Flight Program Lead Pilot

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Aviation / Aerospace
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
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Leidos currently has an exciting opportunity for a Flight Program Lead Pilot supporting the ”Total Aviation Support Services for the DEA Aviation Division”, Program, located at Alliance Field, FT. Worth, Texas. (This is a multi-year contract.)


The successful candidate will be responsible for:


Implementation of the Program Flight training plan which provides Ground and Flight training from student pilot up to ATP certification in both fixed wing and helicopters. Operations will be conducted in accordance with FAA Part 91/125 and 135. All training will be conducted in accordance with FAA part 61/141 and 142 as required by the customer.


Ensure customer specific special training requirements are conducted in accordance with customer training and standards regulations.


Perform duties as a customer operational mission pilot both CONUS and OCONUS as required including deployment and operations within DOD designated combat zones.


The successful candidate will have the following Education/skills/experience:

Hold a valid Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) License and the following current FAA ratings:


(1) Single Engine Land (SEL) and Multi-Engine Land (MEL), and/or Rotorcraft Helicopter
(2) Instrument Airplane and/or Instrument Helicopter
(3) US FAA Certified Flight Instructor CFI/CFII in the following (both a and b):
  a. ASEL, and/or AMEL, and/or Helicopter
  b. Airplane Instrument and/or Helicopter Instrument

The ratings listed above shall have been held by the proposed instructor for the last five (5) consecutive years. The Flight Program Lead Pilot must have a minimum of 3,000 hours logged total pilot time with the following preferred minimum experience:


1,500 hours as an instructor
1,000 hours multi-engine pilot-in-command (PIC)
500 hours turbine engine PIC
200 hours night
1,000 hours cross country
250 hours instrument
500 hours instrument instruction
500 hours helicopter instruction
100 hours instrument helicopter instruction
200 hours Night Vision Goggle


Candidate shall hold a valid first-class FAA medical certificate. The pilot/instructor shall have served a minimum of three (3) years in a supervisory capacity. Spanish speaking ability is desired, but not required. The Flight Program Lead Pilot must have no previous aviation accident record.


Candidate must never have had any designation or rating suspended or revoked.


Candidate must be a US Citizen and be able to obtain an Interim Secret level security clearance within 30 days of submittal, or currently possess an active DOJ or DOD Secret level Clearance.


This position is a full-time responsibility and must be located at the main on-site Alliance Facility.



Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:


Experience training DOJ/DOD pilots, Law Enforcement flight training, tactics and NVG training, Spanish speaking and Worldwide Contingency Aviation Operations.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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