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Utility Helicopter Pilot

Category
Manages Others
No
Experience Required
Yes
Degree Required
No
Security Clearance Required
No
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
Some Travel
Minimum Certification Required
Commercial Pilot
Minimum Flight Hours Required

Job Description

About Aircraft Operations

The Aircraft Operations department plays a vital role in the construction and maintenance of Southern California Edison’s (SCE) transmission, distribution, and hydroelectric infrastructure. The department operates a fleet of single- and twin-engine aircraft to conduct circuit patrols, external load operations, crew support, surveys, employee transportation, and many other critical services that help power SCE’s business objectives.

 
Position Overview

The Utility Helicopter Pilot reports directly to the Chief Pilot.  The successful candidate will provide aerial support in Company aircraft to all business units, which includes passenger transport, line patrols, external loads, and photo flights. 


Typical Responsibilities:

  • Research flight details for assigned missions review scored risk mitigation assessment, including performance planning, and perform pre-flight inspection of Company aircraft.
  • Conduct assigned routine missions in Company aircraft, including line patrols, passenger transport, photo flights, positioning flights, external loads, and other missions as required, complying with all applicable federal and state aviation regulations and Company policies and procedures.
  • Complete all flight-related documentation accurately and timely, including flight sheets, duty records, incident reports, daily helicopter flight report, and any other required records.
  • Conduct comprehensive safety briefings for all flight and ground personnel as required, prior to start of mission.
  • Plan and conduct missions in accordance with department and Company requirements, policies, and procedures. 
  • Maintain currency on all mandatory training required to meet flight proficiency, compliance with Company-required training, and participation in safety-related activities.
  • Assist management with flight-related projects and other duties as required, including timekeeping and expense reports.
  • Demonstrates company values through decisions and actions. 
  • Creates and maintains a safety conscious work environment by leading and influencing others to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Job Requirements
Minimum Qualifications
  • Must have minimum of 3,000 total flight hours as a helicopter Pilot in Command.
  • Must have minimum of 200 flight hours as a helicopter Pilot in Command in elevations above 5,000 feet.
  • Must have utility/construction related flight experience
  • Must have a FAA Rotorcraft Commercial License
  • Must have current Class II FAA Medical certificate.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have 300 flight hours of helicopter external load experience.
  • Experience with frequent decision making that has major impact on lives, including significant operational and financial impact.
  • Experience providing support to customer base. 
  • Experience researching flight details for assigned missions (including weather conditions from point of departure, along the route, and point of arrival, and any restricted flight areas), review scored risk mitigation assessment, including performance planning, and perform pre-flight inspection of aircraft.
  • Experience conducting assigned routine missions in aircraft, including line patrols, passenger transport, photo flights, positioning flights, external loads, and other missions while complying with all applicable federal and state aviation regulations.
  • Experience in all flight-related disciplines as well as the ground support discipline in conjunction with certain flight assignments. 
  • Ability to follow Edison safety protocols and safe work practices.
  • Ability to integrate work across relevant areas, develop the business and services to enhance customer satisfaction and productivity, manage risks appropriately, manage information, and provide exceptional service to internal and external customers.
  • Effective resource and project planning, decision making, results delivery, team building, and the ability to stay current with relevant technology and innovation.
  • Strong ethics, influence and negotiation, leadership, interpersonal skills, communication, and the ability to effectively manage stress and engage in continuous learning.
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in applicable profession, business, or technical discipline.
  • Experience as a Pilot in Command in one or more of the following helicopters: AS350, EC 135, and/or Bell 205.
  • RW commercial license with instrument rating or a valid RWATP.
  • 500 or more flight hours with AS350 and Bell medium helicopters.
  • Human External cargo or “short Haul” experience a plus.
Comments
  • Candidates for this position must be legally authorized to work directly as employees for any employer in the United States without visa sponsorship.
  • Relocation may apply to this position.
  • The primary work location for this position is Chino, CA; however, the successful candidate may be required to work from a different location up to 50-70 nights per year.
  • Testing will be required as part of the selection process for this position.
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