Planning Exercise Lead

Posted 2/22/18

Position Title: Planning Exercise Lead 

Job Location: Fort Shafter and Schofield Barracks, Hawaii  

Mission Directed.  Team Designed. Outcome Driven!

At Kokua Support Services Corp. (Kokua) we are specialists in Department of Defense Engineering, Program Management, and Logistics. We have awesome customers with critical missions, and great employees who apply their expertise every day to ensure the Mission is Accomplished!  We have and continue to proudly serve customers in the Air Force, Army, Navy, and US Marine Corps. All of our employees are members of the team working in a supportive and professional working environment.  Kokua is distinguished by its commitment to clients, employees, community and excellence—for over 25 years.

Job Summary: 

Kokua Support Services is currently seeking a Planning Exercise Lead who will in conjunction with the Chief of Plans and Exercise’s, track requested support requirements with all command, control, communications, computers, and information elements in the theater Army Area of Operations (AO) to include any assigned corps or divisions, the United States Army Network Enterprise Technology Command (NETCOM) and the supported GCC’s J-6.

Duties include:

  • -Processes requests for new services and information systems requirements that support theater Army forces
  • -Track the prioritization of theater Army communications and information systems support in the MCP and the theater Army’s major subordinate commands
  • -Collate information systems requirements in support of theater Army and joint exercises
  • -Analyze theater Army and joint exercise information systems requirements and recommend available assets
  • -Participate in MCP orders process by providing C4 planning support and assessing theater Army, higher, lower, supported, and supporting Operational Orders (OPORDs) and Fragmentary Orders (FRAGOs) for command, control, communications, computers, and information impacts
  • -Assist in the development of the signal annex of theater Army Operational Plans (OPLAN)s and Contingency Plans (CONPLAN)s (through the MCP Contingency Operations Intelligence Center (COIC) orders manager).


Required Qualifications:

  • -Active Secret clearance
  • -Must have at least 8 years’ experience within the past 11 years planning and engineering diverse voice and data communication systems into interoperable tactical or strategic networks supporting international exercises, contingencies and operational plans. At least two of these years must have been as a senior exercise lead.
  • -Must have experience providing C4 planning support and assessing theater Army, higher, lower, supported, and supporting OPORDs and FRAGOs for command, control, communications, computers, and information impacts; develop, publish, and distribute the signal annex of theater army OPLANs and CONPLANs.



  • -S. or equivalent


Come Join Our Team!  Kokua is a Family-Oriented employer offering excellent benefits.  Kokua provides a choice of several medical plans, Company paid dental and vision plans, and immediate vesting in our 401K plan with 5% matching.  We offer a flexible spending account, Company paid group term life and disability insurance, and generous paid vacation leave, separate sick leave and holiday schedules.

Interested Applicants should submit their resumes to

Kokua Support Services Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Kokua will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities.  If you require reasonable accommodation to apply for this job, please contact our Human Resources Department.

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