DynCorp International LLC. Rotary Wing Maintenance Test Pilot CH46 in KABUL, Afghanistan

Job Summary

The Rotary Wing Maintenance Test Pilot performs maintenance test flights to determine airworthiness of aircraft as well as conduct operational missions in aircraft during the day and night, under both Visual Meteorological Conditions (VMC) and Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC).

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform operational checks, routine maintenance, and maintenance test flights to ensure the airworthiness of the fleet along with the completion of all required AWIS entries.
  • Conducts day and night flights, under visual and instrument meteorological conditions.
  • Ensure compliance with all Standardization Directives, Aircrew Training Manuals, and ATP requirements.
  • Perform duties as a Pilot, Pilot-in-Command, Maintenance Pilot, Air Mission Commander, or Flight Lead.
  • Develop/and review flight publications and manuals.
  • Fly both single and multi-ship day, night, and Night Vision Goggle (NVG) missions; primarily under visual and instrument meteorological conditions.
  • Required to maintain NVG currency and Instrument proficiency.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Branch 15 Aviation MOS series or other military/commercial equivalent is required.
  • Qualification in assigned aircraft before or incident to assignment.
  • Documented completion of a manufacturer’s course of instruction, military flight training or a DoS program of instruction in designated aircraft.
  • Demonstrate proficiency and understanding of aircraft systems, components, and operations.
  • Thorough knowledge of FAA and ICAO regulations pertinent to operational requirements.
  • Possess a current US Passport or the ability to obtain one before assignment.
  • Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel highly desired.
  • Individual must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Secret Security Clearance as a condition of employment. A current DoD Secret Security Clearance is preferred.

Experience & Education

  • 2,000 total rotary wing flight hours including 1,000 hours of turbine engine time.
  • Night Vision Goggle (NVG) qualified and have 300 hours of NVG experience.
  • Graduate certificate from military or commercial maintenance test pilot course is required.
  • 100 hours turbine maintenance pilot time.
  • FAA Commercial and Instrument Airman’s Certificate - Rotorcraft helicopter.
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.
  • Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.
  • Experience using Falcon View or its equivalent is preferred.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required. College Degree preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must possess physical dexterity and coordination to qualify for Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Pilot Certificate.
  • 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 be able to perform rated crewmember duties during mission operations.
  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
  • Must be able to routinely climb/descend stairs.
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print, maps, aeronautical charts, and weather charts.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above/below shoulders.
  • Must be able to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
  • Must be physically capable of climbing vertical ladders or built-in aircraft steps.
  • 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.
  • Potential for exposure to hostile fire in this region is high.
  • Individual must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments.
  • 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.


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


Job Posting: Nov 2, 2016, 1:14:40 PM

Unposting Date: Ongoing

Req ID: INL-1603853