Maintenance Test Pilot (UH60A/L/M) (LSF0017_COMPANY_1)
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Meridianville, AL 35759
Performs flight readiness inspections, completes maintenance forms and aircraft log books. Flight tests the applicable aircraft to determine that the airframe, power plant, accessories and items of equipage are functioning IAW predetermined requirements. Performs maintenance operational checks of aircraft on the ground through engine run-up, aircraft taxiing or use of auxiliary power or testing equipment, to assure that aircraft systems or components disturbed during an inspection or maintenance action have been repaired, reassembled or adjusted satisfactorily. Performs general maintenance operational test flights to prove the airworthiness of the COMPLETE aircraft. Completes test flight check sheets IAW the applicable maintenance MANUAL. Performs limited test flights when it is necessary to prove proper functioning of specific items/components. After each test flight, performs a thorough visual inspection to the extent necessary to ensure that deficiencies developed as a result of the test flight are detected and corrected before the aircraft is released for further flight. Performs as the PMs on site manager responsible for managing production and supervising maintenance personnel.
DOD Flight and Ground Operations Responsibilities:
• Acts as the primary advisor to the Director of LSF for all matters involving DOD flight and ground operations under the authority of DCMA Instruction 8210.
• Fulfill all responsibilities as the Contractor’s Requesting Official (CRO) for the LSF Program, as defined by DCMA 8210.1
• Perform flight mission briefings for authorized flights IAW AVN-002, Chapter 4.
• Submit Flight Authorization requests to the Government Flight Representative IAW AVN-002, Chapter 4.
• Coordinate partner and sub-contractor pilot and maintenance test pilot schedules to ensure flight mission completion.
• Establish criteria for hiring personnel for positions responsible for maintaining, supervising, or inspecting maintenance.
• Ensures adherence to master plans and schedules; develops solutions to functional area problems and directs work of employees assigned to business disciplines and those matrixed to various programs / projects.
• Must be able to fly under Day, Night and IMC flight conditions with responsibility for such operations as ferrying the aircraft from home station to required test sites.
• Performs assignments including maintenance test flights, planning routes of flight, securing the necessary clearance, navigating by reference to aeronautical charts, compass, and terrain features under Day, Night and IMC flight conditions.
• Accomplishes TDY mission support when tasked by the COR or designated representative and support any other flight and non-flight tasking as directed through their chain of command.
• Understand, follow and enforce the parameters set forth in AR 95-20, August 2013 and AR 95-1, March 2018
• Work daily with our government oversite agency, from DCMA, the Government Flight Representative (GFR) and their staff
• Other duties as assigned.
This position will supervise an aircraft maintenance section up to 20 personnel including interviewing, hiring, terminating, performance reviews, and performance corrections. This position has the responsibility and authority to carry out assigned tasks.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:
• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure MANUALS.
• Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
• Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
• Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume and to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
• Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Strong decision analysis and problem-solving skills; ability to draw conclusions and justify decisions. Must be able to communicate issues to management.
• Must have greater than 1000 Flight Hours of which a minimum of 300 must be in same MDS or of similar type.
• Possess FAA Commercial Pilot or Airline Transport Pilot rating and the appropriate category endorsements.
• Must meet all Army initial aircraft qualifications.
• Must be a graduate of the Army Maintenance Test Pilot Course (UH-60) or
• Have completed an equivalency evaluation conducted by the Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization (DES)
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance
Yulista offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, NATIONAL origin, disabilities, protected military or veteran status. To apply for this position, or view all or job openings, visit us online at www.yulista.com, click on career opportunities.