Test Pilot Sr Staff / Advanced Programs - Lockheed Martin
Job Title: Test Pilot
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Test Pilot, Scaled Composites
DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED UNTIL 13 OCTOBER 2017
Job Opening: Test Pilot
As a test pilot, this individual will provide comprehensive flight test technical support for experimental and developmental aircraft and payload systems development in a rapid design and prototyping environment. This individual relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and must establish and maintain effective relationships with colleagues. Tasks include flying test flights as Pilot in Command (PIC) or Second in Command (SIC); supporting ground tests as Test Conductor (TC), Test Director (TD), or Flight Test Engineer (FTE); preparing system test plans and flight test cards; participating in preflight and post flight briefings; and documenting test results. The position will primarily be supporting the Stratolaunch flight test program.
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Pilot multiple experimental aircraft as well as chase, pace, photo, and target aircraft
- Write flight test plans, test cards, flight reports, and final test reports
- Lead and/or participate in system design and design reviews (commensurate with previous engineering discipline)
- Given the systems requirements, develop test strategies, test plans and test procedures for aircraft and components
- Lead and/or participate in ground and flight test events as Test Crew member or Test Conductor
- Author and/or update Pilot Operating Handbooks, to include development of normal and emergency procedures
- Maintain flying currency and proficiency in multiple different aircraft types
- FAA Commercial Single and Multi‐Engine Land pilots license with Instrument Rating; additional ratings and Type Ratings, including CFI S/MEL and CFII are highly desirable
- Possess FAA high altitude endorsement or equivalent military training
- Obtain and maintain a FAA Class II medical certificate
- Minimum 1000 hours total PIC flight time, to include recip and turbine time
- Heavy multi-engine turbine aircraft experience is desired
- Graduate of a full course test pilot school or have equivalent training and experience
- Minimum of 250 hours (or 30 test sorties) of actual developmental and/or experimental flight test time documented
- Possess an engineering degree in aeronautical, mechanical, or electrical engineering, or similar technical foundation to support aircraft design and construction
- Be independent and motivated; able to self‐direct and manage time effectively
- Be able to travel occasionally on project aircraft trips
- Be knowledgeable with applicable Federal Aviation Regulations for flight operations and aircraft certification
- Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Possess or be able to obtain and maintain at least a Secret DOD Clearance.
- United States citizenship
Essential Job Functions:
- Must have the ability to work in cramped, confined cockpit environments in both hot and cold environments for up to 8 hours with limited movement
- Able to operate cockpit flight controls with center stick, yoke and side stick
- Able to push rudder up to 150 lbs., elevator forces up to 150 lbs., and aileron forces up to 90 lbs.
- Must be able to enter and exit cockpit areas up to 4 feet off the ground
- Must wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as instructed
- Must be able to work in a high stress environment when required
Currently accepting internal and external candidates.
This position will be open until 4:30pm, Sep 27, 2017. For a start date between Oct - Dec 2017.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Vet and drug and alcohol free workplace.
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NASA is helping transform aviation by developing advanced technologies for revolutionary aircraft shapes and propulsion, and for the airspace in which they fly, which dramatically improve efficiency, reduce noise and maintain safety in more crowded skies. This position is assigned to NASA Glenn Research Center; Aircraft Operations Office, located in Cleveland, OH. Shaping the World of Tomorrow NASA
The NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio designs and develops innovative technology to advance NASA’s missions in aeronautics and space exploration.
You will be piloting aircraft used in research, development, and test programs; evaluating test parameters and results; performing flight and ground simulations of advanced missions and aircrafts; and participating in the development, design, testing, evaluation, and reporting on new aircraft concepts and new advanced aircraft systems.
You must apply via: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/479628000
Please see the announcement for job requirements and qualifications.
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The National Test Pilot School is looking to fill a Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor position. You will work as part of a close team developing and delivering Fixed Wing and Systems flight test course material. In this role you will be delivering ground and airborne instruction to both pilot and engineer students. You will be expected to teach all aspects of the Fixed Wing and Systems curriculum, based on your experience. You should have excellent interpersonal skills that will allow you to relate and work well with people with a wide range of experience and from diverse cultural backgrounds. You must be able to explain inherently complex subjects in a manner that can be assimilated and applied by all students.
Position Title: Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor.
Worksite: Mojave, CA.
Education, Training & Experience Required Criteria:
- Master’s Degree in Engineering (or closely related field) or equivalent.
- Test Pilot Graduate of an SETP recognized test pilot school
- Minimum of three years’ experience as a Fixed Wing experimental test pilot.
- Class II FAA medical or equivalent.
- Fluent in English.
- Skilled in Microsoft Office products.
Education, Training & Experience Desirable Criteria:
- Ten years of Fixed Wing flight test experience.
- Test experience with Civil Certification, Radar, EO/IR and Comm/Nav systems.
- Previous test pilot school instructional experience (civil or military).
- FAA Commercial Pilot License with Airplane, Single-Engine & Multi-Engine, Instrument & CFI ratings.
- EASA Commercial Pilot License with Category I Test Pilot and Flight Test Instructor ratings.
- Rotary Wing Flight Test Experience
NTPS offers a competitive salary, 401k retirement plan, and benefits package. There is occasional travel associated with this position for field trips, student projects, course presentation, and consulting.
Interested parties should provide cover letter and resume/CV to:
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