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CH-47 MTP - Maintenance Test Pilot (CH-47) Germany

Aerospace and Aviation



Illesheim, Bavaria, Germany

Job Summary

The Maintenance Test Pilot (CH-47) obtains a detailed knowledge of operating in the AOR airspace. Must be proficient flying in day VFR conditions. Maintenance Test Pilot performs routine acceptance test of aircraft following corrective maintenance.

  • Maintenance Test Pilot, responsible for all matters pertaining to maintenance operations.
  • Ensures maintenance of all aircraft are in compliance set forth by appropriate maintenance manuals, operations directives, FAA compliance directives and contractual readiness rates.
  • Able to successfully complete all no-notice flight evaluations and exams in his/her primary aircraft.
  • Remains fully qualified in aircraft and perform as a crewmember when necessary.
  • Tests aircraft to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability.
  • Operates models of test aircraft and flight test support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers.
  • Coordinates flight operations efforts.
  • Oversee maintenance operations, test fly and trouble shoot, manage maintenance flow.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Graduate or equivalent is required.
  • U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired
  • US ARMY AMOC (phase 1&2) Complete and qualified.
  • Flight Time: Have a minimum of 1,000 hours total PIC time – of that 300 hours must be in similar aircraft type.
  • Level 3 English proficiency.
  • FAA Pilots license- Hold the rating of FAA Certificate, rotorcraft, commercial pilot, instrument.
  • Be qualified in type aircraft in use (CH-47).
  • In-depth knowledge of FAA regulations, US Army Maintenance procedures and regulations.
  • Meet AR 95-20 and contract requirements.
  • Must have or be able to pass a FAA or Military Class 2 flight physical.
  • Must be US Citizen.
  • Must have a current and valid US Passport.
  • Security: Must have the ability to receive SECRET Security clearance. Interim SECRET to start
  • TESA approval: Must be able to qualify for TESA approval; must have over 5 years career total experience.
  • Must be able to travel as required in support of mission worldwide.

Preferred Qualifications

  • PCR test prior to New Hire Travel: If PCR test is still a requirement for travel, company will reimburse cost for test. Check with Travel Coordinator at that time.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
  • Frequently lift parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasionally lift objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be immediately deployable to potential combat areas worldwide.