Provide rotary wing Rated Crewmember (RCM) operational support for the Department of State INL/A program in support of a Latin American (LATAM) Host Nation programs. This RW RCM position serves as the Site/Operations Managers representative in interpreting and implementing the organizations RCM Aircrew Training Program (ATP).
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Conduct training and evaluations of rotary wing rated and non-rated crew members to include standardization program oversight.
- Document the performance of rated and non-rated crew members and develop individual flight training plans in support of the organizations mission and ATP.
- Assist the Flight Operation Manager with the supervision and maintenance of the standardization program.
- Participate in the selection and training of new INL/A Program Maintenance Pilots and Maintenance Evaluators.
- Monitor flight instruction, to include standardization of transitions, annual proficiency reviews, and flight evaluations.
- Serve as a member of the INL/A Standardization Committee.
- Provide aircrew training and standardization to include academic instruction for rotary wing Rated and Non-Rated Crew Members (NRCMs), including day/night/NVG flight tasks training for NRCMs.
- Manage, supervise, schedule and direct training of crew members in order to safely and effectively provide aviation support services to the Department of State in OCONUS locations.
- Conduct academic and flight training and administer evaluations to ensure crew member proficiency and standardization of training.
- Train and qualify crew members to fly both single and multi-ship day/night/NVG missions, primarily under Visual Meteorological Conditions.
- Develop individual flight training plans in support of the organizations mission and ATP.
- Ensure that all training, operations, activities, and actions, are conducted to INL/A Standardization, Maintenance, Training, and Safety standards IAW applicable Directives, Manuals and Technical Orders.
- Monitor crew member proficiency in all phases of mission planning and flight operations to ensure compliance with policies and directives.
- Oversee maintenance of crew member flight records, weight and balance calculations, and risk assessments.
- Maintain flight records, Air Wing Information System (AWIS) records, reports, publications and references.
- Maintain knowledge of additions and changes to all applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and documentation integral to contract operations.
- Maintaining NVG currency and instrument proficiency.
- Perform duties as Pilot, Pilot-in-Command, Instructor Pilot, Standardization Pilot, Air Mission Commander, and/or Flight Lead.
- Perform routine CONUS and OCONUS travel as required.
- Perform other aviation duties as assigned.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- FAA Commercial and Instrument Airmans Certificate Rotorcraft Helicopter.
- FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit. - Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.
- FAA CFI/CFII Certificate or military equivalent
- 1,500 total rotary wing flight hours including 500 hours of turbine engine time.
- Night Vision Goggle (NVG) qualified and 300 hours of NVG experience.
- 200 hours turbine instructor pilot or check pilot time.
- One (1) year managing a flight training program.
- Strong English speaking and written communication skill.
- Host nation language proficiency per contract requirement
- LATAM countries: Spanish Level 2 in both Listening and Reading (L-2/R-2). Preferred:
- FAA ATP Certificate - Prior military pilot and/or pilot support on the DoS INL/A program.
- Qualification in the applicable aircraft UH-1 series or equivalent.
- As a condition of employment, all candidates must be able to obtain a clearance, pass a physical to deploy, successfully complete a urinalysis and criminal background check and show proof of COVID 19 vaccination