|Location||Patuxent River, Maryland|
|Date Posted||December 13, 2017|
The selected candidate will serve as HX-21 Instructor Pilot in the TH-57C helicopter and as Platform Coordinator for assigned TH-57C assets. The position involves planning and execution of training and currency requirements for squadron TH-57C pilots.
Specific duties include:
Conducting ground and flight training (day/night Familiarization, Instrument, Autorotation, and NVG operations) in support of TH-57C NATOPS qualifications for squadron pilots.
Performing annual flight evaluations (NATOPS and Instrument) for TH-57C pilots.
Conducting Functional Check Flights in the TH-57C.
Coordinating with maintenance department for support of program objectives and asset availability.
This position also serves as HX-21 Assistant Operations Officer, whose tasks include supporting the HX-21 Operations Department in qualifications, currency, planning, and scheduling of assigned USN, USMC, Government and Contractor personnel conducting Developmental Testing of USN/USMC rotary wing and tilt-rotor aircraft.
Education: This position requires a candidate with a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university and six (6) years of flight experience.
Experience/Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: The selected applicant must have a minimum of 50 hours in the TH-57/H-58 helicopter. A current or former designation as a NATOPS Instructor Pilot in any rotary wing aircraft is required. The selected individual for this position must have a current or former designation to conduct Instrument Flight evaluations (Instrument Flight Board). A current or previous qualification in the use of Night Vision Devices is also required.
Favorable consideration will be given to applicants with:
•Qualifications as Instructor Pilot, NATOPS Instructor/Evaluator, Instrument Instructor/Evaluator, and/or Functional Check Flight Pilot in the TH-57/H-58 helicopter.
•250 hours of Instructor Pilot flight time in the TH-57/H-58.
•Experience in the Operations Department of a USN/USMC helicopter squadron. Experience in the conduct of Developmental Testing (test planning, risk mitigation, test range coordination, etc.).
•Graduation from a recognized military or civilian Engineering Test Pilot School.
Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.