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F-35 Instructor Pilot

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

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F-35 Instructor Pilot

Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Luke Air Force Base, Arizona

Job ID: 560186BR Date posted: Jun. 29, 2021 Locations: Luke Air Force Base, Arizona; Luke Air Force Base, ArizonaProgram: F35 Training Operations and Sustainment Description:Instructs pilots in flight procedures and techniques in ground school courses and flight training. Prepares lesson plans. Acts as a subject matter expert by applying advanced technical concepts in the area of aviation and provides assistance in creation of training material. Assists in the preparation of schedules, maintenance of training records and ensures that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by each student. Evaluates and monitors student's performance. This position is typically represented by an experienced pilot.
Basic Qualifications:
Candidate must meeting the following basic requirements:
Must have an active secret clearance with a completed investigation within the last 6 years.
Must be able to attain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access.
Must have a minimum of 1000 hours experience in tactical fighter aircraft as a pilot.
Must have experience as a multi-ship flight lead in tactical fighter aircraft.
Must be willing to support flexible work hours to align with customer operational schedule.
Position may require candidate to participate in deployed operations to support customer requirements.
Desired Skills:
1000 hours experience in fourth and/or fifth generation tactical fighter aircraft as a pilot is highly desired.
Experience as a Military Instructor Pilot (IP) in tactical fighter aircraft.
Past experience with F-35 pilot training curriculum.
Familiarity with F-35 program requirements.
F-35 system knowledge.
F-35 Full Mission Simulator experience.
Familiarity with the F-35 ALIS program.
Prior experience in delivering Military Pilot Academic and Simulator Training in fourth and/or fifth generation tactical fighter aircraft.
Experience with advanced sensor systems such as NVS, LANTIRN, Helmet Mounted Cueing, and the latest weapons inventory.
Graduate of formal military Academic Instructor Course (AIC).
Formal Training Unit (FTU) or Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Instructor Pilot experience.
Fighter Weapons Instructor Course (FWIC); Top Gun: Weapons Tactics Instructor (WTI) graduate.
Standardization/Evaluation Flight Examiner (SEFE); NATOPS Evaluator experience.
Experience with training management systems (TMS), learning management systems (LMS), and electronic grade books. Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: Non- standard 40 hour work week as assigned by leaderSecurity Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 6 years Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Hourly/Non-ExemptBusiness Unit: RMSRelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Miscellaneous Engineering Type: Full-Time Shift: First
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