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Huntington Ingalls Industries USAFE-ADAIR Mission Planner (Air Mission Planner 4) - 2916 in Flugplatz, Germany

A division of Huntington Ingalls Industries

Who We Are

Huntington Ingalls Industries - Technical Solutions Division (HII-TSD) is currently seeking an USAFE Mission Planner to support our government customers in Europe. The USAFE Mission Planner will be instrumental in the planning and development of a tactical air training capability in support of US Air Forces in Europe (USAFE). As the capability and solution is developed, this position will migrate into the daily oversight of tactical air operations management. The selected candidate will be on site in Germany representing HII-TSD to the US Air Force.

Are you a strategic thinker who enjoys working on complex issues and are you looking to use your skills and talents to support dynamic customers with challenging missions? Then we would like to talk to you about working on tomorrow’s challenges today.

Relocation is required and assistance is provided. Remote work may be authorized pending relocation action. #LI-NM1

What You Will Do

  • Responsible for working with a team to develop an implementation strategy for Theater-Level Management of tactical air training capability in support of USAFE

  • Coordinates necessary procedures and clearances for the authorization and operation of pilot and aircraft across multi-national borders in the USAFE AOR

  • Ensures smooth Flight Operations through oversight of multiple subcontractors’ performance in compliance of host nation and command requirements

  • Responsible for daily air operations in the execution of adversary air sorties meeting the customer’s requirements and maintaining situational awareness of all operations

  • Participates in planning conferences to establish rapport and educate theater participants on the HII-TSD adversary air training capability.

  • Plan and forecast operations in conjunction with aircraft maintenance requirements to ensure sufficient adversary air sorties to meet the customer’s forecasted requirement

  • Ensures appropriate standardized flight and ground operational procedures are developed for adversary air training activities across the USAFE AOR.

  • Develops a process to ensure all required aircrew evaluations and certifications are current and maintained

  • Oversees a proactive safety program for all HII flight and ground operations

  • Leads a diverse organization with multiple subcontractors, each providing a mix of flight crews, maintainers, technicians, and staff all supporting adversary flight operations and training

  • Responsible for the overall effective management of multiple high-performance aircraft

  • Maintain a full understanding of the operational status of all HII aircraft deployed in theater

  • Coordinates with the Logistics supervisor on matters pertaining to entrusted resources, facilities, GFE, and stewardship of company and Government loaned and or rental equipment

What We Are Looking For

  • 10 years relevant progressive experience with Bachelors in related field; 6 years relevant progressive experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 12 years relevant progressive experience.

  • Former military fighter aircraft career experience

  • Clearance: Must possess and maintain a current Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS clearance with SCI eligibility based on a Single Source Background Investigation (SSBI)

Preferred: Bonus Points For...

  • Former military aggressor squadron experience

  • USAF Fighter Weapons School or US Navy Top Gun Graduate

  • USAFE/NATO experience in fighter operations

  • Threat Avionics and Electronics knowledge

  • Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational needs

  • Ability to interface at all levels of command and leadership on a regular basis

  • Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Defense & Federal Solutions, a business group within Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Technical Solutions division, helps solve tough national security challenges for the Department of Defense, the intelligence community, and federal civilian agencies. Our expert capabilities include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), and cyber; secure enterprise IT engineering and operations; military training and simulation; logistics management and integrated product support; and fleet maintenance, modernization, repair, and sustainment.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is America’s largest military shipbuilding company and a provider of professional services to partners in government and industry. For more than a century, HII’s Newport News and Ingalls shipbuilding divisions in Virginia and Mississippi have built more ships in more ship classes than any other U.S. naval shipbuilder. HII’s Technical Solutions division provides a wide range of professional services through its Fleet Support, Mission Driven Innovative Solutions, Nuclear & Environmental, and Oil & Gas groups. Headquartered in Newport News, Virginia, HII employs more than 42,000 people operating both domestically and internationally.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.