PAE, Inc EOD SME / Instructor in Fredericksburg, Virginia

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EOD SME / Instructor

EOD SME / Instructor


  • Provide tactical EOD experience and subject matter expertise for instruction to EOD Technicians and other Military Personnel in operational level instruction on responding to an IED and Surface Ordnance incidents.

  • Provide instruction on current domestic and international terrorist threats, tactics and procedures to include; IED threats, explosive hazards and homemade explosives hazards.

  • Ensure students receive relevant information by providing lessons learned, and ensuring curriculum and training materials are specific to the training units' AOR.

  • Set up of practical IED problems for students to include command and control scenarios, bobby trap house set up and drill scenarios during Field Training Exercises.

  • Develops curriculum and continuously assess course materials and training aids for necessary improvements via research intelligence gathering and content revision.


  • Provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems and independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

  • Provides subject matter expertise in the areas of Explosive Ordinance Disposal TTPs.

  • Contribute to curriculum improvements to course materials through continuous research, intelligence gathering and training revision.

  • Provide immediate feedback to question sets utilizing knowledge gained from extensive field experience and relevant information obtained through open source and classified communication channels.

  • Prepare and facilitate practical hands-on training with specialized EOD tools, protective equipment, detection and identification equipment/methods and the theory and application of electronic countermeasures.

  • Conduct assessments of students/participants to evaluate their learning progress and the effectiveness of instruction.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's with 3 - 7 yrs. of experience, or a Master's and 1 to 5 yrs. of experience.

  • 8-12+ years of professional experience can be substituted for degree.

  • Naval Explosive Ordnance School Graduate required. MANDATORY

  • Extensive technical knowledge of and experience in C-IED operations and Surface Ordnance EOD response. MANDATORY

  • Ability to conduct research using tools such as SIPR, periodicals, journals, open source Internet, etc. to identify and interpret evolving threats and innovations in techniques, tactics and procedures.

  • EOD Technician experience (5 years minimum) with extensive operational/leadership experience. PREFERRED

  • Graduate of military service instructor course or civilian equivalent. PREFERRED

  • Combined military/civilian (3 years for Sr., 1 year for Jr.) of formal platform instructor experience.

  • Previous operational deployment or experience supporting an ACME/CEXC lab.

  • Recent military or civilian authorized to accompany military forces deployment.

  • Must meet minimum requirements to deploy globally. MANDATORY

  • Telecommute is possible, Fredericksburg VA preferred.

  • Travel requirements: >50-75% CONUS/OCONUS.

  • Secret Security Clearance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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