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[Mil] CH-47 MTP – Texas

Maintenance Test Pilot CH47

M2 Services Corporation •

Fort Hood, Texas, USA

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Job Description:

Pilots aircraft and serves as Aircraft Commander in accomplishing maintenance test flight acceptance and support missions as prescribed by customer requirements. *Overtime and weekend work may be required depending on production requirements.

Plans Mission: Obtains briefing information on purpose of flight test, weather, operation procedures, and intelligence and special instructions. Prepares flight plans considering such factors as altitude, terrain, weather, aircraft, crew capabilities, threats, operational and training requirements and flight procedures. Prepares and files flight clearance. Ensures aircraft is preflight inspected, loaded, equipped and manned for mission. Inspects engines, fuselage and control surfaces for mechanical and structural soundness. Inspects and tests mission equipment for proper/safe operation. Ensures that weight and balance are correct, fuel supply is adequate and survival and rescue equipment is properly stowed.

Location: MFTB 120th Fort Hood, TX
FLSA: Hourly SCA
Status: Full-time
Contract Status: Temporary – Bridge Contract

Job Requirements:

Duties and responsibilities
Briefs crewmembers and non-crewmembers on safety and emergency procedures and scope of mission. Pilots aircraft and commands crew to accomplish assigned mission. Pilot operates controls and equipment to take off and land under varying flying conditions. Performs prescribed test maneuvers, instrument readings and records results and test specifications as prescribed by the contract or customer requirements. Tests both normal and emergency functions of systems. Coordinates and direct flight phases of tests or support with other aircraft. Maintains flight records and reports observations made during mission. Conducts and supervises training of crewmembers. Instruct Co-pilots in operation and techniques of maintenance test flying. Orients and briefs crewmembers and non-crewmembers on duties and responsibilities, flight operation and mission profile.

Maintains proficiency and currency requirements and performs check rides and support flights for proficiency effectiveness. Provides detailed and effective communications with ground maintenance personnel on results of test or acceptance flights. Determines need to re-fly or fix-and-sell on deficiencies noted in-flights. During non-flight periods is capable of and performs duties of Technical Inspector, inspecting maintenance and modification actions on assigned aircraft. Must be able to work overtime and weekends as deemed necessary by supervisor.

• Graduate of U.S. Army Maintenance Officers Course (AMOC Phase II, MTP) required. 1000 hours first pilot time with 300 hours in MDS required. FAA Commercial or Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating is required. *Must possess current or have ability to pass and maintain an FAA or Military Class II flight physical. Must have ability to pass “hands on” flight evaluation to establish currency.

Must have CH-47 experience
• Must be able to prioritize workload in order to maintain schedules on assigned projects
• Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently
• Able to deal with stressful situation while maintaining a professional attitude
• May be required to work different shifts
• May be required to travel
• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance and access as required by the contract
• Must possess a valid driver’s license

Working conditions
• In and around aircraft and ground support equipment, may be subject to loud noises, exhaust fumes, dust, and extreme weather conditions
• In addition to the normal business hours this position may be required to work additional shifts and or hours as needed, shift times/ work weeks may be altered to meet customer requirements with minimum amount of notification
• Must be able to work flexible hours, may be required to work different shifts
• May be required to travel
• Must be able to obtain and maintain Secret level security clearance
• Must have a valid drivers’ license

Physical requirements
• Must be able to safely move about in a maintenance environment
• Must be able to sit, stand, squat, walk, and talk for extended periods during shift. Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hand-to-finger movements, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and reach with arms and hands
• Must be able to climb internal and external steps, stairs, ladders and balance on maintenance catwalks
• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
• Regularly required to talk and/or be able to hear
• Must occasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds
• Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus

Direct reports
Reports to M2 Program Manager

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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Company Overview

M2 Services Corporation

5900 South Lake Forest Drive, Suite 240
McKinney, Texas 75070 USA

It’s our mission to be the preferred provider of professional and technical services,
logistics, security and facility support services
to Government agencies, and large business

Medical, dental, vision, Life and Disability and 401K

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