Job Description

The Human Factors Training Specialist will serve as an integral part of the Air Traffic Control Human Factors Team at Fort Hill Group. The Human Factors Training Specialist will participate in a variety of projects aimed at improving human performance in the National Airspace System (NAS). The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting the development, validation, and facilitation of human performance training materials to support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The successful candidate must possess strong presentation and facilitation skills.

Potential activities that the Human Factors Training Specialist will be involved in include:

  • Developing human factors training material for operational, management, and executive personnel
  • Gathering and analyzing data to measure the effectiveness and impact of operational training materials
  • Leading working group sessions and focus groups with aviation subject matter experts
  • Developing and executing cognitive workload assessment test plans for air traffic controllers
  • Performing statistical analysis of human performance data

Candidate Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Psychology, or related discipline
  • Experience developing and facilitating human factors training workshops
  • Strong presentation and facilitation skills
  • Experience conducting human factors analyses in an operational environment, such as cognitive walkthroughs, task analysis, or human error analysis
  • Experience conducting data analysis and visualization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills for presenting technical research results
  • Candidate must be a U.S. citizen able to successfully complete a government security investigation

Desired Attributes

  • Advanced degree in Human Factors, Engineering, Psychology, or related discipline
  • Background or training in education or learning theory
  • Expertise applying human factors methods within the aviation and/or air traffic control domain
  • History of working directly with the FAA and/or airline stakeholders


To apply, please submit a resume and any applicable work samples to: [email protected]

Working at Fort Hill Group

Fort Hill Group believes our people are our greatest resource. We strive to foster a creative and productive work environment. 

Competitive Benefits

  • Generous Compensation Packages
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Professional Development Activities
  • Group Medical Insurance
  • Group Dental Insurance
  • Retirement Plans With Matching
  • Long-term Disability Insurance
  • Life & ADD Insurance
  • Paid Time Off and Holiday leave
Washington, DC

Washington, DC