AW169 Offshore Captain – England

at NHV
Published 27th November 2020
Location Blackpool, United Kingdom
Category Pilot Jobs  
Job Type Helicopter Pilot Jobs  


AW169 Captain

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Job Summary

NHV currently have a large scope of work and are looking for a talent pool of helicopter pilots based in Blackpool in order to support this increase.

NHV looks for motivated people with good language skills (English), a sense of responsibility and initiative. Team players with a customer oriented attitude but always with the highest levels of safety in mind.

Respons. & areas

·         Responsible for the technical preparation of flights (i.e. route planning, fuel check and general inspection of the helicopter)

·         Make sure administration pre and post flight is filled in

·         In case of any incidents or problems with the helicopter write a report at the end of the flight.

·         Strictly obey the safety rules taking into account the constraints and possibilities of the helicopter and the presence of colleagues.

·         Ensure all safety systems are working properly

·         Know the NHV procedures and the Flight Operations Manual

·         Demonstrate a high degree of customer service awareness

·         Perform other “flying duties” as assigned.

·         Understanding the client’s business & needs, under the decision and supervision of the Chief Pilot.

·         Maintaining familiarity with the relevant national and international air legislation, agreed aviation practices and local procedures.

·         Maintaining familiarity with NHV’s Operations Manual, FOI’s and other related manuals, procedures and instructions for fulfilling the job.

·         Maintaining a proper standard of crew discipline, conduct and personal appearance.

·         Carrying out flight duties, in accordance with NHV’s SOP’s, limitations and performance related to the allocated helicopter type.

·         Taking care of tasks forwarded by the Chief Pilot to the crew for offshore operations (Oil & Gas).

·         Leading by example and promoting a team spirit amongst colleagues.

·         Respecting the code of conduct and overall behavior towards the whole NHV team, as well as respecting the Drugs & Alcohol policy.

·         Respecting the local content, culture and environment and adapt accordingly.


Candidates must meet the minimum requirements for the role and we ask that all of the requested information and documentation (licence, medical, proof of flying hours, language proficiency) is provided in order to start the selection procedure.

Note that only complete applications via the NHV website or job links will be considered.

If you are interested, please send your CV and cover letter:


·         Technical requirements:

o    EASA ATPL(H) Licence.

o    Valid EASA Class 1 Medical

o    Valid EASA Instrument Rating Multi Engine with PBN

·         Type rating:

o    AW139

·         Total expected flight hours:

o    3000 hours on rotary wing

o    1500 hours as PIC

o    1200 hours PIC Multi Engine helicopter

o    500 hours in similar aircraft complexity

o    100 hours on contract type


·         Languages:

o    English Proficiency Level 4

·         Good ICT-knowledge (specific aviation software & administrative programs)

·         Able to follow the procedures & processes (operational, quality, safety…) published by the company.

·         Flexible – a team player, result driven and customer focused with a high emphasis of operating safely.

Roster is not expected to be a commuting roster therefore must live locally.

What we offer

You’ll be welcomed in a young and exciting company. Based on your skills and competences, you’ll be offered a competitive salary with extra legal benefits.
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