Role and Responsibilities
Acting under the authority of the Program Manager, the CAE USA Site Manager is responsible for supporting all CAE USA Academic and Simulator training at the NAS Kingsville, TX site. The Site Manager oversees simulator/classroom contract instructors and other additional support staff to ensure contract compliance.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Oversees site operations and all personnel in accordance with supervisor’s direction.
Provides student flight instruction in classroom and simulator devices in accordance with customer syllabus of instruction.
Must acquire and maintain proficiency in assigned and reasonable areas of instruction, to such a level as to be able to pass standardization checks, classroom evaluations, etc.
Acts as principal liaison between the assigned government Program Office/Quality Assurance Representative (PO/QAR) and the CAE USA Program Manager.
Ensures Management’s directives and policies are carried out for all site operations and maintains good working relationships with all customers
Ensures on-time submittal of all required CAE USA and Government reports along with other reports as required by the supervisor.
Responsible for ensuring that adequate safety and security standards are maintained and adhered to.
Coordinates on-site conferences with customers under direction of the Program Manager.
Ensures Program Manager directed Fiscal Year student throughput or contracted simulator/academic training milestones are met.
Coordinates the execution of yearly, monthly, and weekly training schedules.
Provides oversight of training programs and record keeping for all personnel and is responsible for informing management when additional resources are needed.
Evaluates instructor personnel in classroom and devices, as required.
Ensures the site Quality Assurance Program is in compliance with ISO standards.
Attends necessary weekly, monthly, and quarterly meetings as required or directed by the Program Manager.
Performs any other duties as a pilot or Naval Flight Officer (NFO) contract instructor and any other duties as assigned.
Direct Supervision of contract instructors, flight and training schedules, including compliance with mandatory training requirements and periodic appraisals.
Instruct student syllabus events upon completion of a Government required contract instructor training syllabus.
Provide counsel, advice and guidance to management, subordinates and other internal groups on technical matters including the capabilities and limitations of current technology, facility capability and costing of effort as these items pertain to quality and process improvement.
Responsible for scheduling personnel and overseeing labor and material expenditures.
Attends meetings, coordinates delivery schedules and supervises configuration management activities.
Ensures a safe and secure work environment is established and maintained
Qualifications and Education Requirements:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.
Meet the same qualifications required for pilot or NFO instructor job descriptions.
Must have at least 7 years of progressive management experience.
Three (3) or more years of T-45/T-6/MC2 flight experience is highly preferred.
At least three (3) years of previous flight operations and/or flight training management experience.
Eight (8) years of total flying experience, five (5) years military experience, with at least two (2) years as Pilot or Naval Flight Officer (NFO) flight instructor and training experience.
Completion of a formal Navy Instructor training course.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required
Must maintain proficiency in operation of Aircrew Training Devices.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Word
Must be able to effectively deliver oral presentations to management and customers
Must be able to work independently and direct subordinates
Must be able to work overtime as required.
Must be willing to work any shift or day of the week as required.
Must be eligible for DoD Personal Security Clearance