Chief Pilot III with Security Clearance

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Technology Service Corporation (TSC)
Sierra Vista, Arizona
May 04, 2024
May 25, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Manager / Leader
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Description: TSC's Innovation and Rapid Development (IRD) and Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, (AISR) Division is actively recruiting an Air Vehicle Operator (AVO) with group 4 and above unmanned aircraft experience to join our team in a fast paced, dynamic environment. Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) AVOs with operationally deployed experience are encouraged to apply. Upon the candidate's selection, the individual is expected to adhere to, comply with, and ensure that others comply with contractual obligations, flight and ground procedures (FOPS/GOPS), and any operational requirements as directed by company and customer leadership. As an AVO, the individual will proficiently operate the unmanned aircraft as part of the team and at all times adhere to and enforce standardization procedures. As an integral member of the operational team, other duties may be assigned. Responsibilities: Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the unmanned aircraft system from an OCONUS location.
Serve as Pilot-In-Command, supporting daily flight operations. Comply with flight procedures, training procedures, and standards and evaluation procedures.
Enforce flight and ground safety across the fleet. Scheduled hours can fluctuate, must be available for shift work.
Supports Internal Audits and performance reviews, track data for operations managers and engineering.
Maintaining all readiness requirements while CONUS, for OCONUS duties; certifications, proficiency, required skills or pre-requisites . Required Knowledge: Thorough understanding of aircraft components: powerplant, electrical systems, RF systems, as well as troubleshooting aircraft issues.
Familiarity with FAA/ICAO/DoD flight operational procedures.
Experience enforcing flight standards, airworthiness, and safety.
Understanding of DCMA procedures and reporting.
Accountability and Management of Government contract property procedures.
Required Skills: Exceptional knowledge of Unmanned Aircraft procedures.
Strong attention to detail and analytical skills.
Excellent organization and planning skills; excellent verbal and written communication.
Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and get along with others.
Ability to review, interpret, apply industry standards (FAA/ICAO), and ensure compliance to program requirements and publications.
Ability to quickly learn new Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Technical Manuals, and procedures.
Attention to detail and organization skills regarding aircraft logbooks and timeliness in completing required paperwork.
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
Must be a self-starter and be able to manage time efficiently.
Must be a critical thinker . Required Qualifications: 5+ years group 4 or larger UAS experience
At least 100+ PIC flight hours operating Unmanned Aircraft
Hold a FAA Private Pilot License and Instrument Rating
Possess and maintain current FAA Class 2 medical (annually)
Must meet requirements for CONUS or OCONUS duty
Must already hold an ACTIVE SECRET DoD clearance
Physical Work environment: The position will require working in austere locations with limited access to selective food; shelter provided at worksite. Ability to work outside for 12 hour shifts in >100 deg F weather. Ability to lift overhead items. While performing work duties, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit and stand and reach with hands and arms. Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 60 pounds. This position requires close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Ability to walk on flight lines and on ramps 1+ miles per day. Safety Equipment used: Ability to use PPE for mechanical, audible, and chemical hazards. Additional equipment may be required for occupational hazards (situation dependent) Medical requirements: A FAA class 2 flight physical is required annually. In addition to being found fit for the specific deployment by a medical and dental evaluation prior to deployment, there is also the requirement to comply with additional medical restrictions IAW MOD 17. MOD 17 is a set of physical and psychological standards put forward by the United States Central Command, and applies to all U.S. uniformed service members, government civilian employees, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) contractor employees, and volunteers deploying to CENTCOM's area of responsibility. Final determination for approval resides with the CENTCOM Surgeon prior to deployment. U.S. Citizenship Required: Yes ACTIVE SECRET DoD Security Clearance Required for this Position: Yes Drug screening: Required for employment, may be tested any time Travel: Yes 50%, and up to 75% Relocation Assistance Available: Yes Position Contingent upon Award of Contract: No TSC Benefits: TSC offers a stable work environment, a competitive salary, and a comprehensive benefits package; including ESOP contributions, 401k Matching Program, Flexible Work Schedules, Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Leave and much more. Applying to TSC: Only those candidates invited for an interview will be contacted. Employment at TSC is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check, security investigation, and a drug screening. TSC is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a) and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or for inquiring about, discussing, or disclosing information about compensation. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.