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Training Center Instructor Pilot

Rockwall, Texas

Job ID IMS20221307-86764
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Our Business and Operations team has an unwavering focus on our commitment to excellence in everything we do. They’re the backbone of our ability to deliver mission solutions with speed, innovation and flawless execution.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Experienced
  • Location: On Site
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What makes a successful Business and Operations team member at L3Harris?
Check out the traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Collaborative
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Influential
  • Organised
  • Strategic
  • Technical


My favorite part of working for L3Harris is knowing that the parts that I procure go into products that help save lives.

Lizzie, Procurement Associate, Rochester, NY

L3Harris Work Perks

  • Health

    • Medical with a High Deductible and traditional PPO plan options, as well as, vision and a full array of supplemental health benefits
    • A doctors' service to help with referrals and second opinions for you, your family, and parents

  • Family

    • 4 weeks of paid parental leave for moms and dads
    • Fertility treatment
    • Subsidized backup childcare and eldercare
    • Adoption assistance - $5,000 per adoption/$15,000 per employee
    • Pet insurance

  • Well-Being

    • No cap to your PTO time (for exempt employees)
    • Dress for your day - wear what works for you at work
    • Legal plan for you, your family, and parents
    • Discount platform
    • 9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. employees, effective October 24, 2022.

Job Description

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.


L-3Harris is seeking instructor pilot candidates who meet our high standards of aviator skills, safety, professionalism, and customer focus. As the KA B300/350 ISR industry leader, our vision is to consistently be the world’s best sustainment provider for aerospace systems.


Operate aircraft in accordance with FAA, company and customer directives while operating under day, night and Night Vision Goggle (NVG) / night vision enhanced devices from remote locations. Coordinates with maintenance personnel to analyze and correct aircraft discrepancies. Interacts with PMO and OCONUS leadership supporting operational training requirements.

PMO Instructor Pilots (IPs) are responsible for day-to-day mission accomplishment of the organizations pilot training program. They provide training and guidance to all new hire pilots and continuation training to existing aircrew, necessary to achieve company goals. Prospective candidates will have demonstrated skills in balancing administrative, tactical and technical aspects of the position across all aircraft platforms. PMO IP candidates will be dedicated to continuous improvement and must have the ability to motivate and effectively deliver instruction to the workforce. A preponderance of duties will involve classroom academic instruction. PMO IP positions are also contract Evaluator’s for the purposes of DCMA 8210.1C compliance.

  • Administer technical instruction to pilots
  • Develops, schedules, coordinates the pilot training requirements
  • Reviews and updates courses and classroom program of instruction (POI)
  • Develops crewmember training records
  • Standardization Evaluator/administers AF Form 8 check rides
  • Conduct new hire performance counseling
  • Supervise conduct of remedial training. When necessary, document and recommend disciplinary action.
  • Conduct aircrew new hire and annual/continuation training to include: HAZMAT, fire safety, emergency destruction, emergency aircraft egress, anti-hijacking, high altitude physiology, aviation life support equipment (ALSE), and crew resource management (CRM)
  • Perform Officer-In-Charge or Range Safety Officer duties supporting firearms qualification ranges
  • Candidates may be assigned other duties, as directed by management

General Requirements

  • At least 21 years of age
  • Current US passport
  • US Citizenship
  • Valid State Driver’s License
  • Read, write, speak and understand English
  • Qualified Instructor Pilot on all assigned platforms (180 day grace period to obtain qualification)

Licensing Requirements

  • FAA Commercial Airplane multi-engine land certificate
  • FAA Instrument Airplane Certificate
  • Rating held for the last three (3) consecutive years
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • FAA Second Class Medical certificate (current)
  • BE-300 Type Rating

Flight Time Requirements

  • Minimum of 3,000 hours of total documented flight time
  • Minimum of 1500 hours of fixed wing multi-engine time
  • When evaluating the flight time of applicants meeting the basic qualifications, consideration will be given to, among other things, quality, quantity, currency, and verifiability of training; complexity of aircraft flown; types of flight operations; and hours flown as PIC in turbine powered aircraft. Applicants invited to interview must provide appropriate documentation of all flight hours.

Preferred Experience

Classroom platform instructor, prior manned ISR experience, forward air control (FAC), FAC (A), JTAC experience, airborne sensor operator experience, fixed or rotary wing direct air support experience.

Preferred Requirements

  • 3,000 hours Pilot-in-Command
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
  • Prior Military Instructor/Evaluator Pilot
  • FAA Flight Instructor Airplane Multiengine
  • FAA Flight Instructor Instrument Airplane


  • 2 year Associate’s Degree and 4 years experience or equivalent combination of experience and education, required
  • 4 year Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years experience or equivalent combination of experience and education, highly desired


  • Internal applicants preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US DOD Secret security clearance; Top Secret clearance preferred
  • Pre-employment drug test and a medical exam
  • Criminal history records check and a background check will be performed
  • Must be able to qualify with M-9 pistol and M-4 rifle, or equivalent
  • Able to deploy to remote OCONUS locations for 30 days per semi-annual period

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

L3Harris Technologies is an E-Verify Employer. Please click here for the E-Verify Poster in English or Spanish. For information regarding your Right To Work, please click here for English or Spanish.

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