Technical Instructor

City Not Specified, Kuwait Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
30 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this potential opening. We do not have assurance at this time that the position will be opened and when. Because we have strong reason to believe the position will be approved soon, we are going ahead with identifying candidates.

The Contractor shall identify instructors to conduct training according to the schedule and locations provided within 15 days of task order award. The Contractor shall provide two instructors with maximum of twelve students per course. The Contractor shall provide technically qualified, as defined in Army Regulation 350-1, "Army Training and Leadership Development" and TR 350-70 series "Training Development", certified instructors on all training and instructional materials related to the Government provided Programs of Instruction (POIs). Instructor certification shall be established by: Army Basic Instructor Course (ABIC), or by a civilian certification program through public or private certification process, or by a documented Government - approved contractor certification program, that requires instructors to (1) present instruction using the conference method (2) present instruction using the demonstration method (3) present instruction using the practical exercise (PE) method. Presentations will be evaluated using a performance evaluation checklist (PEC). In order to successfully complete this requirement, instructors shall achieve a GO on the final PE by presenting a combination of the conference and demonstration or PE methods of instruction and facilitate an AAR following another instructor's presentation IAW a Performance Evaluation Checklist (PEC). Upon successful completion of a Government approved contractor certification program, instructors become certified to teach selected NET POI(s). The Contractor shall fund travel costs for non-certified instructors to attend the certification training. If training is provided by the Subcontractor, the training effort(s) shall follow existing Government instructor certification procedures and related protocol for conduct of FMTV training.

4.9.1 Instructor Certification: The Contractor shall provide training instructor certification (as described above) for Contractor and subcontractor personnel that will conduct training courses. Certification submittals shall be made in accordance with CDRL A012, "Certifications" for Government approval.

4.9.2 Instructor and Key Personnel Training (IKPT): The Government will fund travel costs IAW JTR, for ten (10) certified instructors to attend the systems Instructor and Key Personnel Training (IKPT) event. Contractor instructors shall be qualified instructors per paragraph 4.9. The Government's NET Manager

will determine the number of Contractor instructors that will attend and be trained during the IKPT.

4.9.3 The Contractor shall provide qualified instructors experienced with the teaching methods, strategies, and techniques. Instructors shall be proficient with 1) the Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles

(FMTV) for operator, maintainer, and sustainer tasks, and all associated tools and support equipment and 2) the entire training program, respective to the course.

4.9.4 The Contractor shall provide PdM MTV NET services, consisting of Operator NET (OPNET) and Field Level Maintenance NET (FLMNET) to enhance unit capabilities in response to FMTV material fieldings and related TMDE. If a unit has already received training on a specific vehicle variant or specific type of equipment from a previous fielding, the unit is responsible to pass the training received onto their soldiers (Train-the-Trainer). However, if the fielding and or TMDE modification involves similar equipment from a different OEM than the unit previously received training on, then additional NET will be provided. The Contractor shall provide training to personnel with the correct Military Occupational Specialty (MOS) and qualifications. It is the supported unit's responsibility to make sure the correct people receive the training, verification that the soldiers with the correct MOS are being trained will be indicated by the Soldiers' signatures and applicable MOS on the roster sheet. It shall be the responsibility of the Contractor to provide fully qualified substitute instructors if scheduled instructors are absent or otherwise not available to conduct the scheduled courses.

4.9.5 OPNET: The Contractor shall provide two instructors with maximum of twelve students per course. Course duration is dependent of the vehicle model. The OPNET course durations are as follows:

 OPNET Cargo truck (M1078A1P2, M1083A1P2, M1085A1P2, (M1093A1) consists of sixteen hours.

 OPNET Cargo truck with Material Handling Equipment (MHE) crane (M1084A1P2) & (M1086A1P2) consist of twenty-four hours and eight hours with previous cargo OPNET.

 OPNET 10-ton dump truck (M1157A1P2) consists of thirty-two hours.

 OPNET Load Handling System truck (M1148A1P2) with LHS trailer (M1147) consists

of twenty-four hours.

 OPNET/FLM Wrecker (M1089A1P2) consists of forty hours. MOS 91 series with H8 designation.

 OPNET trailers (M1082, M1095 conducted simultaneously with Cargo truck OPNET when fielded together. Trailer standalone OPNET four (4) hours.

 OPNET Tractor (M1088A1P2) consists of twenty (20) hours.

4.9.6 FLMNET: There shall be two instructors with maximum of twelve students per course. The FLM NET course durations are as follows:

a. FLM Wrecker (M1089A1P2) is a combination OPNET and FLMNET consisting of forty hours. MOS requirement 91 series with H8 designation.

b. FLM duration consisting of thirty-two hours

4.9.7 Attachment 0007, "Projected NET Classes", provides the projected New Equipment Training requirements anticipated for this effort. Major configuration changes, major component upgrades or the introduction of ECPs into the FMTV may increase the hours and requirements in OPNET and FLMNET. The Government will provide the Contractor Instructors with training updates and related training material on courses that the Contractor shall be required to conduct. The Government will be responsible for additional costs associated with the execution of additional training resultant of training updates.

The Contractor shall employ training modes that consist of classroom instruction, hands-on (practical application), video presentations, and computer-based and interactive satellite instruction. Training shall take place at user sites, special designated training sites, or at the TACOM NET facility in Warren, Michigan. Updated training schedules with site confirmations will be provided at the Start of Work Meeting.

4.9.9 The Contractor shall store Government provided NET training packages (POIs, Student and Instructor guides) and ship the materials to fielding sites that require training in time to meet the NET schedule. The Contractor shall notify the PdM MTV NET Manager and COR via e-mail when the inventory of NET training packages falls below the quantity requisite to satisfy future training requirements within a 90 day timeframe. Contractor instructors shall ensure that all students in attendance receive a copy of training materials.

4.9.10 The COR will notify the Contractor if security clearance is required to gain site access at least forty-five (45) calendar days in advance of training start.

4.9.11 The Government will furnish certain unique personal safety items specifically required on military equipment by Army installations (i.e. Combat vehicle Crewmen helmets). If specific required property, facilities and equipment are not available through Government sources in a timely manner, or is not deemed sufficient for the training to be conducted, the Contractor, with approval of the Contracting Officer, may obtain such property, facilities and or equipment required to conduct the training.

4.9.13 The Contractor shall de-process equipment to be used for training purposes prior to course commencement. The Contractor shall ensure their instructors arrive at a training site 24 hours in advance to allow time to make preparations for training course execution. Preparations consist of: de-process and or repair the equipment to be used for training purposes, ensure there is a sufficient quantity and type of training aids and materials for the students, and classroom set-up. If the required

quantity and type of training aids and materials for the students, and classroom set-up. If the required training materials, equipment or facilities are not available, the Contractor shall immediately notify the COR and NET Manager. The NET Manager will notify the Contractor on the decided course of action to be taken to rectify the situation or problem. If the Contractor has arrived to begin scheduled training, and delay of the class start date occurs due to Government fault, the Government will reimburse the Contractor for additional costs incurred resultant of the delay.

4.9.14 Instructors shall be helpful, timely and courteous in providing FMTV training and during interactions with students, unit commanders, fellow instructors and personnel of the fielding team. They shall:

a. Upon arrival at the training site, meet the POC for the sponsor of the course.

b. Register with the TACOM Logistics Assistance Office (LAO) at the installation.

c. Be at the training site classroom at least thirty (30) minutes prior to start and after end of class each day.

d. Take attendance daily and report any absence to the organization training POC during the first break. Student roster shall include identification of class leader, phone number and e-mail address. Student names shall be typed on the attendance roster.

e. Ensure all students complete the course evaluation forms provided by the Government NET Manager. Any ratings of "3" or less on the course evaluation forms shall require an explanation, in the form of a "note" on the roster spreadsheet and the critique sheet itself. The Contractor shall also generate a course completion report that shall include the instructors' name(s), course location, dates and time, student's full name, rank or grade, unit, email address and MOS or job title.

f. Within ten business days of course completion, a Training After Action Report (AAR) shall be delivered electronically to the PdM MTV Fielding Manager, FMTV NET Manager and COR in accordance with CDRL A010, "After Action Report". Information contained in this report shall consist of: the attendance log, a final course roster, completed course evaluation forms, course completion reports as well as Contractor training recommendations.

4.9.15 Instructors shall be responsible for the cleanup of the shop and classroom training area(s). They shall also be required to return all training sites to original condition. Instructors shall be cognizant of environmental and hazardous material regulations and local policies at the training location and, in the event of an accident or incident involving hazardous materials, (HAZMAT) or environmentally sensitive areas, the Contractor instructors shall take actions to contain the problem immediately and notify proper authorities in accordance with local environmental and or HAZMAT requirements.

4.9.16 Contractor instructors shall prepare and present a Course Completion Certificate to all students who successfully complete the course. Successful completion is defined as an exam score of 70% or higher with a 90% course attendance rate. The NET Manager will provide the course completion certificate template to the Contractor.

4.9.17 Instructors shall check all equipment used as training aids prior to and after training to ensure it meets 10/20 standards as defined in Army Regulation 700-138, "Army Logistics Readiness and Sustainability". If the equipment does not meet 10/20 standards, the instructors shall notify the COR via e-mail and document the problems found. Instructors shall perform Preventative Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) before, during and after operation of the equipment and ensure that all defective equipment and or components are reported to the COR and repairs are accomplished. Training vehicles shall be returned to the de-processing site after accumulating no more than 400 miles and exchanged for another training vehicle(s). This rotation process shall be repeated until training is completed.

4.9.18 Procedural changes to correct or improve the processes or tasks taught on the equipment shall be brought to the attention of the COR and FMTV NET Manager in writing when submitting NET AARs.
Candidates should have experience with New Equipment Training (NET) with the MTV family of vehicles.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.

Essential Functions

Work Environment:

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). An inside environment may be a cubicle (considerations: close quarters, low to moderate noise, bright or dim lighting). Outside work may include various environmental conditions including hot, dusty, cold, and windy climates. It should be understood that employment may be located in potentially dangerous areas, including combat or war zones. This might involve the possibility of suffering harm by dangerous forces or friendly fire. These dangers are inherent to working conditions in a dangerous environment. Needs to be able to work well with co-workers, customer, and all levels of management.

Physical Requirements:

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required. Must be able to meet and maintain CENTCOM physical requirements for deployment.

Equipment and Machines:

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.


Regular hours will be between Monday-Sunday 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions:

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer's locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion. Must be able to maintain sponsorship to work and continue to work in the state of Kuwait by the Jacobs approved sponsorship company. Must maintain Kuwait VISA in good standing. Will need to obtain a Kuwait drivers license and must maintain a good driving record in the State of Kuwait.