DescriptionRequisition Number: FS91283
Interest Category: Aviation
Interest Sub Category: Pilot / Instructor Pilot
Job Title : Rotary/Fixed Wing Pilot
Employment Category/Status: full-time
Type of Position: Regular Hire
City: Fort Belvoir
Minimum Requirements: High school diploma required. Bachelor's degree from 4-year college/university desired. Military or other technical flight training consistent with requirements.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) pilot certificate.
FAA Commercial Multiengine, instrument rotary ratings and/or appropriate military ratings, multi-engine helicopter pilot with 1,000 first pilot time, and possession of the knowledge and skills required for the position. Experience operating Blackhawk and UH-1 series aircraft. This pilot position will support NVESD sensor testing missions, both at the Ft. Belvoir local area an away at TDY locations, CONUS and possibility of OCONUS. This pilot would be required to initially fly the UH-60 Blackhawk in both visual (VMC) and instrument conditions (IMC), conducting a variety of sensor testing missions. Experience in operational missions and IMC flight would be important for this position.
Must possess a current first or second-class medical certificate or an Army Class 2 FDME (either from an FAA certified military flight surgeon or an FAA certified civilian physician) in accordance with FAA regulations.
Must hold a current US passport and current secret security clearance.
Employee will be required to pass and maintain physical conditioning appropriate for the mission. Employee must be willing to conduct flights in weather at low level, at night and over rugged terrain including mountains, dense jungle/forest, and vast unpopulated areas.
Job Description: Serves as pilot-in-command/or second-in-command of rotary multi-engine aircraft flying a variety of demanding test and operational missions. Prepares and files flight clearance, ensures aircraft is preflight inspected, loaded, equipped and manned for mission, inspects and tests mission equipment for proper operation, ensures that weight and balance are correct, fuel supply is adequate, and survival and rescue equipment is properly stowed. Briefs crewmembers and non-crewmembers on safety and emergency procedures by the contract or customer requirements, test both normal and emergency functions of systems, maintains flight records and reports observations made during mission, provides detailed and effective communications with ground maintenance personnel.