INL Crew Chief/Flght Engineer RW (CH-46) FI - Afghanistan (4587)
SUMMARYParticipate as a non-rated crew member on approved missions flown in support of an OCONUS US Government contract as instructor for Non-Rated Crew members Standardization. Responsible for accomplishing all required Load Master (non-rated crew member) duties in accordance with policies and procedures. Perform duties under the supervision of the Pilot-Command to include but are not limited to, aircraft configuration changes to support alternate missions, aircraft cargo, personnel loading and unloading operations and passenger safety briefings. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESPerform non-rated crewmember duties in accordance with aircrew training program requirements. - Plan and perform airdrop operations. Plan and perform loading and unloading activities, compute the center-of-gravity position and ensure it is within prescribed limits at all times. Ensure the cargo compartment is properly configured for each mission. Verify and maintain a manifest for cargo and/or personnel. Supervise and participate in loading/unloading operations. Ensure cargo and passengers are properly restrained. Confirm security of cargo and passengers as necessary. Supervise passengers during routine and emergency operations. Report any malfunction, maintenance or safety concern to the Pilot-in-Command. Perform emergency procedure actions as required by applicable directives and/or the Pilot-in-Command. Perform aircraft servicing duties including fueling operations, aircraft configuration changes as required. Position requires a U.S. Department of State Secret ClearancePerform routine OCONUS travel and within CONUS travel as required. Perform other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION REQUIREDHigh School Diploma or GED PREFERRED Graduate of the US Army Flight Instructor Course SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREDNight Vision Goggle (NVG) qualified and 150 hours of NVG experience. Minimum of five (5) years as a licensed A&P aircraft mechanic with experience on helicopter and associated sub systems. Minimum of 650 total rotary wing flight hours.FAA Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics License. Current FAA Class III Medical Certificate. One (1) year full field service within the last three (3) years.PREFERRED 5 years experience with UH-1, CH-46/CH-47, S-61/H3 or MD-530 series aircraft. Combat experience and previous exposure to operations in Iraq or Afghanistan highly desired. Previous experience with the M-4, Glock 19, M-249, and GAU-17 desired.