DynCorp International LLC. Chief Maintenance Test Pilot - Fort Carson, CO - Contingent upon award in FORT CARSON, Colorado

  • Description *

/ This position is contingent upon contract award. /

  • Position Description *

The Chief Maintenance Test Pilot will interface with the program and customer as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) on aircraft operations. Provides training to personnel, examines aircraft and audits items such as flight plans and other documents.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Responsible for the supervision and management of pilots assigned to the program.

  • Responsible for performing test flights and demonstrating aircraft proficiency upon completion of aircraft maintenance or modifications on aircraft.

  • Determine, in accordance with publications and procedures, the airworthiness of aircraft prior to release for flight.

  • Perform troubleshooting procedures of aircraft on the ground and during flight, and makes appropriate write-ups or gives verbal instructions to correct deficiencies.

  • Coordinate scheduling and logistics of various aircraft that are needed by the customer to complete the mission.

  • Perform recovery flights and ferry aircraft to additional sites, such as depots.

  • Verify accuracy of forms and records used in the performance of maintenance to ensure they comply with work performed prior to ground or flight checks.

  • Run-up aircraft for alert status, perform tests on modifications, and function as a member of the Maintenance Recovery Teams when an operational check or test flight is required.

  • Fly with military aircrews and provide instruction and currency training as required.

  • Interpret meteorological data as it pertains to filing a flight plan for the navigational course of flight needed for a sortie and file a flight plan for all flights using authorized processes.

  • Compute and complete weight and balance logs for the aircraft.

  • Operate navigational and communication equipment installed on the aircraft.

  • Perform other qualified duties as required.

  • Qualifications and Skills Requirements *

  • Able to meet the training and qualification requirements of AFI 10-220 and DCMA 8210.0.

  • Able to pass flight proficiency examinations by an authorized examination agency.

  • Able to attain, or currently possess, a current FAA Medical Certificate Second Class.

  • Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Fluent in the English language.

  • Able to develop procedures and work instructions.

  • Able to perform scheduling and the logistics of aircraft movement.

  • Proficiency in developing flight plans and critiquing flight plans.

  • Experience in Quality Assurance of Flight Maintenance.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance if required by the program.

  • Proficiency in various computer programs desirable (ex: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Visio etc.).

  • Prefer previous attendance at the Aviation Safety Officer Course (ASOC).

  • Must have a Final Secret Clearance

Experience and Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor degree in related area preferred.

  • Five (5) or more years working as a trainer with commercial aircraft services or the military.

  • Proven successful experience working in complex and matrixed environments preferred.

  • Valid FAA commercial pilot certificate for assigned aircraft type (rotorcraft/fixed wing) and instrument ratings.

  • Satisfactorily completed a proficiency check within the previous twelve (12) months.

  • 1,500 or more hours first pilot with 500 hours experience in assigned aircraft type of which at least 300 hours must have been in aircraft assigned.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Works in a normal office environment with controlled temperature and lighting conditions.

  • May be exposed to loud aircraft, and the usual exhaust of aircraft.

  • Environment can be hot at times on the flight line and in the flight hangers with considerable walking between buildings.

  • Must be able to work varied weekly schedules driven by maintenance test flights and other operational requirements.

Job: *Aviation / Support

Title: Chief Maintenance Test Pilot - Fort Carson, CO - Contingent upon award


Requisition ID: PR1701555