DynCorp International LLC. Pilot, RW - Maintenance Examiner/ Instructor Pilot OPSCO in OCONUNKNOWN, Peru

Job Summary

The Pilot, Rotary Wing - Instructor Pilot (IP) assists the Standardization Pilot (SP) with the management and maintenance of the Rated Crew Member (RCM) and Non-Rated Crew Member (NRCM) rotary wing standardization program and operates as a rated crewmember in support of approved missions. Responsible for conducting rotary wing training and evaluations, and standardization administrative duties. Performs training and support missions, both single and multi-ship in aircraft during day, night, and night vision goggle (NVG) missions; primarily under visual and instrument meteorological conditions. Ensures compliance with all customer and program standardization directives, aircrew training manuals (ATM), and aircrew training program (ATP) requirements.

Principal Accountabilities (Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)

  • Fly both single and multi-ship day, night, and night vision goggle (NVG) missions; primarily under visual and instrument meteorological conditions.

  • Required to maintain NVG currency and instrument proficiency.

  • Ensure compliance with all assigned standardization directives, ATM, and ATP requirements.

  • Transport passengers and/or cargo to include other missions as directed.

  • Perform rated crewmember duties in accordance with ATP requirements.

  • Plan and perform loading and unloading activities, compute the center-of-gravity position and ensure it is within prescribed limits at all times.

  • Ensure the passenger and cargo compartments are properly configured for each mission.

  • Verifies and maintains manifests for cargo and/or personnel.

  • Ensure cargo and passengers are properly restrained and confirm security as required.

  • Must be able to qualify for Pilot-in-Command (PC) status at the culmination of initial training and maintain PC status at all times, thereafter.

  • Perform aircraft and ground servicing and training duties including fueling operations, aircraft configuration changes as assigned and required.

  • May be assigned duties as PC, IP, MP, SP, ME or Lead Pilot as qualified, and perform other qualified duties as assigned

  • Conduct academic and hands-on performance training and administer evaluations to ensure pilot proficiency and standardization of training in addition to maintaining Individual Aircrew Training Folders (IATFs) and completing required training database entries.

  • Ensure all rotary wing RCMs and NRCMs are fully integrated into the ATP, train and evaluates RCMs and NRCM’s in their designated aircraft

  • Develop individual flight training plans, flight publications, and manuals in support of the organization’s mission and ATP.

  • Develop and administer examinations to determine the proficiency of rotary-wing pilots, and non-rated crew members.

  • Monitor flight instruction including standardization of transitions, annual proficiency reviews, and flight evaluations.

  • Report status of crewmember training, proficiency reviews, flight evaluations, currency of certifications and records.

  • Provide aviation mission support and flight instruction, aircraft transitions, annual proficiency reviews, and flight evaluations.

  • Oversee maintenance of crewmember flight records, weight and balance calculations, and risk assessments.

  • Monitor crewmember proficiency in phases of mission planning and flight operations to ensure compliance with policies and directives.

  • Maintain knowledge of additions and changes to all applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and documentation integral to contract operations.

  • Performs other duties as assigned. Knowledge & Skills

  • Qualification in assigned aircraft before or incident to assignment (multi engine or single engine as assigned).

  • Demonstrate proficiency and understanding of aircraft systems, components, and operations.

  • Thorough knowledge of FAA and ICAO regulations pertinent to operational requirements.

  • Documented completion of a manufacturer’s course of instruction, military flight training or a DoS program of instruction in designated aircraft.

  • Possess a current US passport or the ability to obtain one before assignment, if U.S. Citizen.

  • Knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, and Excel highly desired.

  • Individual must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of State (DoS) Moderate Risk Public Trust Clearance as a condition of employment. A current DoS MRPT Clearance is preferred.

    Experience & Education


  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • 2,000 total flight hours, including 1000 hours of turbine helicopter time.

  • Minimum 300 hours night vision goggle (NVG) helicopter time.

  • FAA CFI/CFII or equivalent military Instructor rating.

  • 300 documented hours turbine instructor pilot time in a civil or military organization.

  • Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.

  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.


  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating (heavy lift add unrestricted type rating).

  • Recent experience in high mountain/desert and tactical operations.

  • College degree.

    Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for up to twelve (12) hours per day and sit for up to eight (8) hours per day.

  • Must be able to perform rated crewmember duties during mission operations.

  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.

  • Must be able to routinely climb/descend stairs.

  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print, maps, aeronautical charts, and weather charts.

  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above/below shoulders.

  • Must be able to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.

  • Must be physically capable of climbing vertical ladders or built-in aircraft steps to heights of 10-12 feet.

  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds to a height of four (4) feet and be required to lift up to 20 pounds to a height of seven (7) feet.

  • Potential for exposure to hostile fire in this region is high.

  • Individual must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments.

  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.

  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.

  • May be exposed to fumes, gas, airborne particles, chemical mist, vapors, ultra-violet and infrared radiation.

  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles or aircraft.

  • May be exposed to rapid or extreme temperature changes.


  • Travel to and between CONUS and OCONUS locations as requested is required.

  • Must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments where the potential for exposure to hostile fire in this region is high and living conditions may be cramped and substandard compared to western (US) standards.

    Fluent in Spanish level 2 to effectively communicate with local authorities

    o Graduate certificate from military or commercial maintenance test pilot course is required.

    o At least 300 hours of turbine maintenance pilot time.

    o One (1) year experience managing maintenance programs in a formal civilian or military training activity.

    o Documented completion of a manufacturer’s course of instruction, military flight training or a DoS program of instruction in designated aircraft.

    o Approve and receive mission briefs as required, insuring that all missions are counter-narcotics related and are efficient use of flight hours.

    o Provide operational guidance and evaluation of mission planning and execution, Observe and critique group and individual mission on flight safety, tactical employment, and effective use of assets and flight hours.

    o Perform contract required duties assigned by Site Manager.

Job: *Aviation / Support

Title: Pilot, RW - Maintenance Examiner/ Instructor Pilot OPSCO


Requisition ID: INL-1703162