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    You will serve as the Aviation Safety Officer (ASO) and Pilot-in-Command (First Pilot) within the Flight Operations Directorate for a large fleet of diverse aircraft, piloting aircraft for aeronautics and scientific research, and participate in the development, testing, evaluation, certification and reporting for new, advanced aircraft concepts and modified aircraft systems.

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    • Pilot aircraft used in research, development, and test programs such as large four- or two-engine jets, or turboprop aircraft (e.g., B-747, DC-8, G-3, ER-2, T 34, TG-14, F-18, F 15, BE-200 and/or various uninhabited or remotely piloted vehicles.
    • Manage the aviation safety program and Safety Management System for a large aircraft operation (25 aircraft of 13 different types)
    • Fly a variety of scientific research flights with occasional extended domestic or overseas deployment requiring intense preparation, planning/coordination with multiple aircraft, often in hazardous conditions, such as high altitude or severe weather
    • Advise Center leadership on aviation safety matters and regularly consult with Federal Agency leaders. Schedule/conduct aviation safety meetings and training for the organization. Author and maintain flight safety manual and mishap response plans.
    • Serve as a required member of an Airworthiness and Flight Safety Review Board reviewing and approving the certification of aircraft under Public Use statutes
    • Serve as as the Center representative to NASA Headquarters in the development and implementation of Agency-wide aviation safety policy. Represent the Center at Federal Agency-level Aviation Safety meetings.
    • Participate in the development, design, testing, evaluation, and reporting on new aircraft concepts and new advanced aircraft systems.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


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    0861 Aerospace Engineering

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