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    Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF), Windsor Locks, CT


    Area 1:
    All currently employed full-time permanent and indefinite personnel of the CTARNG.
    Area 2: All currently employed full-time temporary technician personnel and all current traditional members of the CTARNG.
    Area 3: Individuals eligible for membership in the CTARNG. Membership must be satisfied within four (4) months of selection.

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    This is an indefinite position that may convert to permanent without further competition.

    JOB SUMMARY: The primary purpose of this position is to serve as a full performance Maintenance Test Pilot for multi-engine helicopter on one or more of the following rotary wing aircraft: Attack Helicopter, AH-64; Cargo Helicopter, CH-47; Utility Helicopter, UH-60. Provides technical advice on associated maintenance functions and recommends test flight plans, policies and procedures.

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED. This is an excepted position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the Connecticut Army National Guard.

    The major duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Performs maintenance test flights of rotary wing aircraft to determine that the airframe, powerplant and power train, subsystems accessories, and other auxiliary equipment are functioning in accordance with current US Army publications, policies and predetermined requirements in the intended operational environment for the purpose of certifying the airworthiness of the complete aircraft.
    • Monitors quality control function to include weight and balance, time before component removal for overhaul (TBO), regulations, Safety of Flight (SOF), Maintenance Information Messages (MIMS), Aviation Safety Action Messages (ASAMS) and DA 2408 series forms for compliance.
    • Performs ferry flights of aircraft to support installation maintenance activities or for transfer/turn-in purposes.
    • Conducts final test flights prior to the release of the aircraft for operational use after modification or repairs to include component changes such as engines repairs, transmissions rotor blades, wings, and avionics modification packages performed by the Aviation maintenance activity.
    • Coordinates all airworthiness documentation and administrative requirements within and outside the organization.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Subject to supervisor discretion and funding availability

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    2181 Aircraft Operation

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/603916900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.