Textron Systems businesses are industry leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advanced marine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence software solutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, and total lifecycle sustainment and operational services. Textron Systems’ businesses consist of Electronic Systems, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems, Unmanned Systems, Weapon & Sensor Systems, ATAC, Howe & Howe and TRU Simulation + Training. More information is available at www.textronsystems.com.
Candidate must be able to safely and effectively perform the duties of an Instructor Operator without supervision, including flight and ground equipment setup as well as logs and records. Manage classroom instruction as well as one-on-one instruction. Communicate directly with the customer to provide effective feedback on student progress. Ability to coordinate flight schedules, airspace, resources, frequency management, and other aspects of flight operations. Basic computer skills are required, computer networking experience is desired. Must communicate effectively with internal and external customers both verbally and in writing and possess strong leadership skills.
Prior Gray Eagle Qualification
Graduate of Department Army UAS Instructor Course or Directorate of Evaluation and Standardization (DES) Equivalency
500 hours of prior Tier II/III/IV UAS experience while acting as the Pilot in Command
Must possess and be able to maintain a Secret Level Clearance
Maintain FAA Class II Flight Physical
Maintain contractually mandated physical health standards required for OCONUS Operations
Prior to interview, candidates will be asked to provide flight records
Gray Eagle experience on software version 4.3.3 revision A (UGCS) or later
Experience being deployed in support of military UAS operations
FAA Private Pilot or Commercial Certificate with Instrument Rating
100 hours of Pilot in Command experience in manned aircraft
Must be able to pass a standard deployment physical and maintain deployment readiness
Ability to obtain/maintain a government security clearance
Bachelor’s Degree in UAS or 5 years of Military/Industry Experience
This position is subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
This position is subject to noise. Employees may be required to participate in the Hearing Conservation Program, which will require regular testing and wearing of hearing protection equipment where necessary.
This position is subject to a variety of physical and atmospheric conditions.
This position will require the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
This position is subject to oils. This position is subject to working conditions peculiar to the particular assignment. (e.g., required to perform work-related travel worldwide and may include accompanying DOD forces into hardship and combat areas with little notice for extended periods of time.)
This position may involve exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 20 pounds of force constantly.
Visual requirement is the minimum standard for those whose work deals largely with visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and computer terminals; extensive reading and research; and using measuring devices.
Textron Systems is an equal opportunity employer.
Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.
Pay Transparency Policy Statement
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information.
Job Field: Flight Operations
Primary Location: US-Texas-FT. Bliss
Recruiting Company: Textron Systems
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Shift: First Shift
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
Job Posting: 12/05/2019, 10:49:13 AM
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