B3H Corporation is seeking qualified personnel to augment flying squadrons in the areas of aircrew scheduling, training, and standardization/evaluation (Stan/Eval). Positions will support Air Education and Training Command (AETC) fighter, mobility, special operations flight training squadrons at Randolph AFB, TX; Columbus AFB, MS; Laughlin AFB, TX, Vance AFB, OK, Tucson ANG, AZ; Lackland AFB, TX; Little Rock AFB, AR; Altus AFB, OK and Pensacola NAS, FL. The focus of work will be to support non-flying duties in training and operational squadrons. There a multiple positions available at each location to coincide with the number of squadrons to be supported.
The Contractor shall interface with maintenance support, wing scheduling, current operations/programming, or aircrew training system contractor (A/TS) or equivalents to request and identify available aircraft resources and additional training devices. Work with wing current operations/programming or equivalent to administer the flight hour program, AFI 11-2MDS requirements (Note 1), as well as any local instructor program guidance.
The Contractor shall determine schedule requirements by comparing anticipated sortie taskings against the qualification, availability, and training requirements of available crewmembers.
The Contractor shall build long-range and execute short-range schedules in accordance with local SOP’s and Programmed Flying Training (PFT) requirements to ensure full coverage of all aircrew, student, and supervisor positions. Coordination with senior squadron leadership can be on a daily and weekly basis. Contractor shall notify crew members when required IAW local operating procedures and shall ensure notifications do not conflict with AFI 11-202V3, AFI 11- 2MDSV3 (Note 1) crew rest requirements.
The Contractor shall draft and publish unit long-/short-range ground/academic, flying, and simulator training event schedules on MS, and/or other computer database systems as required IAW local procedures.
The Contractor shall keep track when crewmembers will be on leave, temporary duty, or have scheduled appointments. The Contractor shall do the same for students if required. The Contractor shall de-conflict crewmember schedules and coordinate with flight leadership to ensure crews are available to meet assigned sortie taskings.
The Contractor shall track daily flight/ground/academic training requirements and accomplishments to facilitate effective flight scheduling. Contractor shall schedule aircrew based on the crewmember’s experience and certifications to optimize training.
The Contractor shall work with STM, Training Squadron (TRS), flight/squadron leadership or equivalent to ensure student requirements are met and prevent syllabus deviations through proper scheduling. Syllabus deviations are any events that do not follow the flow required by the syllabus (all except C-130H).
The Contractor shall identify syllabus deviations and report them to leadership using locally established procedures (all except C-130H).
The Contractor shall coordinate additional flight, ground, and training device schedule requirements as needed. Interface with appropriate agency to order these requirements from the appropriate agent (squadron/wing scheduling, current operations, A/TS contractor, etc.) in accordance with locally established procedures.
The Contractor shall coordinate with the Training shop (DOT), STM, SARM, SOF Liaison Officer (SOFLO) and Stan/Eval or equivalents to arrange a schedule to facilitate qualification, upgrade, currency, and continuation training IAW DO priorities as required.
The Contractor shall facilitate real-time schedule changes by interfacing with appropriate squadron leadership (Sq/CC, DO, ADO, Operations Supervisor).
The Contractor shall obtain training device availability data from Wing Current Ops / Training Squadron (TRS) / or equivalent Scheduling.
The Contractor shall populate, publish/post scheduling data IAW local procedures.
The Contractor shall receive data from DOT, SARM, Stan/Eval, and SOFLO (as required) or equivalent about ground training requirements and schedule personnel for event accomplishment. This will be done in coordination with applicable flight leadership such that members remain current and qualified.
The Contractor shall create daily, weekly, and long range scheduling products which may include a squadron Local Flying Hour Schedule, Flying Hour Forecast, Flying Hour Program (FHP) Report, Flying Effectiveness Report, Frequency Schedule, calendars, master slides, and scheduling requirement summary for unit review and briefing to squadron leadership or designated official.
The Contractor shall collect and maintain historical data on flights, simulators and academics and duties including weather attrition, maintenance attrition, completion rates, and syllabus flow in order to facilitate and inform process improvement. This will be done IAW locally established procedures
The Contractor shall perform daily updates of scheduling data as required to compensate for changing conditions and training completion rates.
The Contractor shall coordinate with Wing Current Ops, Plans (or equivalent), outside agencies, exercise participants, and higher headquarters when required for reporting, and to facilitate exercise and special event schedule coordination.
The Contractor shall attend in person or via video teleconference or telecom recurring airspace, range, target, and emitter scheduling meetings for schedule coordination and de- confliction when required. The Contractor shall host squadron scheduling meetings IAW locally established policies as required.
The Contractor shall provide inputs to OSS/TRS Scheduling or equivalent and update daily Supervisor of Flying (SOF)/Top 3 and Operations Supervisor as required.
The Contractor shall provide inputs to OSS/TRS Scheduling or equivalent to build annual flying hour program IAW Air Force Instruction (AFI) 11-102 and accomplish flying hour program updates monthly or as required by current operations or equivalent.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience working in a DoD operational flying unit (active duty, guard/reserve, contractor or civilian).
Minimum of one (1) year of scheduling experience working in a DoD operational or training flying unit within last ten (10) years (active duty, guard/reserve, contractor or civilian).
Minimum two (2) years of experience working with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to operate the following systems/programs:
SharePoint websites and communities of practice
Computer based training scheduling, and integrated management system (TIMS,GTIMS, PEX, X-plan)
Microsoft Access is not required but highly desired