Job Description :
Organizational Activity Interface (OAI) personnel are responsible for the integration of the Fire Unit and Battalion during the System Integration and Check-Out (SICO) process.
In addition, the OAI demonstrates the operation of the Patriot system to the RoAF personnel. The OAI personnel will also provide assistance to the SICO Team during unpacking, inventory, inspection, repair and check out of the Major End Items (MEIs).
The Organizational Activities Interface (OAI) / Operations Engineer will provide technical field operational assistance to the RoAF Air Defense Patriot Battalion personnel.
The OAI personnel will advise and assist with training of Patriot Battalion (BN) and Fire Unit (FU) personnel in required operational skills.
Assist with BN and FU operational software initialization, to include formulating system databases and communication plans.
Provide expertise on system software (e.g., initialization, operation, and training). Supports tasks that insure the integrated Patriot System is fully operational to include all aspects of the Air Battle at the BN and FU levels.
Assist with New Equipment Training (NET) and sustainment training with classroom and practical exercises to include software (PDB’s) and hardware (sweeps) update training.
Supports KSA with their system refresher operator training to battery and battalion personnel to maintain, improve, and upgrade skills.
This position is a short term, unaccompanied assignment located in Romania.
Required Skills :
Must have at least 5 years of related Patriot experience.
Must have directly related experience in the Patriot Evaluation Section and Patriot Tactical Operations at the Battalion or higher level.
Experience with providing Technical Advice and Assistance to Patriot Battery personnel with operational and tactical procedures for with the Patriot System.
Experience with the operation and management of exercises utilizing practice scenarios with the Patriot Engagement Control Station (ECS) and Information and Coordination Central (ICC).
Prior participation in conduct of On-the-Job Training (OJT) Programs.
Demonstrated experience instructing Patriot organizational classes in the classroom and on the tactical equipment or Patriot training equipment in the following areas : RSOP / Survey, March Order and Emplacement, System Initialization and Mapping, Air Defense Mission (ADM) against Air-Breathing Threats (ABT) and Tactical Ballistic Missiles (TBM), Guided Missile Reload and ARTEP Battle Drills / Gunnery Tables.
Demonstrated knowledge on Brigade / AADCOM level TACSOP’s, and shall be capable of assisting in the training of organizational level system upgrades.
Must have successfully completed the Patriot Operator and System Mechanic MOS 24T / 14E / 140E conducted under the auspices of the U.
S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC) or an equivalent course of instruction conducted by the Patriot Missile System Contractor.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds and work in an extreme environment.
An Active Secret Security Clearance is required.
Must be able to obtain a Romanian Work Visa
Desired Skills :
Working knowledge of PATRIOT communication links.
Demonstrated one (1) year of Collective Training experience or assignment to a deployed PATRIOT Battalion in CONUS or OCONUS.
Experience with Microsoft Word and Power Point.
Required Education (including Major) :
Bachelors Degree with 4 years of related experience, or Associates Degree with 8 years experience or HS Diploma / GED with 12 years of related experience