JT4 Mission Operations / Scheduler in Tonopah, Nevada


Under direction of Unit supervision, the Mission Operations Scheduler I coordinates with project officer/test director the program objectives, data requirements, and applicable systems for each test and assists in eliminating conflicts between tests and systems. Responsibilities involve supporting customers who are directly involved in programs involving air operations, logistics, mission planning, scheduling, and coordination efforts at the operational work sites.

  1. Assist in development, prioritization, and implementation of the weekly, monthly, and 90-day program flying schedules.

  2. Assist in de-conflicting unique flight-test assets to best meet objectives to support day, night, and current flight-test operations.

  3. Assist in scheduling airspace for personnel, visiting personnel travel, and staff transporting material in preparation for test operations.

  4. Monitor airspace from inception to completion of flight activity and aligns scheduled activity by designated priority and time constraints.

  5. Operate computer terminal to input all air operations data into a single-source document.

  6. Extract airspace trend analysis data to monitor/improve operational efficiency.

  7. Ensure established safety and security parameters are maintained.

  8. Assist in coordinating changes in the real-time operations.

  9. Perform other related duties as directed.


Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their assigned job.


Work is primarily sedentary in an office and operations center environment; however, some walking, stooping, bending, climbing stairs, stretching, and lifting up to 40 pounds are required. The incumbent must have good visual acuity and the ability to discern all colors of the spectrum. This position may require routine travel to remote Company work locations.


The incumbent must have obtained training from a military school or gained equivalent on-the-job training specific to functions of the work unit. Possess 3 years experience in the local work unit operations and a minimum of 5 years experience in air operations, airspace management, or associated activities. Must possess working knowledge of overall mission, priority assignments, scheduling procedures, and requirements of range users. This position requires detailed knowledge of range capabilities and limiting factors, operational security constraints, mandatory safety parameters, and support system capability. The incumbent must have good verbal and written communication skills, be experienced in the use of computer terminals, and proficient in the use of word processing and integrated software applications. The incumbent must be able to work duty days in excess of eight hours, shift work, overnight stays, and weekend work to meet required schedule demands. Incumbent may be required to obtain and maintain a government security clearance and must possess a valid state issued driver's license.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of persons so classified.

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