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Chief Pilot - PC-12 NG

Government / Defence / Aerospace United States



Employment -  Permanent


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  • Government / Defence / Aerospace

United States | N. America

Chief Pilot - PC-12 NG

  • Type Rated



Employment - Permanent

Minimum requirements

Total time1500 hours
Type ratingRequired
Flight time notes
  • Must have at least 1,500 hours of flight experience
Lic. AuthorityFAA
MedicalClass 2
ICAO English Level4
Covid-19 VaccinationNot specified

Additional requirements

  • Maintain qualification, currency and proficiency in the Pilatus PC-12/47E
  • Must be a US Citizen due to Security Clearance requirements.
  • Must have a Bachelors degree from a certified college with at least 12 years of related experience
  • Must have relevant certification on the PC-12/47E
  • Must possess at a minimum a FAA Commercial SEL
  • Must possess a FAA Class II Medical Certificate
  • Must possess an active security clearance at the SECRET level, or higher
  • Must be a graduate of US Military Instructor Pilot course or civilian equivalent
  • As the position location is in Abu Dhabi, the following requirements need to be met:
  • NACI required prior to deployment and within 30 days of start date.
  • Must be able to pass/qualify all CENTCOM medical and training requirements
  • Active passport with a minimum of 18 months before expiration prior to start date.
  • Completion of Customer required International Readiness Certifications prior to deployment.
  • Failure to complete any of these actions within 60 days of accept will result in rescinding of the offer. If the candidate is unable to pass the medical screening after the start date and prior to deployment an immediate administrative termination will be requested.
  • Preferred qualifications:
  • Graduate of a US DoD Military Flying Training Program
  • Prior PIC experience in Pilatus PC-12/47E or Mi17
  • Prior experience as a flight instructor to international students
  • US Military Standardization Instructor Pilot or Maintenance Pilot
  • Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

Base location

  • United States | N. America
  • ANC - Anchorage

Job description

Leidos is currently seeking a Chief Pilot, that will travel to the UAE \, to support the CLS-A program. The Chief Pilot will establish, direct and manage Foreign Military Sales functional check pilot program at a foreign deployed location. The Chief Pilot is responsible to the Flight Operations Manager. Overall project management will include supervision of deployed subcontractor aircrew members for aerial transportation and functional check flights in support maintenance requirements. Will analyze current and future maintenance problems and identify functional check flights aircrew members requirements. Working with the Flight Operations Manager will produce products and processes which support overall program and functional check flight objectives, safety, standardization, and aircrew management. Maintains currency in technical developments, technical training, quality assurance, project management policies and regulatory compliance. Military-style maintenance management is the focal point of this program, thus military maintenance flight experience and organizational skills are highly desired. The Chief Pilot shall be responsible for oversight of all flight activities in the Pilatus PC-12/47 E and Mi-17v1/v5 aircraft. This position is a 60/60 rotation working opposite of Mi17 Chief Pilot with shared responsibilities.The ideal candidate will work and travel in between customer sites as needed; customer sites include Kandahar, Kabul and Mazar-e Sharif, Afghanistan.

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Work conditions

Travel Required
  • This position requires constant travel to/from Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Compensation & benefits

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Base Location

  • United States | N. America
  • ANC - Anchorage

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