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Serves as Chief, Aircraft Pilot in the Aviation Safety Office at NASA/Johnson Space Center (JSC), Houston, Texas. Responsible for directing the overall aviation safety program for JSC and the Aircraft Operations Division. Advises and supports line management within Flight Operations Directorate on aviation, ground, and industrial safety issues. The Aviation Safety Office promotes aviation safety measures and uses all resources available to promote mishap prevention.
- Reviews and analyzes aircraft accident/incident reports for findings, trends, and other accident prevention information.
- Stays up to date on and advises aircraft safety techniques and activities and is responsible for designing, maintaining, updating, and managing a comprehensive aircraft safety program.
- Assists in the investigation of aircraft accidents by reviewing accident information, and takes necessary action to prevent recurrence or avoid unsafe situations.
- Coordinates aircraft safety activities with other NASA Headquarters elements and field centers.
- Evaluates test parameters, performs flight and/or ground simulations of advanced missions and aircraft, and participating in the development, design, testing, evaluation, and reporting on new aircraft concepts and advanced aircraft systems.
- Advises the Director of the Flight Operations Directorate, on the adequacy of airfield facilities, aircraft, procedures for aircraft support personnel, and aircraft operations safety policies.
- Participates in aircraft and experimental flight test activities, and determines aircraft flight readiness.
- Performs pilot duties and conducts aircraft and space hardware test programs on NASA research aircraft, as well as for flight test programs, training flights, and various space flight simulation studies.
- Reviews and analyzes flight test plans for safety and participates in Test Readiness Reviews and Operational Readiness Reviews for flight test programs.
- Maintains proficiency in different aircraft and demonstrates capability to handle all types of in-flight and ground emergencies.
- Selectee must have successfully completed a FAA Class I Flight Physical.
- You must meet qualifications requirements by the closing date of this announcement.
- If selected, you will be required to complete a financial disclosure statement.
- Selectee must be able to obtain/maintain a Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
- You must have one year of specialized experience equivalent to the next lower grade, which has equipped you with the particular competencies needed to successfully perform the duties of the position described above.
Company: NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Houston, TX, US
Application Deadline: N/A