FF Specialist - Pilot

Interested pilots should contact HR through Ms. Tonda Lumley at 781.981.3080 or Mr. Dave Gentes at 781.981.7068.

Job Title: FF Specialist - Pilot

The mission of the Flight Facility is to provide airborne platforms in support of specific research and development programs at Lincoln Laboratory. The Flight Facility provides a method of validation with actual field collected data. Facility aircraft are flown, maintained and managed by a professional staff of pilots, certified maintenance technicians, and administrative personnel.  The Flight Facility's first priority is safety of flight.  All flight operations are conducted using procedures and equipment that meet or exceed all applicable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements.  As a result of various past airborne testing programs, mission-specific procedures have been developed.  These procedures and the FAA regulations provide for safe and successful operations . The Flight Facility was created in the 1970's to support Division 4's early air-to-air collision avoidance research programs sponsored by the FAA.  As the need for more extensive airborne testing increased, the Flight Facility has expanded to support a variety of Department of Defense and FAA programs.  The Facility currently operates eight aircraft.

The Flight Facility at MIT Lincoln Laboratory is seeking a Full Time Test Pilot reporting to the Chief Pilot.

Candidate will be responsible for the safe conduct of all data and test flights to which assigned. As acting pilot in command, candidate must comply with all federal, state, local and foreign regulations as well as Company policies and procedures specified in the Flight Operations Manual. Must act with tact and decorum while ensuring an efficient and safe operation at all times. MIT Lincoln Laboratory test pilots must be able to hold U.S. Government security clearances as required. Travel with project aircraft is required.

The duties of the pilot in command include the following:

  1. Flight test planning & test card buildup in a collaborative environment with the specific technical engineering groups and maintenance support team
  2. Flight test execution in assigned aircraft
  3. Flight test reporting as required
  4. Preflight inspections
  5. Study weather conditions at destination, enroute, alternate airports and departure points and make effective decisions based upon that information
  6. Ensure that flight plans are properly prepared and filed
  7. Ensure that the aircraft is prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the engineering crew
  8. Review and calculate the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board and performance charts to ensure an effective flight
  9. Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft's operation
  10. Use Company standard operating procedures (SOPs)
  11. Assist with field support coordination
  12. Support Chief Pilot as required
  13. Use proper Crew Resource Management (CRM) procedures

Requirements:

  1. U.S. Citizenship is required
  2. Commercial pilot certificate (Single engine, Multi engine and instrument ratings)
  3. Formal flight test training highly desireable
  4. Military flight experience desireable
  5. Military flight test experience highly desireable
  6. Flight test experience required
  7. Air Transport Piiot desireable
  8. Current FAA Medical Certificate (1st or 2d Class)
  9. Minimum of 2,000 hours of pilot time
  10. Minimum of 500 hours in turbine powered aircraft
  11. Able to pass instrument competency check in the category of aircraft to be flown
  12. Type rating in Falcon 20/HU-25 , Gulfstream IV-SP highly desireable.
  13. Experience in DeHavilland Twin Otters highly desireable
  14. CFl/CFll highly desireable
  15. FAA Unmanned Aerial System Operator License desireable (Military experience equivalent)

MIT Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age veteran status, disability status, or genetic information.  

  1. S. Citizenship is required.

Test and Evaluation Engineer – Fort Campbell, KY

Test and Evaluation Engineer – Fort Campbell, KY

Cruz Associates Inc. of Yorktown, VA (www.cruzinc.us) has a position open and is looking for qualified candidates for a Test and Evaluation Engineer for the Systems Integration and Management Office (SIMO).  The job location is Fort Campbell, Kentucky in support of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment and Army Special Operations Aviation (ARSOA).  Interested applicants should contact Mr. Brian Thompson or Mr. Greg Stewart at 757-833-7538 and email their resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Scope:  Provide test and evaluation support for the entire SIMO technical division to include the MH-47, MH-60, MH-6, Unmanned Aerial Systems, Avionics, Aircraft Survivability Equipment, Sensors, and Weapons programs. Successful performance requires knowledge of the aircraft-level qualification requirements and the ability to interface effectively with aircraft subsystems and systems developers and airworthiness qualification engineers.

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in aerial flight in a Flight Test Engineering capacity
  • Develop test plans, coordinate test activities to include test range scheduling and planning, data collection and processing.
  • Apply and administrate the requirements of Army Regulation (AR) 70-62 as they apply to ARSOA aircraft.
  • Participate as a member of Technical Interface Meetings (TIM), Program Reviews, Test Integration Working Groups (TIWG), and System Safety Working Groups (SSWG).
  • Participate in aerial flight in a Flight Test Engineering capacity.
  • Work closely with engineering counterparts, to include, but not limited to the Aviation Engineering Directorate (AED), and Technology Application Program Office (TAPO).
  • Perform routine clerical, administrative, and logistics tasks as required in support of the SIMO.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience working in military/commercial aviation is required
  • Minimum of 3 years experience with planning and conducting flight tests
  • Bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field is required. (Aerospace, Electrical, or Mechanical)
  • Secret or Interim Secret security clearance is required

Salary and Benefits:

  • Negotiable based on experience
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401K, FSA, sick leave, disability, and life insurance
  • Paid time off (3 weeks)
  • Ten Federal holidays plus an 11th company holiday

Aerospace Engineer - Ft Eustis, VA

USfalcon, recognized as one of the fastest growing, privately held companies in the United States, is seeking an Aerospace Engineer to work at Fort Eustis, VA to provide specialized engineering support services to assist the Aviation Integration Directorate (AID) in the execution of specific technical mission areas.

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Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering or related discipline from an accredited engineering college.

- 10-15 years of relevant experience.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook).

Clearance Requirement:

- Final Top Secret Security clearance.

Travel:

- N/A.

Preferred Qualifications:

- DAWIA Level II certified in Program Management, Test, or SPRDE or a PMP Certification.

- Graduate/Master's degree in Aerospace Engineering from an accredited engineering college

- Knowledgeable in helicopter performance theory, performance models and performance flight test data.

- Knowledgeable in helicopter mission planning tools for calculating performance and mission planning parameters.

- Knowledgeable in helicopter mechanical operation and flight critical subsystems.

- Knowledgeable in helicopter operations and use of operator manuals, weight and balance calculations, etc.

- Knowledgeable in the process and documentation of helicopter airworthiness.

- Knowledgeable in preparing technical reports, flight test plans, technical findings, and airworthiness substantiation documents.

- Knowledgeable in preparing acquisition documents, including acquisition strategies, program budgets, and contracting plans.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, and Outlook).

Duties:

- Serve as an Aviation Program Manager’s liaison for determining the impacts of aircraft modifications to aircraft airworthiness.

- Prepare and present technical and historical documents for a review board to determine impacts to airworthiness and continued helicopter safety of flight.

- Recommend, justify, track, and distribute airworthiness release documents, including but not limited to substantiation documents, airworthiness releases, and configuration control documentation.

- Calculate helicopter performance based on test, published, extrapolated or estimated data.

- Evaluate data for inclusion in helicopter user manuals.

- Work collaboratively with a team to integrate the performance data into aircraft software and Mission Planning systems as appropriate.

- Support the program manager in the design, development, integration, testing, evaluation, fielding, and support of aviation weapons systems and associated mission equipment.

- Assist budget and logistics specialists in the development of system costs.

- Perform technical writing.

- Occasional travel (1-2 times per month) within the continental US.

- Additional duties as assigned.

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; SECRET, TS, or TS/SCI clearance is required.

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About the Company: USfalcon provides integrated technology solutions worldwide to Department of Defense and National Security clients in the areas of Aerospace, Mission Systems Engineering, Information Technology and Education and Training. USfalcon has been recognized as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States, with offices in Cary, NC, Reston, VA, Colorado Springs, CO, Dayton, OH and Huntsville, AL. USfalcon is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. www.usfalcon.com

NASA Langley Research Center - Research Pilot

NASA Langley Research Center (LaRC), Research Services Directorate (RSD) is currently seeking interested candidates for a Research Pilot position. This position serves as an Aerospace Engineer/Research Pilot piloting aircraft and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) used in research, development, and test programs; planning and evaluating test parameters; performing flight and/or ground simulations of advanced missions and aircraft; and actively participating with project engineers and scientists responsible for the development, design, testing, evaluation, and reporting on new aircraft or aircraft systems.

Position will be filled at the GS-14 grade level. The full performance level for this position is GS-15. If selected at the lower level, employee may be non-competitively promoted to the next grade when qualified and recommended by management. Identification of promotion potential in this position does not constitute a commitment or an obligation on the part of management to promote the employee. Promotion will depend upon administrative approval and the continuing need for the actual assignment and performance of the higher-level duties.

Duties:

As a Research Pilot, the incumbent participates, leads, and contributes to the engineering research and operational aspects of a wide variety of LaRC flight, simulation, and laboratory experiments. Duties will require operation of a variety of aircraft types including small business jet to medium sized jet transport aircraft, turboprop and piston-engine aircraft, as well as UAS vehicles. Applies unique aviation and flight test knowledge, experience/safety practices to all aspects of aircraft flight projects.

Serves as a Lead Aerospace Engineer/Research Pilot on assigned flight, piloted-simulation, and UAS experiments and provides support piloting/operational consultation on other experiments/activities. Serves as a Lead Test Pilot while conducting aircraft/space hardware test programs to meet research program objectives. Provides assistance to researchers/operations engineers for experiment planning, implementation, data collection, analysis, reporting and presentation of technical results. Develops/designs flight operations, equipment, or systems for a broad range of interdisciplinary activities and highly specialized functions that cut across conventional lines of engineering/scientific fields. Initiates, plans, designs, and develops experiment methods, procedures, techniques, and requirements. Initiates, reviews and collaborates on hazard identification and analysis, risk classification, human factors considerations, and research hazard mitigation.

Applies accepted flight research principles/practices/techniques for aircraft operation or data collection to meet requirements of specific research experiments. Serves as a safety pilot during flight experiments/research with other subject pilots. Required to operate LaRC aircraft and simulators to maintain required proficiency levels and to provide support to LaRC and other programs. Support flying may include aerobatic maneuvering, chase, formation, aerial photography/survey, logistics, maintenance, and mission management flights. Maintains proficiency in different aircraft and demonstrates ability to handle in-flight emergencies. Implements policy by writing accident plans and procedure manuals.

More information in the below link or paste LA17C0051 into the search window at USAJOBS.GOV.

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Flight Test Pilot (Fixed Wing) - FAA

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Duty Location

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https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/473984500

Flight Test Pilot

  Wichita, KS

   FV-2181-J

U. S. Citizens

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Flight Test Pilot

  Wichita, KS

    FV-2181-J

Current/former federal and EVHO

2 Bell Helicopter Job Openings

JOB ID# 254675

Experimental Test Pilot (Patuxent River, MD)

This position is responsible to plan and conduct experimental flight test in helicopters and tilt rotor aircraft.

Other responsibilities include conducting other flight test operations, maintenance of flight currency, travel in support of Bell Helicopter flight operations, flight analysis, flight evaluations, test planning and flight test reports.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Support the planning and execution of engineering and experimental test flights for new aircraft and/or systems.
• Evaluate and report on data gathered during test flights.
• Demonstrate safe and efficient test planning and execution.
• Interface well with the entire project team to ensure successful accomplishment of the test program.
• Make recommendations as to operational effectiveness of systems, aircraft handling qualities and design improvements.

 

Requirements:
• Must be a graduate of an approved flight test school.
• A minimum of an FAA commercial rotorcraft helicopter instrument rating.
• Minimum of 2000 hours total time in rotary wing aircraft with not less than 1500 hours as pilot in command and possess a current FAA Class I or II medical certificate.
• Four years experience in helicopter flight test and systems development.
• 100 hours of experimental flight test time.
• Excellent communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work with flight test and maintenance personnel.
• Be current or able to meet Naval Aviation Water Survival Physiology training requirements.
• Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally in support of test programs.
• Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance.

For consideration please apply to requisition # 254675 via our website at: www.bellhelicopter.com/careers  or follow this link: Experimental Test Pilot 254675

 


 

JOB ID# 252337

Experimental Test Pilot (Fort Worth, TX)

This position is responsible to plan and conduct experimental flight test in helicopters and tilt rotor aircraft.

Other responsibilities include conducting other flight test operations, maintenance of flight currency, travel in support of Bell Helicopter flight operations, flight analysis, flight evaluations, test planning and flight test reports.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Support the planning and execution of engineering and experimental test flights for new aircraft and/or systems.
• Evaluate and report on data gathered during test flights.
• Demonstrate safe and efficient test planning and execution.
• Interface well with the entire project team to ensure successful accomplishment of the test program.
• Make recommendations as to operational effectiveness of systems, aircraft handling qualities and design improvements.

 

Requirements:
• Must be a graduate of an approved flight test school.
• A minimum of an FAA commercial rotorcraft helicopter instrument rating.
• Minimum of 2000 hours total time in rotary wing aircraft with not less than 1500 hours as pilot in command and possess a current FAA Class I or II medical certificate.
• Four years experience in helicopter flight test and systems development.
• 100 hours of experimental flight test time.
• Excellent communications skills with a demonstrated ability to work with flight test and maintenance personnel.
• Be current or able to meet Naval Aviation Water Survival Physiology training requirements.
• Must be willing to travel domestically and internationally in support of test programs.
• Must be able to obtain a secret security clearance.

For consideration please apply to requisition # 252337 via our website at: www.bellhelicopter.com/careers  or follow this link: Experimental Test Pilot 252337

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)., Non-U.S. persons selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to export-restricted information.