Ft. Irwin, California, USA

The position you are applying for is with Vertex Technology & Training Solutions which was formerly Raytheon Global Training & Logistics.  The Vertex Company acquired Raytheon Global Training & Logistics in December 2021.


The Vertex Company is a services solutions provider that operates as a federal government prime contractor.  With over 7,000 employees in 200 locations worldwide, the Mississippi-based company offers vertically integrated solutions for defense and commercial customers.

Delivering integrated turnkey lifecycle support from concept definition, to engineering and manufacturing, through end of life support of complex systems and platforms, Vertex offerings include all levels of aviation maintenance, worldwide contractor logistics support, systems engineering and integration, specialized onsite mission execution, high consequence training programs for defense and commercial customers, and integrated supply-chain solutions.  Over our 50 year history, we have perfected the balance of cost, schedule, and performance to offer high-quality solutions that consistently exceed customer requirements.


The Vertex Company is a Federal Contractor and must comply with Federal mandates.  All employees may be required to obtain a COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of continued employment. A medical or religious accommodation may be granted on a case-by-case basis. In order for an accommodation to be considered, you must submit the COVID-19 Vaccination Accommodation Request form. 

Vertex is a portfolio company of American Industrial Partner (AIP), an operationally orientated private investment firm with a 30 year track record of working with management teams to build scaled world class businesses (


TAF Specialist – Eagle

This position is a fulltime Collective Bargaining Unit position working under the National Training Center Training Support Contract (NTCTSC) at the National Training Center (NTC) located at Fort Irwin, CA.  NTCTSC brings to bear the full capabilities of many of the world’s best systems integration and engineering companies in the technical integration of live, virtual and constructive (LVC) training support. The NTCTSC is located at Fort Irwin, CA, in the Mojave Desert, approximately forty miles northeast of Barstow, CA. NTCTSC operations support the NTC mission: to provide realistic joint and combined arms training focused on developing soldiers, leaders, and units of the United States military for success on the 21st Century Battlefield.


Operate workstations across the ABCS to create, consolidate, edit, print, and present products, as well as execute developed procedures for the collection, predictive assessments, and display of rotational training data
Operate workstations across the ABCS to track tactical operations
Prepare data into usable formats for AARs, THPs, and other output products as required
May be required to act as a member of the Army Airspace Control, Graphic Support, G-2 Operations, Division Tactical Operations Center, OPFOR Cell, or to simulate the senior headquarters for the maneuver Battalion or Brigade
Remain current in contemporary doctrine in all TAFF functional areas, to include TTPs, and the Warfighting Functions (movement and maneuver, intelligence, fires, sustainment, command and control, and protection)
Must be knowledgeable in operations from CO/TM to BN/TF level and/or Brigade to Division level with enablers in full spectrum operations that include urban and rural environments
Operate Audio Video systems and equipment in the execution of AARs
Inspect and validate installation, association, and virtual representation of Multi-Integrated Laser Engagement System (MILES)
Operate tactical and Range Communication System (RCS) radio systems in accordance with proper procedures and etiquette
Work as an integrated team to provide input, support, and technical knowledge for new indoctrination programs and refresher training for peers
Assist and communicate with DTOC, TAFFs, military and government representatives, or others as required
Provide professional and courteous customer service
Adhere to Post, Corporate, Site, Safety, Security and CBA guidance, standards, policies, and practices
Work to a schedule that provides 24-hour rotational coverage to include shifts, weekends, holidays, and over time as required
Perform all other duties as assigned

Required Education:

High School diploma or equivalent is required, Associate degree or higher in a related field is preferred

Desired Experience:

Prior military service is preferred
Combat Training Center (CTC) experience, Advanced Officer or NCO Course, Battle Staff Course, or OC Academy graduate preferred

Skills Required:

Computer operations to include Microsoft Office, Windows Operating System, Command Post of the Future (CPOF), Combat Training Center-Objective Instrumentation System (CTC-OIS), and Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-A),
Able to perform duties in order to meet requirements in accordance with a Statement of Work with minimal guidance and supervision

Communication Skills:

Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English, able to listen with comprehension to assist with and provide customer service and training,
Must have possess excellent verbal communication skills for interfacing with military and civilian personnel
A high level of confidentiality and professionalism is required

Required Physical Abilities:

Able to work long hours on a 7-day a week scheduled days, nights, and swing shifts.
Must be able work in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wind).
must be able to lift up to 50lbs

Special Requirements:

Must possess, or be able to obtain, and maintain a valid California driver’s license, gain access and maintain post driving privileges,
Obtain a Common Access Card (CAC),
Obtain and maintain certifications and credentials on systems used to support the mission as required, and must possess, or be able to obtain, and maintain a favorable DoD clearance determination and meet other eligibility requirements for access to classified information
Must be a U. S. citizen with an active SECRET security clearance.


Vertex is committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment in which we recognize and value each other’s differences as well as fostering a culture that promotes its core values: Professionalism, Integrity, and Respect. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.


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