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AAR CORP Pilot FW (DHC-8) IP WASS - Blue Sky in United States

Title: Pilot FW (DHC-8) IP WASS - Blue Sky

Location: Worldwide

Job Number: 12132



Responsible for conducting crew member training and evaluations, standardization administration, i.e. flight records, AWIS, publications and references. This position is based in Afghanistan on a 90/30 rotation schedule. Complete fixed wing aircraft (DHC-8) qualification training then travel to Afghanistan. Provide fixed wing operational support for the Department of State INL/A program in support of the US Embassy, Afghanistan.


  • Conduct academic and hands-on performance training and administers evaluations to ensure crewmember proficiency and standardization of training in addition to maintaining individual IATFs and completing AWIS entries.

  • Ensure all DHC-8 RCMs and NRCMs are fully integrated into the ATP, train and evaluates RCMs and NRCMs in their designated aircraft.

  • Ensure compliance with all Standardization Directives, Aircrew Training Manuals, and ATP requirements.

  • Develop individual flight training plans in support of the organizations mission and ATP.

  • Oversee maintenance of crewmember flight records, weight and balance calculations, and risk assessments.

  • Monitor crewmember proficiency in phases of mission planning and flight operations to ensure compliance with policies and directives.

  • Maintain knowledge of additions and changes to all applicable Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and documentation integral to contract operations.

  • Train and qualify crewmembers to fly all approved DHC-8 missions.

  • Performs routine travel within Iraq, elsewhere outside CONUS and also within the CONUS s required.

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • 1500 total fixed wing flight hours including 500 hours of turbine multi-engine time.

  • 300 hours multi-engine pilot in command.

  • 300 hours turbine multi-engine instructor pilot or check pilot time.

  • Current FAA Class II Medical certificate.

  • Department of State (DoS) Secret security clearance required.

  • Unrestricted type rating is required and will be obtained before or incident to assignment.


  • Prior US Military FW flight training qualification or civilian equivalent.

  • Prior Instructor or Standardization pilot support to the DoS INL/A program.

  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating from the FAA.


  • High school diploma or GED.

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

  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.

  • FAA CFI/CFII/MEI or military equivalent 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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.