3 Test Pilot Job Openings with Lockheed Martin

Chief Test Pilot, F-16 Portfolio

Requisition 433642BR

URL: http://search.lockheedmartinjobs.com/ShowJob/Id/114788/F-16-Chief-Test-Pilot/


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is seeking a Chief F-16 Test Pilot in our Fort Worth, Texas location.  The selected candidate will be the chief advisor and primary liaison in support of the F-16 portfolio. 


·          Chief adviser to the Flight Operations Senior Manager on all aspects of F-16 production and flight test from programmatic to technical support

·          Primary liaison between flight operations, the Integrated Fighter Group and F-16 Chief Engineers

·          Provide daily technical support to include Product Vehicle Interface (PVI) development, requirements development, market assist, and subject  matter expert on all performance aspects of the F-16 aircraft

·          Subject matter expert for flight test program to include flight test planning, run card development, test execution, flight test safety and reporting

·          Fly all models of the F-16A/B/C/D/E/F in support of our worldwide mission, to include production, experimental and engineering flight test, test support, customer demonstration flights and other duties as assigned

Basic Qualifications

·          Suitable FAA commercial pilot's certificate (SE Land, Instrument Airplane)

·          Current FAA Class II medical certificate

·          Flight test experience in a fourth or fifth generation fighter aircraft

·          1,500 hours first-pilot time to include 100 hours as first pilot during engineering and/or acceptance flight tests

·          Graduate of a military Test Pilot School (TPS) or meet the qualifications for a TPS Waiver (2000hrs, 200hrs engineering flight test, 10 hours experimental flight test)

·          Must be willing to travel

·          Must be a US citizen

·          This position requires special access and a Secret security clearance updated within the last 5 years to start

Desired Skills


·          Current and qualified on the F-16, or previous F-16 flight test experience

·          Broad experience and qualification across the entire spectrum of flight test disciplines

·          Exceptional staff, communication and organizational skills

·          TOP SECRET security clearance




Test Pilot, Advanced Development Programs – Palmdale

Requisition 416865BR

URL: http://search.lockheedmartinjobs.com/ShowJob/Id/101024/Test-Pilot-Senior-Staff-Advanced-Programs/


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics is seeking a Test Pilot for manned and unmanned aircraft at our Skunkworks facility in Palmdale, California.    


·          All aspects of Flight Test and Evaluation including:

o    Flight Test planning

o    HMI evaluation

o    Systems Integration Lab support

o    Flight Manual review

o    Pilot Checklist development

o    Test Pilot instruction on platform

o    Test Execution, Test Reporting, and other test duties as assigned

·          Flies manned and unmanned aircraft for functional checks, sensor systems development, tests improvements and updates to aircraft and ground systems

·          Writes flight test reports as required

·          Assists in writing test plans and test cards

·          Participates in formal safety reviews

·          Complies with all training and currency requirements under government contract supervision

·          Serves other LM Aero flight test programs as pilot or advisor as needed

·          Must be willing to travel

·          Applicant hired must agree to take and pass a polygraph examination

·          Must be a US Citizen, position is located at a facility that requires special access

·          Selected applicant must have a Top Secret security clearance with a Background investigation within the past five years

Basic Qualifications

·          FAA commercial pilot's certificate (SE Land and ME Land, Instrument Airplane) or Airline Transport Pilot

·          FAA Class I or II medical certificate

·          Test Pilot School (TPS) or equivalent experience

Desired Skills


·          Experience in all flight test disciplines to include weapons, avionics, and flight sciences

·          Instructor/training experience a plus

·          Strong communication and organizational skills