AAR CORP WASS Pilot FW (DHC-8) MP - Afghanistan in Afghanistan

Title: WASS Pilot FW (DHC-8) MP - Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan

Job Number: 3524


Performs routine acceptance test of aircraft following corrective maintenance. Must be proficient in international flight operations and environments; day, night, and IFR conditions.


  • Responsible for all matters pertaining to maintenance operations.

  • Ensures maintenance of all aircraft are in compliance set forth by appropriate maintenance manuals, operations directives, FAA compliance directives and contractual readiness rates.

  • Successfully complete all no-notice flight evaluations and exams in his/her primary aircraft.

  • Remains fully qualified in aircraft and perform as a crew member when necessary.

  • Tests aircraft to determine compliance with specification and operational suitability.

  • Operates models of test aircraft during engineering flight tests, production acceptance, and flight test support through specifically prescribed tests and maneuvers.

  • Coordinates flight operations efforts.

  • Approves cockpit configuration.

  • Conduct demonstration flights with customers, government officials, or other personnel aboard to exhibit aircraft performance, flying qualities and system capabilities.

  • Oversee maintenance operations, test fly and trouble shoot, manage maintenance flow.

  • Performs routine travel OCONUS and within CONUS as required

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Secret Clearance

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • FAA Commercial and Instrument Airman’s Certificate Airplane MEL.

  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.

  • Current FAA Class II Medical certificate.

  • Successful completion of FAA Type Rating Course in the selected type required before assignment

  • Documented civil or military maintenance test pilot course completion.



  • 2,500 total fixed wing flight hours including 1000 hours of turbine engine time, and 250 MEL hours pilot in command.

  • 75 flight hours, maintenance pilot time.

  • Unrestricted type rating.


  • Prior US Military FW Transport pilot and/or support on the DoS INL/A program.

  • FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model.

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran