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Learjet First Officer - Newport News, VA


L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Newport News, Virginia
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: First Officer
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This position is for Second in Command (SIC) of a Learjet 35/36 operating under 14 CFR Part 91/135, ICAO, and DOD regulations in support of a Commercial Air Services USN contract. This position requires a strong ability to multi-task, making high level complex decisions while completing a variety of aviation related tasks.

Essential functions

*

Expected to be available for scheduling twenty-four hours a day seven days a week. A draft weekly schedule is produced with final flight assignments published the evening prior.

*

Complete the required preflight, through flight and post flight inspections of the aircraft.

*

Complete annual flight checks in accordance with 14 CFR 135.293.

*

Assist in flight planning by completing weight and balance calculations and load manifests, performing aircraft performance calculations and preparing the TOLD card.

*

Assist with the boarding of any passengers, including any required passenger briefings, and the loading of baggage and/or cargo.

*

Perform Pilot Flying and Pilot Not Flying duties including:

Communication and navigation worldwide IAW 14 CFR Part 135, ICAO and applicable DOD regulations.

Complex profiles with precisely timed heading, altitude, and speed changes.

Low altitude flight down to 100 feet AGL over water or 300 feet AGL over land.

Formation flight.

Air intercepts in accordance with the current Top Gun manual.

Banner Tow for air to air gunnery.

Target Tow for surface to air gunnery and RDT&E.

Electronic Warfare utilized for air to air or air to surface.

*

Maintain an aircraft compatible set of headphones with operable boom microphone.

*

Other duties as assigned by the Chief Pilot or Director of Flight Operations.

Competencies

*

Communication proficiency

*

Technical capacity

*

Thoroughness

*

Collaboration skills

*

Flexibility

Supervisory responsibility - This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work environment & physical demands

This job primarily operates in a Learjet 35/36; however, you will also work in an office environment where you’ll be required to use typical office equipment. You must be able to maintain a FAA First Class Medical; climb onto and off of a Learjet wing as part of the preflight, post flight, or during an over wing emergency exit; crouch, stoop, and have digital dexterity for aircraft preflight and post flight; incur exposure to constant or intermittent sounds of a pitch or level significant enough to cause marked distraction or possible hearing loss while performing operations on the airfield ramp; and have the endurance to execute flights of up to 5 hours up to a total flight time of 10 hours per day during a 14 hour duty period.

Position type and expected hours of work

This position is a full time position. Days and hours of work vary, depending on schedules. You will be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Travel

You will be required to travel CONUS and OCONUS approximately 10-30% of the time, possibly more depending on the number of scheduled deployments which vary each year.

Security clearance

Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance, current Security Clearance preferred

EEO statement

L-3 is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L-3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L-3 maintains a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We also maintain a Random Drug Testing Program for all individuals in safety sensitive positions throughout employment.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

Required education and experience

*

High School Diploma or Equivalent

*

A Commercial Pilot certificate with Multi-Engine Land and Instrument Ratings

*

Current FAA First Class Medical

o 1500 hours total time

o 1200 hours as PIC of fixed wing aircraft

o 500 hours cross-country

o 200 hours as PIC in multi-engine airplane

o 100 hours as PIC night

o 75 hours instrument

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

Schedule
: Full-time

Shift
: Day - 1st

Travel
: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Organization
: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Sep 7, 2017, 7:55:17 PM

Job
: No Benchmark NX Operative Grade 6
This position is for Second in Command (SIC) of a Learjet 35/36 operating under 14 CFR Part 91/135, ICAO, and DOD regulations in support of a Commercial Air Services USN contract. This position requires a strong ability to multi-task, making high level complex decisions while completing a variety of aviation related tasks.

Essential functions

*

Expected to be available for scheduling twenty-four hours a day seven days a week. A draft weekly schedule is produced with final flight assignments published the evening prior.

*

Complete the required preflight, through flight and post flight inspections of the aircraft.

*

Complete annual flight checks in accordance with 14 CFR 135.293.

*

Assist in flight planning by completing weight and balance calculations and load manifests, performing aircraft performance calculations and preparing the TOLD card.

*

Assist with the boarding of any passengers, including any required passenger briefings, and the loading of baggage and/or cargo.

*

Perform Pilot Flying and Pilot Not Flying duties including:

Communication and navigation worldwide IAW 14 CFR Part 135, ICAO and applicable DOD regulations.

Complex profiles with precisely timed heading, altitude, and speed changes.

Low altitude flight down to 100 feet AGL over water or 300 feet AGL over land.

Formation flight.

Air intercepts in accordance with the current Top Gun manual.

Banner Tow for air to air gunnery.

Target Tow for surface to air gunnery and RDT&E.

Electronic Warfare utilized for air to air or air to surface.

*

Maintain an aircraft compatible set of headphones with operable boom microphone.

*

Other duties as assigned by the Chief Pilot or Director of Flight Operations.

Competencies

*

Communication proficiency

*

Technical capacity

*

Thoroughness

*

Collaboration skills

*

Flexibility

Supervisory responsibility - This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work environment & physical demands

This job primarily operates in a Learjet 35/36; however, you will also work in an office environment where you’ll be required to use typical office equipment. You must be able to maintain a FAA First Class Medical; climb onto and off of a Learjet wing as part of the preflight, post flight, or during an over wing emergency exit; crouch, stoop, and have digital dexterity for aircraft preflight and post flight; incur exposure to constant or intermittent sounds of a pitch or level significant enough to cause marked distraction or possible hearing loss while performing operations on the airfield ramp; and have the endurance to execute flights of up to 5 hours up to a total flight time of 10 hours per day during a 14 hour duty period.

Position type and expected hours of work

This position is a full time position. Days and hours of work vary, depending on schedules. You will be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.

Travel

You will be required to travel CONUS and OCONUS approximately 10-30% of the time, possibly more depending on the number of scheduled deployments which vary each year.

Security clearance

Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance, current Security Clearance preferred

EEO statement

L-3 is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L-3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L-3 maintains a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We also maintain a Random Drug Testing Program for all individuals in safety sensitive positions throughout employment.

Other duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Qualifications

Required education and experience

*

High School Diploma or Equivalent

*

A Commercial Pilot certificate with Multi-Engine Land and Instrument Ratings

*

Current FAA First Class Medical

o 1500 hours total time

o 1200 hours as PIC of fixed wing aircraft

o 500 hours cross-country

o 200 hours as PIC in multi-engine airplane

o 100 hours as PIC night

o 75 hours instrument

US Security Clearance Required: Secret

Schedule
: Full-time

Shift
: Day - 1st

Travel
: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Organization
: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Sep 7, 2017, 7:55:17 PM

Job
: No Benchmark NX Operative Grade 6
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