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UH-60M Simulator Instructor/ Operator

Leidos Published: October 29, 2019
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Job #: R-00021197
Location: Riyadh
Category: Technical Trainer
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking a UH-60M Transportable Blackhawk Operation (TBOS) Simulator Instructor/Operator in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This Instructor/Operator (I/O) will have the knowledge/experience of a rated U.S. Army UH-60M Instructor Pilot (IP). The opportunity consists of a three person team living in Riyadh and conducts training at the Saudi Air National Guard Base. The duty day is expected to be from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM local time on a daily basis, 5 days per week. While there may be some requirements to operate outside these normal times or days, based on in country religious customs, the weekly hours would still be capped at 40 hours per week and limited to the extent possible to normal working hours. This position has a 90 days on/30 days off rotation. Individual housing and transportation is provided while in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Primary Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Provide instruction in all phases of flight from run up through shutdown, VFR, IFR, and Emergency Procedures.
Perform the functions of simulating an Air Traffic Control Operator during training sessions.
Provide training which follows the US Army Aircrew Training Manual and trains all 67 critical tasks to standard in the TBOS.

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree with 8 years of experience preferred, experience may be substituted in lieu of degree
500 hours of UH-60M/HH-60M as Pilot.
300 hours Instructor Pilot (Unit Trainer (UT), IP, Certified Flight Instructor (CFI)).
Instrument Examiner (I/E).
Equivalent skills and experience in lieu of required qualifications will be evaluated based on candidate’s resume and supporting documentation on a case by case basis.
Ability to travel to the Middle East.
Obtain a valid passport or currently possess a valid passport with 1.5 years remaining from hire date.
Ability to obtain a Visa to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Must read, write and speak fluent English.

Preferred Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Flight Simulator or TBOS experience.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Job Family:

Technical Trainer


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

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