Aircrew Training Specialist / Analyst
General Dynamics Canada - Halifax, NS

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General Dynamics Canada currently has a requirement for a Working Level Aircrew Training Specialist/Analyst. In support of the Maritime Helicopter (MH) contract, the incumbent will assist in the development and delivery of aircrew training programs and materials related to the operation of the Maritime Helicopter and associated training devices. Duties will include development of training support materials, performance of training task analysis, training program design, training device operation, computer-aided instruction (CAI) development including the provision of subject matter expertise, and lesson presentation and preparation of practical exercises. The incumbent may be called upon to assist in training proposal preparation activities related to the pursuit of opportunities to expand the activity of Airborne and Naval Systems.


  • Operate the Operational Mission Simulator (OMS) during training evolutions and testing;
  • Assist systems maintenance staff in training device troubleshooting;
  • Define Operator duties and tasks as part of a Human/System Integration (HSI) working group in conjunction with Human Factors Engineering (HFE);
  • Perform and document comprehensive Training Task Analyses to define MH and Ground Support Services (GSS) operator training requirements;
  • Define Performance Objectives (PO), conditions and standards related to MH and GSS operation;
  • Plan and design tests for student achievement based on requirements of the defined POs;
  • Design operation training curricula to the Enabling Objective (EO) and teaching point (TP) level;
  • Prepare lesson plan outlines, storyboards and supporting instructional material;
  • Act as a subject matter expert (SME) for the design and development of CAI materials;
  • Support the definition of design requirements for the MH mission simulator, procedural trainer, and part-task trainers that will be used as training devices during the conduct of MH operator training;
  • Design and develop simulator-based scenarios for use in the delivery of operator training;
  • Support technical publication activities related to aircraft operating instructions and GSS operation;
  • Provide instruction to mission system operators; and
  • Support Training Program Reviews with DND and Team Partners/Sub-Contractors.

Note - As a requirement of employment, the incumbent must be located in the Halifax, NS area within 50 km of the MHTC, Shearwater.


  • Experience as a military tactical or sensor operator, preferably with a background in Maritime Helicopter and/or Maritime Patrol Aircraft;
  • Familiar with the capabilities and limitations of the CH148 Cyclone weapons system;
  • Familiar with the capabilities and limitations of maritime air, surface and subsurface units;
  • Experience in development, implementation, and delivery of mission operational training;
  • Familiarity with Maritime Tactical doctrine and procedures;
  • Familiarity with DND Maritime Air operations and support;
  • Experience with Military and ICAO radio voice and data link communications;
  • Experience with CH148 Standard Operating Procedures and crew communications;
  • Experience with exercise development software applications and tools;
  • Understanding of Electronic Order of Battle and Weapons characteristics of MH targets of interest;
  • Understanding of underwater acoustic characteristics of MH targets of interest;
  • Use of MS Office software tools;
  • Level II Security Clearance;
  • Strong team skills;
  • Effective organization skills; and
  • Effective communication skills.

This position will receive direction from the Training Manager, Halifax.
This position may require a limited amount of travel.
This position will require shift-work, normally during a rotational 16/5 weekday schedule.


Applicants will be required to obtain/hold a valid and current Canadian security clearance to gain access to the classified spaces, information and equipment in order to perform the work associated with this position which requires a minimum 5 year consecutive residence in Canada.


Please apply only through GD Canada's career site