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Huntington Ingalls Industries Air Refueling Pilot/Navigator - 18970 in Kaiserlautern, Germany

Air Refueling Pilot/Navigator - 18970

Position Location Kaiserlautern, Germany

Requisition # 18970

# of Openings 1

HII – Mission Driven Innovative Solutions Inc. (HII-MDIS) provides mission-critical engineering and technical service to Information Technology, Federal Civilian, and National Security, Aerospace & Defense and International government and commercial customers at over 100 locations worldwide.

HII – MDIS is currently seeking an Air Refueling Pilot / Navigator SME to work out of their Germany office.

Duties and Responsibilities (to include but not be limited to the following):

  • The Air Refueling Pilot / Navigator Subject Matter Expert (SME) will perform White Force (role play) functions during execution of exercises and training events.

  • Control and perform duties as blue air/red air with constructive models including, but not limited to, Modern Air Combat Environment (MACE) and Next Generation Threat System (NGTS).

  • Lead mass briefs and debriefs with the exercise audience and small team briefs and debriefs for tactical level training events.

  • Develop scenarios for exercise-sponsored events. These events will primarily be Tier 3 & 4 operational/tactical level training. They will include large force exercise events integrating joint, combined, allied, and other partner nations’ forces in an air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace battlefield, as well as smaller scenarios integrating specific capabilities.

  • Generate mission materials related to the scenario. These include but are not limited to: Air Tasking Order (ATO), Airspace Control Order (ACO), communication plans, Special Instructions (SPINs), blue and red orders of battle, red air plans, and mission cards.

  • The Contractor should be knowledgeable on how to use Theater Battle Management Core Systems (TBMCS) planning products.

  • The selected candidate is expected to have knowledge of United States Air Force (USAF) planning cycles/processes as well as the specific employment of fighters and the general employment of USAF weapons systems to include but not limited to Close Air Support (CAS), Air-to-Air, Aerial Refueling, Electronic Warfare, C4ISR, Airlift – combat delivery, Cyber, Combat Search and Rescue, Dynamic Targeting, and Special Operations mission sets.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

Required –

  • Prior rated USAF Aircrew Officer qualifications with recent operational experience within the past five years, minimum of 200 hours of Instructor or Evaluator experience, or have recent experience providing like training support (based on applicable weapon system and mission set). Waiver of individual experience/qualification requirements will be addressed by the customer on a case-by-case basis.

  • Active Secret clearance required, eligible to Top Secret

Preferred –

  • Contractor should be familiar with USAF aircrew and distributed training requirements, methodology and procedures

  • Previous Mission Commander and USAF Weapons School graduate qualification desired.

  • The SMEs must have familiarity with USAF and Joint policy and doctrine as well as experience with the planning and execution of joint, combined, allied, and other partner nation’s operations and exercises.

  • Contractor should be familiar with AFH 36-2235, Information for Designers of Instructional Systems, Volumes 1-13, AFMAN 36-2234, Instructional System Development, and AFMAN 36-2236, Guidebook for AF Instructor. Knowledge of NATO operations.

  • Familiarity in European theater.


  • Must possess and maintain a Secret Security Clearance and be eligible for Top Secret.

  • All candidates will be subject to a pre-employment background investigation and drug screening per HII requirements.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.