Ikun, a wholly owned subsidiary of Akima, LLC, is focused on serving the Department of Defense; Department of Homeland Security and Federal Law Enforcement communities with comprehensive Strategy & Operations, Information Technology & Cyber Security, Materiel Management & Logistics, and Domestic Operations Center capabilities.
Easily scalable to any size project, the magnitude of Ikun’s experience and core competency depth enables us to collaborate with our customers at a strategic level and manage all facets associated with their most complex and demanding mission requirements anywhere in the world.
Provide C2ISR and Rescue Squadron scheduling support - contingent upon contract award.
Ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances in a medium- to high-stress environment.
Coordinate with the training officer, squadron aviation resource management (SARM), UDM, and Director of Operations (DO) or designated representative to arrange a schedule to facilitate operations, qualification, upgrade, test, exercises, and continuation training accomplishment to meet required currency and progression standards, in accordance with DO priorities.
Build long- and short-range shift schedules to ensure full coverage of all aircrew, instructor, evaluator, support personnel, and supervisor positions.
Coordinate with senior squadron leadership on a daily and weekly basis.
Keep track when crewmembers are on leave, temporary duty, have scheduled medical appointments or other scheduling commitments.
De-conflict crewmember schedules and work with flight leadership to ensure crews are available to meet assigned sortie tasking.
Track daily flight / ground / academic training requirements and accomplishments to facilitate accurate flight scheduling as directed by the DO or designated representative.
Schedule aircrew based on experience to mitigate Operational Risk Management (ORM). Updates will be reported to squadron and wing leadership.
Facilitate last-minute schedule changes to ensure full coverage by working with the current mission commander / operations supervisor (or equivalent) and flight responsible for the shift that is not fully manned.
Obtain aircraft and equipment availability data from maintenance and schedule crewmembers for training, exercises, simulators, and operations, as required.
Publish and post scheduling data for unit long- / short-range ground / academic, flying, and simulator training event schedules on Patriot Excalibur (PEX), or other computer database systems.
Comply with Ops Group and scheduling chiefs’ locally-developed guidance when building the schedule.
Assist in determining flight, ground, and simulator schedule requirements for upgrade, initial qualification, requalification, transition, currency, continuation training based on syllabus requirements, student progression, weather, daily equipment availability and training range availability.
Perform daily updates of scheduling data to compensate for changing conditions and training completion rates.
Coordinate with Operations Support Squadron (OSS) Plans department, outside agencies / exercise participants and higher headquarters, for example : RED FLAG, GREEN FLAG, Weapons School support, for reporting and to facilitate exercise and special event schedule coordination.
Provide inputs to OSS Scheduling and update daily Supervisor of Flying (SOF) and Top 3 schedules.
Correlate sortie length and airspace requirements with syllabus requirements.
Attend meetings for schedule coordination and de-confliction such as weekly special use airspace scheduling meeting, weekly planning / coordinating airspace restrictions meeting and monthly range scheduling meetings
Two (2) years of experience working as a squadron aircrew scheduler.
Two (2) years of experience working with PEX or similar proprietary scheduling program.
Two (2) years of experience utilizing Microsoft Office Products in an operational squadron.
Employee may be trained and cross-utilized at the Contractor’s discretion to assist on any additional tasks. Cross-utilization may occur when needed to provide support in each of the functional tasks.
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