JOB SUMMARYCandidate must be able to safely and effectively perform theduties of an Instructor Operator without supervision, including flight andground equipment setup as well as logs and records.  Manage classroom instruction as well asone-on-one instruction.  Communicatedirectly with the

Tier III UAV Instructor Pilot 2

Textron Systems  • 
Hunt Valley, Maryland, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:


Candidate must be able to safely and effectively perform the
duties of an Instructor Operator without supervision, including flight and
ground equipment setup as well as logs and records.  Manage classroom instruction as well as
one-on-one instruction.  Communicate
directly with the customer to provide effective feedback on student
progress.  Ability to coordinate flight
schedules, airspace, resources, frequency management, and other aspects of
flight operations. Basic computer skills are required, computer networking
experience is desired. Must communicate effectively with internal and external
customers both verbally and in writing and possess strong leadership skills.



  • Prior Gray Eagle Qualification
  • Graduate of Department Army UAS Instructor
    Course or Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization (DES) Equivalency
  • 500 hours of prior Tier II/III/IV UAS
    experience while acting as the Pilot in Command
  • Must possess and be able to maintain a Secret
    Level Clearance
  • Maintain FAA Class II Flight Physical
  • Maintain contractually mandated physical
    health standards required for OCONUS Operations
  • Prior to interview, candidates will be asked
    to provide flight records
  • Gray Eagle experience on software version 4.3.3
    revision A (UGCS) or later
  • Experience being deployed in support of military
    UAS operations
  • FAA Private Pilot or Commercial Certificate
    with Instrument Rating
  • 100 hours of Pilot in Command experience in
    manned aircraft
  • Must be able to pass a standard deployment
    physical and maintain deployment readiness
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a government
    security clearance

Job Requirements:


Bachelor’s Degree in UAS OR 5 years of Military/Industry



  • This position is subject to both inside and
    outside environmental conditions. 
  • This position is subject to noise. Employees
    may be required to participate in the Hearing Conservation Program, which will
    require regular testing and wearing of hearing protection equipment where
  • This position is subject to a variety of
    physical and atmospheric conditions. 
    This position will require the use of Personal
    Protective Equipment (PPE). 
  • This position is subject to oils. 
  • This
    position is subject to working conditions peculiar to the particular
    assignment. (e.g., required to perform work-related travel worldwide and may
    include accompanying DOD forces into hardship and combat areas with little
    notice for extended periods of time.) 
  • This position may involve exerting up to 100
    pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or
    20 pounds of force constantly 
  • Visual requirement is the minimum standard for
    those whose work deals largely with visual inspection involving small defects,
    small parts, and computer terminals; extensive reading and research; and using
    measuring devices.

Salary Range: -
Job Ident #: 287822
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