Responsible for: Functions as an Aviation Maintenance Test Flight Examiner (ME) under the direction of the Aviation manager. The Maintenance Test Flight Examiner (ME) shall be responsible for training Maintenance Test Pilots (MTP) in accordance with approved POI, performing Maintenance Test Flights (MTF), and Maintenance Operational Checks (MOC), conducting in-flight troubleshooting and verifications of aircraft to ensure airworthiness upon completion of extensive disassembly for maintenance, repair, replacement or modification of components or aircraft systems. Flights typically associated with this position include training MTPs how to determine the availability of required aircraft power, assessing power plant health and performance, and verifying the functioning of aircraft components and systems in accordance with applicable aircraft technical publications and predetermined requirements. The ME shall train MTPs how to perform general or limited test flights of aircraft when ground diagnostic tests cannot determine the safe and/or proper functioning of aircraft components or systems. The ME shall conduct aircraft general and pre-flight readiness inspections. The ME shall successfully start, run-up, fly, navigate and safely land aircraft IAW applicable aircraft operators manual. The ME shall correctly complete all required aircraft maintenance forms, records, and aircraft log books entries. The ME shall perform mathematical calculations, performance data, and landing configurations of the type series. The ME shall conduct briefings to flight crew members and maintenance personnel in support of the various ME aircraft operations as stated above.
B. Independence: Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with significant choice of methods. Authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities.
C. Supervisory Responsibilities: as assigned.
A. Education Level: High School diploma required, Bachelors degree preferred
B. Experience: Two (2) years’ experience as a Maintenance Test Flight Examiner in the AH-64E series, meets requirements of AR 95-20-required. Must be qualified as a AH-64E Maintenance Test Flight Examiner-required.
C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements:
D. Other: Possess a valid driver’s license.