Serves as the co-pilot of the corporate airplane with a primary focus on safety and assistance of the Chief Pilot. Assists the Chief Pilot with all flight arrangements, routine maintenance, major maintenance, compliance with applicable regulations and certifications, arrangements and administrative tasks associated with the above items. Serves as the Co-Pilot, in the absence of the Chief Pilot and coordinates all activities that otherwise would be done by the Chief Pilot, including assisting the contract Captain.
- Co-Pilots the Corporate Aircraft, maintains FAA certification and flight proficiency. Plans and monitors airplane maintenance as required by manufacturer and FAA.
- Coordinates with Chief Pilot and the Travel Coordinator in planning of upcoming flights and the needs of the passengers.
- Maintains flight and aircraft records as directed by the Chief Pilot.
- In the absence of the Chief Pilot, assists with the selection of Contract co-pilots on an "as needed" (i.e. per trip) basis. Works with contract pilot to complete the nonessential functions.
- Maintains airport office and supplies for aircraft.
- Coordinates with risk management regarding insurance limits, and any property insurance claims as required.
Education: High School and Aviation Management Training Airline Transport Pilot Certification.
Experience: 1000 Hours of flight time; 200 hours in Multi-engine aircraft.
Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: FAA multi-engine certificate; and instrument and commercial certificate and current medical certificate. Able to meet insurance requirements customary in the aviation insurance industry.
Physical Requirements: Must be able to pass all physical requirements as required by the FAA.
Percent of travel involved: 50% often overnight
Unusual hours required of this position: Must be reasonably available as needed including nights and weekends. On occasion, must be available for flights on the spur of the moment.