Lead, Pilot (PMO Lead Pilot)

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Website L3 Harris

About the job

L3Harris is looking for pilot candidates who meet our high standards of aviator skills, safety, professionalism, and customer focus. As the KA B300/350 ISR industry leader, our vision is to consistently be the world’s best sustainment provider for aerospace systems.


Operate aircraft in accordance with FAA, company and customer directives while operating and wearing Night Vision Goggle (NVG) / night vision enhanced devices from remote locations. Coordinates with maintenance personnel to analyze and correct aircraft discrepancies. Interacts with PMO and OCONUS leadership to determine operational training requirements.

PMO Lead Pilot is responsible for the organizations flight training program by providing oversight and guidance to PMO Instructor Pilots and the administration of all new hire pilot on-boarding requirements, to achieve mission goals. The candidate will have demonstrated skills in balancing the administrative, tactical and technical aspects of the position across all aircraft platforms. This position will be required to receive an annual Form 8 evaluation from a government representative. The lead is expected to be dedicated to continuous improvement and must have the ability to motivate and ensure accountability in the workforce. This position is the contract’s Senior Evaluator for the purposes of DCMA 8210.1C compliance.

Administer technical instructions to pilots
Develops, schedules, coordinates the Instructor Pilot requirements/goals
Reviews and updates courses and classroom instructions
Develops crewmember training records
Evaluates new hire training
Standardization Evaluator/administers AF Form 8 check rides
Conduct periodic performance review of Instructors Pilots
Supervise conduct of remedial training. When necessary, recommend and conduct disciplinary action.
Candidates may be assigned other duties, as directed by management


General Requirements

At least 21 years of age
Current US passport
US Citizenship
Valid State Drivers License
Read, write, speak and understand English
Must not have legal access to weapons restricted
Qualified Instructor Pilot on all assigned platforms (180 day grace period to obtain qualification)


Licensing Requirements

FAA Commercial Airplane multi-engine land certificate
FAA Instrument Airplane Certificate
Rating held for the last three (3) consecutive years
FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
FAA Second Class Medical certificate (current)
BE-300 Type Rating


Flight Time Requirements

Minimum of 3,000 hours of total documented flight time
Minimum of 1500 hours of fixed wing multi-engine time


Preferred Experience

Class room Instructor, Prior manned ISR related duties, forward air control (FAC), FAC (A), JTAC experience, airborne sensor experience, fixed or rotary wing direct air support experience.

Preferred Requirements

3,000 hours Pilot-in-Command
Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
Prior Military Instructor/Evaluator Pilot
FAA Flight Instructor Airplane Multiengine
FAA Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane



4 year Bachelor’s Degree and 9 years experience or equivalent combination of experience and education


Internal applicants preferred.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a US DOD Secret Security Clearance
Pre-employment drug test and a medical exam administered by L3Harris
Criminal history records check and a background check will be performed
Must be able to qualify with M-9 and M-4, or equivalent
Able to deploy OCONUS 30 days per quarter
L3Harris offers a comprehensive full benefits package that includes a 401k plan with a match, Company paid life insurance, Company paid short term disability, Company paid training, and reimbursement accounts. Employee assistance program (EAP), employee stock purchase plans, group legal, and several employee perks.

Hiring POC Email: careers.mapps@l3harris.com

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