09 September 2022

Honda Aircraft Company, LLC | HA-420 Pilot

Long Beach, CA, United States

Corporate Pilot (Based out of Long Beach, CA)

Job Number: HON0001JA

Honda Aircraft Company, LLC


General Summary:

This Corporate Flight Operations Pilot position will act as the lead pilot on managed HondaJet HA-420 aircraft. The position requires the candidate to be located within commuting distance of KLGB. In addition to initial onboarding there will also be temporary, short-term assignments to Headquarters in Greensboro, NC to support additional Honda corporate flight operations. In addition to flight duties, the lead pilot will also be responsible for coordination of local resources and maintenance activities to ensure readiness of the aircraft for planned missions.

Competitive benefits package including:

Paid Time Off: 17 paid holidays, 2 weeks vacation, sick time

Retirement: 401k with competitive company matching and additional service-based contributions

Medical, dental, and eye insurance with low premiums Discounts on Honda products

Relocation assistance Company vehicle

Comprehensive training program including: o Annual type training at FlightSafety

  • Operational training minimum two times per year
  • Upset Recovery

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Operate assigned HondaJet aircraft in a safe manner and efficient manner.
  2. Adhere to FAA regulations and company policies and procedures.
  3. Plan and conduct corporate flight operations as Pilot in Command or Second in Command including single-pilot operations.
  4. Complete trip and other reports.
  5. Ensure readiness of assigned aircraft including cleanliness and catering.
  6. Coordinate with local maintenance resources for unscheduled maintenance activities.
  7. Manage local resources and facilities.
  8. Other administrative duties assigned by Chief Pilot - Corporate Flight Operations.


Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:

  1. FAA Commercial multi-engine land with instrument rating and minimum:
    1. 2,000 hours PIG total time
    2. 1,000 hours turbine aircraft time
    3. 500 hours PIG turbine aircraft time
  1. FAA Class II Medical Certification
  2. Minimum 3 years corporate flight experience
  3. Single pilot type rating desired
  4. A&P license desired

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Interpersonal skills necessary to work effectively with a variety of individuals, departments and organizations.
  2. Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Organized, self-motivated and service oriented. Attention to detail.
  4. Ability to adapt to a dynamic environment.
  5. Single pilot turbine experience is desired

Physical Requirements:

  1. Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.
  2. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
  3. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).
  4. Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
  5. Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.
  6. Effectively communicate in Business English language.
  7. Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.

Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50Ibs or more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided "reach assistance technology" or "movement assist technology" (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly's, robotics reach equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not constitute a contract between the incumbent and Honda Aircraft Company.