AAR CORP INL Crew Chief/ Flight Engineer RW (CH-46) FI - Afghanistan in Afghanistan

Title: INL Crew Chief/ Flight Engineer RW (CH-46) FI - Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan

Job Number: 4587


Participate as a non-rated crew member on approved missions flown in support of an OCONUS US Government contract as instructor for Non-Rated Crew members Standardization. Responsible for accomplishing all required Load Master (non-rated crew member) duties in accordance with policies and procedures. Perform duties under the supervision of the Pilot-Command to include but are not limited to, aircraft configuration changes to support alternate missions, aircraft cargo, personnel loading and unloading operations and passenger safety briefings.


  • Perform non-rated crew member duties in accordance with aircrew training program requirements. - Plan and perform airdrop operations.

  • Plan and perform loading and unloading activities, compute the center-of-gravity position and ensure it is within prescribed limits at all times.

  • Ensure the cargo compartment is properly configured for each mission.

  • Verify and maintain a manifest for cargo and/or personnel.

  • Supervise and participate in loading/unloading operations.

  • Ensure cargo and passengers are properly restrained.

  • Confirm security of cargo and passengers as necessary.

  • Supervise passengers during routine and emergency operations.

  • Report any malfunction, maintenance or safety concern to the Pilot-in-Command.

  • Perform emergency procedure actions as required by applicable directives and/or the Pilot-in-Command.

  • Perform aircraft servicing duties including fueling operations, aircraft configuration changes as required.

  • Position requires a U.S. Department of State Secret Clearance

  • Perform routine OCONUS travel and within CONUS travel as required.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


High School Diploma or GED


Graduate of the US Army Flight Instructor Course


  • Night Vision Goggle (NVG) qualified and 150 hours of NVG experience.

  • Minimum of five (5) years as a licensed A&P aircraft mechanic with experience on helicopter and associated sub systems.

  • Minimum of 650 total rotary wing flight hours.

  • FAA Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics License.

  • Current FAA Class III Medical Certificate.

  • One (1) year full field service within the last three (3) years.


  • 5 years experience with UH-1, CH-46/CH-47, S-61/H3 or MD-530 series aircraft.

  • Combat experience and previous exposure to operations in Iraq or Afghanistan highly desired.

  • Previous experience with the M-4, Glock 19, M-249, and GAU-17 desired.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions.

  2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

  3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

  4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

  5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

  6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

  7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

  8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

  9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

  10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

  11. Performance Management - Sets clear expectations & direction for staff; achieves team results consistently; coaches staff to improve; is a positive role model

  12. Expense Management - Plans budget appropriately, uses sound judgment; analyzes operation for improving expense efficiency; demonstrates knowledge of financial process & results.

  13. Leadership - Builds commitment to team, company, mission & customer through effective & frequent communications; promotes an environment of trust; fosters a respectful, energetic & positive work culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran