Leidos is dedicated to making the world a safer place. This starts with helping our customers in the Defense Industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores; our dedicated Defense Group employees are solving critical challenges across the globe.
We are a full-service provider of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) solutions. We conduct full life cycle support - including air and ground ISR processing and integration and providing a 'tip-to-tail' solution for government agencies.
The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for BE350 Flight Instructors. In this role, the will support contracted CONUS/OCONUS flight operations and must meet our high standards of aviator skill, safety, professionalism, and customer focus. Pilots are required to live and work in austere conditions. King Air Flight Instructors shall ensure the safe and efficient operation of aircraft. They will conduct and document local flight evaluations IAW DCMA 8210.1C, FOPs/GOP's King Air 350 Aircrew Training Manual (ATM). Responsible for all safety of flight documentation and ensure it's completed and documented in accordance with applicable industry and US Army standards. Pre-flight planning, aircraft pre-flight check, coordinating with ITC's, ASOs, and Mission Commanders. The Flight Instructor will put special emphasize on crew resource management (CRM).
Flight Instructors shall monitor airspace, weather, radio communications, mission flight boundaries, other air traffic, and aircraft systems. Flight Instructors may manage aircraft movement requests to include coordination of PPRs, Call Sign Requests and ATO compliance, conduct FCFs as required enforce Army regulations and Prime Contractor GFOP, and provide mission guidance to the customer. The Flight Instructor will operate military turbo-prop aircraft in accordance with AR 95-20 regulations, and program policies and procedures. Flight Instructors may provide information requested by the Battle Captain. Flight Instructors will fly day and night, under VMC/IMC; required to maintain night currency and instrument proficiency. The incumbent must be willing to serve an additional duties such as a Standards Pilot, Flight Instructor or Functional Check Flight Pilot.
Requires a BA/BS degree and 2+ years of experience supervising or leading aviation teams or projects. Additional experience may be used in lieu of degree.
Flight Hour Requirements
1,500 hours PIC total time
500 hours PIC in a Super King Air 350 aircraft or similar type aircraft type.
Must be Qualified in mission, type, design, and if appropriate series of aircraft
Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
Must possess a current FAA Class II Medical Certificate
Must hold at least a Commercial Airplane Multiengine Instructor Pilot (CFI/MEI) and Instrument Airplane Airman Certificate
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Must be at least 21 years of age
Must possess a current passport
Must possess a valid state driver's license
Must read, write, speak and understand English
Must be able to meet all CRC deployment and medical requirements
Must possess an active DOD security clearance at the TOP SECRET level, or higher
B300/350 Type Rating
Proline 21 experience
2,000 hours of PIC time
400 hours of Multiengine
300 hours Turbine time
300 hours of Instrument (actual) time
Radio Telephone Operators Permit
Rating held for the last three (3) consecutive years
Active DOD security clearance at the TOP SECRET/SCI level, or higher
Former U.S. Military, Customs, DEA Pilot or US Contracting ISR Pilot
Prior OCONUS rotation experience, particularly in current area of operation
U.S. Military Standardization Instructor Pilot, Instructor Pilot, Maintenance Pilot