19 May 2022

AAR CORP | Pilot

Virtual, IRQ, Iraq


Title: Pilot RW ME H-60 WASS – Iraq

Location: Iraq

Job Number: 13448


Provide rotary wing operational support for the Department of State INL/A program in support of the US Embassy, Iraq. This position is based in Iraq on a 90/30 rotation schedule. Serve as the Operations Manager’s representative in interpreting and implementing the organizations Aircrew Training Program (ATP) with respect to maintenance.


Perform operational checks, routine maintenance, and maintenance test flights to ensure the airworthiness of the fleet.

Conduct training and evaluations of rotary wing Maintenance Pilots (MP) and ME’s CONUS and the evaluation of MP’s and MEs in deployed locations to include maintenance standardization program oversight at those deployed locations.

Fly both single and multi-ship day, night, and Night Vision Goggle (NVG) missions, primarily under Visual Meteorological Conditions.

Maintain NVG currency and Instrument proficiency.

Single point of contact for Maintenance Test Pilot standardization.

Assist the program Chief of Standards with the supervision and maintenance of the maintenance standardization program.

Maintain and manage flight records, Air Wing Information System (AWIS) entries and updates of aviation references and publications.

Ensure all MP’s and MEs are fully integrated into the Aircrew Training Program (ATP).

Train and evaluate MP’s and MEs in their designated aircraft.

Ensure compliance with all INL/A Operations directives, Aircrew Training Manuals (ATM), and ATP requirements.

Train, evaluate, and document the performance of MP’s and ME’s, and develop individual flight training plans in support of the organization’s mission and ATP.

Serve as a member of the Standardization Committee.

Provide guidance to all MP’s/ME’s as well as recommendations for improvement and modification to the existing ATP to ensure compliance with current and future mission requirements.

Responsible for standardization administrative duties, i.e., flight records, AWIS, Reports, publications, and references.

Monitors flight instruction, to include standardization of transitions, annual proficiency reviews, and flight evaluations.

Conduct academic and hands-on performance training and administers evaluations to ensure crewmember proficiency and standardization of training in addition to maintaining IATF’s and completing required AWIS entries.

Participate in the selection and training process of new Maintenance Pilots and Maintenance Examiners to the INL/A Program.

Serve as manager and oversee MP training and evaluation functions.

Supervise the crew on a daily basis.

Perform routine OCONUS travel and within CONUS travel as required.

Perform other aviation duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or equivalent

FAA Commercial and Instrument Airman Certificate Rotorcraft Helicopter.

FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.

Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.


1,500 total rotary wing flight hours including 500 hours of turbine engine time.

Night Vision Goggle (NVG) qualified and 300 hours of NVG experience.

Requires 100 hours of RW maintenance pilot time or prior designation as a military Functional Check Pilot/ Maintenance Test Pilot time.

Qualification in the applicable aircraft H-60 or equivalent.

This role requires the employee to be fully vaccinated against COVID.


Prior military pilot and/or pilot support on the DoS INL/A program.

Documented civil or military maintenance test pilot course completion.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


1. Focus on Results – Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

2. Communications – Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

3. Teamwork – Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making – Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

5. Initiative & Innovation – Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

6. Interpersonal Relationships – Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

7. Quality & Safety – Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

8. Continuous Improvement – Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

9. Training & Development – Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

10. Integrity – Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

AAR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.