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Chief Pilot


Helinet Aviation
16303 Waterman Drive
Van Nuys, CA 91406
United States

Category
Minimum Flight Hours Required
Not Applicable
Industry
All Other Helicopter Jobs
Manages Others
Yes
Experience Required
Yes
Employment Type
Employee
Work Schedule
Full-Time
Travel
No Travel

Job Description
Helinet Aviation Services is a diversified helicopter service provider located in Van Nuys, California. We provide services for a wide range of markets, including VIP charter, emergency medical services including patient and organ transport, electronic news gathering, motion picture, television, and commercial production.
 
The Chief Pilot will work closely with and reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Chief Pilot is required to manage the company’s flight operations (primarily pilots) under both FAR Part 91 and Part 135. The Chief Pilot holds the FAR 119.69 Chief Pilot position in connection with the company’s Part 135 Operations.  The position requires prior leadership/supervisory experience and demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced environment with diverse mission sets. Additionally, cooperation and collaboration with Director of Operations (DO) and Director of Maintenance (DoM) and other leadership team members is core competency performance element. In addition to the technical qualification requirements, the Chief Pilot must possess the following leadership abilities:
 
Leading People – Must demonstrate the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Must possess the ability   to create an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of
conflicts.
 
Conflict Management - Anticipates and takes steps to prevent counter-productive confrontations. Manages and resolves conflicts and disagreements in constructive manner.
 
Leveraging Diversity - Fosters an inclusive workplace where diversity and individual differences are valued and leveraged to achieve the vision and mission of the organization.
 
Developing Others - Develops the ability of others to perform and contribute to the organization by providing ongoing feedback and by providing opportunities to learn through formal and informal methods.
 
Team Building - Inspires and fosters team commitment, spirit, pride, and trust. Facilitates cooperation and motivates team members to accomplish group
goals.
Job Requirements
The Chief Pilot (CP) works closely with and reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO). The Chief Pilot is required to manage the company’s flight operations (primarily pilots) under both FAR Part 91 and Part 135. The Chief Pilot must meet 14 CFR 119 (d) (1) or (2) requirements:
 
(1) In the case of a person becoming a Chief Pilot for the first time ever, have at least 3 years experience, within the past 6 years, as pilot in command of an aircraft operated under part 121 or part 135 of this chapter.
(2) In the case of a person with previous experience as a Chief Pilot, have at least 3 years experience as pilot in command of an aircraft operated under part 121 or part 135 of this chapter.
 
Additional Requirements
  • Commercial Helicopter Pilot w/Instrument or Airline Transport Pilot - Rotorcraft Helicopter rating
  • Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) Rotorcraft - Helicopter
  • Mustbe qualified to serve as pilot in command in at least one of the following aircraft, AS-350, A-109, S-76
  • Experience with comprehensive Safety Management System (SMS)
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum 2,000 hours PIC helicopter including- 1,000 Turbine, 200 hours twin engine, 100 hours unaided night hours
  • Preferred operational experience in Sikorsky S76, Agusta A109, Airbus AS355, AirbusAS350, EC130 helicopters
  • Preferred experience with Helicopter Air Ambulance (HAA), Charter, and Electronic News Gathering (ENG)
  • 3 or more years FAR 135 experience
  • Possess current FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail
  • Competence in Microsoft Office, Excel applications and PDF files

 
Employer
Helinet Aviation
Debbie Arata
16303 Waterman Drive
Van Nuys 91406
United States