course evaluations and continual improvement process.
•Participate in the development of CIED/EOD/IEDD/SSE training curriculum and development of training scenarios in accordance with the approved curriculum as required.
•Create, maintain and deliver all required reports as required.
•Provide post-training assessments of student and ANDSF candidate instructor performance and present feedback during After Action Reviews (AAR) at the conclusion of training.
•Assist the ANDSF with supervision, administration, and support of students and ANDSF candidate instructors as required.
•Utilize Train the Trainer (T3) techniques.
•Other duties as assigned.

Required Operational, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
•Prior military, E6 or higher, with at least 6 years operational experience in EOD, IEDD, and SSE operations.
•U.S. Military qualified Senior EOD Technician, qualified as an EOD Team Leader with experience training and conducting operations in the Middle East and/or host nation.
•Formal instructor qualification exhibiting expert instructor skills
•One deployment as an EOD Team Leader in Afghanistan.
•Proficient with EOD/IEDD specific tools in operations, build-ups, field repairs, and procedures.
•Detailed knowledge of current CIED operations in Afghanistan area of operations to provide relevant and responsive advice and recommendations.
•Detailed knowledge of training processes to counter-IEDs to include operational/tactical and staff/leadership programs.
•Knowledge of technological means to counter IEDs.
•Knowledge of technical/sensitive site exploitation, graduate of post-blast course of instruction.
•Knowledge and experience in Counter Insurgency (COIN).
•Proficient with Microsoft Office products such as Word, PowerPoint, Excel
•Good interpersonal, networking, and social skills.
·Must be able to obtain and maintain an Interim DoD Secret Security Clearance prior to start.
•Must be able to obtain a visa for Afghanistan

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
•Include but are not limited to the wear of body armor and helmet Personal Protective Gear, unassisted lifting and carrying of duffle bags not exceed the weight of 70 lbs per piece, and the unassisted movement over uneven terrain.
•Must be willing to work and live in Afghanistan with an understanding that there could be further assignments to any location in Afghanistan based upon the needs of the U.S. Government, to include hostile and austere areas.
•Must be able to attend and pass USG deployment requirements at CONUS Replacement Center (CRC), Fort Bliss, Texas or equivalent location.
•Must meet the medical requirements for the position being offered as determined by a pre-employment medical screening and in accordance with published CRC and USCENTCOM medical deployment standards.
•Must be able to walk or stand on level and/or inclined surfaces up to eight (8) hours per day and sit for up to three (3) hours per day.
•Must be willing and able to travel outside of protected areas via military convoys or MILAIR, and wear protective clothing and equipment as required. In the conduct of their training contractors may encounter hostile forces.
•Must be able to routinely climb / descend stairs.
•Must be able to routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows / knees, and reach above / below shoulders.
•Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.
•Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
•Employee will be required to work and live in a potentially hostile environment, at remote locations, and under austere conditions.
•Employee may be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, under extreme weather conditions, within a hostile environment.
•The individual may be exposed to extreme noise from aircraft, hostile fire, and other acts of aggression associated with this region.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
•Recent experience, within last 24 months (Afghanistan preferred) training local nationals.
•Posses working experience with and in developed countries with local nationals in capacity building.
•Previous experience working with/using interpreters.
•Demonstrated ability to understand and work in Muslim culture.
•Experience working with law enforcement.
•Involvement with ANDSF on deployed operations.
•Involvement with training Afghanistan military forces.
•A thorough understanding of US and coalition military organizations, roles and missions.
•Combat experience with any of the following: EOD/IEDD/CIED or SSE operations.
•Curriculum development experience, specifically in continual improvement efforts to determine the efficacy of unit training programs and organizational training principles and practices.
•Incorporation of Lessons Learned and TTP’s.
•Experience working with C-IED/EOD TADSS, and a practical working knowledge of EOD and C-IED organization and doctrine is preferred
·Possess current DoD Secret Security Clearance eligibility

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree from accredited school & six (6) years of related experience, OR four (4) years related experience with Master's degree. Eight (8) years of additional equivalent work experience (14 total years) may be accepted in lieu of BA/BS education requirement. 83938Business Unit Profile


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Clearance Type : Secret

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