Construction Equipment Operator - Subject Matter Expert - Temporary

Ready for a culture shock? With a relaxed dress code, flexible scheduling, and an approachable senior management team who are open to hearing your feedback: were not your traditional corporate culture. Operating more like a family than a small business, were continually looking for ways to help our employees, as well as provide a great work environment.

Every day, we get to work doing the same thing as the day before: making the training for our military faster, better, and cheaper. It was true at the inception of AVT Simulation and its just as true today.

Our mission is what drives us to do everything possible to get more effective training to those who need it the most. We do that by building a talented, diverse team that makes a positive impact on our company and our work.

Job Summary

A subject matter expert understands, articulates and implements best practices related to his area of expertise. Depending on the work environment, the subject matter expert may lead or be an active participant of a work-group with the need for specialized knowledge. The subject matter expert provides guidance on how his area of capability can resolve an organizational need and actively participates in all phases of the software development life cycle. This is a temporary position with a 3-month performance period.

  • Relevant, recent knowledge of mission command systems, data products, network communication protocols and simulation interoperability, as applicable to the program.
  • Performs engineering design and requirements evaluations.
  • Recommends alterations to development and design to improve quality of products and/or procedures.
  • Provides expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical products and systems.
  • Conducts advanced research.
  • Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.
  • Leads or participates in the review process for technical design documentation.
  • Supports activities concerned with technical development and resolving engineering design and test problems.
  • Supports engineering analysis, design, and development efforts to define/specify the system components.
  • Communicates and identifies project risks.
  • Supports and utilizes defined processes and procedures to facilitate program objectives.
  • Possesses and applies a basic knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures of modeling and simulation to the completion of assignments.
  • Supports system testing based on customer requirements.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced production environment with ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands simultaneously.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for the job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Minimum Requirements

  • Completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a Bachelors or higher degree in engineering or a related field. Substitutions: Four (4) years of professional experience can be substituted for two (2) years of the educational requirements.
  • Must possess recent career experience as a practitioner in the subject field.
  • Be a current or retired 12N MOS (Horizontal Engineering) heavy equipment operator.
  • Minimum 100 hours of first-hand operation on at least 3 of the 5 listed variants.
    • D7R Dozer
    • 120M Grader
    • 240 Hydraulic Excavator
    • 621G Scraper
    • 924H Wheel Loader

Essential Mental Requirements

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills for documentation, intra-team, and interdisciplinary communication.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Basic math skills including linear algebra.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex documentation.
  • Ability to analyze problems using scientific and logical thinking.
  • Possess strong organizational and detail-oriented skills.
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Ability to interface with DoD professionals across all ranks.

Essential Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Equipment/Software/Tools Used
  • Computer, phone, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines
  • Basic computer operating system (Linux, Windows)
  • Microsoft Office Application (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

* US Government security clearance may be required and candidate must be eligible.

*Candidate has capacity to comply with the federally mandated requirements of U.S. export control laws.

Our Heritage:

Founded in 1998 by an engineer, AVT Simulation is an Orlando-based, end-to-end systems integration and full-service modeling and simulation small business. Since our beginning, AVT's highly specialized staff of engineers has included some of the top leaders in the simulation industry. With an average of over 20 years of simulation experience, our dedicated staff provides specialized solutions for customers requiring on point solutions to complex problems.

AVT has always been a company that strives to make a positive difference in the lives we touch. These lives include our employees and their families, our partner companies and their employees, and ultimately the warfighters receiving our products and services. Our core values are so very important to us as a company. They guide us towards success. They make us a great company to work for and a strong partner to work with.

- People First
- Mission Excellence
- Do the Right Thing
- Commitment

People First is our first and most important core value because we firmly believe the success of AVT is directly related to supporting our employees. We have a lot of fun (with regular employee events and engagements), while still working hard to accomplish our mission of serving our military and the warfighter.

We’re looking for candidates that embody these core values, know how to have fun while working hard, and think they would thrive in an environment like ours. If you’re a self-motivated individual, then come join AVT. Come make your difference.

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AVT Simulation
Full time
Orlando, FL 32817, US