LCS Combat Systems Operations Trainer - Secret Clearance at AMERICAN SYSTEMS in San Diego, California

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Job Title / Level

LCS Combat Systems Operations Trainer - Secret Clearance

Clearance Required?



San Diego, CA 92108 US (Primary)

% Travel

0 - 10%

Job Description

LOOKING FOR: A mission-driven, LCS Operation Trainer with an active secret clearance to join our AMERICAN SYSTEMS Simulations and Systems team as a LCS (Littoral Combat Ship) Combat Systems Operations Trainer in San Diego, CA. Candidate will support the LCS Training Facility (LTF) in San Diego, CA.

As a LCS Combat Systems Operations Trainer you will:

  • Work within the Simulation & Services Division team and provide marine engineering expertise

  • Join a well-established team that gives you the opportunity to grow

  • Maintain your secret clearance

  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan! (ESOP)

  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company

  • Develop, organize, and conduct Combat Systems/Operations training and educational programs for personnel assigned to Littoral Combat Ships.

  • Conduct conventional knowledge-based classroom teaching and performance/scenario-based laboratory training

  • Serve as an Instructor to train LCS sailors in tactical employment of the Combat Management System (CMS), associated weapons systems, system capabilities and limitations, employment of automated systems, mission planning and execution, and tactical communications

  • Provide subject matter expertise in support of curriculum development for LCS courses

A week in the life of a LCS Combat Systems Operations Trainer:

  • Must be prepared to support the Train to Qualify (T2Q) and Train to Certify (T2C) process utilizing shore-based trainer requiring dynamic assessment of watch standers during integrated scenarios.

  • Prepares; reviews; and customizes curriculum lesson plans and instructor guide in support of traditional classroom teaching.

  • Supports Formal Course Reviews and Curriculum Updates; conducts training gap analysis and provides formal feedback / recommendations for Course improvement.

  • Develops, tests, maintains, and delivers moderately complex Navy Combat Systems training programs and related materials in support of CSCS training objectives.

  • Establishes and reviews course content and objectives.

  • Conducts training sessions and develops criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of training activities.

  • Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and program effectiveness.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.

  • Primary instruction in LCS-2 Tactical Communicator (TAC), Combat Systems Manager (CSM), and Tactical Action Officer (TAO) Capstone and LCS-2 Crew Certification Training. Additional trainer support required to act as Warfare Commander in scenario/lab-based training environments.

  • Secondary instruction in LCS-1 Capstone Training and LCS-1 Crew Certification Training.

  • Candidate will be required to support a second shift work schedule on a rotational basis.


Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!

AWARDED "BEST OF THE BEST" by U.S. Veterans Magazine, "BEST FOR VETS" by Military Times, and "TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY EMPLOYER" by We are an official Virginia Values Veterans certified company.

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Job Requirements

  • Associates/Bachelor's Degree in a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, or work/military experience.

  • Active Secret Clearance

At least 5+ years of experience in:

  • All facets of tactical warfare areas to include the employment and management of Hard-Kill/Soft-Kill Weapon systems, internal/external communications, and integration with Navy Surface, Air and Subsurface Warfare mission requirements.

At least 1+ years of experience in:

  • An Instructor/Trainer/Evaluator role in a Navy Training Environment, to include curriculum maintenance, writing learning objectives, preparing test items, evaluating instructional materials and the results of instruction and counseling students on academic learning problems.

EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans