AAR CORP INL Loadmaster/Flight Engineer FW (DHC-8) - Afghanistan in Afghanistan

Title: INL Loadmaster/Flight Engineer FW (DHC-8) - Afghanistan

Location: Afghanistan

Job Number: 4593


Responsible for accomplishing all required Loadmaster (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.


  • FAA Airframe and Power Plant Mechanics License.

  • Current FAA Class III Medical Certificate.

  • AOCF 1A, 2X1 Aircraft Loadmaster AFSC series or other military/commercial equivalent.

  • Minimum of 650 flight hours as a FW Loadmaster or Flight Engineer.

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

  • Minimum three (3) years load master and mechanic experience on multi-engine fixed wing aircraft.


  • Full-time as a load master and A&P mechanic for the past 12 months.

  • Prior load master experience with Pratt & Whitney PT-6 engines and Hamilton Standard propeller systems.



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