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    This position is located at the DCNG Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF). The purpose of the position is to perform maintenance test flights, maintenance operational checks (MOC) and acceptance flights of rotary and/or fixed wing aircraft. Administers the quality control management program of the AASF and supervise one or two employees engaged in the technical inspection of the aircraft.

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    As a(n) MAINTENANCE TEST PILOT (TITLE 32), GS-2181-12, you will perform but are not limited to:

    Performs maintenance operational checks (MOC) and limited and general test flights of aircraft to ensure airworthiness upon completion of extensive disassembly for maintenance, repair,replacement OF modification of components OF aircraft systems.Performs general or limited test flights including test flights of aircraft when ground diagnostic tests cannot determine the safe and/op proper functioning of aircraft components or systems.Performs acceptance test flights of new aircraft when required.Assignment may include instruction to and evaluation of maintenance test pilots. Plans and directs the quality control management program of the AASF. Does immediate and long-range planning for all matters pertaining to quality control at the facility. Plans and establishes quality control operations and procedures for the application of Modification Work Orders (MWO) and Technical Bulletins (TB) and assures that instructions are followed on all the aircraft supported by the installation. Answers correspondence,prepares reports and furnishes advice and assistance pertaining to quality control matters to supervisors, shop foremen and other members of the organization. Ensures that Quality Deficiency Reports (QDR) are initiated and forwarded when equipment fails,deficiencies are discovered in newly received equipment or equipment improvements are proposed. Serves as point of contact for the AASF in communications between the facility and the labs in the Army Oil Analysis Program (AOAP) and oversees the local aspects of the program. Inspects shop facilities, management practices, fire prevention plans. ventilation systems, lighting systems and aircraft and equipment records to assure proper shop and flightline safety for personnel and equipment in the maintenance area of operations.Advises and makes recommendations to the Facility Commander on quality control matters.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    2181 Aircraft Operation

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