Huntington Ingalls Industries KC-135 Boom Operator Subject Matter Expert - 18451 in United States

KC-135 Boom Operator Subject Matter Expert - 18451

Position Location McGhee Tyson AFB

Requisition # 18451

# 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 a KC-135 Boom Operator Subject Matter Expert (SME) to work remotely or at McGhee Tyson ANGB, TN for the National Guard Bureau (NGB) KC-135 simulator certification program.

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

  • Accomplish certifications of Aircrew Training Devices (ATDs) to include hardware and software configuration and device operations. Accomplish a full range of quality assurance (QA) and ground safety programs, to include preliminary evaluation and continuing surveillance of QA and safety procedures and methods.

  • Evaluate simulator inspection records and maintenance records, and ensure contractor establishes and maintains the software configuration baseline for aircraft weapons systems.

  • Evaluate and test proposed contractor ATD modifications and make recommendations to supervisor where deficiencies exist.

  • Ensure accurate simulation is maintained, to include complete integration of changes with associated systems.

  • Interface with aircrew and aeronautical simulator industry stakeholders.

  • Participate in technical discussions relating to aircraft simulators and other aircraft training aids.

  • Maintain a close working relationship with contractors during all phases of the ATD sustainment/modification process.

  • Prepare on-site evaluation reports of ATD performance and submit to government.

  • Provide technical support to Training System Support Center (TSSC) on software and hardware changes to simulator devices and field assigned Contractor Operations and Maintenance Support personnel.

  • Coordinate the development and execution of Distributed Mission Operations (DMO) and ATD plans for Mobility Air Force (MAF)-specified systems and related equipment that may encompass new technologies and complicated fielding requirements.

  • Assist NGB with studies of ongoing aircrew training operations to evaluate DMO and ATD planning issues.

Qualifications and Experience:


  • Former or current USAF Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) Instructor-Rated Boom Operator with 2,000+ flying hours and at least 10 years’ experience.

  • Must have either previously served in the ANG or have knowledge of the ANG structure.

  • Ability to travel to attend meetings and interface with government and support contractor elements.


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

  • The candidate must currently possess and be able to maintain a Secret security clearance.

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.