17 July 2022

AAR CORP | Pilot

San Jose, CRI, Costa Rica


Title: Pilot RW ME Nat WASS – Costa Rica

Location: Costa Rica-San Jose

Job Number: 13639


Serve as the Operations Managers representative in interpreting and implementing the organizations Aircrew Training Program (ATP) with respect to maintenance. Maintain and manage flight records, Air Wing Information System (AWIS) entries and updates of aviation references and publications.


+ 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 MEs CONUS and the evaluation of MPs 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.

+ Ensure all MPs and MEs are fully integrated into the Aircrew Training Program (ATP).

+ Train and evaluate MPs 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 MPs and MEs, and develop individual flight training plans in support of the organizations mission and ATP.

+ Serve as a member of the Standardization Committee.

+ Provide guidance to all MPs/MEs 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 crew member proficiency and standardization of training in addition to maintaining IATFs 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.

+ U.S. Secret Clearance Required.

+ Perform other duties as assigned.

Nationalization Duties and Responsibilities:

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of, coordinate and provide maintenance test flight support.

+ Conduct aircraft acceptance flights due to new acquisitions, heavy (depot) maintenance, refurbishments, and major modifications.

+ Provide training and standardization oversight and ensure compliance with all INL/A Directives to ensure the safe and efficient operations of USG aircraft.

+ Provide flight standardization, to include instruction for rotary wing pilots and nonrated crewmembers.

+ Develop host nation standardization program and train personnel to administer the program.

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of and perform aerial transportation of personnel and cargo.

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of and oversight to ensure compliance with USG directives and safe execution of counter narcotics operation.

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of and conduct maritime and land-based detection and monitoring.

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of and conduct CASEVAC support using existing program aircraft and personnel. – Provide Host Nation training in support of and conduct personnel recovery (PR) /aircraft recovery support.

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of and conduct VIP mission support.

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of and conduct contingency operation missions.

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of and perform emergency response / humanitarian missions.

+ Provide Host Nation training in support of and perform surge operations.

+ Provide relevant aviation publications e.g., Aircrew Training Manuals (ATM), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), etc to be maintained in the technical libraries.


+ High school diploma or GED

+ FAA Commercial and Instrument Airman’s Certificate Rotorcraft Helicopter.

+ FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit.

+ Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.

+ Documented civil or military maintenance test pilot course completion.

+ Conversant in English.

+ Host nation language proficiency per contract requirement. LATAM countries: Spanish Level 2 in both Listening and Reading (L2/R2).




+ 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.

+ 100 hours maintenance pilot time.


+ Prior US Military MP/ME pilot and/or support on the DoS INL/A program

+ Qualification in the applicable aircraft, UH-1H/H2/N/ST, CH-46E/BV-107, H-60.

+ Current MRPT or Secret security clearance.



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.