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Staff F-35 Flight InstructorSME

Lockheed Martin
Yuma, AZ
  • Job Code
-35 Pilot SME. Supports USMC pilot training in achieving and maintaining combat readiness levels. Provide basic instruction and refresher training in F-35 systems. Run complex mission training scenarios using the F-35 Instructor Station while executing opposing force tactics for surface-to-air and air-to-air threats. Provide friendly force ground support functions (ATC, forward air controller, airborne intercept controller, etc) in support of the training objectives. Develop mission scenarios to support USMC training objectives. Evaluate and provide feedback on pilot performance during mission debrief.

The successful candidate will work closely with the USMC customer pilots and leadership to evaluate and provide feedback regarding pilot performance and aid developing tactics, techniques and procedures for F-35 employment.

This position is eligible to participate in the F-35 Field Operations Targeted Bonus Plan

Basic Qualifications
Candidate must have a current final secret security clearance with a reinvestigation within the last five years.

Candidate must have a minimum of 1000 hours Fighter Flight Time in forth and/or fifth generation fighter aircraft. Former Instructor Pilot (IP). Candidate must have prior experience in Military Pilot Academic and Simulator Training. Candidate must have operational experience with advanced sensor systems such as NVS, LANTIRN, Helmet Mounted Cuing, and the latest weapons inventory. Candidate must be familiar with current instructional techniques and delivery methods. Must have in-depth knowledge of military publications and an understanding of forth and/or fifth generation aircraft systems. Candidate must have worked in an environment which required them to interact with multiple functional areas and personnel of a diverse nature. Use of Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) is required. Candidate must have outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent leadership traits, strong oral & written communication abilities, solid ability to organize, and a high desire to provide customer satisfaction. Candidate must have active secret clearance. Candidate must be willing to support flexible work hours to align with customer operational schedule. Position may require candidate to participate in deployed operations to support customer requirements

Desired skills
Experience with F-35 pilot training curriculum
Familiarity with F-35 program requirements
F-35 system knowledge
F-35 Full Mission Simulator experience

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): Yuma Arizona

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