28 July 2022

AAR CORP | Pilot

Virtual, IRQ, Iraq


Title: Pilot RW Lead H60 WASS – Iraq

Location: Iraq

Job Number: 13702


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.


Manages, supervises, schedules, and directs training of assigned H-60 rated and non-rated crew members in order to safely and effectively provide aviation support services to the Department of State INL/A OCONUS program.

Ensures only qualified and current crew members are scheduled for flights.

Ensure compliance with all INL/A Program Directive (PD), Aircrew Training Manuals (ATM), and ATP requirements.

Perform duties as a Pilot, Pilot-in- Command, Air Mission Commander, Flight Lead, or Lead Pilot.

Over sees Operational Risk Management protocols at the Site/Country are actively followed and fully considered when determining crew pairings and assignments

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.

Ensure that required airworthiness inspections have been accomplished and any previous discrepancies have been corrected or properly deferred in accordance with the MEL for that aircraft (as applicable).

Supervise or accomplish the aircraft preflight inspection and preparation.

Ensure proper loading, distributing, and security of cargo and passengers.

Ensure that carry-on baggage is placed in cargo area, if required.

Determine aircraft weight and balance is within prescribed limits.

Prepare aircraft flight maintenance log, load manifest and discrepancy record form and ensure that a copy of each is delivered to the Site Manager for filing upon the completion of each flight assignment.

Retain final responsibility for the logging of aircraft flight time and the filing and closing of flight plans and preparation of flight and duty time records.

Supervise the crew on a daily basis.

Assign prior to takeoff direct reports to assist any person who may need the assistance of another person during possible emergency evacuation of the aircraft.

Conduct the briefing of all passengers prior to each take-off or assigns direct reports this duty but retains responsibility.

Delegate functions to other direct reports but retains overall responsibility.

Perform occasional 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.


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


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.

Qualification in the applicable aircraft H-60 or equivalent.

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



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.

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.