Personnel Qualifications Standards/Rate Training Manual Analyst
Dahlgren, VA Position Upon Contract Award
Job Type

The Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) domain consists of the Command Staff located in Dahlgren, VA, CSCS Units, Sites, and Detachments worldwide. Training locations also include Shipyards, Fleet Surface Ships and Forward Deployed Naval Forces (FDNF). Services to be provided consist of Systems Engineering and Training Analysis services in support of the following areas: Manpower and Personnel, Infrastructure Support, Functional Integration Management (FIM) Support, Training Management Support, Documentation Support, Training Systems Acquisition and Lifecycle Support and International Programs (IP) Support to the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force, Spanish, South Korea, Norwegian, Australian, Singapore Foreign Military Sales and future IP Initiatives.

The PQS/RTM Analyst supports our customer by contributing to the delivery of the following services:

RTM Support

  • The developing Non-Resident Training courses (NRTC)/Rate Training Manuals (RTM) for use and review by the Fleet
  • Validating NRTCs/RTMs prior to Fleet delivery. The contractor shall deliver associated technical publications and or references if newly developed or unique to the course/manual.
  • Attending and facilitating NRTC/RTM workshops to support NRTC/RTM development and updates.
  • Supporting work on classified NRTC/RTM development when directed by CSCS
  • Providing questions and an answer key for the NRTC/RTM chapters/lessons

PQS Support

  • Developing and/or update PQS/JQR’s products as directed by CSCS.
  • The PQS/JQRs will be developed in accordance with OPNAVINST 3500.34 (series) Personnel Qualification Standards Program; OPNAVINST 3500.34 (series) Naval Training Systems Requirements, Acquisition, and Management; NAVEDTRA 43100-3 (series) PQS Writers Guide; and NAVEDTRA 43100-2 (series) PQS Manager and PQS Model Managers Guide. The Contractor will develop and/or update classified PQS/JQRs when directed by CSCS and will meet all security requirements IAW DOD directive 5220-MNIPSOM.
  • Supporting the customer in validating PQS/JQRs when directed by CSCS.
  • Attending and if necessary, facilitating PQS workshops to support PQS development and updates.
  • Delivering associated technical publications and/or operators’ manual(s) if newly developed or unique to the system, if used as a reference or for the development of the PQS/JQRs


Six (6) years of U.S. Navy experience

  • Recent operational experience in a Surface Combat Systems ratings (Fire Controlman, Fire Controlman AEGIS, Gunners Mate, Electronics Technician, Interior Communications, BM, Operations Specialists, Sonar Technician, or Mineman)
  • Recent operational experience onboard a U.S. Navy Surface Force ship class (DDG-51, DDG-1000, CG, CVN, LPD, LSD, LCS, LHD and MCM). Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Access.

Additional Requirements:

  • We are looking for a teammate, so we highly value the ability to communicate and meet personal commitments not only to our customer but also our coworkers!


High School Graduate


Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance.

COVID-19 Requirements: All Prospective employees will be required to adhere to Prevailance’s vaccination policy to ensure compliance with Executive Order 14042 Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors. Prospective employees must submit proof of full vaccination prior to their start date unless a Prevailance approved accommodation for disability (to include medical conditions) or religious-based reasons has been received.

Prevailance, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, marital status or any other consideration prohibited by law or contract. Prevailance, Inc. participates in E-Verify and is VEVRAA Compliant.