06 June 2022

Tactical Air Support, Inc. | Test Pilot

Reno, NV, United States

Test Pilot

  • Reno, NV, USA
  • Full Time

Include medical/dental/vision, STD, Life, 401K, PTO, Holidays

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT
Reno, NV

TEST PILOT
Operations (COPS) / Technology Development

Starting Salary Range: DOE
FLSA: Exempt

Tactical Air Support is Nevada Center for Entrepreneurial Technology (NCET) 2019 Aerospace / Aviation Company of the Year

Tactical Air Support, Inc., a national company headquartered in Reno, Nevada, provides domestic and international "Center of Excellence" training and advisory services in tactical aviation and is seeking an experienced Test Pilot to join our Technology Development team.

Tactical Air's Technology Development division is responsible for all planning, engineering, integration, and testing of elements of the Technology Roadmap. The Technology Development Director is responsible for ensuring the Technology Roadmap maintains Tactical Air at the forefront of uniqueness in exceeding USG and civilian Adversary Air and Flight Test requirements. This enterprise includes organizing the physical modification of company aircraft.

This position is located in Reno, Nevada. With a population over 400,000, the Reno/Sparks area is a thriving, growing community nestled along the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada mountain range. Reno/Sparks and the surrounding area, including a short drive to beautiful Lake Tahoe, offers a variety of arts and entertainment, an eclectic restaurant scene, and unlimited recreational activities. There is truly something for everyone. Check out https://workliveplayrenotahoe.... for more information about living in Reno.

The ideal candidate for the Test Pilot position will be report to the Director of Technology Development and will be professional, highly-productive, and responsive to the needs of the company, its DoD customers, and colleagues. This position will provide ground and flight test support for development of the Tactical Air's F-5E/F Advanced Tiger (AT) (and other aircraft) Technology Roadmap. This development plan includes basic aircraft modifications as well as multiple sensor upgrades/additions. The F-5 AT is a point designed "Red Air" adversary aircraft that supports U.S. government "Blue Air" training needs. The Test Pilot support will include frequent travel to vendors and government customers to coordinate development/acquisition of sub-systems.

The key desirable and preferred requirements for this position include:

  • Test Pilot School graduate.
  • Fighter Weapons School or TOPGUN graduate.
  • At least 2,000 hours PIC time in fighter-type aircraft.
  • F-5/T-38 PIC experience.
  • Acquisition experience.
  • Program Management experience.
  • Aviation currency.
  • CFI/CFII/MEI.
  • FAA Class II medical certificate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to provide excellent customer service.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with ability to correctly prioritize workload to maintain schedules, deadlines, and standards on assigned projects.
  • Ability to manage multiple roles and projects and to see the big picture.
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure and be adaptable.
  • Ability to cross-train into other specialties.
  • Ability to read, listen to, and understand information and ideas verbally and in writing.
  • Creativity, positivity, and confidence.
  • Regular travel to various work sites throughout the U.S. may be required and ability to support detachments as assigned.
  • Ability to obtain U.S. government security clearance.
  • This position is subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol screening (including for marijuana) per DOT/FAA requirements for safety-sensitive positions.

Tactical Air offers a comprehensive benefits package, including (but not limited to) 401K retirement savings plan with employer match, full health/dental/vision care, and life insurance. The level of position offered will be dependent upon background and qualifications. If you are a dynamic, self-motivated individual who appreciates challenging yet rewarding work, with a keen interest in cutting-edge aircraft mission systems development and maintenance, Tactical Air invites you to apply.

If any applicant requires assistance in accessing or completing an employment application, please contact Human Resources.

Tactical Air is proud to be an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Employer

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