UAS Flight Instructor - Shadow

Fort Huachuca, AZ
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Military Specific Occupations
  • Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Clearance: Able to Obtain Secret
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Req ID: PIN00110

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Job Summary:

Individuals serving as flight instructors (Shadow RQ-7B) are required to provide flight and simulation instruction in support of the US Army’s UAS Training Battalion located at Ft Huachuca, AZ.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develops; tests; maintains; and delivers moderately complex flight and simulations training programs; typically 90% of daily effort.

  • Establishes and reviews course content as required.

  • Maintains records of training activities; participant progress; and flight information.

  • Updates course documentation on a regular basis to ensure timeliness and relevance, as required.

  • May provide leadership and evaluation for other instructors, as assigned.

  • Stays current with new training; educational; and multimedia technologies.

  • Maintains current knowledge (currency) of all equipment and software utilized by our customer to provide training.

  • Participates in special projects within the scope of the Performance Work Statement (PWS), on a limited and/or rotational basis.

  • May be required to operate/instruct any of the customer's UAS platforms, based on customer’s training throughput (surge).

  • Must be able to work all shifts and/or modified split shifts.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have at least four years’ operational flying (post initial qualification) experience within the last five years.

  • Must have at least 200 hours on the Shadow 200 V2 UAS, 20 hours of which, must be as an Aircraft Commander (AC) in Shadow.

  • Must have System qualification/ verification:

    • Army Qualification Certificates, DD214, DA 7122.

    • Or OEM and DCMA for OEM qualified. For OEM: DCMA (1821, 2628 stating qualifications).

    • For contractors who have both Army and civilian qualifications, Mil forms and DCMA stating qualifications is preferred.

    • Must have been AC designated/verified via DD form 759, or DCMA/OEM.

    • Must be able to obtain and maintain a flight physical per AR 95-20.

  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete all evaluations per AR 95-20 to include:

    • TRADOC instructor evaluations.

    • Oral academic evaluations.

    • No-notice evaluations.

    • Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization (DES) evaluations.

    • Proficiency Flight evaluations (PFEs).

    • Standardization Flight Evaluations (SFE).

  • Strong interpersonal, coaching and team building skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience with the U.S. Army Aviation or other Government contracting agencies.

  • Must be able to ascend and descend stairs; stand for an extended period of time up to at least 50 minutes and walk at least 100 meters across uneven or unpaved surfaces.

  • Must be a US Citizen 12) Rotational shift work is required; typically 24/5 coverage, with rotations and shift hours based on work section requirements.

Education Requirements:

  • High School Graduate, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, or work/military experience.

Special Requirements:

  • Must obtain a Class II Flight Physical prior to employment and be able to maintain a Class II flight physical per AR 95-20.

  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete all evaluations to include TRADOC instructor evaluations per 2/13th Aviation Regiment SOPs, and oral academic evaluations, no-notice evaluations, DES, PFEs, and SFE per AR 95-20.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance if required.

  • Travel up to 10% required possible.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Recency of flight: 12 hours as AC within the last 12 months.

  • Instructor/Operator (IO) designation, earned at either Ft. Huachuca or certified by Army Aviation’s Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization (DES).

  • Prior TRADOC experience; Instructor/Operator hours in training environment preferred; multi-platform quals preferred.

  • Prior deployment and operation of the platform applying to instruct.

  • Familiarity with ISO- certified Quality Management System.

  • Current active US Secret Clearance.

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