10 May 2024

Vectrus | Instructor

Virtual, SAU



Responsible for performing duties as a Standardization Instructor Pilot in the MD530 program Series aircraft and supporting simulation device(s). Conduct initial and concurrent training and evaluation of employee and customer pilots in accordance with US Army Aviation Aircrew Training Manual (ATM) requirements. Conducts academic and hands-on performance training and administer evaluations to ensure pilot proficiency and standardization of training. Responsible for maintaining Individual Aircrew Training Folder, (IATF) and completing required training, currency, and readiness entries. Conducts AH-6I ground school instruction in a classroom environment, providing basic instrument instruction in the aircraft and flight training device(s), and performing flight training duties in contact, basic instrument, and basic combat skills training to Army standards IAW government approved ATM, and Program of Instruction (POI). Instruction may include any combination of Individual or Group instruction in an academic classroom environment and or aircraft or simulator. Additionally, It is preferred that applicant have experience in mission (Attack, Observation, Utility, Multi Mission etc…) operations and must have completed a course of instruction for IPs at an authorized Aviation Proponent School.


+ Train and evaluate Aviation pilots in the AH-6i aircraft in accordance with the US Army Aviation ATM and specific unit ATP guidelines.

+ Forecast, schedule, monitor and report the recurring training-related resource requirements for all training programs.

+ Develop an Aviation Aircrew Training Program in accordance with customer guidance.

+ Verify and confirm that all required flight training publications are current and complete.

+ Conduct and evaluate individual readiness level progression tasks, to include instrument flight tasks during day, night, and night vision goggle (NVG), and instrument flight rules (IFR).

+ Prepare crewmembers through realistic mission training flight maneuvers under local environmental conditions to include dust landings, and weather specific desert training.

+ Provide aircrew proficiency training in Instrument Meteorological Conditions (IMC) in and outside controlled airspace under Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and or international Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) flight rules.

+ Attends meetings as required with Customer/s.

+ Recommend aviation instructor pilot appointments to customer leadership.

+ As a member of the Aviation Safety Council, attend regularly scheduled Aviation Safety Council meetings as required.

+ Attend and provide training and mission planning input to the weekly Production Control and Operations meeting.

+ Responsible for providing direct interface and daily status reports as required between staff for training status, mission assignments, mission planning, and crew status.

+ Additional duties or tasks as directed.


+ Education Level Must have been qualified as a Pilot in Command and successfully completed one of the following:

+ Graduate of a course of instruction for OH-58D or AH-64D IPs at an authorized Aviation Proponent School required.

+ An IP equivalency evaluation administered by a standardization instructor pilot (SP) selected by the Directorate of Evaluations and Standardization (DES), preferably in the AH-64D or OH-58D aircraft required.

+ FAA rating (preferred) as Certified Flight Instructor – Instrument – Helicopter (CFII-H) or military equivalent. Minimum 1,000 flight hours with 250 NVG, and 500 hours as an instructor required.

+ Certificates: Military aviation certification and/or rating as Instructor Pilot in the UH-60M program Series aircraft

+ Experience:

+ Mission (Attack, Observation, Utility, Multi-Mission) operations preferred.

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual. This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace. Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.