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Test Pilot - C-130/100 Hercules

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C-130/100 Hercules

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Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin
  • Government / Defence / Aerospace

United States flagUnited States | N. America

Test Pilot - C-130/100 Hercules

  • NTR


C-130/100 Hercules

Employment - Permanent

Minimum requirements

PIC time1500 hours
Multi-engine1500 hours
Type ratingNot required (Training Provided)
Flight time notes
  • Pilot with at least 1500 hours Pilot-In-Command (PIC) time in multiengine aircraft.
  • 100 hours PIC during engineering and/or acceptance flights in multiengine transport type aircraft.
Preferred time
  • 300 hours PIC in transport type aircraft.
LicenseCPL, IR, ME
Lic. AuthorityFAA
MedicalClass 2
Covid-19 VaccinationRequired where permitted by applicable law

Additional requirements

  • Military Test Pilot School (TPS) graduate from a US DOD-approved school
  • Experimental flight test experience.
  • Current or formerly qualified military Instructor Pilot.
  • Secret Security Clearance.
  • Willing to work evenings and weekends and willing to travel domestically and internationally for up to 30 days at a time.
  • Current passport


  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) - Airplane Multi-engine Land.
  • Flight Instructor (CFI) Airplane Multi-engine and/or Instrument Airplane.
  • L-382J or L-382 Type Rating
  • Current and qualified as a C-130J Instructor Pilot or Flight Examiner.
  • Current and qualified as a strategic tanker pilot (KC-135, KC-10, KC-46, or AB-330 MRT)
  • C-130J and/or strategic tanker flight test experience.
  • Instructor Experience - courseware development, platform and simulator instruction, and in-flight instruction.
  • Experience in writing and reviewing technical publications.
  • Experience with C-130J Tactical Operations and/or Special Operations.
  • Experience with Strategic Tanker aerial refueling operations.
  • Experience as a C-5 pilot.
  • Experience as a P-3 pilot.
  • Current or previously qualified to conduct C-130 Functional or Acceptance Check Flight (FCF/ACF) operations.
  • Experience in legacy C-130 models (e.g. C-130H, KC-130T).
  • Graduate of weapons or tactics school, safety school, or advanced instrument school.

Base location

  • United States flag
    United States | N. America
  • MGE - Marietta

Job description

Selected applicant will provide support to a unique Advanced Development Program (ADP) as the leader of an elite team. Applicants must have commercial pilot skills and experience to include operations in restricted airspace including MOA's, as well as operating in all classes of FAA controlled airspace. A commercial pilot certificate with instrument privileges and or an ATP rating and single and multi-engine ratings are required. Applicant must have a minimum of nine years experience and have attained a minimum of 1500 flight hours in Turbo- Jet and/or turbo-prop aircraft. Selected applicant must meet minimum medical requirements, which includes a company overseas physical and a current FAA second class physical.

Candidates must be willing to train for, travel to, and work in austere remote locations and accept assignment to location for which selected. Must be willing to work extended shifts including holidays and weekends. Must have and maintain a valid U.S. passport, accept customer furnished quarters and comply with mobility requirements such as chemical warfare training and immunizations that may include anthrax and smallpox.

The applicant selected will be subjected to Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements. This position will require an active Top-Secret security clearance with a current SBI. The candidate must agree to and successfully pass a counter intelligence polygraph examination.

Work conditions

  • 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week

Compensation & benefits

Relocation Assistance
  • Relocation Available: Possible

Equal Opportunity employer

Lockheed Martin is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

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Base Location

  • United States flag
    United States | N. America
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    MGE - Marietta

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