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Lockheed Martin Simulation Production/Training Pilot Staff, F-16 Program (OCONUS) in Greenville, South Carolina


Lockheed Martin Aeronautics. Be More Than You Can Imagine .

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 25,000 has pre-eminent expertise in advanced aircraft design and production, modification and support, stealth technology and systems integration.

Join the Lockheed Martin Aeronautics team as an F-16 qualified Instructor pilot to provide F-16, block 60 simulator instruction and training to pilots of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Air Force. (Note: The selected candidate will deploy from their current US location).

Instructs pilots in tactical pilot proficiency training in the F-16 simulator 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.

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

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:

•Experienced instructor pilot with a minimum of 1000 flight hours in the F-16 aircraft

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

•Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college

•F-16 flying training instructor experience within the last 5 years.

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

•Must be a US citizen

•Must have a valid passport

Desired Skills:

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

•Experience working with foreign nationals is highly desired

•Strong communications and interpersonal skills.

•Operational experience with Night Vision Goggles (NVGs), Low Altitude Navigation and Targeting Infrared for Night (LANTIRN), and the latest F-16 weapons inventory

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

•Positive attitude and cultural understanding to effectively accomplish training program goals.



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.


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