Gryphon Technologies

  • MK VI Patrol Boat (PB) Coxswain Instructor

    Job Locations US-CA-Imperial Beach
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/13/2020 8:14 AM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    Gryphon Technologies is a premier engineering and technical services provider supporting National Security programs. Gryphon is the federal Government’s partner working in support of mission critical systems in every phase of their lifecycle. We are proud of our ability to help shape tomorrow, while ensuring today’s U.S. and coalition forces can carry out their critical missions and tasks.


    Gryphon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.



    • MK VI PB Boat Coxswain Instructor position is located at Coastal Riverine Group One, Training and Evaluation Unit, Naval Amphibious Base, San Diego CA. The contractor will work with Government Service and U.S. Navy military personnel delivering government provided group-paced instruction on small boat familiarization, standard operating procedures, and casualty control procedures in both a classroom and underway training environments. Training to include but not limited to:

                Basic trouble-shooting and preventative maintenance

                Hull Mechanical and Electrical (HM&E) Systems

                Navigation System

                Communication Systems

                Weapon Systems

                Underway operations shall include but are not limited to:

                            Start-up/operation/shutdown procedures

                            Close quarter maneuvering

                            Bridge Resource Manager

                            Casualty Control Procedures

                            Small Boat Operations/Formations





    • Perform classroom and operational instruction.
    • Provide basic and specialized training related to small boat operations.
    • Adhere to and maintain academic standards (e.g., course grading criteria) in accordance with assessment standards for the course.
    • Provide remediation if necessary to improve student’s course performance.
    • Maintain classroom decorum and order.
    • Provide supervision during all activities or evolutions in which students are participating that are related to associated Enabling or Terminal Objectives of the curriculum to provide appropriate instructional supervision, oversight, and subject matter support.
    • Assist in the classroom preparation, student administration, test proctoring, and safety procedures accomplished to avoid interruptions in the training day and promote a safe and secure environment conducive to learning.
    • Maintain high personal standards of technical knowledge and demonstrate professional competence in delivering training material.
    • Practical training days may last up to 12 hours a day and portions of the training cycle will be executed during night time hours.




    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Must possess or can possess a SECRET security clearance.
    • Must possess an active state driver’s license.
    • Must possess documented military small boat operator experience; (Prior US Army, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Coast Guard, other Federal Government agency small boat qualifications are required).
    • Proficient in ability to understand technical drawings and schematics. 
    • Must have at least one of the following qualifications:

                Navy NEC 9502

                Navy NEC 9518

                Graduate of one of the following courses of instruction:

                            IDC JIT A-012-0077

                            IDC JIT MTT A-012-1011

                            Naval Leadership Facilitator P-012-0045

                            Facilitator Training Course P-012-0075

                            NFAS A-661-0108

                            NNPS A-661-0109

                            USMC FSIC prior to 8/31/2009

                Completion of a civilian (or commercial) formal course of instruction which has been evaluatedand certified as a JIT equivalency by CCPD.

    • Possess or can qualify as, a Second-Class Swimmer in accordance with NETC P1552/16.
    • Candidates must have 4 years documented small boat tactical experience in a maritime environment and be proficient in:

                Maritime Navigation

                Small Boat Tactical Operation

    • Possess or be able to obtain a USCG 100 ton Masters License (inshore or better within 1 year of reporting.)
    • Knowledge of USCG regulations for inland waterways.
    • Operations and Maintenance of ECDIS and Furuno NAVNET Navigation Systems.
    • Ability to interpret technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, and diagrams.
    • Must be able to effectively perform in a military environment and possess a familiarity with the organization and hierarchy of the U.S. Navy, military rank/grade structure, knowledge of Navy and military terminology.
    • Must be physically capable of performing all training evolutions.
    • Possess a current certification in CPR and Basic First Aid as defined by AHA.
    • United States Navy experience required.
    • United States Citizenship required.


    • Applicant will be subject to a security investigation and must meet the eligibility requirements to obtain and maintain a security clearance issued by the US Government. In addition to the security clearance, this position may require an additional background screening for base access.


    • CARRYING and LIFTING. Ability to transport and lift up to 30 lbs.
    • Employee may access remote areas of multi-level vessels
    • Must comply with Company’s Driver Safety Policy if assigned to operate company and/or rental vehicles


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