F-35 Instructor Pilot
Job ID: 494731BR
Date posted: Aug. 12, 2019
City: Luke AFB
Program: F35 Training Operations and Sustainment
Description:At Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin employee. Lockheed Martin values your skills, training and education. Come and experience your future!
The numbers of operational F-35 fighter jets continues to grow. Employment opportunities are growing fast for personnel who will provide pilot training and ground support for flight operations and aircraft sustainment for these impressive F-35 fighter jet squadrons. Our F-35 Pilot Training teams are also experiencing continuous growth currently.
The F-35 Instructor Pilot/SME instructs academic training utilizing Electronic Mediated Lecture (EML) and/or Interactive Courseware (ICW) and instructs flight procedures in the Pilot Training Devices executing to the approved pilot training syllabus. Instructor will provide instruction using the Full Mission Simulators (FMS).
The instructor will operate Instructor Operating Stations (IOS) and will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for all pilot training courseware updates. The
successful candidate will work closely with members of the Lockheed Martin training team to fulfill F-35 training objectives. The successful candidate will implement and support Lockheed Martin initiatives,
programs and policies as directed.
The Locale: Glendale, AZ is part of the central region of Arizona and is part of the Phoenix metropolitan area. Glendale is located right in the center of the region close to many of the best attractions and institutions that Arizona has to offer. In addition to the Grand Canyon National Park, there are several national forests, national parks, and national monuments in Arizona. Flagstaff, AZ is about 2 hours north of Glendale with its mountains and skiing. Tucson, AZ is about 2.5 hours to the south. Put away that snow shovel because the region has a subtropical desert climate typical of the Sonoran Desert in which it lies with extremely hot summers and warm winters.
Must be willing to travel, to include Squadron CONUS/OCONUS deployments for extended periods depending on operational needs. Position may require the ability to perform in an arduous duty environment and subject to all applicable U.S. Government requirements. A detailed list of these requirements will be available at the time of interview and employment will be contingent on agreement and compliance with such requirements.
Candidate must meeting the following basic requirements:
Must have an active secret clearance with a completed investigation within the last 5 years.
Must be able to attain and maintain Special Access Program (SAP) access.
Must have a minimum of 1000 hours experience in tactical fighter aircraft as a pilot.
Must have experience as a multi-ship flight lead in tactical fighter aircraft.
Must be willing to support flexible work hours to align with customer operational schedule.
Position may require candidate to participate in deployed operations to support customer requirements.
1000 hours experience in fourth and/or fifth generation tactical fighter aircraft as a pilot is highly desired.
Experience as a Military Instructor Pilot (IP) in tactical fighter aircraft.
Past experience with F-35 pilot training curriculum.
Familiarity with F-35 program requirements.
F-35 system knowledge.
F-35 Full Mission Simulator experience.
Familiarity with the F-35 ALIS program.
Prior experience in delivering Military Pilot Academic and Simulator Training in fourth and/or fifth generation tactical fighter aircraft.
Experience with advanced sensor systems such as NVS, LANTIRN, Helmet Mounted Cuing, and the latest weapons inventory.
Graduate of formal military Academic Instructor Course (AIC).
Formal Training Unit (FTU) or Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Instructor Pilot experience.
Fighter Weapons Instructor Course (FWIC); Top Gun: Weapons Tactics Instructor (WTI) graduate.
Standardization/Evaluation Flight Examiner (SEFE); NATOPS Evaluator experience.
Experience with training management systems (TMS), learning management systems (LMS), and electronic grade books.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.
As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: ESS6500 RMS
Relocation Available: No
Career Area: Miscellaneous Engineering
Clearance Level: Secret with an investigation within 6 years
Virtual Location: no
Work Schedule: TEMPO: 5X8 - 5 days/wk 8 hrs/day (Flex & Rigid)