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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 7:46 AM

Description

* This position is contingent upon contract award.*

Position Description

The Chief Maintenance Test Pilot will interface with the program and customer as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on aircraft operations. Provides training to personnel, examines aircraft and audits items such as flight plans and other documents.

Principal Accountabilities

* Responsible for the supervision and management of pilots assigned to the program.

* Responsible for performing test flights and demonstrating aircraft proficiency upon completion of aircraft maintenance or modifications on aircraft.

* Determine, in accordance with publications and procedures, the airworthiness of aircraft prior to release for flight.

* Perform troubleshooting procedures of aircraft on the ground and during flight, and makes appropriate write-ups or gives verbal instructions to correct deficiencies.

* Coordinate scheduling and logistics of various aircraft that are needed by the customer to complete the mission.

* Perform recovery flights and ferry aircraft to additional sites, such as depots.

* Verify accuracy of forms and records used in the performance of maintenance to ensure they comply with work performed prior to ground or flight checks.

* Run-up aircraft for alert status, perform tests on modifications, and function as a member of the Maintenance Recovery Teams when an operational check or test flight is required.

* Fly with military aircrews and provide instruction and currency training as required.

* Interpret meteorological data as it pertains to filing a flight plan for the navigational course of flight needed for a sortie and file a flight plan for all flights using authorized processes.

* Compute and complete weight and balance logs for the aircraft.

* Operate navigational and communication equipment installed on the aircraft.

* Perform other qualified duties as required.

Qualifications and Skills Requirements

* Able to meet the training and qualification requirements of AFI 10-220 and DCMA 8210.0.

* Able to pass flight proficiency examinations by an authorized examination agency.

* Able to attain, or currently possess, a current FAA Medical Certificate Second Class.

* Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written.

* Fluent in the English language.

* Able to develop procedures and work instructions.

* Able to perform scheduling and the logistics of aircraft movement.

* Proficiency in developing flight plans and critiquing flight plans.

* Experience in Quality Assurance of Flight Maintenance.

* Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance if required by the program.

* Proficiency in various computer programs desirable (ex: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio etc.).

* Prefer previous attendance at the Aviation Safety Officer Course (ASOC).

* Must have a Final Secret Clearance

Experience and Education

* High school diploma or equivalent required.

* Bachelor degree in related area preferred.

* Five (5) or more years working as a trainer with commercial aircraft services or the military.

* Proven successful experience working in complex and matrixed environments preferred.

* Valid FAA commercial pilot certificate for assigned aircraft type (rotorcraft/fixed wing) and instrument ratings.

* Satisfactorily completed a proficiency check within the previous twelve (12) months.

* 1,500 or more hours first pilot with 500 hours experience in assigned aircraft type of which at least 300 hours must have been in aircraft assigned.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

* Works in a normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions.

* May be exposed to loud aircraft, and the usual exhaust of aircraft.

* Environment can be hot at times on the flight line and in the flight hangers with considerable walking between buildings.

* Must be able to work varied weekly schedules driven by maintenance test flights and other operational requirements.

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