CH-47F Maintenance Test Pilot

Tabuk, SAU
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Military Specific Occupations
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Not Applicable
  • Req ID: 2024-3302


Job Summary:

The Aircraft Maintenance Test Pilot Utilizes flight test techniques to perform test flights of aircraft to measure performance and handling to determine airworthiness following maintenance or modifications.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform test flights and demonstrate aircraft proficiency upon completion of aircraft maintenance or modifications on aircraft.

  • Determine in accordance with publications and procedures the airworthiness of aircraft prior to release for flight.

  • Perform troubleshooting procedures of aircraft on the ground and during flight, and makes appropriate write-ups or gives verbal instructions to correct deficiencies.

  • Verify forms and records used in the performance of maintenance to ensure they comply with work performed prior to ground or flight checks.

  • Run-up aircraft for alert status, as required, as well as perform launch and recovery operations for host nation flights.

  • Deploy in country, when required, to support contract requirements when maintenance test flights are anticipated.

  • Interpret meteorological data as it pertains to filing a flight plan for the navigational course of flight needed for a sortie and files a flight plan for all flights using authorized processes. Ensure proper documentation is chronicled.

  • Capable of computing and annotating weight and balance logs for the aircraft.


  • Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with a significant choice of methods.

  • Retains the authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Direct interface with the PM, TL, PC, QC, and RSLFAC MTPs.

  • Responsible for flight safety, crew member currency, disposition of final MTF status ensuring aircraft airworthiness is validated.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1,000 hours of pilot in command time and have at least 300 hours in the same aircraft type and design (CH-47F).

  • Experience in CH-47 phase or RESET management.

  • Graduate of a US Military aviation maintenance test pilot course or civilian equivalent training and experience.

  • Demonstrated past performance and experience in maintenance on CH-47 Aircraft.

  • Proficient in the use of computer-hosted interactive technical manuals, aircraft maintenance forms, and other aircraft-related documentation.

  • Proficient in MS Office software.

  • Professional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.

  • Possess a valid issued driver’s license.

  • Successfully pass an overseas deployment physical upon hire.

  • Class II Flight Physical required.

  • High school diploma.

  • Graduate of US Military Maintenance Test Pilot course, meeting all AR 95-2 requirements.

  • US Citizenship required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years' experience as an Aviation Maintenance Test Pilot, including GMTF, DARRT and BDAR experience in an operational unit.

  • 300 MTP hours in CH47F or similar MDS.

  • Battalion Level Maintenance Officer experience (BAMO)

  • Bachelors degree or higher or 10 years as an MTP is equivalent.

  • US Military or civilian equivalent rotary-wing aviation Technical Inspector experience,