AH-64E Maintenance Test Pilot
Starting 1 January, 2018 Vinnell Arabia will have multiple AH-64E Maintenance Test Pilot positions available. Functions as the Maintenance Test Pilot (MTP) under the direction of the Production Control Manager. The Maintenance Test Pilot (MTP) shall be responsible for performing Maintenance Test Flights (MTF), and Maintenance Operational Checks (MOC), conducting in-flight troubleshooting and verifications of aircraft to ensure airworthiness upon completion of extensive disassembly for maintenance, repair, replacement or modification of components or aircraft systems.Flights typically associated with this position include determining the availability of required aircraft power, assessing power plant health and performance, and verifying the functioning of aircraft components and systems in accordance with applicable aircraft technical publications and predetermined requirements. The MTP shall perform general or limited test flights of aircraft when ground diagnostic tests cannot determine the safe and/or proper functioning of aircraft components or systems. The MTP shall conduct aircraft general and pre-flight readiness inspections.The MTP shall successfully start, run-up, fly, navigate and safely land aircraft IAW applicable aircraft operators manual.The MTP shall correctly complete all required aircraft maintenance forms, records, and aircraft log books entries.The MTP shall perform mathematical calculations, performance data, and landing configurations of the type series. The MTP shall conduct briefings to flight crew members and maintenance personnel in support of the various MTP aircraft operations as stated above.
Education level: High School Diploma; Associates Degree desiredExperience: 2 years#8217; experience as a Maintenance Test Pilot in AH-64 series, meets requirements of AR 95-20 required. Maintenance Examiner in AH-64E desired.Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Helicopter; Instrument Helicopter license.USG maintenance test pilot qualified in the AH-64E helicopter. Successfully pass the Army or FAA Class II Flight Physical upon hire, and annually thereafter. Be proficient in the use of computer-hosted interactive technical manuals, aircraft maintenance forms, and other aircraft related documentation. Ability to communicate both orally and written. Ability to effectively deal with people in the supervision of staff and team members. Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner. Possesses a valid State driver#8217;s license.