Textron KingAir 300/350 – Contingent Upon Award in Afghanistan

KingAir 300/350 – Contingent Upon Award


About Textron

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, and Textron Systems. For more information, visit: www.textron.com.

About Textron Systems

Textron Systems businesses are industry leading developers and integrators of unmanned systems, advanced marine craft, armored vehicles, intelligent battlefield and surveillance systems, geospatial management and analysis systems, intelligence software solutions, precision weapons, piston engines, test and training systems, and total lifecycle sustainment and operational services. Textron Systems’ businesses consist of Electronic Systems, Geospatial Solutions, Lycoming Engines, Marine & Land Systems,Unmanned Systems, Weapon & Sensor Systems, ATAC and TRU Simulation Training.

King Air 300/350 Pilot


The Pilot shall work in a forward deployed environment with excellent rotation schedule, benefits package, and applicable differentials.The Pilot shall be responsible for ensuring safe, effective and efficient flight operations to include identification of aircraft maintenance faults and corrective actions. All safety of flight documentation shall be completed and documented in accordance with applicable industry and FAA standards. Pilot is responsible for pre-flight planning, aircraft pre-flight check, coordinating with Airborne Sensor Operators (ASO’s) and Mission Commanders who operate the on-board sensor systems and responsible for mission execution and operations. Pilot will deploy special emphasis on crew member safety and customer relations. Pilot will monitor airspace, weather, radio communications, mission flight boundaries, other air traffic, and aircraft systems. Pilot will coordinate all flights with appropriate Fixed Base Operators, military range control, Air Traffic Control (ATC) facilities (military and civilian), Primary Mission Equipment (PME) Operators, Mission Commanders, and Mission Coordination Services Pilot will operate modified Government Owned Contractor Operated turbo-prop aircraft in accordance with commercial and Host Nation regulations, and program policies and procedures. Will fly day and night, under Visual Meteorological Conditions and Instrument Meteorological Conditions; maintain night currency and instrument proficiency. Serve additional duties when directed as an Aviation Safety Pilot. Operate from remote, austere and primitive locations with possible unimproved runways.


Required Skills: (skills a candidate MUST have to be considered for a position)

  • Must be qualified in mission, type, design, and if appropriate series of aircraft.

  • Must have no less than 1000 hours documented Pilot-in-Command time.

  • Pilot-in-Command time for other aircraft must include 300 hours in multi-engine turboprop aircraft.

  • Must possess a current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.

  • Must possess a current FAA Commercial Pilot or Airline Transportation Pilot license.

  • Must possess BE-300 unrestricted or SIC Required type rating.

Preferred Skills: (skills that are not necessary but will make a candidate more qualified for the position)

  • Former US military or government law enforcement pilot.

  • US military trained Fixed Wing Instructor Pilot, Maintenance Pilot, or Instrument Examiner.

  • Prior overseas rotation experience, particularly in USCENTCOM/USAFRICOM area of operations.

  • Experience supporting USSOCOM in global operations. Required Education / Certification /

Education / Certification / Experience: (education that is not necessary but will make a candidate more qualified for the position)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience.

  • Radio Telephone Operators Permit.


  • Current location is in Afghanistan – location is subject to change based on business needs.

  • Possibly austere and primitive location(s)

  • Security Clearance:Must possess an active Secret security with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI level.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

  • Candidates hired for this position will be subject to a post-offer, pre-hire, pre-deployment medical assessment.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen.

  • Must possess a valid passport with at least six months remaining prior to expiration.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Flight Operations

Primary Location US-Afghanistan

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Support Solutions

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 268368