F-16 Chief Test Pilot
Description: F-16 Chief Test Pilot. Provide leadership and guidance in support of the F-16 portfolio. Chief adviser to the Flight Operations Senior Manager on all aspects of F-16 production and flight test from programmatical to technical support. Primary liaison between flight operations, the Integrated Fighter Group and F-16 Chief Engineers. Provide daily technical support to include PVI development, requirements development, market assist, and subject matter expert on all performance aspects of the F-16. Subject matter expert for flight test program to include flight test planning, run card development, test execution, flight test safety and reporting. Fly all models of the F-16A/B/C/D/E/F in support of our worldwide mission, to include production, experimental and engineering flight test, test support, customer demonstration flights and others as assigned.
Must be a US citizen. This position requires special access and a Secret security clearance updated in the last 5 years to start.
Desired Skills: Current and qualified on the F-16, or previous F-16 flight test experience.
Broad experience and qualification across the entire spectrum of flight test disciplines.
Exceptional staff, communication and organizational skills.
TOP SECRET security clearance.
Must be willing to travel.
Suitable FAA commercial pilot's certificate (SE Land, Instrument Airplane).
Current FAA Class II medical certificate.
Flight test experience in a fourth or fifth generation fighter aircraft.
1,500 hours first-pilot time to include 100 hrs as first pilot during engineering and/or acceptance flight tests and be a graduate of a military Test Pilot School (TPS) or meet the qualifications for a TPS Waiver (2000hrs, 200hrs engineering flight test, 10 hrs experimental flight test).
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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