MCTS Specialist Role Player
HMS Collingwood, Fareham
About the role
As an MCTS Specialist Role Player within our Marine Training business, you'll be supporting us as we deliver world-class training both UK and Internationally. With over 800,000 training days delivered so far we equip people to operate and support the most complex marine platforms, logistics and equipment - using our collaborative, customer centric approach.
The Maritime Composite Training System (MCTS) is a sophisticated and versatile training platform used by the Royal Navy (RN) providing state of the art classroom and simulation training facilities to deliver maritime warfare training in controlled environments.
The MCTS Specialist Role Player (RP) plays a fundamental role in the delivery of the subcontracted Babcock training support to the Royal Navy (RN) End User on behalf of our Customer, BAE Systems.
You will deliver flexible, direct and indirect multi-skilled support to Royal Navy maritime warfare career and continuation training activities through the effective preparation and realistic operation of the MCTS in high-fidelity simulator and classroom settings.
You will contribute to the efficient and cost effective provision of a high fidelity maritime warfare training service in Warfare Team Trainer (WTT); Classroom Based Simulation Trainer (CBST); and Electronic Classroom Trainers (ECT) settings, providing timely and relevant cues, prompts and stimuli to enable effective control and use/operation of the system in use.
You will deliver role playing services as tasked: to include generic skills for all role players and deliver a broad variety of task-related training support and delivery tasks; to include: simulator preparation, reconfiguration, task-related administration (all environments), data collection, support (including training equipment Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM)) and security related tasks.
What do I need to do the role?
You will have current or recent specialist knowledge and/or experience of RN maritime warfare operations in single and multi-threat environments; to include working knowledge of RN warfare voice procedures, along with recent experience of RN tactics, drills, procedures and Operations Room practices up to and including Director / Controller Level in a required sub-specialisation. You will need to be computer literate and have good communication skills enabling you to talk on a radio circuit.
We would also like you to have general, working knowledge of RN surface ship sensors and weapon systems. Working knowledge/ experience of at least one current RN Command system (T23 DNA2 and/or T45 CMS) and be willing to expand your knowledge into QEC Carrier CMS and other, future, non-brought-in warfare-centric sub-specialist areas. We would also like you to have experience within AWT, Electronic Warfare or Aircraft Control.
What else do I need to know?
* You will be based at HMS Collingwood, Fareham and will work 37 hours per week Monday to Friday between the hours or 07:30 - 16:00. Occasionally, you may be asked to work until 18:00 to cover additional courses.
* You must be a UK National and will be subject to satisfactory Security Clearance, which includes 5 years reference checks.
About Babcock International
For more than a century, Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure and specialist training.
We're committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme. You'll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.
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