Knowledge & SkillsDemonstrated proven and verifiable aviation experience including ethics, ability and professionalism of the highest standards are required for this position.Must have demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written. Must be fluent in the English language.Working knowledge for operating navigational and communication equipment installed on the aircraft.Capable of computing and annotating weight and balance logs for the aircraft. Able to pass flight proficiency examinations required by the customer.Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance if required. Must be able to Read, Write and Communicate effectively in English Experience & EducationCompletion of high school or equivalent and military flight and applicable training courses are required IAW 95-20At least ten years of aviation maintenance experience requiredMust be proficient in flying operations of the aircraft they are assigned. Must possess an instrument rating on their FAA Commercial Certificates; no waivers will be granted. Must meet the qualification requirements of AR 95-20. Must have successfully completed Army Maintenance Test Pilots Course (MTPC) or complete an equivalency evaluation IAW AR 95-1 and 95-20. Must complete US Army Aircraft Maintenance Officers Course (AMOC) Phase II or complete an equivalency evaluation IAW AR 95-1 and 95-20. Must successfully complete annual flight evaluation conducted IAW AR 95-1 and the appropriate Aircrew Training Manual, where (1) Evaluation conducted by anArmy/Government Test Flight Evaluator (MTFE) will conduct this evaluation, and (2) When the MDS is not supported by the US Army, the evaluator will be approved by AFMD Director. Chief Pilot qualifications will additionally have three years of experience with flight records management and a working knowledge of the Army STAMIS Flight Records management system.Must meet the experience requirements of AFR55-22, NOTAMS, AR95-10, AR95-20 and DCMA-8210 pertaining to each aircraft prior to acting in the capacity of pilot-in-command on maintenance test flights.Must possess a valid FAA commercial pilot certificate with instrument ratings.Must have satisfactorily completed a proficiency check within the previous 12 months.Must undergo and successfully complete (initially and annually) a flight physical IAW Army Regulation 95-20, service guidance contained in AR 40-501, AR 95-1, and the appropriate Aircrew Training Manual.Must undergo and successfully complete initially and annually thereafter an Army or FAA Class II flight physical. Must possess a current valid Army or FAA Class II Medical Certificate. Physical Requirements/Working EnvironmentMay be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts and vehicles. May be exposed to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth. Must be able to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools. Must be physically capable of climbing vertical ladders or built-in aircraft steps to heights of 10-12 feet. May be exposed to chemical mist, gas, vapors, ultra-violet and infrared radiation. May be required to lift to 50 pounds to a height of four (4) feet and be required to lift to 20 pounds to a height of seven (7) feet. May be exposed to certain obstructions on the surface as well as ladders, stairs, etc. May be exposed to rapid or extreme temperature changes. TravelMay be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions.