Non-Maintenance Test Pilot, Rotary Wing in Fort Riley, KS at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

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Job Summary
The Non-Maintenance Test Pilot, Rotary Wing safely operates aircraft in support of missions that may involve the ferrying of aircraft.  Participates in training and performs single ship support missions in aircraft during the day.  Complies with all customer and program standardization directives, aircrew training manuals (ATM), and aircrew training program (ATP) requirements.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
  • Fly single ship support missions during the day. 
  • Ensure compliance with all program standardization directives, aircrew training manuals, and ATP requirements.
  • Ferry aircraft to include other missions as directed. 
  • Perform rated crewmember duties in accordance with ATP requirements.
  • Must be able to qualify for Pilot-in-Command (PC) status at the culmination of initial training and maintain PC status at all times thereafter.
  • Perform aircraft and ground servicing and training duties including fueling operations, aircraft configuration changes as assigned and required.
  • May be assigned duties as PC or Lead Pilot as qualified, and perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency and understanding of aircraft systems, components, and operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of FAA and ICAO regulations pertinent to operational requirements.
  • Documented completion of a manufacturer’s course of instruction, military flight training or a DoS program of instruction in designated aircraft.
  • Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel highly desired.
  • Individual must have the ability to obtain and maintain a National Agency Check (NACI).  A current DOD Secret Security Clearance is preferred.

Experience & Education
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1,000 total Pilot in Command (PIC) Rotary Wing with 100 hours of AH-64D/E.
  • FAA Commercial and Instrument Airman’s Certificate Helicopter.
  • Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.

  • Recent experience in high mountain/desert and tactical operations. 
  • College degree.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for up to twelve (12) hours per day and sit for up to eight (8) hours per day.
  • Must be able to perform rated crewmember duties during mission operations.
  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
  • Must be able to routinely climb/descend stairs.
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print, maps, aeronautical charts, and weather charts.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above/below shoulders.
  • Must be able to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
  • Must be physically capable of climbing vertical ladders or built-in aircraft steps to heights of 10-12 feet.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds to a height of four (4) feet and be required to lift up to 20 pounds to a height of seven (7) feet.
  • Individual must be able to travel within CONUS locations. 
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure. 
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft. 
  • May be exposed to fumes, gas, airborne particles, chemical mist, vapors, ultra-violet and infrared radiation.
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles or aircraft.
  • May be exposed to rapid or extreme temperature changes.


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