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Last updated: 2019-01-02
Valid to: 2019-02-25
Job Role:
Pilot, Test Pilot
Location:
Saudi Arabia
Type:
Not specified
Aircraft type:
Helicopter Sikorsky
Job description

Primary Location: SAUDI ARABIA-OCONUS

Job Summary

The Maintenance Test Pilot UH-60 A/L is responsible for performing test flights and demonstrating aircraft proficiency upon completion of aircraft maintenance or modification on UH-60A/L, helicopters.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Interpret meteorological data as it pertains to filing a flight plan for the navigational course of flight needed for a mission or sortie, has to
  • File a flight plan for all flights using flight enroute/letdown charts and plotting maps and any other authorized navigational processes.
  • Compute weight and balance logs for the aircraft being flown.
  • Operate navigational and communications equipment installed on the aircraft being flown.
  • Perform test flights.
  • Must initiate and complete all military flight or maintenance forms as directed by Military Regulations to document maintenance test flight discrepancies.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Requirements

Knowledge & Skills

  • Maintain all Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) credentials as a fully licensed pilot. Credentials must support authorization to pilot the type of aircraft designated in the Basic Contract Task Order.
  • Knowledge required to interpret meteorological data as it pertains to filing a flight plan to include using flight enroute/letdown charts and plotting maps and any other authorized navigational processes.
  • Knowledge to compute weight and balance logs for the aircraft being flown.
  • Working knowledge for operating navigational and communications equipment installed on the aircraft being flown.
  • Proof of passing flight proficiency examinations by the FAA or military authorized examination agency.
  • Proven knowledge of all bold face safety requirements for compliance of any in-flight/ground emergencies encountered.
  • Must also be familiar with requirements of Flight Manual 1-300, Army Regulation 95-1 and Army Regulation 95-20.
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a U.S. passport and/or a U.S. Secret Clearance (National Agency Check with written Inquires NACI or Single as well as a Scope Background Investigation SSBI).

Experience & Education

  • Must have a minimum of five years experience in maintenance test flight operations of military tactical aircraft weapons systems.
  • FAA Commercial Pilot’s License required for the type of aircraft being flown, as well as all other qualifying experience consistent with AR 95-20 requirements.
  • BA, BS or BBA degree or ten years related experience required. Certification of education level is required.
  • Graduate of U.S. military rotary wing flight training program or equivalent and the appropriate Maintenance Test Pilot Course for the aircraft being flown.
  • Qualified and current in both UH-60A/L and UH-60M aircraft desired.
  • FAA credentials as a fully licensed pilot. Credentials must support authorization to pilot the type of aircraft designated in the Basic Contract Task Order.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must meet the flight time and physical requirements to pilot the designated type of aircraft in accordance with FAA and U.S. Military minimum requirements
  • Is required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
  • Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.

Travel

  • As required in support of task order.
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