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Chief Pilot
  • room Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • group Position: Chief Pilot
  • play_for_work Job Type: Corporate, Charter
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  • person Pilot In Command: N/A
  • toll Turbine PIC: N/A
  • airplanemode_activeMulti Engine: N/A
  • queue_music Actual Instrument: N/A
Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:
Assist with the development, communication, and implementation of efficient operational procedures, policies, and effective growth strategies
Ensure that the department flight operations are properly staffed, organized, trained, and directed to fulfill its responsibilities
Drive department to achieve business goals and objectives
Ensure that the department and personnel have the adequate resources needed to perform their jobs successfully and efficiently
Maintain a fair and balanced schedule for flight crews and manage time off requests around flight scheduling
Coordinate with the scheduling team to ensure proper scheduling of aircraft and pilots, as well as tracking of flights
Assist in promoting a healthy culture for the department and the pilot team that benefits employee engagement, happiness, customer loyalty, safety, integrity, and overall excellence
Support the Director of Operations when conducting performance evaluations for the department that provides feedback to and from the employees, as well as a planning for corrective actions needed to be successful in their role
Support the Director of Operations while performing basic HR functions for the department including recruiting, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding of new pilots and counseling or discharging of personnel
Establish and maintain a close working relationship with the FAA
Prepare and maintain all pilot training, flight and duty, and proficiency recordsCoordinate with the Director of Operations on crew status for flight operations and training events
Maintain all record keeping, including those that FAA and the company requiresEnsure aircraft documents, checklists, publications, and databases are continually up to date
Manage iPad EFB program and tablets including updates to documentsOversee and schedule training resources and their execution, including aircraft training flights, simulator, enroute flight checks, ground school, and other learning courses used by departmentConduct basic indoctrination and emergency training, as well as other internal training to include customer serviceOversee Safety Manager and the company Safety Management System (SMS) programCoordinate with the Director of Operations and Director of Maintenance on the timely communication and correction of mechanical repairs, as well as planned inspections or maintenance work on the fleet around scheduled flights
Perform flight duties as Captain on qualified aircraft based on scheduling needs and crew capacity
Serve as a check airman on one assigned aircraft
Hold regular pilot meetings and maintain constant communications with flight crews
Ensure policies and procedures are followed and paperwork is submitted by crews in a timely and legible manner
Exercise operational control over the scheduling and conduct of flights
Represent the department with charter and aircraft management clients,networking functions promoting the department, and with business partners serving department needs
Spend time approximately 50% flying and 50% office duties
The Chief Pilot may delegate some of these duties, but retains overall responsibility ... Continue Reading

Minimum Requirements

General Qualifications | Knowledge & Experience:
Must hold an Airline Transport Pilot certificate (ATP)
Must have served for at least 3-years as a Chief Pilot for a Part 135 or Part 121 turbine multi-aircraft operator [or] have served at least 3 out of the last 6 years as PIC in a department that performed turbine multi-aircraft operations under Part 135 or Part 121
Extensive knowledge of FARs, ACs, SAFO/InFO, and FSIMS 8900
Solid understanding of SOPs and industry best practices
3+ years within general aviation and equivalent operational experience to include familiarity with aircraft maintenance scheduling, crew and staff management, and customer relations
Check airman, instructor, and safety manager experience preferred
Bachelor's degree ... Continue Reading

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