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Contract AW169 Simulator Test Pilot – Florida

Contract AW169 Simulator Test Pilot


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TRU Simulation Training is a leader in aviation simulation and training, preparing our customers with true-to-life experiences. Driven by innovation and safety, our products help pilots and maintainers achieve daily success in aviation.

We are proudly backed by our parent company, Textron, Inc. (NYSE: TXT), a Fortune 500 known worldwide for aviation and defense brands including Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker and Textron Systems.

Position Summary

TRU is seeking a Contract AW169 Simulator Test Pilot to support real-time Engineering during the test and development phases of an AgustaWestland AW169 full-flight simulator. Candidate will be considered a subject matter expert on the aircraft, providing subjective and objective feedback to Engineering teams on the design, physics, logic, and performance of the simulated device. Deliverables alongside TRU Engineering, and following this effort, will be a supported and customized, package of quality documentation that will be used in acceptance testing of the device, and completion of all subjective feedback towards a certifiable flight model, aircraft systems, and controls. Candidate must be available to start by February 2nd, 2018, willing to travel, and work up to two consecutive weeks at a time on-site in our Tampa, Florida office at various stages of the development process. This role is needed intermittently through June 2018, with opportunity for extension.

Technical Requirements:

Pilot must have access to or be able to access objective evidence (technical documentation, images, video, etc) of related feedback as needed in the process.

Pilot must be able to demonstrate familiarity and details to user interface (hardware and systems) with some or all of the following configurations and options:

Base Configurations and Layout of Cockpit

Rockwell Collins Displays and Functionality of FMS

Aircraft FADEC

Hydraulic, Electrical, and Air Conditioning Systems

Heating System

Environmental Control System

Category A Operations

Offshore Operations

Search and Rescue Operations

VFR and IFR, Night Vision Goggle (NVG) Operations

Engine Mode Training Operations

Ditching Configuration

Cargo Hook

Rescue Hoist

Search Light

Phase 2 EDCU, Phase 3 a plus

Weather Radar RTA-4112 (WxR)

Traffic Advisory System II (TCAS II)

Crash Position Indicator with Deployable ELT

Selex Digital Maps

Synthetic Vision System


Qualifications & Experience

Candidate must have flight experience on AW169, maintenance experience a plus.

Flight hours and type ratings must be provided in application.

Attention to detail for supporting the completion of technical documentation such as Acceptance Test Procedures (ATPs)

Very good communication skills; written and verbal.

Fluent in English

US work authorization preferred

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Flight Operations

Primary Location US-Florida-Tampa

Recruiting Company TRU Simulation Training, Inc.

Schedule Part-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 261228

Source: Textron Jobs - Contract AW169 Simulator Test Pilot in Tampa, Florida, United States

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