INL Crew Chief/Flight Engineer RW (SI) - USA, FL (5745)

SUMMARY:Participate 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 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform 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.
  • Perform routine OCONUS travel and within CONUS travel as required.
  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
AAR Airlift Group, Inc.
Job Type: 
Palm Bay

EDUCATION REQUIRED:High School Diploma or GED PREFERRED:Graduate of the US Army Flight Instructor Course SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Night 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.
  • Minimum two (2) years crew chief and mechanic experience on rotary wing aircraft.
  • FAA Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics License.
  • Current FAA Class III Medical Certificate.
  • Two (2) years experience as a NRCM or NPCP Instructor.


  • 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.
  • Conversant in both English & Spanish