Pilot, RW CH46 in Kabul at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/1/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Pilot, RW, CH-46 (HLH) perform Missions as directed by the Senior Aviation Advisor. Operates CH-46E helicopters in support of the U.S. Department of State (DoS), Bureau for Diplomatic Security (DS), under oversight from the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office of Aviation (INL/A) primarily in the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Mission is to provide aviation support services in Iraq for Air Transport, Reconnaissance and Security, Casualty Evacuations, Quick Reaction Forces to respond to incidents, for Chief of Mission personnel or other personnel required by U.S. Government Authority to conduct official business 
  • Mission tasks may also require aerial gunnery and escort of ground forces 
  • Applicant will be required to fly both single and multi-ship day, night, and Night Vision Goggle (NVG) missions; primarily under visual meteorological conditions 
  • Applicant will be required to maintain NVG currency and Instrument proficiency 
  • The successful applicant will perform duties as a Pilot, Pilot-in- Command, Air Mission Commander, Flight Lead, or Lead Pilot 
  • The Lead Pilot will assign other tasks as required  
  • Potential for exposure to hostile fire in this region is high
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • Branch 15 Aviation MOS series (154C preferred) or other military or commercial equivalent is required; qualification in CH-46E is required prior to or incident to assignment 
  • Individual must demonstrate proficiency in understanding aircraft systems, components, and operations 
  • Individual must possess a thorough knowledge of FAA and ICAO regulations pertinent to the host country and operational requirement 
  • Individual should have experience using Falcon View or its equivalent 
  • Individual must show documented completion of a manufacturer’s course of instruction, military flight training or a DoS program of instruction in CH-46E series helicopters 
  • Possess or the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Security Clearance is a condition of employment; an active Secret Security Clearance is preferred 
  • Possess a current US Passport or the ability to obtain one before assignment

Experience & Education
  • 2,000 total rotary wing flight hours including 1000 hours of turbine engine time
  • Applicant must be Night Vision Goggle (NVG) qualified and have 300 hours of NVG experience
  • Demonstrated, proven and verifiable aviation experience including ethics, ability, and professionalism of the highest standards are required for this position
  • Individual must hold a current FAA Airman’s Certificate with rotorcraft helicopter and instrument ratings, or equivalent military ratings, and a current FAA Class II Medical Certificate
  • Recent experience in high mountain/desert and tactical operations is highly desired 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • Associates Degree preferred

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Must possess physical dexterity and coordination to qualify for Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Pilot Certificate
  • 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 meet or exceed Federal Aviation Administration minimum visual acuity and hearing standards for Class II medical certificate
  • 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
  • May be exposed to certain obstructions on the surface as well as ladders, stairs, etc.
  • May be exposed to rapid or extreme temperature changes
  • May be exposed to chemical mist, gas, vapors, ultra-violet and infrared radiation
  • Must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments
  • 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
  • Must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments

  • Travel to and between CONUS and OCONUS locations as requested is required