Flight Instructor Sr Staff / US Expat Overseas Role / Misawa AB, Japan
- Hilton Head, SC
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Candidate will instruct flight procedures in the Pilot Training Devices executing to the approved pilot training syllabus. Instructor will provide instruction using the Full Mission Simulators (FMS). The instructor will operate Instructor Operating Stations (IOS) and will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all pilot training courseware updates. The successful candidate will work closely with other members of the Lockheed Martin training teams on site to fulfill training objectives. The candidate will implement and support Lockheed Martin initiatives, programs and policies, as directed. Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret level security clearance and Special Access Program (SAP) access.
Deployment and continued employment is contingent upon successful completion of the OJT required at Lockheed Martin's training locations prior to international assignment. These locations may include but are not limited to: Luke AFB, AZ; Fort Worth, TX; Orlando, FL.
A signing bonus may also be available for candidates who complete OJT and successfully expatriate to Misawa AB. Bonus will be discussed during the interview.
Successful candidate must be capable of passing medical, dental and overseas screening requirements and must maintain their medical fitness for this position as a condition of employment. The selected applicant selected may be required to work work rotating shifts, and work in excess of 40 hours per week.
Foreign Assignment: This position will offer a long-term deployment to a foreign country (Japan). Training System Contactor Instructor Pilot (CIP) for the F-35A supporting Japanese Air Self Defense Force (JASDF) 3rd Air Wing Misawa Air Base, Japan.
The OCONUS Locale: Misawa is a city in the northern part of Honshū in the Aomori Prefecture. Misawa is a great place to live and offers much culture various opportunities for its residents and visitors alike. US expats living in Japan have lots of great things to say about their experience living in this exotic country with its vibrant people and dynamic culture.
Relocation: Relocation and housing assistance is available for this exciting international assignment.
Accompanied Status Available: Accompanied status means new hires may have qualifying dependents accompany them on their long-term overseas assignment. Employee and accompanied family members will fall under Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) as part of their employment at Misawa AB.
This is a contingency position for FY21 awaiting funding approval.
Candidate must have a current final secret security clearance with a reinvestigation within the last six
Candidate will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with proven ability to work unsupervised towards program goals.
Candidate must have a minimum of 1000 hours Fighter Flight time in fourth and/or fifth generation fighter aircraft. Former Instructor Pilot (IP). Candidate must have prior experience in Military Pilot Academic and Simulator Training.
Candidate must have operational experience with advanced sensor systems such as NVS, LANTIRN,
Helmet Mounted Cueing, and the latest weapons inventory. Candidate must be familiar with current instructional techniques and delivery methods. Must have in-depth knowledge of military publications and an understanding of fourth and/or fifth generation aircraft systems.
Candidate must have worked in an environment which required them to interact with multiple functional
areas and personnel of a diverse nature.
Use of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) is required. Candidate must have outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent leadership traits, strong oral & written communication abilities, solid ability to organize, and a high desire to provide customer satisfaction.
International Expat experience
Foreign Military Sales Program experience
Experience with F-35 pilot training curriculum
Familiarity with F-35 program requirements
F-35 system knowledge
F-35 Full Mission Simulator experience
Familiarity with the F-35 ALIS program
Currently possess F-35 Program special access.
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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