Flight Test - Flight Operations Captain United

Please click link to apply: United.com

Flight Test - Flight Operations Captain-IAH00002509-DH

Job overview and responsibilities:

Tests aircraft on the ground and flight to check operation and performance. Manages assigned duties and technology projects. Collateral duties may include Safety, Chief Test Pilot, Test Card Writer, Chronic Aircraft Program, Flight Test Database, Flight Test Operations Manual, Special Projects, ODA Coordinator, Flight Test Duty Manager and New Aircraft Acceptance Pilot. Ascertains that normal and emergency systems operate on major maintenance and factory accepted aircraft within acceptable tolerances as outlined in the specific United Airlines Flight Manual and Flight Test Manual. Provides a troubleshooting capability to Line Maintenance for peculiar or chronic aircraft problems. Flies all Non-Routine Flight Operations (NRFO) Group II missions requiring other than normal procedures. Flies Maintenance Ferry flights as assigned per existing regulations. Flies all test flights such as diagnostic, heavy maintenance or maintenance validation per existing regulations. Provides thorough write-ups and post-flight debriefing as appropriate. Performs related duties as assigned such as writing and revising Flight Test Procedures, performing qualitative and quantitative engineering flight tests on aircraft, evaluating systems on proposed projects and current aircraft, attending pilot training courses, and maintaining required proficiency level on each type of aircraft. Maintains all qualifications current such as medical, passport, visa’s and badging.

  • Flight Technical: Maintains qualification and currency for multiple aircraft types in both seats as assigned. Flies all test profiles world-wide for those aircraft. Full-time test pilot as well as manager of assigned projects. Writer and reviewer for assigned technical projects, checklists, and manuals.
  • Leadership/Management:  May be assigned responsibility for specific leadership and test operations 24/7/365, including international routing and management. Regularly communicates safety and operational issues. Works aircraft quality and routing concerns with company leaders.
  • External Working Groups: Works with United Technical Operations Airframe and Base Maintenance personnel as primary stakeholders. Leads daily test operations as Flight Test Duty Manager. Coordinates test requirements for Line aircraft with Liaison Engineering. Works with Line Maintenance Policy and Procedures, and Maintenance Planning for aircraft work volumes and schedules. Coordinates closely with Operational Engineering for the Aircraft Ferry Manual and other technical issues. Communicates with other major airline test and technical groups as required. Communicates with aircraft manufacturer test representatives. Works closely with outside vendors. Consults with the Network Operating Center, Dispatch, and Engineering for unique ferry requirements.
  • Project Management Work: Flies project work such as New Aircraft Acceptance/Delivery, new technology, and supplemental type certificate flights as assigned. Coordinates with Flight Standards and assists with new technology projects. Writer or reviewer for Flight Test Operational Manual inputs, test checklists, and ferry manual changes.



  • College graduate required
  • BS Engineering or aviation related degree preferred
  • Test Pilot School Graduate preferred


  • Airline Transport Pilot required


  • Flight Test or Functional Check Flight experience required
  • Systems Engineering, Flight Test and Leadership skills preferred


  • Airline Captain, Production Test Captain or Military Flight Test required
  • Airline, Flight Test, Leadership experience career combination preferred
  • 2-4 years of Flight Test experience preferred


  • Must be able to work a flexible work schedule subject to test flying needs which includes working various hours, weekends and holidays
  • This position is a salaried Management position, not represented by the union
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship
  • Successful completion of interview required to meet job qualifications
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

JobFlight Ops / Inflight - Management & Administrative

Primary LocationUnited States-TX-IAH - Houston (Intercontinental)

Organization65 Flight Operations


Posting DateMar 15, 2017

Unposting DateMar 22, 2017

Recruiting OfficeOPC

Approved Job Level4

Flight Test - Flight Operations Captain

Please click link to apply: United.com

Lockheed Martin - International F-16 Instructor Pilot

International F-16 Instructor Pilot

Job Description:

F-16 Contract Instructor Pilot (IP) SME assigned to the Iraq Advanced Pilot Training (IAPT) program. Instructs newly trained Iraqi Air Force (IqAF) F-16 pilots in USAF authorized Tactics, Techniques and Procedures through USAF defined Continuation Training (CT) to enable IqAF to achieve and maintain F-16 Combat Mission Ready (CMR) status. Flying responsibilities will be performed in F-16s belonging to the IqAF in Tucson AZ and Iraq. Contract IPs will induct current and qualified IqAF F-16 pilots into IAPT. Contract IPs will develop curricula and training content, will perform airborne instruction in single and dual seat F-16 aircraft with Iraqi Mission Pilots (MP), will perform airborne training mission support, will operate and instruct simulator missions defined in IAPT CT syllabi, will perform classroom platform and table top instruction, will determine mission pilot proficiency and will report on MP progress and develop new teaching methods. Contract IPs will perform each category of training for IAPT MPs and will also lead Iraqi candidates through Flight Leader Upgrade and Instructor Pilot Upgrade programs. Contract IPs will operate F-16 aircraft in accordance with most restrictive applicable regulations, provided by the USAF, IqAF, and program/corporate policies and procedures. Highest emphasis will be placed on flight crewmembers safety and customer service. Contract IPs are responsible for training in all F-16 pilot related subjects such as aircraft systems, operating procedures, handling emergencies, problem analysis, aircraft navigation, radio operation and aerodynamics and special procedures relating to conduct of operational employment. Contract IPs will develop and amend program as required based on customer requirements and will serve as Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company international training experts to provide guidance on establishing training additional international training programs. Flying operations are currently conducted at Tucson ANG Base and in Balad Iraq. Contract IPs are expected to deploy long term or perform short term rotations to Iraq. Current rotation posture and options will be discussed during the interview. Permanent relocation options to Tucson will also be discussed during the interview.

Basic Qualifications

  • Candidate must be a current or former USAF F-16 IP with a minimum of 1000 flight hours in 4th and/or 5th generation fighter aircraft.
  • Must have valid passport.
  • Candidate must have prior experience in USAF Pilot Academic and Simulator Training.
  • Candidate must have operational experience with advanced sensor systems such as Night Vision Goggles (NVG) employment, Targeting Pod employment inc. Sniper, Lightening, LANTIRN, etc.) Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System and advanced weapons employment.
  • Candidate must be familiar with current instructional techniques and delivery methods.
  • Must have in-depth knowledge of USAF publications and an understanding of 4th and/or 5th generation fighter aircraft systems.
  • Candidate must have experience working in an international environment which required them to interact with multiple functional areas and personnel of diverse natures.
  • Use of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) is required.
    Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access.
Desired skills

  • Experience with F-16 international pilot training curriculum
  • Familiarity with F-16 contractor program requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of F-16 systems for various blocks and models of aircraft
  • F-16 Full Mission Simulator and Weapons System Trainer experience
  • F-16 Functional Check Flight Pilot
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent leadership traits, strong oral & written communication abilities, solid ability to organize, and a high desire to provide customer satisfaction.

Apply for the Role Here:


Test Pilot Flight Instructor at Edwards AFB

Air Force Materiel Command

Few vacancies in the following location:

  • Edwards AFB, CA


Work Schedule is Multiple Schedules - Multiple Appointment Types

Opened Friday 3/3/2017 (0 day(s) ago)

Closes Thursday 3/16/2017 (13 day(s) away)

  • Salary Range
    $135,007.00 to $161,405.00 / Per Year
  • Series & Grade
  • Promotion Potential
  • Supervisory Status
  • Who May Apply
    United States Citizens
  • Control Number
  • Job Announcement Number


NTPS FW Test Pilot Instructor Position

NTPS FW Test Pilot Instructor Position

The National Test Pilot School is seeking a Fixed Wing Test Pilot Instructor. If selected, you will work as part of a close team developing and delivering Fixed Wing Performance, Flying Qualities and Systems flight test course material. In this role you will provide both ground and airborne instruction to test pilot and flight test engineer students. You will be expected to teach all aspects of the Fixed Wing P&FQ 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 Requirements:

  1. Master’s Degree in Engineering (or closely related field) or equivalent.
  2. Test Pilot Graduate of an SETP recognized test pilot school.
  3. Minimum of three years’ experience as a Fixed Wing experimental test pilot.
  4. Class II FAA medical or equivalent.
  5. Fluent in English (full working proficiency)
  6. Skilled in Microsoft Office products.

Education, Training & Experience Desirable Criteria:

  1. Ten years of Fixed Wing flight test experience.
  2. Significant test experience with P&FQ, Radar, EO/IR, Weapons, Comm/Nav systems and Civil Certification
  3. Previous instructional experience (civil or military).
  4. FAA Commercial Pilot License with Airplane, Single-Engine & Multi-Engine, Instrument & CFI ratings.
  5. EASA Category I Flight Test and Flight Test Instructor ratings.

NTPS offers a competitive salary and benefits package. There is occasional travel associated with this position for field trips and student projects.

Interested parties should contact

Lynda Matos

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

+1 661-824-2977

Flight Test Engineering Manager Job Openings at Pratt & Whitney (4)

Lead Flight Test Engineering Manager – Brazil, Japan, Russia, Savannah, GA (Pratt & Whitney)

Location:        Gaviao Peixoto, Brazil 

                        Nagoya, Japan

                        Irkutsk, Russia

                        Savannah, Georgia

Job Description:

A Flight Test Engineering Manager is needed to provide leadership for Compliance Flight Test efforts on-site.  Pratt & Whitney Flight Test is interested in filling 4 positions, one for each site location (Brazil, Japan, Russia & Savannah Georgia).  The position requires the applicant to be located full time at the respective location. The Lead Flight Test Engineering Manager is responsible for identifying and coordinating requirements for successful completion of Compliance Flight Testing at the respective customer test site.  Each flight test program is expected to last into 2020.  Ownership for planning for engine maintenance, engine configuration upgrades, instrumentation installation, aircraft deployment activity and borescope inspections are essential. Technical leadership for test briefings, and test reviews will be required to ensure engine safety and customer schedule needs. The candidate must have good communication skills, and the ability to work in a team environment. The candidate for this position will represent Pratt & Whitney as they interface directly with the customer on-site.  The candidate will also provide feedback to, and work with the PW Program Manager, PW Chief Engineer, potential hardware owners & PW Flight Test Manager to help make informed high level decisions.

This position will also include management, providing direction and scheduling of personnel to cover all aspects of the engineering program. He/she will provide performance feedback to all SEV personnel on site, and to other engineering & technician disciplines onsite.


-       Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Aeronautical Engineering

-       Minimum of 12 years work experience with an engine flight test program (development or compliance/production). Exposure to leading the engineering test team and communicating with the flight crew is required. Either on-board flight test engineer or exposure to a customer telemetry room test environment with a dedicated test director is required.

-       Knowledge of engine data analysis, engine limits & engine functionality

-       Ability to drive tasks to closure, and ensure all relative information is obtained to ensure correct execution


Please submit your resume & summary of qualifications by email to:

Alison Gallant (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

SEV Flight Test Manager

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

System Vehicle Lead Job Openings at Pratt & Whitney 

System Vehicle Lead Positions – Middletown, CT and West Palm Beach Fla. (Pratt & Whitney)

Location:        Middletown Ct and West Palm Beach Fla

Job Description:

The Pratt & Whitney Systems Engineering and Validation Organization is looking for experienced high energy individuals to fulfil System Vehicle Lead Positions (SVL) within the Systems Engineering & Validation organization.  The SVL serves as the Engine Integrated Product Team (EIPT) Lead over one or more engines, Major System Rigs or development engine flight test engines within a program Engine Validation Plan (EVP).  They have the overall system level responsibility for establishing the requirements for their assigned test or flight test vehicles including working with the Validation Manager, Component Integrated Product Teams and Core Engineering groups to establish test objectives and communicate vehicle level requirements to the Assembly, Instrumentation and Test organizations within SEV.  The SVL works with validation planning, instrumentation, assembly test and flight test disciplines to define, document and flow detailed requirements associated with their assigned test vehicle(s).  The SVL as EIPT lead will work with Assembly Instrumentation and Test (AIT) to ensure their level 3 schedules align with the key milestones for each test vehicle.  The SVL then leads the team to ensure successful execution of the defined engine assembly or test task. The System Vehicle Lead working with the Engine Integrated Product Team, Deputy Validation Manager and Val Manager will assess risks, issues and engine configuration change control and work to ensure clear requirements and delivery to the plan.


BS Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent with a minimum of 7 years’ experience.

Strong Systems Engineering/ Project Management experience.  . Preferred qualifications would include development engine leadership experience during engine assembly, instrumentation and test phases, performance analysis, flight test, hardware and configuration experience, planning and scheduling.

          Knowledge of engine data analysis, engine limits & engine functionality

          Ability to drive tasks to closure, and ensure all relative information is obtained to ensure correct execution


Please submit your resume & summary of qualifications by email to:

John Matthews (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

System Vehicle Lead Manager

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class. 

KBRwyle - E-2 / C-2 Test Pilot

E-2 / C-2 Test Pilot (AERO-MD-PA-16:081(
Location: MD-Patuxent River (AERO)
Schedule: Full Time
Job Description:

This position supports tasking at VX-20, onboard NAS Patuxent River, MD. The successful candidate will actively participate in E-2C/D and/or C-2A flight testing as an engineering test pilot and test project officer. Candidate will be required to perform a variety of tasks including participation in technical meetings, analysis of test requirements, test plan preparation, drafting detailed test procedures, preflight planning, conducting functional check flights and engineering test flights, data collection during test flight test events, post-flight liaison with maintenance and engineering representatives and report writing. Most work will be conducted on-site at NAS Patuxent River, MD; however some domestic travel will be required in support of flight test activities and detachments. 


A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university and ten (10) years of flight experience is required.  A minimum of 1500 hours in the E-2 and/or C-2 aircraft is required. Past (required) or current (desired) designation as a Carrier AEW Plane Commander or C-2A Transport Plane Commander is required.  Current or former designation as a NATOPS Instructor Pilot strongly desired.  Two (2) years RDT&E flight experience desired, but not required. A degree in engineering, physical sciences, mathematics, computer science or related technical discipline is desired.  Graduate of one of the following: U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (TPS), U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School, Empire Test Pilot School or EPNER Test Pilot School is desirable.   

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
Candidate must be able to organize, demonstrate effective oral and written communications, and operate in a highly dynamic and fast-paced team environment. Candidate must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and Power Point) and similar computer-based productivity applications. Candidate must be able to pass the physical and training qualification requirements to provide contract aircrew support, including completion of Navy water survival and aviation physiology training, as well as annual FAA Class II flight physical. 

Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


Application Instructions

For immediate confidential consideration, please apply online by clicking "Apply Now to Join Our Team" or visit http://careers.wyle.com.