Instructor Pilot Candidate - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Fort Rucker
United States

United States of America - Alabama, Fort Rucker

Job Summary

We are currently accepting applications for the position of INSTRUCTOR PILOT."

Since 1989, URS Federal Services, Inc. (An AECOM Company), with its 375+ employee workforce, has trained and educated more than 1200 students per year. Providing classroom academic instruction and hands on flight training to nearly 500 students per day, URS instructor skill and experience is without equal. Over the course of our 30 year tenure, aviation experts from URS have instilled nearly 30,000 pilots with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to fly and survive in today’s complex aviation environment. Serving the aviation education needs of the U.S. Army, the U.S. Air Force, and many Allied partner Nations, URS has earned its reputation as a world class aviation education organization.

URS instructors teach, coach, and mentor student pilots through intensive training designed to prepare them for their future roles as military aviators. Despite flight training’s inherent risk, safety remains paramount in every aspect of the URS Rotary Wing Flight Training culture.

Boasting an unprecedented safety record with more than 2.5 million hours of flight instruction, URS instructors conduct flight instruction in an area encompassing more than 40,000 square miles within the National Airspace System.

Join our team of professional instructor pilots and share your aviation knowledge and skill in supporting the U.S. Army’s helicopter pilot training and our Nation’s defense. URS instructors provide foundationally important training following a highly structured curriculum. Fly with a purpose in state of the art aircraft, working in a safety focused environment.

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Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess a ICAO equivalent or FAA commercial pilot certificate and an ICAO equivalent or FAA flight instructor certificate with rotorcraft category, helicopter class and instrument helicopter ratings on both certificates, or be a graduate of any DOD rotary wing instructor pilot course for rotary wing aircraft.

  • Total Flight Time - 1500 hrs. Flight time as pilot-in-command or second in command (per FAR 61.51); as Pilot in Command (PC) or Pilot (PI) (Per AR 95-1) in aircraft of any weight or category is creditable for this requirement.

  • Must certify having a combination of 100 hours of hooded instrument, flight simulator instrument, or weather pilot time.

  • Must have instructed students in instrument flight training.

  • Night Flying - 75.

  • Instructor Time - 500.

  • Must have a current FAA Second Class Medical Certificate prior to beginning MOI training.

  • Must not exceed 250 pounds in flight duty uniform.

  • Applicants for Basic Warfighter Skills Instructor must be Night Vision Goggle (NVG)qualified and 200 hours of NVG time


Applicants for employment are subject to Government approval and the terms of a 12 month Employee Training Agreement. Applicants selected for hire will be required to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check. Applicants selected for hire must complete MOI training and a government acceptance checkride. Applicants must be eligible for employment in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Military Support

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 209659BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.