Sep 27, 2022

Job ID 2022-5238 Security Instructor II - Physical Security

  • OBXtek
  • Springfield, VA, USA
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology Legal Program Management

Job Description

Job ID 2022-5238


OBXtek is currently staffing for a Security Instructor, Level II with a specialty in Physical Security to j oin some of the world's most passionate technical trainers!

In support of the Department of State - Bureau of Diplomatic Security, we are looking for entry level instructors to train individuals going overseas in the installation and maintenance of specialize equipment, including closed-circuit TV cameras, alarm systems, electromagnetic door locks, vehicle barriers, and other special equipment in sensitive areas of U.S. embassies and consulates. This person will work under the close guidance of the Program Office.

Major Duties are, but not limited to, the following:
  • Will deliver the materials in a classroom setting, prepare students to pass the exam(s), and work with students individually and in small groups throughout the course.
  • Present hands-on instruction, lectures, and briefings to audiences
  • Conduct corrective and preventative maintenance
  • Testing technical security systems
  • Repairing defective technical security system equipment
  • Security Systems Standards Review and Inspection
  • Pedestrian and Vehicle Screening Systems
  • Access Control Systems
  • Access Denial Systems
  • Intrusion Detection Systems
  • Physical Security Systems
  • Electric and Hydraulically Operated Vehicle Arrest Systems

The general work load will include the following:
  • Delivers training using established technical security system training syllabi/curriculum/ lesson plans,
  • presentation media, administrative/self-study guides, and trainee reference manuals for technical
  • security devices, systems and procedures in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Prepares classrooms, equipment and student materials for fundamental training course delivery.
  • Sets up and operates audio-visual equipment required in support of curriculum delivery.
  • Ensures that individual professional development records are maintained at the conclusion of each
  • course in accordance with Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
  • Employs applicable Department of State security standards and other procedures to protect national
  • security information.
  • Operates U.S. government vehicles as necessary in the performance of assigned tasks.

Work will be hybrid in nature, except when training is being conducted onsite.


To have an active Secret Clearance or be able to obtain and maintain one.
  • Associate of Science or related degree from an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order to be credited towards qualifications or equivalent technical training. Years of experience may be substituted for formal education.
  • Five or more (5+) years' experience in Government technical security installation or instruction in 30% or more of the security disciplines listed above.
  • Three or more (3+) years' experience in public speaking and giving briefings or instruction to groups of ten or more people.
  • Subject matter expertise in a minimum of 30% of the full Technical Security Systems Curriculum.
  • A working knowledge of various National Codes such as the National Electric Code and OSHA safety regulations, as well as Department of State installation requirements.
  • Ability to explain advanced technical concepts to trainees with various degrees of technical knowledge and ability: from end user system operators, Regional Security Officers, who must understand system capabilities and how they can best be employed for the protection of American lives, Classified National Security Information, and US Government Property, to highly technically trained and experienced technicians and Electrical Engineers with years of experience in the installation, programming, troubleshooting, maintenance and repair of Technical Security System.

  • High School Diploma or GED

Security Clearance


Company Information

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with OBXtek's COVID-19 policy. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer COVID-19 policy which may include any or all the following: social distancing, masks, vaccination, mandatory statements regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory testing .

Headquartered in McLean, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People...Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers' knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.

We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.

As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.

OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.


Program Management



Security Clearance

Active Secret

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