Los Angeles, California

Responsibilities for this Position

Van Nuys, California

Summary

This account is based in VNY is part 91 with both international and domestic flying. Thepilot in command reports to the chief pilot regarding company operating policies and procedures. He/She is responsible for the safe and efficient conduct of the flight assignment with the emphasis on safety, security and quality. Will exercise pilot in command authority of all flights to which they are assigned and are the final authority for the safe conduct of the flight.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate the aircraft, determine departure times and routes, and/or cancel flights based on weather or other conditions
  • Ensure that the flight is conducted in complete compliance with all federal, local, and company regulations and policies and procedures
  • Institute all necessary changes as required by en route conditions such that the flight may continue under appropriate company policies, procedures and rules
  • Responsible for conducting the flight in a safe and prudent manner in accordance with industry and company standards
  • Accurate completion of all trip paperwork in accordance with current procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring a thorough and complete understanding with the second in command regarding all aspects of flight
  • Record all aircraft discrepancies as they occur on the aircraft discrepancy log and immediately report these discrepancies to the director of maintenance or their designee as soon as possible. Refer to the approved MEL and as directed by the DOM or his designee determine if the inoperative item can be deferred or needs to be repaired and completes the aircraft discrepancy log as required
  • Determine that the flight crew reports for duty in proper attire and that they are mentally and physically fit for duty
  • Maintain a complete working knowledge of all aircraft systems which they are authorized to operate to include all emergency systems and procedures associated with the aircraft
  • Secure the aircraft after each flight to include arranging hangar storage if they deem necessary or they are instructed to do so by the company management
  • Obtain the most current weather reports, forecasts and NOTAMS from a FAA flight service station or other authorized agency
  • File or cause a flight plan to be filed with the FAA or an ICAO state ATC facility
  • Analyze area, enroute and terminal charts for the airport of intended landing and alternates
  • Perform the functions of the In TSA Flight Security Coordinator {ISC) under the provision of the twelve five standard security program or private charter standard security program as applicable
  • Conduct the required passenger safety briefings or assign that duty to the second in command
  • Impart knowledge and skills to the second in command to prepare them to assume the duties of Pilot in Command in an emergency or when the second in command upgrades to pilot in command in that aircraft
  • Complete and send the leg manifest to ops control prior to each departure
  • Responsible for taking an active role supporting the open sharing of information on all safety issues and reporting all safety hazards and concerns
  • Responsible for making an immediate report in any hazardous action, conduct or event to the chief pilot and director of safety
  • The pilot in command may delegate these duties but not the responsibility for those duties
  • Other duties may be required, as needed
  • Represent Jet Aviation as one company internally and externally with industry groups, regulatory bodies and the General Dynamics network.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Hold an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with appropriate Aircraft Type Rating
  • Obtain and maintain an FAA First Class Medical
  • 4000 hours Total Fixed Wing
  • 1500 hours Multi-Engine Land
  • 2000 hours Pilot-in-Command
  • 1500 hours Turbojet
  • 1500 Turbine time
  • 100 hours Night
  • 75 hours Actual or Simulated Instrument
  • College Degree preferred and 5-7 years of aviation experience
  • Effective oral and written communication
  • Must present a team effort approach with great interpersonal skills, attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Must be proactive, efficient with the ability to seek out answers and resources as needed
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules
  • Willing to travel worldwide extensively and without any restrictions
  • Must be able to handle the job responsibilities with integrity, discretion and sensitivity to confidential company and employee information
  • May be required to be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have a valid driver's license with a clean driving record

Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Jet Aviation, where individuals are hired, employed, recognized, and advance based upon their individual skills and abilities and without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), status as a protected veteran or any status or characteristic protected from employment discrimination under applicable federal, state and local laws (EEO status). This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, and opportunities for training and advancement.

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Los Angeles, California

General Dynamics is a global aerospace and defense company.

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