The Maintenance Test Pilot obtains a detailed knowledge of operating in the AOR airspace. Must be proficient in flying in domestic National Airspace in day, night, NVG and IFR conditions. Maintenance Test Pilot performs routine acceptance test of aircraft following corrective maintenance. Possible overseas rotations required to NATO allied nations in Europe.
- Maintenance Test Pilot, responsible for all matters pertaining to maintenance operations.
- Ensures maintenance of all aircraft are in compliance set forth by appropriate maintenance manuals, operations directives, FAA compliance directives and contractual readiness rates.
- Functional Check Flights and Ferry Operations (CONUS/OCONUS)
- Able to successfully complete all no-notice flight evaluations and exams in his/her primary aircraft.
- Remains fully qualified in aircraft and perform as a crewmember when necessary.
- Tests aircraft to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability.
- Operates models of test aircraft during engineering flight tests, production acceptance, and flight test support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers.
- Coordinates flight operations efforts. Approves cockpit configuration. May conduct demonstration flights with customers, government officials, or other personnel aboard to exhibit aircraft performance, flying qualities and system capabilities.
- Oversee maintenance operations, test fly and trouble shoot, manage maintenance flow
- Perform other related duties as requested.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
- Must be CH-47D/F Qualified
- U.S. Citizen, as specified in the Task Order and holder or the ability to receive Secret Security clearance.
- Level 3 English proficiency
- Hold the rating of FAA Certificate, rotorcraft, commercial pilot, instrument
- Be qualified in type aircraft in use.
- In-depth knowledge of FAA regulations, US Army Maintenance procedures and regulations, AR 95-20 and contract requirements.
- US ARMY AMOC (phase 1/2) Complete and qualified.
- Have a minimum of 1,500 rotorcraft hours, 1,000 Pilot in Command hours, 600 CH-47D/F hours, and 375 MP hours. 100 Instrument hours (preferred)
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Current FAA Class II Flight Physical