At Eastern Air Express curiosity and excitement for growth go a long way. In fact, Eastern Air Express was launched by seekers, adventurers, and above all fliers. Our rich legacy and pioneering spirit are still evident in our team today.
Our open-hearted attitude, respect for the people we fly, and attention to detail are what sets Eastern Air Express apart from its competitors. Natural curiosity and hunger for wonder are behaviors that make our employees successful.
This summary provides a listing of the knowledge, skills, and abilities that are critical components of the position of First Officer.
This is a position currently with a minimum guarantee of seventy two (72) hours per month that will report to the Chief Pilot. The successful candidate will be type-rated on multi-engine aircraft, preference will be given to those typed on the B-737 aircraft and possess a first-class medical certificate. The successful individual must be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge and understanding of all relevant Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs). Good communication skills are required, and you must be able to exhibit the values and culture of the company while working with other team members and customers in a fast-paced/dynamic environment.
C. Duties and Responsibilities
The First Officer (FO) is a member of the flight crew who, along with the captain, is responsible for the passengers, cargo, and the safe conduct of the flight, and provides guidance and coordinates the activities of every individual connected with all phases of the aircraft operation.
Operationally responsible to the captain on all flights.
Maintain a current first-class medical certificate and notify the Director of Operations, Chief Pilot, or designee, if a medical (physical or mental) condition impairs his / her ability to perform the flight.
Perform all flight duties as assigned by the Captain.
Assume the authority to act on behalf of the Captain when the Captain is incapacitated.
Knows the duties and responsibilities of the Captain and accepts delegation by the captain.
Minimum of 2000 hours total flying time, of which at least 500 hours should be operating a turbojet aircraft.
Valid FAA ATP License
Valid FAA First Class Medical
A restricted radiotelephone Operator Permit
Valid driver's license
Fluency in English
Passport allowing travel worldwide.
Must be authorized to work in the United States
Impeccable safety and training record
Previous experience on a wide-body aircraft
Ability to multitask and work under pressure in a dynamic environment.
Bids works schedule by seniority (days, swings, or midnight shifts, holidays)
Travel will be required.
Pass drug and alcohol background checks, pre-employment DOT drug test, and criminal history records check (CHRC)
Must possess a valid passport.
English proficiency consistent with at least ICAO Level 4 endorsement
Eligible to work in the United States (US Passport holder or Green Card holder).
As a First Officer, you are considered Home-Based as defined below.
You can live anywhere within the continental 48 east of Denver. Please note that the cities of Denver and Colorado Springs are acceptable home bases.
You must designate a home airport that is within 2 hours of surface travel from your home.
Your home airport must be served by two major airlines (Delta, American, United, or Southwest) and each airline serving your home airport must have a minimum of 3 flights per day. Several airports are seasonal with increased flying for portions of the year. Should your airport lose frequency you will be asked to move your home base to an airport that meets these criteria.
o Please note, that flights on regional feeder airlines such as Envoy or Piedmont that are ticketed under the AA monicker (or United / Delta) are allowed as one of the minimum 3 flights per day.
We will NOT travel you to or from any other airports. Your travel will start and stop at your designated home base.
You will be provided your home-based assignment at the time of hire. You may change your home base a maximum of once every 6 months. If you would like to change your home base, a request must be submitted to Human Resources. Upon review of the location and Airport, approval will be determined and officially be provided with an effective date. The request must be made at least 30 days in advance of the desired effective date.
You are responsible for all parking and ground transportation expenses associated with your home base.
Please note for Pilots, all reserve rules apply, report time and distance to the airport.
Eastern Air Express offers a comprehensive benefits package, competitive salary, quality of life schedule, and an excellent work environment.
Eastern Air Express is an Equal Opportunity Employer