Marathon Targets designs, manufactures, and operates autonomous robotic target systems to provide the most realistic live fire training in the world. The targets address a fundamental training gap: the first time shooters fire live ammunition at a realistic moving target is in a firefight. The role involves operating and maintaining the robotic targets in support of training. There are positions available at 4 locations, 29 Palms CA, Camp Pendleton CA, Camp Lejeune NC, and Kaneohe Bay HI. Primary tasks include: Setup in preparation for training: Discussing training with instructors, translating trainers’ intent into software scenarios which the robots can execute. Moving targets to the training location. Range setup: setting up communications equipment, surveying the range, clearing robot running areas of large debris. Operation of the robots during training: Running the targets and monitoring their state through the robot-control software. Adapting the targets’ behaviour on-the-spot according to progress of trainees and real-time directions from instructors. Post-training activities: Target maintenance and charging. Reporting on training activities and target usage. Liaising with Marathon head office to facilitate improvements based on actual usage. Other: Educating military personnel on the targets’ capabilities and limitations. Prior Experience This role does not require any specific technical expertise, however a technical mindset and the ability to troubleshoot is essential. We will provide training in the particulars of operation/maintenance of the system. Desired Skills The following skills/attributes are desirable: Prior service within the US DoD. Experience in the Marine Corps is preferable. Confidence operating computers. A high mechanical aptitude and some basic experience with electrical debugging. Ability to work in the field and a willingness to get hands dirty. Must be physically able to move around on large training ranges for long durations. Excellent inter-personal skills. High motivation — a go getter! Ability to work effectively without supervision. Ability to deal with uncertainty and changing plans. A willingness to occasionally work long hours and at night. Holder of a valid driver’s license. Ability to travel interstate. Training The chosen candidate will undergo hands-on training alongside a Marathon Field Service Representative. Once the candidate is deemed competent, they will begin to run operations independently. Terms The positions will be full time. We are a growing company which is changing the way people train. We are looking for someone with enthusiasm and initiatibcqve to be part of the team.