Serves as a Staff Trainer for all matters concerning on flight/ground aviation standardization issues. The Staff Trainer is responsible for assisting in the planning, coordinating, and supervising of all current and future command operations, directly supporting the Office of Program Management (Avi


Vinnell Arabia • 
Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Serves as a Staff Trainer for all matters concerning on flight/ground aviation standardization issues. The Staff Trainer is responsible for assisting in the planning, coordinating, and supervising of all current and future command operations, directly supporting the Office of Program Management (Aviation) team to meet the Ministry of the National Guard’s operational requirements. Responsible for performing duties as the Directorate of Evaluation, Safety and Standards Chief Standardization Instructor Pilot-Trainer in the UH-60M Aircraft and associated simulation device(s). Responsible to Evaluate and assist aviation standardization programs on an MNG-wide basis. Responsible to provide feedback to the MNG Chief of aviation-on-aviation related problem areas that surface during the conduct of aviation standardization and evaluation visits. Responsible for all aviation literature in MNG-AVN for technical accuracy appropriate to branch responsibilities and recommend changes to aviation literature to the Chief of MNG-AVN. Conduct initial Aircraft Qualification Course (AQC) training, continuation training and evaluation of customer pilots in accordance with approved Saudi Arabian National Guard/Ministry of National Guard publications (FTG’s, AR’s, TC’s, etc.). Conduct academic instruction and hands-on performance-based training and administer evaluations to ensure pilot proficiency and standardization of training. Responsible for maintaining Individual Gradebook Folders, Individual Aircrew Training Folders (IATF) and completing required training, currency, and readiness entries. Conduct UH-60M Series aircraft specific ground school-based training and instrument instruction in a classroom environment, aircraft or flight simulation device(s). Flight instruction training duties include contact, basic instrument, and basic combat skills under Day, Night, and NVG conditions to U.S. Army standards or MNG-AVN IAW government approved DATM, FTG, and POI requirements. Instruction may include any combination of individual or group instruction in an academic classroom environment, aircraft, or simulator. ​

A. Duties/Responsibilities:

  1. Provide executive level expertise and assistance to the Saudi Arabian National Guard General Officers and the operations staff supporting current and future operations within areas aviation standardization and training management.

  2. Provide the Saudi Arabian National Guard General Officer staff with assessing, developing, coordinating, and preparing current aviation related actions for decision and implementation.

  3. Monitors MNG-AVN standardization programs and serves as the interface between MNG-AVN G-3 and the Brigade.

  4. Primary MNG-AVN G3/5 staff officer responsible for developing MNG-AVN standardization policies for aviation regulations.

  5. Manage the creation, modification and implementation of aviation flight policy, regulations, training documents and procedures.

  6. Train and evaluate Aviation pilots in the UH-60M Aircraft, conduct initial Aircraft Qualification Course (AQC) training in accordance with the approved DATM and specific unit ATP guidelines.

  7. Develop or update Aviation Aircrew Training Program, appropriate UH-60M/MNG-AVN related manuals, CMP and POI in accordance with customer guidance. Verify and confirm that all required flight training publications are current and complete.

  8. Conduct and evaluate individual readiness level progression tasks, to include instrument flight tasks, during day, night, and night vision goggle (NVG), and instrument flight rules (IFR).

  9. Prepare pilots through realistic mission training flight maneuvers under local environmental conditions to include dust landings, and weather specific desert training.

  10. Provide aircrew proficiency training in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) in and outside controlled airspace under General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) rules.

  11. Attends meetings as required with Customers.

  12. Recommend aviation Instructor Pilot and Pilot in Command appointments to customer leadership.

  13. Responsible for providing direct interface and daily status reports as required between staff for training status, mission assignments, mission planning, and crew status.

  14. Assist in Functional Check Flights as required as directed by MNG counterparts.

  15. Able to perform duties in a culturally sensitive environment and maintain a professional approach, attitude, and appearance at all times.

  16. Develops, updates, and performs as SME in all POI and Flight Training Guide areas, and subjects as required by the customer leadership.

  17. Other duties as assigned and or directed by management.

    B. Independence: Reports to the FUOPS Lead (STG). Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with significant choice of methods. Authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities.

C. Supervisory Responsibilities: Report directly to the Lead Flight Examiner. Supervise all assigned Instructor Pilots and Battalion support members. Supervisor of all flight training related functions to include daily flight training operations and endorsement of customer and additional instructor pilots or unit trainers.
Job Requirements:
  1. Education Level:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required, Master’s Degree preferred or an equivalent combination of college level courses, military training and job site experience may be substituted.

  2. Must have been qualified as a Pilot in Command.

  3. Graduate of the Instructor Pilot Course (IPC)/Methods of Instruction (MOI) course at an authorized Aviation Proponent School or an IP equivalency evaluation administered by a standardization instructor pilot (SP) selected by the Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization (DES) required or equivalent.

  4. Qualified on the AH-64E, UH-60M, MD-530, or the AH-6i Series Aircraft.

  5. FAA Commercial Rotorcraft Helicopter Instructor Pilot certificate (CFI) or equivalent required (GACA).

  6. FAA Commercial Rotorcraft Helicopter Instrument Pilot certificate (CFII) preferred.

  1. Experience:

  1. Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Aviation Standardization required.

  2. Former Standardization Instructor Pilot experience required.

  3. Former Brigade level or higher staff officer experience preferred.

  4. Experience in Utility helicopter mission required.

  5. Minimum of 3000 total flight hours required.

  6. Minimum of 500 Instructor Pilot Flight hours in the AH-64, UH-60, MD-530 or the AH-6i series aircraft required.

  7. Minimum of 150 Night Vision Goggle (NVG) flight hours required.

  8. Combat experience preferred.

  9. Instructor pilot experience at an USAACE approved school of instruction or equivalent preferred.

  1. Specific knowledge, skills, ability:

  1. Successfully pass the FAA Class II Flight Physical upon hire or equivalent, and annually thereafter required.

  2. Knowledge of Army Aviation training concepts, administration, and logistics.

  3. Ability to communicate both orally and written in English.

  4. Ability to effectively deal with people in the coordination of staff and team members.

  5. Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.

  6. Possesses a valid driver’s license.

D. Any or all of the above minimum qualifications may be waived by Chief of MNG-Aviation
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