Fighter Pilot - Maintenance Liaison

  • Full-Time
  • Florida
  • Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC)
  • Posted 8 months ago – Accepting applications
Job Description

Fighter Pilot - Maintenance Liaison

  • 297619

Who We Are

Textron Systems is part of Textron, a $14 billion, multi-industry company employing 35,000 talented makers, thinkers, creators and doers worldwide. We make things that fly, hover, zoom and launch. Things that move people. Protect soldiers. Power industries. We serve customers in industries spanning aerospace and defense, specialized vehicles, turf care and fuel systems.

This role is in Textron System’s Airborne Tactical Advantage Company business area. Visit & to read more about who we are and the products we make!

About ATAC

Textron Airborne Solutions provides training opportunities for military customers. Within this company is Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), which provides tactical flight training and adversary services. Textron’s extensive global reach – makes for an incomparable training resource. ATAC provides tactical flight training and adversary aggressor services for U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force pilots, and is the only organization certified to train the Navy’s TOPGUN program. ATAC operates simultaneously across five sites and two continents and comprises the world’s largest outsourced civilian, tactical airborne training organization and proudly provides the highest quality live training to Squadrons, Air Wings, and Battle Groups. ATAC was the first civilian organization authorized to train the USAF’s F-22 Raptors.


Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) provides tactical and adversary aggressor training as contract support for the Department of Defense. The Tyndall Maintenance Liaison position is intended to coordinate all aircraft maintenance related communications, procedures, inspection schedules between the operators, maintainers, and Alliance Fort Worth Adversary Center of Excellence (ACE). The Maintenance Liaison is required to report directly to the Vice President of ATAC ACE and provide support and coordination between the ACE DOM and the Tyndall DO.

The Tyndall Maintenance Liaison will report to the Vice President of ATAC ACE, coordinate with the ACE Director of Flight Operations (DFO), and the Tyndall regional Director of Operation (DO) for activities related to aircraft maintenance in support of customer requirements. The Maintenance Liaison will ensure adequate coordination and communication of maintenance of maintenance related activities in support of Tyndall operations.

Job Responsibilities

  • Required to be an operationally active fighter pilot within ATAC.
  • Responsible for oversight and monitoring of all maintenance related activities at Tyndall OL
  • Aware of aircraft life cycle and aircraft related components & subcomponents for maximum business efficiency.
  • Monitoring of all aircraft and engine repair and overhaul requirements.
  • Responsible for adherence to all safety regulations, policies and procedures in accordance with all Federal, State, corporate and company requirements.
  • Required to coordinate with the Director of Safety, ACE Safety Manager and ACE Ground Safety Manager regarding all maintenance related activities.
  • Liaise with all host base maintenance and facilities POC’s as required
  • Responsible for the oversight of all Maintenance related General Operating Procedures (GOP’s) and training for ACE.
  • Responsible to provide input on maintenance personnel evaluations.
  • Support ACE DOM in the oversight of all company policy and procedures related to Maintenance (Flight Operations Manuals, GOP’s, maintenance manuals, and Training)
  • Responsible for providing operational risk management oversight for all maintenance activities and personnel actions as appropriate.
  • Provide input to ACE DOM on maintenance manpower requirements for Tyndall
  • Responsible for providing corrective action for all Tyndall maintenance audits as appropriate.
  • Network with industry and government for future maintenance operations.


  • Minimum 10 years of prior Military Fighter Experience
  • Tactical fighter aviation experience within last 5 years
  • Aviation Maintenance Management Experience
  • Previous Supervisory/Management experience
  • Military leadership experience desired
  • Demonstrated experience or has had training in the following:
    • AMS Management Systems
    • Risk Management
    • Human factors and the decision-making process
    • Accident prevention
  • Must maintain a security clearance
  • Clear written and verbal communications
  • Ability to Organize and write procedures in a logical/methodical manner
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Work well in a team environment

EEO StatementTextron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. Pay Transparency Policy StatementThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements, including US Citizenship, for access to classified information. Presidential Executive Order regarding COVID VaccinesAs a federal contractor, Textron is required to comply with Executive Order 14042, which requires all employees to have the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on or before, January 4, 2022. To ensure compliance with the Executive Order, all new hires will be asked to provide their vaccination status upon hire and will need to have the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or the single dose of the, Johnson & Johnson vaccine on or before January 4, 2022, unless they request and receive a medical or religious accommodation. Job Field Flight Operations Primary Location US-Florida Recruiting Company Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC) Schedule Full-time Job Level Director Shift First Shift Travel Yes, 50 % of the Time Job Posting 11/17/2021, 10:01:47 AM Textron (and its subsidiaries) participates in E-Verify. We will provide the U.S. Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employer’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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