Crew Training Lead in Mobile, AL at Austal

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Mobile, AL

Job Description

Any qualified individual with a disability who is having difficulty in completing an application because of incompatible technology or other disability-related application issues may contact us at the following phone number for assistance: 251-445-1932.
Austal shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR §§ 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.  Austal’s commitment to equal employment opportunity applies at all levels of employment, in all job titles, including the executive level, and to all employment actions, including but not limited to decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, training, and promotion. 


SUPERVISES:  Crew Training Instructor IV, Crew Training Instructor III, Crew Training Instructor II, Crew Training Instructor I


  • Responsible for training of pre-commissioning crew:
    • Develop crew training curriculum, instructor guides, student guides
    • Develop electronic presentations and audio-visual aids
    • Conduct classroom/seminar and shipboard training to meet all contractual requirements
    • Act as Crew Training Lead as required
  • Responsible for interfacing with OEMs/Suppliers to obtain Vendor Furnished Information as needed
  • Responsible for interfacing with Navy/Supship personnel on crew training related issues
  • Responsible for ensuring all change order activity that impacts crew training is processed, documented and communicated to rest of ILS Team
  • Responsible to cross-train to other areas within ILS as necessary
  • Provide technical direction to staff and serve as technical expert to troubleshoot issues within area of responsibility.
  • Provide oversight of cost and schedule performance.
  • Plan and prioritize work load to achieve objectives
  • Provide work direction and establish performance standards for employees assigned. 
  • Drive continuous improvements in safety, quality, process improvement and procedures.
  • Responsible to supply constructive feedback to employees and provides input into performance management process that may affect employment actions. 
  • Responsible to review and approve employees’ schedules, including managing and approving vacation time to ensure that sufficient resources are available to meet work requirements. 
  • Responsible to review and approve employees’ training; provides input to department budget for subordinate training needs.


  • 15 years of Navy/USCG/MSC crew training instructor experience
  • Experienced in development of Interactive Multimedia Instruction (IMI)
  • Experienced in Instructional Design (Objectives development)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experienced in interacting with Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations, multiple design teams from several companies, customer representatives and equipment manufacturers.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.  Related degrees advantageous
  • Computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Project and PowerPoint.
  • Prior U.S. Navy Gas Turbine technician (GSE/GSM) experience desired, but not required.
  • US Citizenship or Certificate of Naturalization is required


  • MS Office, other training related software


  • Will determine the technical adequacy of all crew training deliverables


  • Will provide crew training input to all members of the ILS Team

LIAISES WITH:  Engineering, Supply Chain, Operations, Navy, Equipment Suppliers and ILS Support Contractors