Contract UH-72 Instructor Pilots – Arizona

UH 72 Lakota Instructor Pilot WAATS

Metrea Aviation Management •

Marana, Arizona, United States

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Metrea Aviation Management

Job Description:

Company Overview
Metrea is a defense company dedicated to translating commercial innovation into solutions for national security. With deep mission expertise, Metrea focuses on delivering effects as-a-service, through a commercial subscription model, across 5 different mission verticals. Metrea Management oversees 9 global business units via Operations, Strategy, Legal, and Finance teams.

Metrea Special Aerospace -Vertical Applications (MSA-VA) [Formerly Special Applications Group (SAG)] is seeking experienced UH-72 (Lakota) Instructor Pilot (IP) for the ANG ATSOS program located in WAATS, Silver Bell Army Heliport, Marana, AZ.

MSA-VA is a values-based, professional, service and aviation orientated business with access, currency, and relevance throughout the Department of Defense and Homeland Security communities. We have an unmatched blend of military, special operations, aviation, homeland security and other specialists who bring responsive, tailored services and products to dynamic organizations.

MSA-VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or national origin.

Position Summary

IN-FLIGHT AIRCRAFT INSTRUCTOR PILOT – Contractor(s) shall provide in-flight instruction of AATS assigned UH-72 (Lakota) aircraft and instructor qualification courses, readiness level progressions, regional and foreign military training. Instructor Pilots will conduct associated Instructor Operator tasks and platform academic instruction in support of the AATS student training mission. The contractor(s) shall accomplish all training in accordance with AR 95-1, TRADOC Programs of Instruction (POI), UH-72 dATM and local AATS SOPs. All contractor Instructor Pilots will adhere to prescribed requirements IAW DCMA INST 8210-1C.

Note: At each supported location the Government’s Standardization Pilot will conduct a “check ride”, IAW the ATM, of the assigned IPs to train and certify the Contractor in the unit’s standard operating procedures, tactics, and standards. Upon successful completion of the check-ride the IP shall provide training within the bounds of AR 95-1 and the airframe respective ATM. IP’s shall capture data through the IOS and provide training assessments and input to AARs in accordance with the local and post flight procedures.

Essential Functions Statements

  • Duties:
  • Maintain training records on formal course students and in ATP records as required for unit, readiness level (RL) progression trainees.
  • Provide instruction and evaluation to student pilots IAW Training Support Packages for AATS approved courses of instruction.
  • Conduct daily academic instruction of approved POI (Aircraft Qualification Course, Instructor Pilot Course, Aircraft Standardization Course, Maintenance Test Pilot Course).
  • Facilitate pre-mission planning and after-action reviews for all flights and simulation periods conducted.
  • Complete all aircrew training program (ATP) requirements IAW DCMA INST 8210-1C, AR 95-1, and the applicable dATM. Contract pilot shall participate in No-notice evaluation program.
  • Coordinate daily tasks and requirements (examples are work schedules, leaves, etc.) of contract employees to meet AATS missioned training requirements and schoolhouse accreditation as directed by AATS chains of command.
  • Responsible for deliverables identified herein and shall ensure compliance with appropriate Army, National Guard and AATS policies, procedures, and regulations.
  • Coordinate with the GFR to ensure all contractors are qualified to perform aviation-training tasks IAW DCMA INST 8210.1C
  • Report Instructor Flight and Operation data in the Task Order Monthly Report.

Competency Statements

  • Must be competent and experienced as an UH-72 (Lakota) Instructor Pilot (IP).

Supervisory Responsibility
This role has no administrative supervisory responsibilities. This role does have aircraft Pilot-in-Command (PIC) and Instructor Pilot (IP) supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates in an administrative aviation, clerical, office, and Flight Line setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. This job requires academic, flight line and ground instructor pilot duties and aviation flight.

Physical Demands
This is an active aviation flight role; aviation flight physical abilities are required.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position with typical working hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Hours and work shifts may change in accordance with department and business needs. Exempt Employees must have the ability to be on-call and available, as business needs require. Non-Exempt employees may be required to work over 40 hours per week with approval from the department manager.

This Task Order provides services for Army National Guard Training Sites (AATS): 1) Eastern Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (EAATS), located at Ft. Indian Town Gap, PA 2) Western Army National Guard Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (WAATS), located at Marana, AZ and 3) High Altitude Army National Guard Aviation Training Site (HAATS), located at Gypsum, CO. Except on recognized US holidays, when the Government facility/installation is closed due to local or national emergencies, administrative closings, or similar Government-directed facility/installation closings, the contractor shall provide services at the specified facility (EAATS, WAATS, and HAATS) during core hours, generally between the hours of 0800-1630 on Monday through Friday. Actual work hours will be defined by facility requirements and the local Government Quality Assurance Representative (QAR). As required, contractors will be subject to rotational shifts to include nights and weekends for the uninterrupted performance of all tasks defined within this PWS. Telecommuting is not authorized.

Facility Location:

•Located on Silver Bell Army Heliport, Marana, AZ the WAATS is a TRADOC OASS certified aviation training institution that conducts ARNG directed flight and academic instruction in the UH-60A/L/M and UH-72A aircraft, enlisted training for utility helicopter maintainers, non-commissioned officer professional military education, and ASI/MOS qualification training for flight operations. Additionally, the WAATS provides regional flight simulation support in the UH-60A/L/M, and the UH-72A, simulators for all Army components.

Travel requirements are: Generally, None. However, TDY by exception with COR Approval and Funding

Required Education, Experience and Certificates
Education: High School Diploma
Experience: UH-72 (Lakota) Instructor Pilot (IP) experience.

  • Instructor Pilot experience with minimum of 250 military IP Flight Hours and / or 2 years IP experience at any USAACE approved or OASS accredited program.
  • Flight time and operational experience will be considered to meet experience stated above based on a records review by the GFR IAW DCMA INST 8210-1C.
  • USAACE/AATS (or equivalent Army approved NET) qualified IP in type aircraft for which duties will be performed.
  • Instructor Training Course (ITC) or ABIC qualified; or successfully graduate from a AATS provided ABIC course within 12 months of contractor employee start date.
  • Experience as an SP, IE and/or IP in a OASS school, MTOE or TDA organization at the company and/or battalion level.
  • Must meet instructor qualification requirements IAW TR 350-10, TR 350-70.
  • Contractors performing flight operations in the role of Rated Crewmember (Instructor Pilot, Instrument Flight Examiner, Standardization Instructor Pilot, Maintenance Test Pilot, Functional Check Pilot) or Non-Rated Crewmember (Flight Engineer Instructor, Flight Instructor, Crew Chief) shall adhere to minimum qualifications as prescribed by DCMA INST 8210.1C.
  • Instrument Flight Examiners (IE), Standardization Instructor Pilots (SP), Instructor Pilots (IP), and Maintenance Evaluators (ME) designations apply only to contractor pilots (Army) contracted for the sole purpose of conducting aircraft qualification training and administration of the Aircrew Training Program (ATP). Contractor pilots in these designated positions shall meet all Army initial aircraft qualifications and recurrent training requirements per AR 95-1 and the applicable aircraft Digital Aircrew Training Module (dATM) (DCMA 8210.1C, para

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Qualified as an Instructor Pilot in the respective aircraft and desired Instrument Flight Examiner or have documented three years of experience as an Aviation IP / SIP in the UH-72 aircraft.
  • UH-72 Instructor Pilots must be qualified to perform aviation-training tasks IAW DCMA INST 8210.1C.
  • Qualifications shall be made available to the COR upon request.
  • Prior experience training or operating with Army Aviation (or Military Equivalent).
  • FAA Commercial Pilot or Airline Transport Pilot Certificate.
  • FAA Second Class flight physical required. Army Contractor pilots have the option of maintaining either an annual FAA Second Class Medical Certificate or an Army Class 2 FDME.
  • Secret security clearance.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • COVID-19 Vaccination Card

Computer Skills: Microsoft Outlook Suite Products
Comply with the command&39;s Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) for Government owned IS and sign an AUP prior to or upon account activation.

Complete initial and/or annual Information Assurance (IA) training as defined in the IA Best Business Practices (BBP) training ).

Preferred Education, Experience and Certificates
Education: High School Diploma

Experience: Minimum of 5 years related job experience

• IP experience at EAATS, HAATS, WAATS or U.S. Army Aviation Training Center.

• Desired USAACE qualified Instrument Flight Examiner (IFE)

Certificates and Licenses:

• See Above

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite Products

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Must be able to accomplish all duties with little or no assistance.
Must have good command of the English language; oral and written.

Qualified as a UH-72 (Lakota) Instructor Pilot (IP)

Qualifications shall be made available to the COR upon request.

Prior experience training or operating with Army Aviation (or Military Equivalent).

Work Authorization/Security Clearance
Employee must be a US citizen.

Employee must be able to hold and maintain a Secret (or higher) Clearance Level.
Employee must have and maintain a U.S. Passport.

Employee shall comply with applicable installation, facility and area commander installation/facility access and local security policies and procedures (provided by government representative).

HSPD-12 Background Investigation requirements met to ensure Common Access Cards (CACs) are obtained by all contract or subcontract personnel assigned to work on the Government site.

AAP/EEO Statement

Metrea Aviation Services, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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