Work effectively with a small team to engage with the engineering customer and ensure a smooth aircraft integration process
Work with the engineering customer to understand project scope, build schedules, write test plans (including flight profiles and test cards), analyze flight test risk, manage logistics, and coordinate airspace. Ensure that preflight inspections are performed.
Study weather conditions at destination, en route, alternate airports, and departure points.
Ensure that flight plans are properly prepared and filed.
Ensure that the aircraft is prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the engineering crew.
Review and calculate the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board, and performance charts.
Investigate, review, and comply with military range operating procedures.Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft’s operation.Use Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
Conduct other day to day administrative responsibilities required in the flight operations department (i.e. flight safety, training, record keeping, navigation tools/database maintenance, process development, etc). ... Continue Reading
Practical knowledge of flight test procedures with 5 years of flight test experienceMilitary Pilot experience is strongly preferred
Have an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with MEL privileges and at least Commercial SEL privileges
Jet aircraft experience with type ratings desired
Experience in DeHavilland Twin Otter, Falcon 20, Gulfstream II/IV and single engine Cessna desirable
Current FAA Medical Certificate (First or Second Class)
Minimum of 2500 hours, including 1000 hours of turbine, at which at least 500 hours is Pilot in Command time.
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent highly preferred
Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals, departments and organizations
Ability and willingness to work with irregular hours and work daysAbility to travel on short notice
Familiarity with FAA Certification processes and procedures a plus
Familiarity with UAS systems is also desired
Must be able to obtain and maintain government (DoD) clearance ... Continue Reading
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