24 February 2024

Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation | GVI Test Pilot

Savannah, GA, United States

Flight Operations Production Test Pilot

Date: Feb 15, 2024

Location: Appleton, WI, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

Flight Operations Production Test Pilot in GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

This position requires maintaining multiple Gulfsteam Type Ratings to include the G650, GVII and GVIII aircraft. Experience with production test flying, Functional Check Flights or Maintenance flights following alterations or repairs is desired. This position also requires frequent travel while delivering new aircraft or going to remote locations for maintenance test flights. A minimum of 1500 flying hours in turbine aircraft, and a minimum 500 hours Large Cabin Gulfstream time as a PIC.

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or technically related field required or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. 7 years flight experience. Previous experience with Gulfstream aircraft desired but not required..

Position Purpose :

Under the direction of the Chief Production Test Pilot and/or Senior Production Test Pilot, conduct flight test evaluations of production aircraft, engines, avionics systems, and other related systems to assure that aircraft is in accordance with existing design and performance specification

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

  1. Conduct initial flight test of Gulfstream aircraft and perform acceptance testing of production aircraft to functionally evaluate the airframe, engines and avionics to assure that the aircraft meets FAA Certificate of Airworthiness standards. Debrief engineering and manufacturing personnel on ground and flight discrepancies and provide technical assistance to aid in resolving discrepancies and problems.
  2. Represent Gulfstream on FAA Certificate of Airworthiness flight checks.
  3. Conduct test flights of customer aircraft following initial outfitting of new aircraft, modification of current aircraft to the next level of certification, and post Service Center maintenance.
  4. Conduct evaluation flights of used aircraft being sold and/or traded in to ascertain airworthiness and compliance with current functional standards for production aircraft.
  5. Conduct customer pilot training flights as required. to support the needs of the customer.
  6. Provide ground and flight instruction to company and customer flight crews on operations of new aircraft products, new installed systems, and new or upgraded appliances. .

Additional Functions:

  1. Support Sales and Marketing by conducting technology briefs in the ITF and local sales demonstration flights. .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:

  1. FAA Airline Transport Pilot license (ATP/ATPL) or ability to attain ATP/ATPL
  2. Previous experience in flight test or as a maintenance test pilot.
  3. FAA Flight Instructor certificate (desired).

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 217674

Category: Flight Operations

Percentage of Travel: Up to 50%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 02/29/2024

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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