JSFirm C 17 Production Pilot 3

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Boeing Company Long Beach, California:

Location Long Beach, CA

Security Clearance Required? Current Secret - US Citizenship Required

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Position Description

Plans and conducts production and acceptance test flights. Demonstrates or leads the production acceptance process. Identifies and documents flight deficiencies and coordinates resolution. Plans, coordinates and conducts delivery, ferry, support and functional test flights on production and non-production aircraft. Serves as Pilot-In-Command. Job requires FAA ATP or commercial certificate with the appropriate endorsements.



[ + ] Adaptability
Understands changes in own and others' work and situations; may be asked to explain the logic or basis for change to less experienced employees; actively seeks information about changes affecting own and fellow employees' jobs. Treats changes and new situations as opportunities for learning or growth; focuses on the beneficial aspects of change; speaks positively about the change to fellow interorganizational employees and occasionally to external customers. Quickly modifies behavior to deal effectively with changes in the work environment; readily tries new approaches appropriate for new or changed situations; does not persist with ineffective behaviors.

[ + ] Communication
Clarifies purpose and importance; stresses major points; follows a logical sequence. Keeps the audience engaged through use of techniques such as analogies, illustrations, humor, an appealing style, body language, and voice inflection. Frames the message in line with audience experience, background, and expectations; uses terms, examples, and analogies that are meaningful to the audience. Seeks input from audience; checks understanding; presents message in different ways to enhance understanding. Uses syntax, pace, volume, diction, and mechanics appropriate to the media being used. Accurately interprets messages from others and responds appropriately.

[ + ] Contributing To Team Success
Makes procedural or process suggestions to work group members, other internal employees, and occasionally external customers for achieving team goals or performing team functions; provides necessary resources or helps to remove obstacles to help the team accomplish its goals; listens to and fully involves others in team decisions and actions; values and uses individual differences and talents; shares important or relevant information with the team; adheres to the team's expectations and guidelines; fulfills team responsibilities; demonstrates personal commitment to the team.

[ + ] Customer Focus
Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions; develops and sustains productive customer relationships; uses information to understand customers' circumstances, problems, expectations, and needs; periodically becomes involved in sharing information with customers to build their understanding of issues and capabilities; considers how actions or plans will affect customers; responds quickly to meet customer needs and resolve problems; assists higher graded employees and/or project team leaders in implementing ways to monitor and evaluate customer concerns, issues, and satisfaction and to anticipate customer needs.

[ + ] Decision Making
Recognizes a wide range of potentially difficult issues, problems, or opportunities in own work group, across the organization and occasionally with external customers; determines whether action is needed. Identifies the need for and collects information to better understand difficult issues, problems, and opportunities. Integrates information from a wide variety of sources; detects trends, associations, and cause-effect relationships; creates relevant options for addressing difficult problems/opportunities and achieving desired outcomes. Formulates and/or makes recommendations for decision criteria based on issue complexity; evaluates options by considering implications and consequences; chooses an effective option. Implements decisions or initiates action within a reasonable time. Includes fellow work group members, employees across the organization, and occasionally external customers in the decision-making process as warranted to obtain good information, make the most appropriate decisions, and ensure buy-in and understanding of the resulting decisions.

[ + ] Managing Conflict
Establishes a clear and compelling rationale for resolving the conflict. Collects information from relevant sources to gain some understanding of the conflict. Views the conflict from all sides. Stays focused on resolving the conflict and avoids personal issues and attacks. Presents and seeks potential solutions or positive courses of action. Consistently takes a positive action to resolve the conflict in a way that addresses the issue, dissipates the conflict, and maintains the relationship. Summarizes to ensure that all are aware of agreements and required actions.


[ + ] Aircraft Knowledge
Complete knowledge of airplane components, systems and terminology at a GenFam level.

[ + ] Aircraft Operations
Complete knowledge and ability to use standard crew resource management, weight and balance calculations, navigation procedures, airspace, meteorology, aircraft performance data, communication operations, flight planning, industry regulations and pilot aviation skills to perform aircraft operations.

[ + ] Customer Operational Tasks
Intermediate knowledge and ability to perform customer operational tasks (e.g., weapons delivery, aerial refueling, Night Vision Systems (NVS) operations, over water navigation). The ability to comprehend and communicate program related operational requirements.

[ + ] Flight Safety
Complete knowledge of company and industry safety initiatives and strategies to reduce the world aircraft accident rate. Knowledge of operational flight safety, including industry-wide current safety topics (e.g., approach and landing, upset, Controlled Flight into Terrain [CFIT]).

Basic Qualifications For Consideration

Are you a current and qualified C-17 Pilot?

Do you currently hold or are you able to obtain an FAA Class I medical qualification?

Do you have a FAA ATP or Commercial certificate with the appropriate endorsements?

Typical Education/Experience

Degree and typical experience in engineering classification: Bachelor's and 5 or more years' experience, Master's degree with 3 or more years' experience or PhD degree with experience. Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.

Other Job related information

Position requires current and qualified C-17 pilot. Qualified applicant must possess a FAA ATP or commercial pilot rating with a current Class I medical certificate. This position requires the ability to travel and work non-standard work schedules as needed.

  • Business Unit Engineering Ops & Tech
  • Division Boeing Test & Evaluation
  • Program Chief Test Pilot
  • Job Type Non-Management
  • Experience Level Career/Experienced
    • US Person Status Required? Yes

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