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Hours Full-time, Part-time
Location Washington, District of Columbia

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Job Description

Job Description

Company Overview
Metrea is a defense company dedicated to translating commercial innovation into solutions for the hardest problems in national security. With deep mission expertise, Metrea focuses on delivering effects as a service across a spectrum of domains including Air, Space, Electromagnetic & Cyber, and Simulation. Metrea Management provides central services to 12 global business units via Operations, Solutions, Strategy, Legal, and Finance teams.

Position Summary

Pilots-in-command (PICs) are aircraft commanders aboard Metrea Strategic Mobility’s (MSM) KC-135 tanker aircraft.

Essential Functions Statements

  • Command a crew of 3 while responding to a variety of emergency and non-emergency scenarios.
  • Conduct procedurally correct and expeditious pre-flight, in-flight, and post-flight inspections, checklists, and documentation.
  • Maintain Situational Awareness (SA) and use Crew Resource Management (CRM) throughout all phases of flight.
  • Adhere to company Flight Operation Procedures (FOPs), Ground Operation Procedures (GOPs), FAA regulations, and Safety Notices.
  • Maintain all currencies, qualifications, and advanced systems knowledge related to the MSM KC-135 tanker fleet.

Competency Statements

  • Set a high standard for providing our customers with world-class air refueling.
  • Knowledgeable on the use of Foreflight.
  • Must have the ability to travel at least 7 days per month.

Supervisory Responsibility
This role has supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment
This job operates inside a KC-135.

Physical Demands
This is a largely sedentary role; however, some physical abilities may be required.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a Part-time position with varying working hours to meet the US government customer requirements, and department and business needs. Exempt Employees must have the ability to be on-call and available, as business needs require. Non-exempt employees may be required to work over 40 hours per week with approval from the department manager.

Facility Location:

Metrea Strategic Mobility

17301 Heacock St

Moreno Valley CA92551

Travel requirements a minimum of 7 days per month

Required Education, Experience, and Certificates
Education: High School Diploma or GED


  • 100 hours of flight time in KC-135 Aircraft

Computer Skills: Basic skills in Microsoft Office Suite Programs


  • Minimum of FAA Flying Class 2 Physical
  • Current US Passport
  • FCC Radiotelegraph Operators Permit
  • Must be able to hold & maintain a Top Secret (or higher) clearance level.

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certificates

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • US Air Force Instrument/Qualification, KC-135 check-ride in the previous 12 months
  • KC-135R IP/EP experience in the previous 51 months
  • KC-135 Block 30 experience
  • KC-135 MPRS experience
  • Current MEI and CFII certificate

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
Must be able to accomplish all duties with little or no assistance.
Must have good command of the English language; oral and written.

Work Authorization/Security Clearance
The employee must be a US citizen.

The employee must be able to hold and maintain a Top Secret (or higher) Clearance Level.

AAP/EEO Statement

Metrea Strategic Mobility is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law.

Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.