F-35A/B Contract Instructor Pilot, Misawa AB Japan

Orlando, Florida
Feb 05, 2024
Apr 05, 2024
Job ID: 648541BR Date posted: Feb. 05, 2024
Description:This position is a full-time position as a F-35 Instructor Pilot at Misawa Air Base, Japan in support of the JASDF F-35 Lightning II program. As an F-35 instructor and Subject Matter Expert (SME), you will provide academic training through Electronic Mediated Lecture (EML) and Interactive Courseware (ICW). You will provide instruction using the Full Mission Simulators (FMS), operate Instructor Operating Stations (IOS), and will be a SME for all pilot training courseware updates.

As a successful candidate, you will work closely with other members of the Lockheed Martin training team to fulfill F-35 training objectives. You will implement, and support Lockheed Martin initiatives, programs, and policies as directed. This candidate may also be requested to augment training objectives and instruction at other F-35 operational/training sites as needed.

Instructs pilots in flight procedures and techniques in ground school courses and flight training. Prepares lesson plans. Acts as a subject matter expert by applying advanced technical concepts in the area of aviation and provides assistance in creation of training material. Assists in the preparation of schedules, maintenance of training records and ensures that course standards, training requirements, and objectives are met by each student. Evaluates and monitors students' performance. This position is typically represented by an experienced pilot.
Basic Qualifications:
-Candidate must have in-depth knowledge of fourth and/or fifth generation aircraft systems, operational experience with advanced sensor systems such as Night Vision devices, EO/IR targeting systems, Helmet Mounted Cuing, and the latest air-to-surface and air-to-air weapons inventory.

-Candidate must have prior experience in delivering military pilot academics and simulator training and be familiar with current instructional techniques and delivery methods.

-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) are 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 and with investigation within 6 years and be able to qualify for access to Special Access Required (SAR) programs.
Desired Skills:
-Current or demonstrated experience as an USAF/USN/USMC IP with multi-role fighter experience.

-Former Weapon School, Top Gun, or MAWTS graduate desired. Fifth generation Full Mission Simulator (FMS) experience as an operator and/or instructor.
F-35 flight experience is highly desired.

-1000 hours Fighter Flight Time in forth and/or fifth generation multi-role fighter aircraft.

-Experience as an UPT/FTU/RAG instructor.
Security Clearance Statement: This position requires a government security clearance, you must be a US Citizen for consideration.
Clearance Level: Secret with Investigation or CV date within 5 years
Other Important Information You Should Know
Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.
Ability to Work Remotely: Onsite Full-time: The work associated with this position will be performed onsite at a designated Lockheed Martin facility.
Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.
Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per week
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.
The application window will close in 90 days; applicants are encouraged to apply within 5 - 30 days of the requisition posting date in order to receive optimal consideration.
At Lockheed Martin, we use our passion for purposeful innovation to help keep people safe and solve the world's most complex challenges. Our people are some of the greatest minds in the industry and truly make Lockheed Martin a great place to work.

With our employees as our priority, we provide diverse career opportunities designed to propel, develop, and boost agility. Our flexible schedules, competitive pay, and comprehensive benefits enable our employees to live a healthy, fulfilling life at and outside of work. We place an emphasis on empowering our employees by fostering an inclusive environment built upon integrity and corporate responsibility.

If this sounds like a culture you connect with, you're invited to apply for this role. Or, if you are unsure whether your experience aligns with the requirements of this position, we encourage you to search on Lockheed Martin Jobs, and apply for roles that align with your qualifications.
Experience Level: Experienced Professional
Business Unit: RMS
Relocation Available: Yes
Career Area: Aeronautical Engineering
Type: Full-Time
Shift: First

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