DynCorp International LLC. Fixed Wing, Maintenance Examiner / Instructor Pilot in KABUL, Afghanistan

Job Summary The Fixed Wing Maintenance Examiner (ME) /Instructor Pilot (IP) assists the Standardization Pilot (SP) with the management of the standardization program. Ensures that all Maintenance Pilots (MP)/Pilots are fully integrated into the ATP, trains and evaluates Pilots and ensures compliance with all INL/A Standardization directives, Aircrew Training Manuals, and ATP requirements.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Provide fixed wing aviation support services for Chief of Mission personnel or other personnel required by U.S. Government Authority to conduct official business.
  • Perform operational checks, routine maintenance, and maintenance test flights to ensure the airworthiness of the fleet.
  • Monitor flight instruction, to include standardization of transitions, annual proficiency reviews and flight evaluations.
  • Conduct day and night flights, under visual and instrument meteorological conditions.
  • Conduct academic and hands-on performance training and administers evaluations to ensure RCM/NRCM proficiency and standardization of training in addition to maintaining individual IATFs and completing AWIS entries.
  • Ensure all fixed wing RCMs and NRCMs are fully integrated into the ATP, train and evaluates RCMs and NRCM’s in their designated aircraft
  • Ensure compliance with all INL/A Standardization Directives, Aircrew Training Manuals, and ATP requirements.
  • Develop individual flight training plans in support of the organization’s mission and ATP.
  • Develop and administer examinations to determine the proficiency of fixed-wing pilots, test pilots, and non-rated crew members.
  • Monitor flight instruction including standardization of transitions, annual proficiency reviews, and flight evaluations.
  • Report status of crewmember training, proficiency reviews, flight evaluations, currency of certifications and records.
  • Oversee maintenance of crewmember flight records, weight and balance calculations, and risk assessments.
  • Perform duties as a Pilot, Pilot-in-Command, Instructor Pilot, Maintenance Pilot, Maintenance Examiner, Air Mission Commander, or Lead Pilot.
  • Perform other administrative task as assigned.
  • Perform additional qualified duties related to flight operations as required.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Able to show documented completion of a manufacturer’s course of instruction, military flight training or a DoS program of instruction in assigned aircraft.
  • Ability to demonstrate proficiency in understanding aircraft systems, components, and operations.
  • Individual must possess a thorough knowledge of FAA and ICAO regulations pertinent to the host country and operational requirement.
  • Possess a current US Passport or the ability to obtain one before assignment.
  • Demonstrated, proven and verifiable aviation experience including ethics, ability, and professionalism of the highest standards are required for this position.
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance is a condition of employment; an active DoD Secret Security Clearance is preferred.

Experience & Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. Associates Degree preferred.
  • 2,500 total fixed wing flight hours including 1,000 hours of turbine engine time.
  • Minimum 250 hours of multi-engine pilot-in-command time.
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating required and unrestricted type rating for assigned aircraft highly desired.
  • 300+ hours of turbine instructor pilot or check pilot time in a civil or military organization required.
  • 150 hours of maintenance pilot time, and 1 year experience managing maintenance programs in a formal civilian or military training activity.
  • Branch 15 Aviation MOS series/AFSC 11 or other military/commercial equivalent.
  • Compliance with FAR Part 61.31 Type rating for the aircraft is required prior to or incident to assignment, and must be able to satisfactorily complete an IP and ME flight evaluation.
  • FAA CFI/CFII/MEI rating in type and category or military equivalent is required along with documented civil or military maintenance test pilot course completion.
  • Individual must hold a current FAA CFII/MEI rating, Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit, and current FAA Class II Medical Certificate along with documented civil or military maintenance test pilot course completion.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for up to twelve (12) hours per day and sit for up to eight (8) hours per day.
  • Must possess physical dexterity and coordination to qualify for Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Pilot Certificate.
  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print, maps, aeronautical charts, and weather charts.
  • Must be able to grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • Must be able to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
  • Must meet or exceed Federal Aviation Administration minimum visual acuity and hearing standards for Class II medical certificate.
  • Must be physically capable of climbing or descending vertical ladders or built-in aircraft steps to heights of 10-12 feet.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds to a height of four (4) feet and be required to lift up to 20 pounds to a height of seven (7) feet.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes, gas, airborne particles, chemical mist, vapors, ultra-violet and infrared radiation.
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
  • Must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments.
  • Potential for exposure to hostile fire in this region is high.


  • Travel to and between CONUS and OCONUS locations as requested is required.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. EXECUTIVE ORDER 11246 Prohibits discrimination against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, or national origin and requires affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and employees treated, without regard to race, sex, color, genetic information, religion, or national origin. (Enforcement Agency: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs).

  • Aircraft type is DCH8


Job Posting: Nov 3, 2016, 12:10:15 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: INL-1603867