Maintenance Test Pilot (AH64)

Loyal Source

The AH-64 Maintenance Test Pilot utilizes flight test techniques to perform test flights of aircraft to measure performance and handling to determine airworthiness following maintenance or modifications.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Perform test flights and demonstrating aircraft proficiency upon completion of aircraft maintenance or modifications on aircraft.

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

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

聽聽聽聽聽聽Run-up aircraft for alert status to perform test on modifications.

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

聽聽聽聽聽聽File flight plans for all flights using authorized navigational processes. Ensure proper documentation is chronicled.

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

聽聽聽聽聽聽Compute weight and balance logs for the aircraft being flown.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Perform recovery flights and ferries aircraft to additional sites, such as depots.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Initiate and complete all military flight or maintenance forms to document maintenance test flight completion and discrepancies.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Communicate, troubleshoot, advise and work side by side with military pilots and technicians.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Communicate, troubleshoot, advise and work side by side with military pilots and technicians.

聽聽聽聽聽聽As qualified may perform as site safety specialist and/or additional duties safety officer functions.

聽聽聽聽聽聽May support AS9100-AS9110 internal audits, corrective action requests, assist section, department, and/or program in developing plans to correct identified shortfalls; and may assist with continual improvement initiatives.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Must be capable of Aircraft Technical Inspection (TI) as additional duty, to plan and conduct aircraft technical inspections.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Understand the fundamentals and inspection techniques of helicopter structural repairs.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Perform troubleshooting and analyze electrical/electronic systems. Lectures, demonstrates, and practical exercises in inspection techniques, procedures, performance evaluation, and operational checks on the power plant, structure, and systems of helicopters powertrains.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Provide technical guidance to repairs performing aircraft and subsystem maintenance techniques and safety procedures.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Maintains technical library, inspect systems, subsystems, and components according to applicable technical publications and checklists before, during and after airplane maintenance and modifications. Annotate records of required maintenance.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Evaluate operational readiness of aircraft and recommend corrective action.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Inspect crash-damaged aircraft and estimates time, parts and costs to repair.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Evaluate maintenance operations and facilities for compliance with directives, technical manuals, work standards, safety procedures, and operational policies. Ensure compliance with aircraft configuration control, Army oil analysis program and test measuring and diagnostic calibration.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Performs maintenance trend analysis and apply production control, quality control and other maintenance management principles and procedures to aircraft maintenance operations.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Deploy when required to support contract requirements when maintenance test flights are anticipated.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

聽聽聽聽聽聽High School Diploma or equivalent is required.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Ten (10) years of aviation maintenance experience is required.

聽聽聽聽聽聽1,000 or more hours of total flight time, with at least 300 hours in the same aircraft type and design, and 100 hours in the assigned aircraft. A minimum of 1000 Hours of (PIC) Pilot in Command time.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Must be proficient in flying operations of the AH-64 D/E; and have satisfactorily completed a proficiency check within the previous 12 months.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Possess a current valid Army Upslip or FAA Class II Medical; and successfully complete initially and annually thereafter an Army or FAA Class II flight physical.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Possess an instrument rating on FAA Commercial Pilot License.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Successfully completed Army Maintenance Test Pilots Course (MTPC) or complete an equivalency evaluation IAW AR 95-1 and 95-20.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Successfully completed the US Army Aircraft Maintenance Officers Course (AMOC) Phase II or complete an equivalency evaluation IAW AR 95-1 and 95-20.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Completed military flight and applicable training courses as required IAW 95-20; must meet the qualification requirements of AR 95-20.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Must meet the experience requirements of AFR55-22, NOTAMS, AR95-10, AR95-20 and DCMA-8210 pertaining to each aircraft prior to acting in the capacity of pilot-in-command on maintenance test flights.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Version 6 Qualified is preferred.

Clearance Requirements:

聽聽聽聽聽聽Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Government (Secret) Clearance.

聽聽聽聽聽聽Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization.

About Loyal Source

Loyal Source is an Orlando-based workforce solutions provider dedicated to delivering elite services worldwide, with a focus in government healthcare, technical and support services, engineering, and travel healthcare. Loyal Source provides exceptional custom solutions to both private enterprise and government agencies. Loyal Source is a military friendly employer and proud partner of the Military Spouse Employment Partnership program.

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Loyal Source does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factors.

This contractor and subcontractor abides by the requirements of聽41 CFR 60-1.4(a),聽60-300.5(a)聽and聽60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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