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Full Time and Contract A&P Mechanics

We Are Looking for A Chief Pilot

Lohman Helicopter is seeking a highly qualified Chief Pilot with high-level leadership skills. Successful candidates will have strong background experience, excellent work ethic, and be willing to join a dynamic and fast-growing team. Commitment to safety and safety culture of utmost importance.

Leadership/Management Qualifications

  • Strong leadership skills, ability to lead by example with integrity.
  • Effective management skills and advanced communication skills.
  • Hands-on approach, technically competent with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Advanced computer skills and capability to build pilot operations infrastructure.
  • Dynamic, creative problem solver who will bring a high degree of professionalism.
  • Customer service oriented and ability to handle challenges.
  • Solid reputation with the ability to recruit qualified pilots.

Chief Pilot Qualifications

  • Meet FAR 135 requirements to serve as Chief Pilot and Check Airman.
  • Meet DOI/USFS pilot carding requirements. Candidates previously carded will receive preference. 
  • Thorough knowledge of and current experience with FARs, FAA process, and USFS requirements.
  • Direct experience as a company liaison with FAA.
  • Maintains proficiency as Pilot-in-Command and Check Airman.
  • MUST have good computer and writing skills. The candidate will be required to write and revised company manuals. 

Extensive pilot competency – flight operations:

  • Fire Suppression Required
  • Powerline experience: pole sets, wire pulls required.
  • Precision long line skill required
  • HEC experience preferred.

Extensive pilot competency – airframes:

  • Bell 407
  • Bell Mediums (UH1H, 205, 212, 412, 214) 
  • Maintains proficiency to train pilots in these airframes.

Reporting Structure and Responsibilities 

Reports to Director of Operations (DO)

  • Advises DO of all flight crew requirements including training, operations, and compliance.
  • Assists DO in formulating and implementing flight crew training manuals, standard operations procedures, and policies.
  • Submits flight operations reports to DO.
  • Company liaison with FAA in concert with DO.

Safety Systems Conduct

  • Knowledge/flight crew management of SMS requirements.
  • Reports all safety incidents in the company safety systems.
  • Collaborates with DO and Director of Safety (DOS) on all incident reports to identify root causes and changes to reduce/prevent reoccurrences.

Flight Crew Supervision and Training for Parts 133, 135, and 137 Responsibilities

  • Supervision of flight crew personnel in compliance with the FARs.
  • Designs and implements flight crew training: documentation, systems, processes.
  • Approves flight schedules, assigns flight crewmembers and Pilot-in-Command duties.
  • Coordinates and disseminates information to crewmembers pertaining to routes, airports, NOTAMS, NAVAIDS, company policies, and regulations.
  • Enforces pilot conduct (GOM, SMS, IS-BAO, Company SOP’s, EFB). 
  • Responsible to assist line pilots with flight operations in/out of Canada and Mexico.

Flight Operations

  • Ensures aircraft are properly equipped for scheduled flight operations.
  • Ensures electronic flight bag (EFB) equipment is present and functioning and content are up to date.
  • Ensures aircraft contain current versions of the General Operations Manual (GOM), pertinent contracts, and other required documents as necessary.
  • Enforces flight crew operating requirements (GOM, SMS, IS-BAO, Company SOP’s, EFB). 

Flight Operations Documentation

  • Maintains GOM and TM and revises as necessary.
  • Prepares and maintains flight operations records: proficiency records, pilot files, flight schedules, duty time records, correspondence, incident reports.
  • Develops and maintains pilot training documents (SMS, IS-BAO, Company SOP’s, EFB). 

Comprehensive Compensation Package

  • Competitive Salary ($90k to $150k – DOE)
  • Flight Pay, Per Diem, etc.
  • Benefits Package
  • Relocation Bonus