Vinnell Arabia

  • Senior Flight Instructor/Examiner(UH-60M)

    Location SA-Riyadh
    Aviation Training & Support
  • Overview

    Responsible for performing duties as a Senior Flight Instructor/Examiner in the UH-60M program Series aircraft and supporting simulation device(s).   Conduct initial and concurrent training and evaluation of employee and customer pilots in accordance with US Army Aviation Aircrew Training Manual (ATM) requirements.

    Conducts academic and hands-on performance training and administer evaluations to ensure pilot proficiency and standardization of training.  Responsible for maintaining Individual Aircrew Training Folder, (IATF) and completing required training, currency, and readiness entries.

    Conducts UH-60M instruction in a classroom environment, providing flight instruction in the aircraft and flight training device(s), and performing flight training duties in contact, basic instrument, and basic combat skills training to Army standards IAW government approved ATM, and Program of Instruction (POI).  Instruction may include any combination of Individual or Group instruction in an academic classroom environment and or aircraft or simulator.  Additionally, It is preferred that applicant have experience in mission (Attack, Observation, Utility, Multi Mission etc…) operations and must have completed a course of instruction for IPs at an authorized Aviation Proponent School.

    A. Duties/responsibilities:

    1. Train and evaluate Aviation pilots in the UH-60M aircraft in accordance with the US Army Aviation ATM and specific unit ATP guidelines.Forecast, schedule, monitor and report the recurring training-related resource requirements for all training programs.
    2. Develop an Aviation Aircrew Training Program in accordance with customer guidance.
    3. Verify and confirm that all required flight training publications are current and complete.
    4. Conduct and evaluate individual readiness level progression tasks, to include instrument flight tasks during day, night, and night vision goggle (NVG), and instrument flight rules (IFR).
    5. Prepare crewmembers through realistic mission training flight maneuvers under local environmental conditions to include dust landings, and weather specific desert training.
    6. Provide aircrew proficiency training in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) in and outside controlled airspace under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and or international Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) flight rules.   
    7. Attends meetings as required with Customer/s.
    8. Recommend aviation instructor pilot appointments to customer leadership.
    9. As a member of the Aviation Safety Council, attend regularly scheduled Aviation Safety Council meetings as required.
    10. Attend and provide training and mission planning input to the weekly Production Control and Operations meeting.
    11. Responsible for providing direct interface and daily status reports as required between staff for training status, mission assignments, mission planning, and crew status.

    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: Report directly to the AFSS Senior Flight Instructor/Examiner.  Supervise all assigned Instructor Pilots and Battalion support members. Supervisor of all flight training related functions to include daily flight training operations and endorsement of customer and additional instructor pilots or unit trainers.


    A. Education Level: Must have been qualified as a Pilot in Command and successfully completed one of the following:

    1. Graduate of a course of instruction for IPs at an authorized Aviation Proponent School required. Course of instruction in the UH-60M required.
    2. An IP equivalency evaluation administered by a standardization instructor pilot (SP) selected by the Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization (DES), preferably in the Uh-60(M) aircraft required.
    3. FAA rating (preferred) as Certified Flight Instructor - Instrument - Helicopter (CFII-H) or military equivalent. Minimum 1,000 flight hours with 250 NVG, and 500 hours as an instructor required.
    4. Certificates:  Military aviation certification and/or rating as Instructor Pilot in the UH-60M program Series aircraft   

    B. Experience: Mission (Attack, Observation, Utility, Multi-Mission) operations preferred.

    C. Specific knowledge, skill, and ability requirements: Knowledge of Army Aviation training concepts, administration, and logistics.  Demonstrated ability to conduct independent operational research.  Demonstrated past performance and experience in leading an organizational staff to achieve organizational goals.  Demonstrated past performance in the development of organizational plans, policies, and operational procedures. Ability to communicate both orally and written. Ability to effectively deal with people in the supervision of staff and team members.  Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner.  Possesses a valid driver’s license. Successfully pass the Army or FAA Class II Flight Physical upon hire, and annually thereafter required.


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