Would you like to be working alongside the RAFO, on a Typhoon operating base? We currently have a vacancy for a Weapons Instructor at our site in Oman.
As a Weapons Instructor, you will be accountable to the Weapons Training Lead for the successful delivery of the on base Typhoon Ground crew training elements of the Typhoon for Oman project.
You will be providing support to the Training Manager in defining training requirements, developing and approving "fit for purpose" training solutions, whilst maximising operational efficiency and minimising costs.
This is an excellent opportunity for a pragmatic, forward looking energetic person.
Your main responsibilities as a Weapons Instructor will involve:
Delivering theoretical and practical elements of the Typhoon for Oman Ground crew Training Programme
Assisting in the planning of theoretical and practical elements of the Typhoon for Oman Ground crew Training Programme
Applying DSAT/BSAT principles in the evaluation of training to ensure satisfactory completion of all customer requirements
Providing the required training, support and mentoring of RAFO personnel in the set-up of the RAFO Adam Typhoon Training School
Your skills and qualifications as a Weapons Instructor:
Weapons Typhoon Q
Recognised Aircraft Weapons Technician apprenticeship or equivalent
Experience of maintaining aircraft in a military environment
Recognised instructing or teaching qualification
IT literate including competency in the use of MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook)
Excellent written and spoken English
What we're looking for in you:
You will be an experienced professional with a proven work ethic and demonstrable ability to complete a wide range of activities using initiative and technical skills to contribute positively to the organisation. You will be keen, conscientious and able to work well either alone or as part of a team, able to maintain confidentiality in sensitive matters and display excellent judgement when required.
BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
BAE Systems Air
BAE Systems Air brings together the company's international capabilities and expertise to respond to customers' current and future requirements, and compete for international export and collaborative opportunities. In the UK, BAE Systems Air has an unrivalled track record and expertise in the development, delivery and support of military air platforms, components and technologies through Typhoon, F-35 Lightning II, Tornado and Hawk.
BAE Systems Air has the capability to provide customers with information superiority through the delivery of actionable intelligence and information, together with the provision of innovative information systems and services. Training is a key enabler to delivering military capability, and at BAE Systems we bring together our expertise in the analysis, design, build and delivery of training solutions into a powerful combination for our military customers around the world.
Working as an integral part of the team delivering information superiority and effective air power, our aim is to provide our customers with the capabilities and intelligence that really matters.
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