Global Hawk Operator (Pilot) – Temporary On Call (TOC)

Job Locations US-CA-Edwards AFB | US-CA-Palmdale
ID
2020-2229
Business Unit
ICAS
Type
TOC
Clearance
Secret Preferred
Location : Location
US-CA-Edwards AFB

Responsibilities

Responsible for planning and execution of ground and flight operations of NASA RQ-4 Global Hawks. Serves as PIC and if qualified Instructor on RQ-4 aircraft. May develop new procedures for new aircraft modifications. Participates in development of operational, training and safety procedures. Conducts ground and flight tests of modified aircraft. Ensures compliance with Agency guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations. Works on Certificates of Authorization (COA) with the FAA to allow flight in the National Airspace. Will be involved with all aspects of a flight operation to include but are not limited to: Crew Resource management, mission planning, briefing and debriefings, lessons learned, ground and flight safety execution and planning. Other duties as assigned. Will require some travel. May require work to be fulfilled at Edwards AFB, CA and Palmdale, CA.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree plus 7 years of aviation experience.
  • RQ-4 Global Hawk experience.
  • Position requires experience as a flight operations crew member.
  • Must have a FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate, Airplane Single Engine Land privileges with Instrument Rating.
  • Minimum of 500 hours of flight experience as Pilot in Command
  • Current Class II or higher FAA medical certificate.

Security Clearance:

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the level of clearance required for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in STEM.
  • Previous Global Hawk or Med/large UAS experience highly desirable.
  • Military flight experience highly desirable.
  • Flight test experience, multi-engine rated, ATP, crew aircraft experience, aviation instructor experience also preferred.
  • Experience working Certificates of Authorizations (COAs) with the FAA highly desirable.

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