In this position, your primary duties will be an LR Pilot to support the Flex Pool through deployments to various CONUS/OCONUS locations as required. Deployments will range from 60 to 120 days at a time and average 90 to 180 days per year. You will report to the RPA Aircrew Manager and assist with management functions as a secondary duty.
Under close supervision, this position is responsible for coordinating RPA ground and flight operations including mission planning; execution; briefing and debriefing; crew resource management; and compliance with ground and flight safety directives and procedures.
In this position, you will be treated as a full-time employee, but on a Flex Schedule. You will receive a starting salary based on experience and additional compensation depending on actual deployment days. In addition, AECOM offers a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, discounted company stock, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, and more.
+ Maintain ability to travel CONUS and OCONUS.
+ Coordinate and actively participate in RPA ground and flight operations efforts including mission planning, execution, briefing, debriefing, aircrew resource management and safety.
+ Remotely pilot vehicle to determine compliance with specifications and operational suitability during launch and recovery flight operations through specifically prescribed maneuvers.
+ Define, plan, organize and execute flight plans and schedules.
+ Review maintenance logs, weather reports and forecasts.
+ Use Technical Orders and other documents and reports to ascertain factors such as aircraft weight and balance, fuel supply, route, schedule, and mechanical reliability.
+ Ensures compliance with service guidance, company policy and procedures and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.
+ Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
+ Maintain a DoD Security Clearance is required.
+ Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Current AF Form 8 (or equivalent) as an MQ-9 pilot
Minimum of 1 year of \"recent\" experience piloting an MQ-1/9 RPA
**Pilot Licensing. Possess one of the following:**
+ Prior USAF pilot training (Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training),
+ Initial Formal Training Upgrade (IFTU) training in the MQ-1 or MQ-9 via the 18X pipeline, or
+ The following FAA certificate/rating/endorsements:
+ Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Airplane Category Rating and Instrument-Airplane Rating, or Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with an Airplane Category Rating
+ Complex Airplane Endorsement
+ High Performance Airplane Endorsement
Current FAA Second-Class Medical Certificate
Current DoD Secret or higher Security Clearance
Have a Bachelor's degree, or educational training equivalent to the completion of a four-year technical degree or trade school equivalency-Equivalent professional or military experience in RPA or aviation may be substituted in lieu of education
Able to work both independently and in a team environment; ability to work extended hours in austere conditions
Familiar with AFI 11-202 Vols 1, 2, & 3; AFI 11-2MQ-1/9 Vols 1, 2, & 3; ACC Ready Aircrew Program
Good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to accurately interface with all levels of employees and military and civilian customers, contractors and aircrew
Basic knowledge of computer operations and applications
Must meet all overseas/OCONUS travel criteria, to include Pre-deployment medical screening (if req) as a condition of employment
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English, and must be able to provide proof of US Citizenship upon hire
Current/Qualified RPA/MQ-9 Launch and Recovery Pilot is highly desired
RPA operations & deployment experience
Master's degree in a relevant career field
Certified Flight Instructor and Instrument rating (CFII) is highly desired
Prior experience with RPA Aircrew training or scheduling
Prior experience as a Defense Contractor
**What We Offer**
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to \"make amazing happen\" in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
**Job Category** Maintenance
**Business Line** Management Services
**Business Group** Management Services Group (MS)
**Country** United States of America
**Position Status** Full-Time
**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 209905BR
**Clearance Required** Yes
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.