Textron External Pilot- Flight Crew in Dugway, Utah

External Pilot- Flight Crew


Job Position/Duties

The External Pilot position primarily supports the Dugway flight acceptance testing operations-activity as the “Safety Pilot” responsible for any and all related emergency actions that may occur during the launch, flight-mission and recovery stages of the operation for assets under test insuring safe recovery if or when required. Additionally, the External Pilot candidate will support various developmental flight testing operations as required, maintenance activities, ground support equipment emplace/displace activity, flight record reconciliation, air vehicle inspections, pilot database management and other related administrative functions.


Qualification Requirements

Position requires a minimum of 10 years experience piloting high performance Radio Control (R/C) Aircraft (Aerobatics, Jet, and or Helicopter). Competition background is desirable (AMA/IMAC), however will consider overall experience. Ideal candidate should have 3-5 years of prior UAS, External Pilot experience flying aircraft over 200 lbs where rolling takeoffs and landings were utilized in launch and recovery operations. Consideration will be given to candidates who have extensive background flying complex R/C designs in excess of 50 lbs.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Flight Operations

Primary Location US-Utah-Dugway

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Support Solutions

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 261581