Test Pilot 4

The experienced candidate will participate in E-2D vehicle and system ground and flight tests to support a new international export variant of the E-2D aircraft in Melbourne, FL. Support E-2 production, Aerial Refueling Flight Test, FMS sales, FMS in-country training, and customer support. Support engineering, systems safety, and the E-2 program with development of systems and vehicle test plans, procedures, and test cards. Provide NATOPS manual inputs, training material generation, and conduct E-2 aircrew flight training. Extensive domestic and foreign travel required.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Current or former US Navy E-2 pilot NATOPS Qualification required.
  • Instructor pilot experience desired.
  • Must have a minimum of 1500 hours total time and 800 hrs first pilot in any military aircraft.
  • Minimum 1,000 hours experience in E-2 required
  • NP2000/427 propulsion system experience required.
  • Ability to obtain a Secret clearance is required.
  • Must be able to pass FAA Class II physical as a condition of employment.
  • FAA commercial pilot certificate with multi-engine and instrument rating required.
  • Able to work in both external and internal environmental conditions
  • Ability to identify sequence of operations or action to be taken
  • Able to prioritize multiple responsibilities and/or accomplishing them simultaneously.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 500 hours in E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Aircraft
  • Development Test or Operational Test experience
  • Current Top Secret clearance is desired.
  • Experience working with foreign military personnel desired.

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