Calspan

Calspan has 2 Test Pilot positions open.  For more information and to apply please click on the folowing:

https://careers-calspan.icims.com/jobs/1875/vista%2c-learjet-test-pilot---eafb/job

https://careers-calspan.icims.com/jobs/1727/test-pilot/job

National Test Pilot School

Flight Test Engineer Instructor (Fixed Wing)

Join the World’s Test Pilot School (TPS) providing instruction for professional aviators and engineers to train in the science and discipline of Flight Test. NTPS represents several firsts in the Flight Test Education world:

  • First TPS approved to award Master's Degrees.
  • First TPS to be certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as an Approved Training Organization (ATO) for Test Pilot training.
  • First TPS to be institutionally accredited by the U.S. Department of Education (WSCUC)
  • First TPS to obtain ISO-9001-2015 certification. Small class sizes ensure quality instruction and attention to student needs. Students are typically hand-picked and represent a cross section of U.S. international partners with most being officers in an allied military service.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team developing and delivering flight test course material both live on-campus and live/recorded video for distance learning.
  • Teach all aspects of both academic and airborne instruction of the Performance, Flying Qualities and Systems curriculum to both Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer students.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Required)

  • Canidates must have excellent interpersonal skills that will allow you to work well with people having a wide range of experience and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Candidates must be able to explain complex subjects in a manner that can be assimilated and applied by all students.
  • Aeronautical Engineering knowledge and classroom presentation skills are required.
  • English language fluency.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Flight Test Engineer
  • Must be able to qualify for FAA Medical 3rd Class.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Preferred)

  • 10+ years of flight test experience
  • Previous Test Pilot School instructional experience
  • Test experience with Civil Certification, Radar, EO/IR, Comm/Nav, and/or weapons systems.
  • UAV experience
  • Simulator knowledge
  • Software coding skills.
  • Practical experience in Aeronautical Engineering design or research.

Education/ Professional Certification Requirements

  • Graduate of a Society of Experimental Test Pilots at a recognized Test Pilot School
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or field closely associated with flight testing.
  • Master's Degree in Engineering or a field closely associated with flight testing preferred.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental and vision insurance, Paid Time Off starting at 120 hours per year, 401K with generous employer match and relocation assistance.

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, applicants should be eligible for any required authorizations from the U.S. Government.

For immediate consideration, please submit resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


 Flight Test Engineer Instructor (Rotary Wing)

Join the World’s Test Pilot School (TPS) providing instruction for professional aviators and engineers to train in the science and discipline of Flight Test. NTPS represents several firsts in the Flight Test Education world:

  • First TPS approved to award Master's Degrees.
  • First TPS to be certified by the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as an Approved Training Organization (ATO) for Test Pilot training.
  • First TPS to be institutionally accredited by the U.S. Department of Education (WSCUC)
  • First TPS to obtain ISO-9001-2015 certification. Small class sizes ensure quality instruction and attention to student needs. Students are typically hand-picked and represent a cross section of U.S. international partners with most being officers in an allied military service.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a team developing and delivering flight test course material both live on-campus and live/recorded video for distance learning.
  • Teach all aspects of both academic and airborne instruction of the Performance, Flying Qualities and Systems curriculum to both Test Pilot and Flight Test Engineer students.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Required)

  • Canidates must have excellent interpersonal skills that will allow you to work well with people having a wide range of experience and diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Candidates must be able to explain complex subjects in a manner that can be assimilated and applied by all students.
  • Aeronautical Engineering knowledge and classroom presentation skills are required.
  • English language fluency.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience as a Flight Test Engineer
  • Must be able to qualify for FAA Medical 3rd Class.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience (Preferred)

  • 10+ years of flight test experience
  • Previous Test Pilot School instructional experience
  • Test experience with Civil Certification, Radar, EO/IR, Comm/Nav, and/or weapons systems.
  • UAV experience
  • Simulator knowledge
  • Software coding skills.
  • Practical experience in Aeronautical Engineering design or research.

Education/ Professional Certification Requirements

  • Graduate of a Society of Experimental Test Pilots at a recognized Test Pilot School
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or field closely associated with flight testing.
  • Master's Degree in Engineering or a field closely associated with flight testing preferred.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental and vision insurance, Paid Time Off starting at 120 hours per year, 401K with generous employer match and relocation assistance.

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, applicants should be eligible for any required authorizations from the U.S. Government.

For immediate consideration, please submit resumes to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Chief Test Pilot at Supernal

Supernal is at the forefront of creating emerging mobility solutions that will foster the development of human-centered cities. We are designing a completely new electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft tailored to the mobility needs of future cities. This allows passengers a seamless intermodal journey that safely transports them to their final destination. We fuse research in autonomy, robotics, aviation and services to define a new category of mobility for the world’s communities. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play.

What we do:

The Chief Test Pilot will support the design, development, and certification of the aircraft and ground control station. The role will work closely with other Test Pilots and Flight Test Engineers, as well as systems engineers and the certification group to validate and verify aircraft design. The position is a key contributor to the flight test risk management process. The role will provide guidance to our test certification planning, identifies applicable industry standards, and prepare the team to conduct testing that demonstrates compliance. This position will interact directly with the ER&D team on the aircraft design and will support simplified vehicle operations (SVO) as well as concepts of remote supervision of multiple aircraft.

What you can do:

  • Establish test pilot department and staff
  • Oversee test pilot training and ensuring proficiency of staff
  • Provides test pilot expertise to assigned programs; R&D efforts to ensure man-machine interface issues and requirements are identified for new aircraft designs
  • Perform initial flights on prototypes for new clean sheet air vehicles
  • Plan, develop, and perform flight tests on Supernal aircraft to verify air worthiness and performance capabilities
  • Partner closely with the Manager of Flight Test and the Chief Safety Officer to ensure that the test team is conducting safe and effective ground and flight test operations
  • Collaborates with FAA test pilots as well as other CAA crews
  • Responsible for developing standards and protocols, and ensures lessons learned are communicated with appropriate teams
  • Provides direction to engineers on design definition, simulator flights, test planning, test card writing, flight test techniques, test conduct test reporting, and proposal preparation
  • Responsible for process associated with developing and managing the test vehicle pilot handbook
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering related field
  • A minimum of 15 years flight test experience as a test pilot with increasing levels of responsibility (an equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience may be considered)
  • Graduate of an SETP recognized Test Pilot School, or equivalent experience
  • FAA Commercial Pilot or ATP certificate (Fixed or Rotary Wing)
  • Instructor pilot certificate and experience
  • Capable of acquiring the required level of FAA medical certificate
  • Both Fixed Wing and Rotary Wing pilot certificates
  • Minimum 2500 Flight Hours
  • Experience conducting test on programs pursuing FAA/TCCA/EASA Certification
  • Experience in Type Certification programs for fixed/rotary-wing aircraft.
  • Highly developed understanding of civil certification requirements from initial development to Entry into Service activities.
  • DER and/or ODA experience (or equivalent from other NAA)
  • Experience related to developing manuals for aircraft certification
  • Human-to-vehicle interface design, test and evaluation experience

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Master’s degree
  • Flight test experience in autonomous aircraft and electric propulsion
  • Experience conducting a first flight of a new type or heavily modified aircraft

Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request to be provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code, that will be subject to U.S. export control laws. If an export license or other export control authorization is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such license or authorization and approvals and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations contained in such license or authorization.

**If you’re interested, please apply on our careers page, or follow the link below!!**

https://jobs.supernal.aero/job/irvine/chief-test-pilot/36653/23834354288

Arbach Consulting, LLC

Arbach Consulting, LLC seeks a partner to assist select government clients rapidly invent, develop, test, and transition new advanced aerospace technologies and systems.

Things you would do on a daily basis:

  • Help establish and execute fast paced, aircraft development projects.
  • Evaluate technical concepts and designs for feasibility and suitability.
  • Create strategic scientific development implementation project plans.
  • Analyze and assess design, fabrication, integration, test, and business progress.
  • Solve complex issues based on current situation and client needs.
  • Discover new technology benefits and evaluate potential weaknesses.
  • Appraise airworthiness of new air vehicles and air system modifications.
  • Accomplish safety analysis and assist in mishap investigations as required.
  • Communicate ideas and recommendations using verbal, non-verbal, written, and visual medium at strategic and detailed technical levels.
  • Coordinate and negotiate with senior government and contractor leadership.
  • Review technical and cost proposals.
  • Prepare project budgets estimates.
  • Organize and conduct technical reviews.

Things you need in order to provide credible advice:

  • United States Navy or United States Air Force Military Experience.
  • Test Pilot School Graduate.
  • 15 years of relevant experience with a technical Master’s Degree or 20 years relevant experience with a technical Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Acquisition / Program Office and/or Safety experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Military Handbook-516C.
  • Working knowledge of Military Standard-882E.
  • Understanding of and ability to apply systems engineering principals.
  • Current TS/SBI with ability to obtain approval for Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) and Special Access Required (SAR) programs.
  • Voluntarily consent to a counter-intelligence polygraph examination.

Things to consider:

Primary duty location is in Northern Virginia.

Significant travel including remote locations.

If you ever dreamed about controlling your future as an independent consultant, now is your chance to join a profitable company with established clients.  Send resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

GS-14 Rotor Wing Test Pilot/Technical Director - Department of Homeland Security

Department of Homeland Security
Customs and Border Protection
Air and Marine Operations, Hurlburt Field, FL

For more information and to apply please click HERE.

For any questions, please contact Troy Fontaine  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

KBR

VH-92 Developmental Test Pilot

Joining KBR, you will be a part of the world’s largest independent flight test organization supporting both US Government and Commercial Agencies, joining a highly talented and experienced KBR aircrew services team that has provided over 40 continuous years of Aircrew project support at Patuxent River.  As a long-term incumbent and leader in flight test, the selected applicant will work within the NAVAIR test community composed of government, military, contractor and industry personnel while supporting flight test. 

 

Position Description/Job Responsibilities:

  • This position supports HX-21 Developmental Test and Evaluation at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD), NAS Patuxent River, MD
  • The applicant must be able to perform the duties of a VH-92 developmental test pilot and project officer and post maintenance check pilot.
  • The selected candidate will support a wide range of NAWCAD test and evaluation requirements to include test planning meetings, test plan development, event planning, test procedure and card development, flight briefings, test execution, post event support, test reporting, and deficiency reporting.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Technical Degree
  • A rotary wing pilot graduate of a full-length course of instruction from a recognized test pilot school (e.g., the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School, Empire Test Pilot School, EPNER Test Pilot School, etc.) required.
  • Minimum Ten (10) years of experience
  • Three (3) years of rotary wing RDT&E flight experience and five years of rotary wing RDT&E flight experience preferred.
  • Minimum of 2,000 hours required and 1,000 hours in rotor wing aircraft preferred.
  • Previous H-92 aircraft qualification preferred.
  • Current aircraft qualification and recent experience with rotary wing T&E techniques, concepts, principles, and practices preferred.
  • 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.
  • Travel, sometimes extensive, will be required to support this position.
  • Secret Clearance required; ability to obtain a Top-Secret Security clearance preferred.
  • Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

If you are interested, please contact:

Al Trombley
KBR, Lead Recruiter
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