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UH 60 Maintenance Test Pilot - Fort Benning, Georgia

Company/Organization: ATSC

Position: Pilot-Rotary Wing

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 6/24/2021 12:30:17 PM


The 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.
Principal Accountabilities
* Perform test flights and demonstrating aircraft
proficiency upon completion of aircraft maintenance or modifications on
* Interpret meteorological data as it pertains to filing a
flight plan for the navigational course of flight needed for a mission or
* File flight plans for all flights using authorized
navigational processes.
* Compute weight and balance logs for the aircraft being
* Initiate and complete all military flight or maintenance
forms to document maintenance test flight completion and discrepancies.
* Communicate, troubleshoot, advise and work side by side
with military pilots and technicians.
* Determine in accordance with publications and procedures
the airworthiness of aircraft prior to release for flight.
* Perform recovery flights and ferries aircraft to
additional sites, such as depots.
* Perform troubleshooting procedures of aircraft on the
ground and during flight and makes appropriate write-ups or gives verbal
instructions to correct deficiencies.
* Verify forms and records used in the performance of
maintenance to ensure they comply with work performed prior to ground or flight
* Run-up aircraft for alert status to perform test on
* Deploy when required to support contract requirements when
maintenance test flights are anticipated.
* 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.
* Ensure proper documentation.
* Must be capable of Aircraft Technical Inspection (TI) as
additional duty.
* May assist with continual improvement initiatives.
* As qualified may perform Aviation
Safety Official duties as directed- Delete
* As qualified may perform Chief or Lead pilot duties as
designated by the Site Supervision.
* Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge Skills
* Demonstrated proven and verifiable aviation experience
including ethics, ability and professionalism of the highest standards are
required for this position.
* Must have demonstrated communication skills, both oral and
written. Must be fluent in the English language.
* Working knowledge for operating navigational and
communication equipment installed on the aircraft.
* Capable of computing and annotating weight and balance
logs for the aircraft.
* Able to pass flight proficiency examinations required by
the customer.
* Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance
if required.
* Must be able to Read, Write and Communicate effectively in
Experience Education
*Completion of high school or equivalent and
military flight and applicable training courses are required
*At least ten years of aviation maintenance
experience required
*Must be proficient in flying operations of the
aircraft they are assigned.
*Must be a graduate of the Maintenance Test Pilot
*Must be UH-60L qualified and must have 1,000
hours of Pilot-In-Command (PIC) time.
*Must have current FAA
Flight Physical
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
* May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet
engine aircraft.
* May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be
exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts and
* May be exposed to a wide variety of operational
circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary
* Must be able to distinguish color and judge
three-dimensional depth.
* 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 exposed to chemical mist, gas, vapors, ultra-violet
and infrared radiation.
* May be required to lift to 50 pounds to a height of four
(4) feet and be required to lift 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.

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