Maintenance Test Pilot (AH64)

Loyal Source

The AH-64 D/E MTP – Maintenance Test Pilot (AH-64 D/E) utilizes flight test techniques to perform test flights of aircraft to measure performance and handling to determine airworthiness following maintenance or modifications.

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

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

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

路 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.

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

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

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

路 As qualified may act as Site Safety Specialist and/or perform the duties of Aviation Safety Officer (ASO).

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

路 Must be capable of Aircraft Technical Inspection (TI) as additional duty.

路 Plan and conduct aircraft technical inspections when required.

路 Lectures, demonstrates, and provides technical guidance on practical exercises in inspection techniques, procedures, performance evaluation, and operational checks on the power plant, structure, and systems of helicopters powertrains.

路 Maintains technical library, inspect systems, subsystems, and components according to applicable technical publications and checklists before, during and after airplane maintenance and modifications.

路 Evaluate operational readiness of aircraft and recommend corrective action.

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

路 Ensure compliance with aircraft configuration control, Army oil analysis program and test measuring and diagnostic calibration.

路 Evaluate maintenance operations and facilities for compliance with directives, technical manuals, work standards, safety procedures, and operational policies.

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

路 Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.

路 May be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions.

路 Perform other qualified duties as needed or requested.

Minimum Requirements

路 Minimum of Ten (10) years Aviation Maintenance experience required.

路 1000 Hours of (PIC) Pilot in Command time is preferred, with a Minimum of 300 Hours PIC in the AH-64 D/E.

路 Be proficient in flying operations of the aircraft they are assigned (AH-64 D/E).

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

路 Satisfactorily completed a proficiency check within the previous 12 months.

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

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

路 Working knowledge for operating navigational and communication equipment installed on the aircraft.

路 Capable of computing and annotating weight and balance logs for the aircraft.

路 Version 6 Qualified.

路 Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.

路 Valid US Passport is required for Deployment to Korea.

Required Certificates / Licenses:

路 Must hold a valid and current FAA Class II Medical Certificate, or (Army Upslip). Required to successfully complete FAA Class II Flight Physical initially, and annually thereafter (Army or FAA Class II flight physical).

路 FAA Commercial Instrument rating license.

路 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.

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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