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L3 Technologies
Location: San Diego
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Sales & Purchasing
Category: Pilot
This position serves as the primary point of contact for L-3 Flight International CAS Business Jets contract with the FACSFAC San Diego (FFSD) Scheduling Officer. It also serves as the Scheduler of the flight crew and aircraft of a Part 135 and DOD Contracted Air Services (CAS) USN Contract. The Scheduler works closely with Flight Operations and Maintenance to ensure all customer scheduling requirements are met. This position requires precise attention to detail in order to manage multiple assets and employees within a dynamic schedule. It also serves as a Staff Pilot qualified in a Learjet 35/36.

Essential Functions:

* Compiles and provides classified West Coast CAS related mission data in sufficient detail and appropriately formatted for immediate, unedited, aircrew use

* Provides the USN customer, and/or Program Manager with summaries of mission data, including statistical analysis when requested

* Be familiar with the applicable Fleet Exercise Publications (FXP) and Allied Exercise Publications (AXP), and in turn ensure that the information therein, is formatted for aircrew use and conveyed in an accurate and timely manner to Flight Operations for mission execution


Be available by hours a day 7 days a week, unless previously coordinated with the Flight Supervisor


In coordination with the Site Flight Supervisor, prepare and publish the daily flight schedule

* Coordinate with the customer to obtain mission profiles, timelines, and other pertinent information and provides necessary details to the aircrews

* Prepare and present a weekly draft at the Weekly Planning Meeting

* Maintains records of time off request, sorties flown, and sorties cancelled

* Make preparations for flight operations at locations other than North Island. In particular:


Obtain Prior Permission Request (PPR) number assignments for operations at military airfields


Coordinate with the Maintenance Department


Coordinate with the Parts department for fly away kits

* Track utilization and disposition of Government Furnished Equipment (GFE)

* Organize the navigation publications for distribution

* Expected to be available for scheduling twenty-four hours a day seven days a week. A draft weekly schedule is produced with final flight assignments published the evening prior.

* Complete the required preflight, through flight and post flight inspections of the aircraft.

* Complete annual flight checks in accordance with 14 CFR 135.293.

Assist in flight planning by completing weight and balance calculations and load manifests, performing aircraft performance calculations and preparing the TOLD card.


Assist with the boarding of any passengers, including any required passenger briefings, and the loading of baggage and/or cargo.


Perform Pilot Flying and Pilot Not Flying duties including:


Communication and navigation worldwide IAW 14 CFR Part 135, ICAO and applicable DOD regulations.


Complex profiles with precisely timed heading, altitude, and speed changes.


Low altitude flight down to 100 feet AGL over water or 300 feet AGL over land.


Formation flight.


Air intercepts in accordance with the current Top Gun manual.


Banner Tow for air to air gunnery.


Target Tow for surface to air gunnery and RDT&E.


Electronic Warfare utilized for air to air or air to surface.

* Maintain an aircraft compatible set of headphones with operable boom microphone.


Required education and experience:


Bachelor’s Degree plus 4 years experience OR Associate's Degree and 8 years experience OR High School Diploma and 12+ years experience


Prior pilot experience in military or CAS contract flight operations


Must have an FAA First Class Medical Certificate

* Commercial Pilot Certificate with Instrument and MEL (without Centerline Thrust Restriction) Ratings. Must have at least the following amount of hours logged: 1,000 hours total flight time excluding simulator; 250 hours PIC fixed wing; 50 hours PIC multi-engine or 50 hours F/W Turbine PIC; 75 hours night; 75 hours instrument.

Preferred experience:

ATP, ATP Written, Learjet Type rating

Work environment & physical demands:

This job operates in an office environment that is located in an aircraft hangar as well as in a Learjet 35/36. Required to use typical office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. Must be able to maintain a FAA First Class Medical; climb onto and off of a Learjet wing as part of the preflight, post flight, or during an over wing emergency exit; crouch, stoop, and have digital dexterity for aircraft preflight and post flight; incur exposure to constant or intermittent sounds of a pitch or level significant enough to cause marked distraction or possible hearing loss while performing operations on the airfield ramp; and have the endurance to execute flights of up to 5 hours up to a total flight time of 10 hours per day during a 14 hour duty period.

Security clearance:

Must be able to obtain a Security Clearance, current Security Clearance preferred

EEO statement

L-3 is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L-3 provides equal employment opportunity for all persons, in all facets of employment. L-3 maintains a drug-free, tobacco-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks. We also maintain a Random Drug Testing Program for all individuals in safety sensitive positions throughout employment.


US Security Clearance Required: Secret

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

: Yes, 10 % of the Time

: Division - Vertex-20000074

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Jun 5, 2018, 6:27:17 PM

: Contracts Administration

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