28 February 2023

Hewlett Packard (HP) | Captain

Sacramento, CA, United States

International Captain

All Cities, California, United States of America; No additional locations

Category: Corporate Affairs

Job ID: 3093799

Posted: December 8, 2022

Unique mastery and recognized authority on relevant subject matter knowledge including technologies, theories, international regulations and techniques. Contributes to the development of innovative principles and ideas. Successfully operates in HP's most complex disciplines. Provides highly innovative solutions. Leads large, cross-division functional teams or projects that affect the organization's long-term goals and objectives. May participate in cross-division, multi-function teams. Provides mentoring and guidance to lower-level employees. Routinely exercises independent judgment in developing methods, techniques and criteria for achieving objectives. Develops strategy and sets functional policy and direction. Acts as a functional manager within area of expertise but does not manage other employees as a primary job function. (TCP review board required in TCP families)

Learn more about HP's global Management levels online.


  • Participates in the Safety System, report submission and process improvement. May be required to oversee the design and implementation of innovative global aviation programs in a specialized area (e.g., safety, training, international operations); monitors the performance of programs, ensures the appropriate resources exist to support the program (e.g., documentation and training).
  • Leads international flights for assigned aircraft as the pilot-in-command; responsible for overseeing the operational decisions required for international operations.
  • Able to plan and lead highly complex international flights to ensure HP’s travel needs are met; executes the self-dispatch of assigned flights (e.g., coordinates aircraft dispatch, servicing, and in-flight crew assignments).
  • Mentors and ensures that safety and maintenance comply with all applicable company standard operating procedures, CAA, ICAO and FAA regulations (e.g., conducts all pre- and post-flight inspections).
  • Ensures necessary resources are available when traveling to countries that may lack the appropriate ground support.
  • Consults and advises with Chief of Maintenance and Chief Pilot on any MEL or maintenance issues, dispatch, and ground support needs.
  • Oversees the benchmarking of industry best practices and cost modeling for related support services during travel.
  • Leads operational training and may supervise lower-level individual contributors and non-exempt staff.
  • Mentors’ others and ensures the aircraft is always in compliance with Domestic and International Regulations.

Classification Guidance
The sections below help differentiate between levels to enable consistency.

Education and Experience Required

  • Typically, 5+ years of international piloting experience, with significant time spent as a corporate pilot with service to a diverse range of airports both domestic and international.
  • Extensive flight experience in large cabin, turbo jet aircraft is preferred.
  • A four-year University degree is preferred, or equivalent trade experience may be considered.
  • ATP and GLF6 Type Rating is required but may be waived with extensive experience in long haul International operations.
  • Airframe and Power Plant Certificate is a plus, or completion of FSI or CAE initial training on assigned aircraft.
  • International experience involving both North Atlantic and Pacific long-haul crossings.
  • Self-dispatch of flights to include completing Flight Plans, Weight and Balance, APG and FRAs.
  • Review off trip sheets to ensure all paperwork is complete.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to meet ACS for ATP standards.
  • Advanced proficiency in aircraft dispatch and scheduling administration and technology applications.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to interface with senior executives, while maintaining a professional distance.
  • Excellent teamwork skills.
  • Broad knowledge of all functions related to aircraft operations (e.g., maintenance).
  • Excellent knowledge in a specialized area within aviation (e.g., safety, training).


  • Fit is one of the biggest factors considered, being able to be a team player without drama and able to get along with a diverse population.
  • C-FOQA is utilized to ensure safe practices are always followed.
  • May be required to develop global policies related to specialized areas within aviation.
  • Able to remain in your swim lane while working at an autonomous level, being self-driven to get the job done safely.
  • Able to delegate responsibilities
  • Fiscally responsible for company assets and getting spend reports in on time.
  • Residence outside of the Bay Area may be considered based on availability to be onsite within an agreed upon time frame.


About HP

You’re out to reimagine and reinvent what’s possible—in your career as well as the world around you. So are we. We love taking on tough challenges, disrupting the status quo, and creating what’s next. We’re in search of talented people who are inspired by big challenges, driven to learn and grow, and dedicated to making a meaningful difference.

HP is a technology company that operates in more than 170 countries around the world united in creating technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere.

Our history: HP’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion – it’s just who we are. From the boardroom to factory floor, we create a culture where everyone is respected and where people can be themselves, while being a part of something bigger than themselves. We celebrate the notion that you can belong at HP and bring your authentic self to work each and every day. When you do that, you’re more innovative and that helps grow our bottom line. Come to HP and thrive!


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