Knowledge of types, capacities and configuration of C-130 aircraft; airdrop techniques; weight and balance factors; arithmetic devices; in-flight emergency procedures and emergency equipment; use of aircraft communication equipment, oxygen equipment, loading charts and technical orders; cargo restraint techniques and clearance requirements; and aircraft/training forms is mandatory. Graduate of an accredited loadmaster course and instructor course is mandatory. Graduate of Parachute Packing, Maintenance and Air Delivery Course, and Joint Army/Air Force
Airdrop Load Inspector Certification Course is preferred. Must possess knowledge of mobility operations and load planning. Knowledge of training techniques; instructional methodology, learning processes, training curriculum and training evaluations is required. Additional knowledge of AerialPort operations, N.B.C. operations and assault zone operations is desirable.
Shall have ten (10) years experience as a loadmaster and not less than six (6) years experience as a Rigger/Loadmaster and instructor. Shall have had practical experience within the past three years.
3. Duties and Responsibilities
a. Reports to the Base Operations Training Supervisor as a member of his staff. Functions as a Rigger/Loadmaster Instructor.
b. Determines Base Mobility training requirements, develops base mobility operational procedures, reviews mobility C-130 load plans. Develops programs of instruction, lesson plans and training materials for mobility. Conducts training courses, OJT and qualification training. Maintains Base Mobility Section training records; completes and submits all training related forms or documents; and evaluates mobility training.
c. Performs other duties as required by the Base Mobility Officer/Training Supervisor.