Tow Pilot

Website Akima

Job Description:

Work Where it Matters

Akima Logistics Services (ALS), an Akima company, is not just another federal logistics contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At ALS, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , ALS provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , ALS delivers aviation logistics and supply chain services to the Department of Defense and federal civilian government.

As an ALS employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Akima Logistics Services is seeking an Alternate Tow Pilot for the United States Air Force Academy (USAFA) at the Benjamin O. Davis Airfield. This Pilot operates Tow Planes in support of the 94th Flight Training Squadron soaring operations.


Job Responsibilities:

Performs glider/sailplane towing operations at the USAFA Airfield (KAFF). These operations include tows from the surface to 12,500 MSL for USAF owned and operated gliders.
Occasionally supports USAFA glider tow operations off site for 94th training camps and soaring competitions within a day’s flight of Colorado.
Conducts preflight inspections, positioning of aircraft in hangars, Tow Plane refueling, post flight cleaning of tow aircraft and periodic hangar floor cleaning.
Schedule – M-F with varying shifts from sunrise to sunset. Some Saturdays and Sundays. Must fly at least twice per month and provide at least 10 working days of availability each month excluding PTO.
Accomplishes required online safety and security training annually.
Maintains pilot flying and medical currency requirements.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a U.S. citizen.
High School Diploma/Equivalent.
Must have 500 flight hours total time with 50 hours of tailwheel aircraft experience. Tow endorsement preferred.
Experience with Air Force Flight Operations preferred.
Current FAA Class II medical.
Commercial Pilot Certificate ASEL.
Valid Driver License.
Must pass background and drug screening.
Posted Salary Range


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