Computer Operator I (PTOC)
Virginia Beach, VA 
Posted 15 days ago
Job Description

Valiant is seeking a part time, skilled Computer Operator I to report directly to the Lead Operator. The Computer Operator I
performs the functions of Dedicated Operations Support (DOS) on the F/A-18 or E/A-18G training devices.

  • Perform the initial start-up and preparation of the flight simulator for daily training.
  • Install the initial conditions for the training event as published on the training schedule for each event.
  • Responsible for the operation and control of the trainers throughout the scheduled training event/schedule and able to respond to Instructor direction with regard to scenario development.
  • Any full trained Operator may be utilized for multi-ship missions.
  • Trainer operators shall be responsible for communicating with Blue forces as they move into, onto and around
    Red Forces during simulated training scenarios involving air-to-air intercepts and air-to-ground strike mission.
  • Ability to deviate at the direction of the instructor in loading initial conditions that are different than those published on the daily training schedule.
  • Work closely with the Instructor to enhance training effectiveness, by enabling the instructor to maximize their student/event interaction rather than manipulating the training device.
  • Work any shift and weekends as specified by Contract for this site.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by site manager, assistant site manager or lead computer operator.

Pay Rate: The rate for this position is $26.75 plus pay in lieu of time off per CBA. However, Valiant considers several factors, including but not limited to, market data, business considerations, internal equity, the role and responsibilities of the position, a candidate's work experience, education, and training, when extending an offer.

Benefits: This position includes a competitive benefits package. The provision of benefits are outlined in the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). 7 days of sick leave and accrued vacation time.


  • The Computer Operator will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility rudiments
    to receive and maintain a SECRET Security Clearance.
  • Operator shall demonstrate competence through satisfactory, progressive performance as a simulator operator.
  • Minimum of twelve (12) months experience with computer applications and/or software, "or" possess Microsoft Office/Computer Certification, "or" a minimum of three (3) months experience working with aviation simulators.
  • All CO I personnel must successfully complete an annual Operators examination covering operation of the Flight Instructor Station (FIS), Tactical Instructor Station (TIS), Instructor Station (IS) and Instructor Operation Station (IOS) administered by their Site Manager and reviewed by the COR.
  • The applicant must be a US citizen, possess the ability to obtain a US Passport and must have and maintain a valid driver's license.
  • Requires mental alertness and ability to follow written and verbal instructions given in English.
  • Physical ability to walk, stand, and/or sit for extended periods of time, and to climb two (2) flights of stairs is required.
  • Must present a professional appearance in demeanor and dress at all times.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Part Time
Required Experience
1 year
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