Ask us about Bonus and Salary! AMERICAN SYSTEMS is seeking a retired/ former US Army AH-64E Maintenance Test Flight Examiner or Pilot to provide advice, training, and assistance to Taiwan Army to help them establish effective AH-64E (Apache) related standardization, training, logistics, sustainment,
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AH-64E Apache Maintenance Test Flight Examiner (MTFE)

American Systems  • 
Fort Rucker, Alabama, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Ask us about Bonus and Salary! AMERICAN SYSTEMS is seeking a retired/ former US Army AH-64E Maintenance Test Flight Examiner or Pilot to provide advice, training, and assistance to Taiwan Army to help them establish effective AH-64E (Apache) related standardization, training, logistics, sustainment, and maintenance programs. The successful candidate will serve as the Senior AH-64E Maintenance Advisor to the Taiwan Army.

This Security Assistance Training Team is being provided to the Taiwan Army in building a mission-ready AH-64E Attack Helicopter Squadron with appropriate maintenance support and an organic training capability that will allow the Taiwan Army to sustain the force. This training team is being provided as part of a Security Assistance Training Program that directly supports US Foreign Policy and the execution of Department of Defense Security Cooperation Plans and Programs.

A week in life of a Maintenance Test Flight Examiner (AH-64E):
  • Serves as a TAFT AH-64E Maintenance Advisor
  • Conducts training and evaluation of the Taiwan Army Maintenance Test Pilots
  • Conducts maintenance operational checks, ground run-ups, check flights, and maintenance test flights as required in multiple locations
  • Supports maintenance operations by attending production/quality control meetings
  • Advises the Taiwan Army on AH-64E maintenance and serves as mentor
  • Other duties as assigned by the Project Manager
For over thirteen years, AMERICAN SYSTEMS has supported the delivery of training services to foreign military personnel in support of US foreign assistance programs. We offer a very competitive compensation and benefit package and there are no upfront out of pocket expenses for persons hired. All travel and transportation arrangements will be made and paid for by AMERICAN SYSTEMS. Living expenses are paid by AMERICAN SYSTEMS with all employees living in western-style secure accommodations. Work is performed five days per week at a secure facility/base within the host nation (foreign purchaser).Persons hired will be full-time salaried employees of AMERICAN SYSTEMS. There is no requirement/authorization to carry firearms.

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!

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Location:
Fayetteville, NC 28314 US
Fort Hood, TX 76544 US
Ft Rucker, AL 36362 US (Primary)
International, Taiwan, TW 
Job Requirements:
Note: This is a flying position
  • Associate's Degree is required. Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
  • Graduate of the US Army Warrant Officer Advanced Course (If no Bachelor's Degree)
  • Must be previously qualified as a US Army AH-64E (Apache) Maintenance Test Flight Examiner (ME)
  • Must have a minimum of 1500 total rotary wing flight experience
  • Must have a minimum of 300 AH-64D/E Maintenance Test Pilot flight hours
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of experience working as a Maintenance Test Pilot.
  • Prior experience developing military instructional material.
Additional Desired Background/Experience:
  • Previous Security Assistance Team (OCONUS Foreign Military Training) experience.
  • Prior experience as a military instructor in the related skill.
  • Prior experience working with and training foreign military personnel.
  • Prior experience working with foreign military personnel in the region.
Other Requirements:
  • Must be medically and physically fit to deploy and perform their TAFT duties.
  • Must be able to provide a doctor’s certification letter stating medically and emotionally fit for deployment and performance under potentially austere, physically demanding, and stressful working conditions.
  • Pilots and flying crew members must meet and maintain FAA medical requirements for flight.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the applicable aviation maintenance subject areas, capable of conducting effective training, and present a professional appearance.
  • Ability to climb, balance, and work on confined/small elevated helicopter platforms.
  • Completion of FAA Class II Medical Evaluation/Physical Exam within the last 12-months.
  • Not possess any chronic physical conditions that would prevent performance of duties in a semi-austere, tropical environment with limited access to medical care.
  • Ability to present proof of negative HIV test within 90 days of traveling overseas
  • Must possess a current US Tourist (Blue) Passport. (Passport must not expire within 12-months of being hired.)
  • Must be drug-free with ability to successfully pass a drug screening test.
  • Ability to pass a comprehensive background check with favorable results.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation:
Travel: 0 - 10%
Job Ident #: 17106
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