RMSE – Air Operations Planner

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Apogee Engineering is seeking an  Air Operations Planner supporting Headquarters, 15th Air Force (15 AF) at  Shaw AFB, South Carolina. This position is in the Operations Directorate (A3) and conducts strategic and operational planning and provides guidance to 13 subordinate wings and 3 direct reporting units on behalf of the Commander, 15 AF. 

Why work with us?

Apogee Engineering, LLC is a provider of research, engineering, operations, software, cyber, intel, training, technical services, financial and administrative expertise across an array of DOD and Federal Civilian customers. Our company was founded on the commitment of making a positive difference for our customers and our people. Apogee’s culture is infused with integrity and a passion for excellence, which has propelled us into the ranks of an elite small business company. Apogee is known for an unwavering dedication to our client’s success, a warm and employee-centric work environment, and an enthusiasm to provide the right solution at the right time.

What you will be doing:

  • Work across 15 AF staff, ACC staff and subordinate wings to conduct mission analysis, gap analysis, and operational-level analysis for Combat Air Force-Force Generation (CAFFORGEN) 4-bin deployment model, Agile Combat Employment, and Lead-Wing/Force Element constructs.
  • Work across 15 AF staff to develop dashboard/visualization tools for the 15 AF Command Team and staff to track and monitor lead wings throughout all phases of CAFFORGEN.
  • Conduct/lead/participate in working groups addressing the operational and information needs of the 15 AF Command Staff and the Director of Operations.
  • Assist the Knowledge Manager and Task Management Tool Manager in supporting
    15 AF Training, Standardization, and Evaluation programs by developing and maintaining checklists, TTPs, and policy reviews.

What you’ll need:

  • Clearance Required: Top Secret security clearance with SCI eligibility.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years’ combined experience: in the Joint Planning Process (or JPP-Air) at an Air Operations Center; on a MAJCOM, Combatant Command, or Joint Task Force headquarters staff; and conducting joint exercise planner/coordinator responsibilities.
  • Former rated Air Force officer with experience in fighter operations, plans and programs (XP), and/or Inspector General duties.
  • Other pilot/navigator/air battle manager and/or non-rated operations experience.


  • Apogee offers two medical plans, a high deductible health plan with a HRA and a traditional POS plan with co-pays, dental, vision, 401(k), life insurance, PTO, paid holidays, parental, military and jury duty paid leaves. Regular part time employees scheduled for twenty-four or more hours per work week are eligible for benefits on a pro-rated basis.
  • This position is eligible for a discretionary annual bonus.

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