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F-35 Chief Test Pilot

Lockheed Martin

Fort Worth, TX
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F-35 Chief Test Pilot. Provide mature leadership and guidance in support of the F-35 portfolio. Independent and self-driven, exhibiting an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity and resourcefulness. Strategic thinker. Chief adviser to the Flight Operations Senior Manager on all aspects of the F-35 program from programmatical to technical. Primary liaison between flight operations, the F-35 program and Chief Engineers. Provide daily technical support to include PVI development, requirements development, market assist, and subject matter expert on all performance aspects of the F-35. Subject matter expert for flight test program to include flight test planning, run card development, test execution, flight test safety and reporting. Fly the F-35 in support of our worldwide mission, to include production, experimental and engineering flight test, test support, customer demonstration flights and others as assigned

**Must be a US Citizen. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. This position Requires a Final Secret Clearance to start.**

Basic Qualifications
-Suitable FAA commercial pilot's certificate (SE Land, Instrument Airplane).

-Current FAA Class II medical certificate

-Minimum of 1,500 hours first-pilot time to include 100 hours as first pilot during engineering and/or acceptance flight tests

-Graduate of a military Test Pilot School (TPS)

-Current Secret security clearance

Desired skills
Current and qualified on the F-35, or previous F-35 flight test experience. Broad experience and qualification across the entire spectrum of flight test disciplines. Program management experience. Exceptional staff, communication and organizational skills. TOP SECRET security clearance. Must be willing to travel

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status

Job Location(s): Fort Worth Texas