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Electronic Combat Instructor

Grade: G1

Location: Taif, Saudi Arabia


The Electronic Combat (EC) Instructor is responsible for the instruction of RSAF
Electronic Warfare students, and the development, production and presentation of
classified and unclassified courseware for the Electronic Warfare School (EWS)
using: Computer-Based Training (CBT), Conventional teaching methods and the Advanced EC Simulator (AECS).

BAE Systems Saudi Arabia is committed to supporting the Saudi Arabian National Agenda including Saudisation and the training and development of Saudi National capability through the growth of the Saudi National Partner Companies thereby reinforcing Industrialisation and Partnerships.


Using knowledge and training gained as electronic warfare-experienced military
aircrew, to liaise with and provide assistance to RSAF EWS Heads of Sections’ and
RSAF EC Instructors. Objectives include guidance in all matters relating to the
EWS, provision of counterpart EC Instructor training to RSAF EC Instructors, and
enhancement of counterpart EC Instructor knowledge and experience in electronic
warfare (EW).

Maintaining a suitable standard of knowledge of developments in the fields related
to the post. Objectives include the instruction of RSAF and Contract Instructors on
the information gained as a result of attending external courses, the amendment
and updating of documentation to reflect changes in RSAF equipment,
procurement, tactics and worldwide advances in EW theory. In addition, the post
requires an up-to-date knowledge of regional assets and developments.

Individually, or as a member of a team, the preparation and presentation of lectures
and practical exercises. Objectives include the production of classroom
presentations and visual aids.

Job responsibilities include overall instruction of RSAF Aircrew, Operations, Air Defence and Intelligence branch students, and to visiting RSAF personnel as well as preparing and presenting lectures and practical exercises to audiences outside the EWS, as directed by the RSAF. In addition as a Course Development Team (COT) member, the EC Instructor will be involved in producing detailed exercise scenarios, which will be programmed into the AECS by the Software Specialist.

Research and preparation of courseware and practical exercises are also a responsibility of this role. The objectives include a requirement for the EC Instructor to work as a member of a COT in the preparation and writing of student notes, practice questions, presentations and examinations for all courses taught in the School as well as the production of Plans of Instruction (POls) and lesson plans in accordance with RSAF procedures.

Acting as a “Subject Matter Expert” in the field of experience; Objectives include
advising other Instructors on the development of courseware, and CBT as required
by the CBT section; this will involve providing assistance to the CBT Authors in the
identification of those elements of courseware suitable for development of CBT
lessons. Liaison with graphics staff for the production of visual aids for inclusion in
course notes, and those graphics that are suitable for use in the production of CBT

Role responsibilities also include the identification of audio/visual course requirements for preparation by the AudioNisual Technician, identification of those elements of courseware suitable for practical demonstrations for preparation by the Physics Laboratory Technician/Demonstrator. All of these duties will be carried out in accordance with RSAF approved EWS procedures.

The job holder will maintain recognised quality control of documentation produced within the EWS. Objectives include working as a member of a Quality Assurance (QA) team to provide advice to CDTs, on the level of material, content and method of presentation, during the development of new courses.

Operation of the simulator and supervision of practical simulator exercises will also be the job holders responsibility, objectives include a requirement to develop, with the assistance of the AECS, Software Specialist knowledge and knowledge of the AECS (EW Training System-Radar (EWTS- R) modes of operation; EW Evaluation System (EWES) modes of operation).

The job holder will assess the student’s academic performance, during classroom instruction, exercises, CBT-based and AECS-based exercises, and project assignments as well as acting as an individual student mentor and assessor of student course projects.

In addition to the above, the EC Instructor is responsible for any other tasks as
defined by the RSAF Head of Section, the Head of BAe Staff/EW Adviser or the Snr Training & Plan Coordinator and Teaching students while on detachment with the Mobile Training Team (MTT).


The job holder will be a graduate of a military or civilian training establishment and will be able to possess the required security assurances for the production of classified courseware as well as being ex-military aircrew (in exceptional circumstances, a suitably experienced EW Instructor may be recruited who is not ex-aircrew).

The job holder must be computer literate and possess a current driving licence.

The EC Instructor must have extensive EW experience and a broad, up-to- date knowledge of EW and its related technology. The candidate must be highly experienced in the practical application of one or more of the following roles:
Signals Intelligence and database operation.

Procurement – operational requirements, trials and training.

Engineering – radar/electro-optics/EW.

Fighter controlling (GCI/AWACS).

Application of active jamming.

Suppression of enemy air defences.

EW ground/air training.

The job holder must be highly experienced in the structure of training systems and be qualified in instructional techniques from a recognised school as well as having extensive experience of classroom and/or simulator/flying instruction.

A desirable attribute for this role will include being experienced in the use of all the programs that run under Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Access and Excel), attended the UK RAF General Duties Aero systems Course, Management experience in a military or civilian establishment as well as be qualified to degree level in an electrical/electronic field, or physics.


In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary, rent free accommodation and access to free recreation facilities, all available within Company secured accommodation. In addition, a generous leave and travel allowance makes this an opportunity not to be missed. On successfully securing a role your appointment to Saudi Arabia will initially be on single status. On commencement of employment in Saudi Arabia you will have the opportunity to apply to have your family join you in the future. A full health care scheme is provided within Saudi Arabia.


In return for the required high levels of commitment and hard work you will receive a competitive salary and benefits package, including a generous leave and travel allowance, a full health care scheme and access to subsidised recreational facilities

BAE Systems

At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions and employ a skilled workforce of some 82,500 people in over 40 countries.  Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

All appointments in Saudi Arabia are subject to receipt of all necessary Government and/or Customer approvals.


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