29 August 2023

ACI Jet | BD-700 Captain

San Luis Obispo, CA, United States

Pilot - Global XRS Lead Captain (Aircraft and Crew Manager - ACM)

San Luis Obispo, CA Flight Ops


The Aircraft and Crew Manager (ACM) serves as the lead pilot for the Global XRS. This position will include operating the aircraft in accordance with ACI Jet’s operational policies while maintaining a positive and productive relationship with ACI Jet’s employees, vendors, and clients. Applicant must reside within 2 hours drive time of the San Luis Obispo, CA airport.



  • Collaborate with ACI Jet Flight Operations Management and aircraft Owner to ensure complete operational success.
  • Responsible for the overall relationship with the aircraft owner, and the owner’s satisfaction with the aircraft operation.
  • Oversee the aircraft owner’s travel, even when not assigned to the trip.
  • Recruit or assist in the recruitment of crewmembers for the assigned account.
  • Assign crew to all aircraft operations and ensure a fair workload among crewmembers.
  • Responsible for the well-being, and retention, of the crew assigned to the account.
  • Responsible for ensuring crewmembers are competent in the performance of their duties.
  • Ensure the aircraft is properly outfitted for the client and operations.
  • Oversee the maintenance of the aircraft in coordination with the Director of Maintenance.
  • Oversee and lead any aircraft modifications and/or upgrades to the aircraft.
  • Ensure revenue and expenses match owner expectations.
  • Verify the accuracy of monthly accounting invoices and complete monthly owner reports.
  • Complete all assigned tasks in a timely and high-quality manner.
  • Act as a mentor to other pilots on the account, helping them to develop professionally.
  • Fulfill the duties and responsibilities as PIC/SIC when assigned.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on the assigned aircraft type (maintain a high-level of proficiency and technical knowledge that exceed that of other pilots on the account).
  • Monitor new information regarding assigned aircraft type and disseminate this information appropriately, with explanations if necessary (flight manual changes, avionics updates, Bombardier Advisory Wire, Gulfstream Journal, MOLs, FAA ADs, etc.)
  • Respond to operational questions from Dispatch / Maintenance / Pilots in a timely manner, and if necessary, research the subject to provide informed and adequate responses.
  • Operate ACI Jet aircraft in a safe and efficient manner while in compliance with all company rules and regulations, manufacturers’ limitations and manuals, governmental rules and regulations, and any other requirements of agencies having jurisdiction over the flight.
  • Coordinate with ACI Jet Flight Dispatch personnel to ensure that the goals and objectives relating to assigned flight operations are achieved and carried out in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Provide unparalleled courtesy, professionalism, and customer service to ACI Jet Charter clients and owners.
  • Ensure that Electronic Flight Bag(s) (EFB) are kept current with the latest navigation and application dates.
  • Remain knowledgeable relative to the applicable portions of the ACI Jet Air Carrier Operations Manual (ACOM).
  • Thoroughly review and acknowledge revisions to the ACOM in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that a proper pre-flight inspection has been completed prior to takeoff, including but not limited to the aircraft, its publications, documentation, equipment, passenger service items, fuel, weather conditions at destination, enroute, alternate airports and departure points, customs, permits, and airport/runway suitability.


  • Total Time: Minimum 4,500 hours total time; minimum 1,500 hours multi-engine.
  • Current and valid Pilot’s Certificate with an English proficient endorsement.
  • Valid ATP rating.
  • BD-700 type rating highly preferred.
  • Able to maintain a First Class Medical.
  • Able to maintain a valid United States Passport.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or have 3-5 years of professional aviation experience.
  • Work as a part of a team in a high stress, fast-paced environment.
  • Highly motivated and organized individual.
  • Willing to live within 2 hours of the San Luis Obispo, CA airport (KSBP).

What your compensation, benefits, and perks will be:

  • Competitive salary + Per Diem
  • Known Crew Member (KCM)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K Matching, Paid Time Off (PTO), Employee Flying Club, and Continuing Education.

Pay : $300,000 - $350,000/yr | DOE


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