AW139 Helicopter Pilot

at Jet Aviation US
Published 20th November 2020
Location Farmingdale, New York
Category Pilot Jobs  
Job Type Helicopter Pilot Jobs  


Jet Aviation is currently seeking two Helicopter Pilots (PIC) for an AW139 based in Farmingdale, New York FAR Part 91

The pilot in command reports to the regional chief pilot regarding company operating policies and procedures. The pilot in command is responsible for the safe and efficient conduct of the flight assignment with the emphasis on safety, security and quality. Will exercise pilot in command authority of all flights to which they are assigned and are the final authority for the safe conduct of the flight.


Main Responsibilities:

Safely operate the aircraft, determine departure times and routes, and/or cancel flights based on weather or other conditions
Ensure that the flight is conducted in complete compliance with all federal, local, and company regulations and policies and procedures
Institute all necessary changes as required by en route conditions such that the flight may continue under appropriate company policies, procedures and rules
Responsible for conducting the flight in a safe and prudent manner in accordance with industry and company standards
Accurate completion of all trip paperwork in accordance with current procedures
Responsible for ensuring a thorough and complete understanding with the second in command regarding all aspects of flight
Record all aircraft discrepancies as they occur on the aircraft discrepancy log and immediately report these discrepancies to the director of maintenance or their designee as soon as possible. Refer to the approved MEL and as directed by the DOM or his designee determine if the inoperative item can be deferred or needs to be repaired and completes the aircraft discrepancy log as required
Determine that the flight crew reports for duty in proper attire and that they are mentally and physically fit for duty
Maintain a complete working knowledge of all aircraft systems which they are authorized to operate to include all emergency systems and procedures associated with the aircraft
Secure the aircraft after each flight to include arranging hangar storage if they deem necessary or they are instructed to do so by the company management
Obtain the most current weather reports, forecasts and NOTAMS from a FAA flight service station or other authorized agency
File or cause a flight plan to be filed with the FAA or an ICAO state ATC facility
Analyze area, enroute and terminal charts for the airport of intended landing and alternates
Perform the functions of the In TSA Flight Security Coordinator {ISC) under the provision of the twelve five standard security program or private charter standard security program as applicable
Conduct the required passenger safety briefings or assign that duty to the second in command
Impart knowledge and skills to the second in command to prepare them to assume the duties of Pilot in Command in an emergency or when the second in command upgrades to pilot in command in that aircraft
Complete and send the leg manifest to ops control prior to each departure
Complete and send the End of DAY {EOD) report to ops control upon completion of each flight day
Responsible for taking an active role supporting the open sharing of information on all safety issues and reporting all safety hazards and concerns
Responsible for making an immediate report in any hazardous action, conduct or event to the chief pilot and director of safety
The pilot in command may delegate these duties but not the responsibility for those duties
Other duties may be required, as needed
Represent Jet Aviation as one company internally and externally with industry groups, regulatory bodies and the General Dynamics network
Minimum Requirements:

Hold an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with appropriate Aircraft Type Rating
Obtain and maintain an FAA First Class Medical
2500 hours Total Helicopter
1500 Hours Pilot-in-Command Helicopter
500 Hours Turbine Helicopter
75 hours Actual or Simulated Instrument
College Degree preferred and 5-7 years of aviation experience
Effective oral and written communication
Must present a team effort approach with great interpersonal skills, attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Must be proactive, efficient with the ability to seek out answers and resources as needed
Must be able to work flexible schedules
Willing to travel worldwide extensively and without any restrictions
Must be able to handle the job responsibilities with integrity, discretion and sensitivity to confidential company and employee information
May be required to be 21 years of age or older
Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record
Desired Characteristics:

Strong customer focus
Strong personal values corresponding with Jet Aviation values (Trust, Honesty, Alignment, Transparency)
Physical Demands / Work Environment

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk or sit. The employee is occasionally required to climbs or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds over their heads. Specific vision required for this job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must be able to work in both a heavy maintenance environment and in upscale customer areas. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional high volume when aircraft arrive/depart. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. Occasional fuel fumes may permeate the workplace. Employee must be willing and able to work in all types of weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The Hangar environment may be extreme hot and cold during certain seasons of the year.


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