17 July 2022

Archer | Chief Pilot

San Jose, CA, United States

Chief Pilot

at Archer

San Jose

Archer is an aerospace company based in San Jose, California building an all-electric vertical takeoff and landing aircraft with a mission to advance the benefits of sustainable air mobility. We are designing, manufacturing, and operating an all-electric aircraft that can carry four passengers for 60 miles at speeds of up to 150 mph while producing minimal noise.

Our sights are set high and our problems are hard, and we believe that diversity in the workplace is what makes us smarter, drives better insights, and will ultimately lift us all to success. We are dedicated to cultivating an equitable and inclusive environment that embraces our differences, and supports and celebrates all of our team members.

What you’ll do:

  • Be Chief Pilot for Archer’s FAR part 135 certificate
  • Key leader in standing up certificate by 3Q2023
  • Successfully add Archer aircraft to certificate
  • Hire, train, motivate and inspire pilots to staff a very large number of Archer aircraft
  • Be present with the pilots, fly the line from time to time
  • Work with key stakeholders, such as HR, to make the above happen.
  • Be a creative problem solver - what Archer is doing has never been done before
  • Do the above while exemplifying Archer values

What you need:

  • Meet qualification as per FAR part 119.71
  • Hold ATP certificate
  • 3+ years of part 121 or 135 experience
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience
  • Experience working collaboratively and successfully with FAA

Bonus Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree
  • International experience
  • Both fixed wing and rotary week part 135 and or 121 experience
Archer is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity in the workplace. All aspects of employment are decided on the basis of merit, qualifications, and business needs. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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