KBR E-2C/D Test Weapon System Operator (Aircrew) in Patuxent River, Maryland
E-2C/D Test Weapon System Operator (Aircrew)
As part of the world’s largest independent flight test organization supporting both US Government and Commercial Agencies, you will be joining a highly talented and experienced KBR aircrew services team that has provided over 40 continuous years of flight test support for NAVAIR Test Squadrons. As a long-term incumbent and leader in test aircrew support, the selected applicant will work within a test squadron environment composed of government, military, contractor and industry personnel while supporting flight test.
Sign-on bonus and relocation stipend available
Position Description/Job Responsibilities:
The Weapon System Operator position supports Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Two Zero (VX-20) E-2C/D developmental test and evaluation at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) in Patuxent River, MD
The selected candidate will actively participate in E-2 developmental flight testing as a Test Weapon System Operator
Candidate will be required to perform a variety of tasks that support flight testing including; development of test plans and detailed test procedures, pre-mission planning, mission briefing, conducting functional check and engineering test flights, evaluation of simulator devices, data collection during ground and flight tests, post-flight liaison with maintenance and engineering representatives, mission debriefing, drafting post-flight reports/deficiencies and participation in technical meetings
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Technical Degree preferred; Graduate from U.S. Naval Test Pilot School (TPS), U.S. Air Force TPS, Empire TPS or EPNER TPS is a plus
Minimum six (6) years of experience required
A minimum of 1000 hours in Navy aircraft and 500 hours in E-2C/D required
Past (required) or current (preferred) designation as an E-2 Combat Information Center Officer (CICO), Mission Commander (MC) and Air Intercept Controller (AIC) is required
E-2D experience and two (2) years RDT&E flight experience preferred
Candidate must be able to organize and demonstrate effective oral and written communications and operate in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment
Candidate must be able to operate effectively at remote work sites without direct supervision
Candidate must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and similar computer-based productivity applications
Candidate must be able to pass the physical and training qualification requirements to provide contract aircrew support, including completion of Navy water survival and aviation physiology training, as well as annual FAA Class II flight physical
Most work will be conducted on-site at NAS Patuxent River, MD, however, some domestic travel will be required in support of flight test activities
Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information
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