Greenville, South Carolina

**Description:** At Lockheed Martin Aeronautics, our products play an important role in the national security of the United States and more than 70 other countries, ensuring peace and stability around the world\. Highly trained and specialized personnel and facilities are key to the company's unrivaled success in the aeronautics industry\. Our workforce of more than 30,000 has pre\-eminent expertise in advanced aircraft design and production, modification and support, stealth technology and systems integration\.

Join our Lockheed Martin Aeronautics team as a F\-16 qualified Instructor pilot for a position in the United Arab Emirates \(UAE\) to perform platform instruction, flight instruction and upgrade experience training of UAE national pilot candidates\. \(Note: The selected candidate will deploy from their current US location\)\.

This position Instructs F\-16 pilots of the UAE Air Force 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\.

**What’s In It For You**

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually\. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

• Medical

• Dental

• 401k

• Paid time off

• Work/life balance

• Career development

• Mentorship opportunities

• Rewards & recognition

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s comprehensive benefits package here\.

**Basic Qualifications:**

The following Basic Qualifications are skills that a candidate must possess to be considered for this position:

• Must be a current or former USAF F\-16 Instructor Pilot with a minimum of 1000 flight hours in 4th and/or 5th generation fighter aircraft\.

• Recent experience instructing in the F\-16 aircraft and its systems

• Candidate must have experience in USAF Pilot Academic and Simulator Training\.

• Candidate must have operational experience with advanced sensor systems such as Night Vision Goggles \(NVG\) employment, Targeting Pod employment including Sniper, Lightening, LANTIRN, etc\.\) Joint Helmet Mounted Cueing System and advanced weapons employment\.

• Candidate must be experienced with current instructional techniques and delivery methods\.

• Must have in\-depth experience with USAF publications and an understanding of 4th and/or 5th generation fighter aircraft systems\.

• Must be proficient with computers, multi\-media equipment, and platform instruction\.

• Candidate must have experience working in an international environment which required them to interact with multiple functional areas and personnel of diverse natures\.

• Experience with Microsoft Office products \(Word, PowerPoint and Excel\) is required\.

• Must have valid passport

• Must be a US Citizen\.

• Must have at minimum an Interim DoD Secret Security Clearance prior to starting\. Must be able to obtain a Final DoD Secret Security Clearance\. This position is located at a facility that requires special access\.

**Desired Skills:**

The following Desired Skills are not required but are those skills that would set a candidate apart from the others:

• Experience with F\-16 international pilot training curriculum

• Familiarity with F\-16 contractor program requirements

• Extensive knowledge of F\-16 systems for various blocks and models of aircraft

• F\-16 Full Mission Simulator and Weapons System Trainer experience

• F\-16 Functional Check Flight Pilot experience

• Experience briefing and working closely with senior USAF and foreign government Air Force officers

• Outstanding interpersonal skills, excellent leadership traits, strong oral & written communication abilities, solid ability to organize, and a high desire to provide customer satisfaction\.

• Positive attitude and cultural understanding to effectively accomplish both Lockheed Martin and foreign government training program goals\.

**BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:**

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**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\.**

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours\. Our customers tackle the hardest missions\. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision\. They’re dangerous\. Critical\. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives\. Those are the missions we care about\.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges\. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U\.S\., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories\.

**EXPERIENCE LEVEL:**

Experienced Professional

Greenville, South Carolina

Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.

Lockheed Martin is led by Marillyn A. Hewson, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer.

Our Mission:  We solve complex challenges, advance scientific discovery and deliver innovative solutions to help our customers keep people safe.

Our Vision: Be the global leader in supporting our customers' missions, strengthening security and advancing scientific discovery.

 

Our Values:

Do What's Right

Respect Others

Perform With Excellence

CUSTOMER BASE: As a global security, innovation, and aerospace company, the majority of Lockheed Martin's business is with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. federal government agencies. In addition, Sikorsky (a Lockheed Martin Company) provides military and rotary-wing aircraft to all five branches of the U.S. armed forces along with military services and commercial operators in 40 nations. The remaining portion of Lockheed Martin's business is comprised of international government and commercial sales of products, services and platforms. 

ORGANIZATION

Lockheed Martin's operating units are organized into broad business areas.

Aeronautics, with approximately $20.1 billion in 2017 sales which includes tactical aircraft, airlift, and aeronautical research and development lines of business.

Missiles and Fire Control, with approximately $7.2 billion in 2017 sales that includes the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System, PAC-3 Missiles as some of its high-profile programs.

Rotary and Mission Systems with approximately $14.2 billion in 2017 sales, which includes Sikorsky military and commercial helicopters, naval systems, platform integration, simulation and training and energy programs lines of business.

Space, with approximately $9.5 billion in 2017 sales which includes space launch, commercial satellites, government satellites, and strategic missiles lines of business. 

 

FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE

2017 Sales: $51 Billion

Backlog: $100 Billion

Cash Flow from Operations: $6.5 Billion

Stock Ticker Symbol: LMT, on the New York Stock Exchange. Ranked 64th on the 2015 Fortune 500 list of largest industrial corporations

(All amounts approximate)

WHERE WE ARE

Employees: approximately 100,000 employees in the United States and internationally

Operations: 590+ facilities in 50 states throughout the U.S.; Internationally, business locations in over 70 nations and territories

Headquarters:

Lockheed Martin Corporation

6801 Rockledge Drive

Bethesda, MD 20817 U.S.A.

(301) 897-6000

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