13 February 2024

Jet Aviation | Falcon 7X Captain

Connecticut, United States

Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defence, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.

Position Summary

The pilot in command reports to the lead captain regarding company operating policies and procedures. The pilot in command is responsible for the safe and efficient conduct of the flight assignment with the emphasis on safety, security, and quality. Will exercise pilot in command authority of all flights to which they are assigned and are the final authority for the safe conduct of the flight.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must possess an Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with appropriate Aircraft Type Rating
  • Obtain and maintain an FAA First Class Medical
  • 4000 hours Total Fixed Wing
  • 1500 hours Multi-Engine Land
  • 2000 hours Pilot-in-Command
  • 1500 hours Turbojet
  • 1500 Turbine time
  • 100 hours Night
  • 75 hours Actual or Simulated Instrument
  • 5 years of aviation experience
  • Must be able to work flexible schedules
  • Willing and able to travel worldwide extensively, without any restrictions
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Main Responsibilities

  • Safely operate the aircraft, determine departure times and routes, and/or cancel flights based on weather or other conditions
  • Ensure that the flight is conducted in complete compliance with all federal, local, and company regulations and policies and procedures
  • Institute all necessary changes as required by en route conditions such that the flight may continue under appropriate company policies, procedures and rules
  • Responsible for conducting the flight in a safe and prudent manner in accordance with industry and company standards
  • Accurate completion of all trip paperwork in accordance with current procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring a thorough and complete understanding with the second in command regarding all aspects of flight
  • Record all aircraft discrepancies as they occur on the aircraft discrepancy log and immediately report these discrepancies to the director of maintenance or their designee as soon as possible. Refer to the approved MEL and as directed by the DOM or his designee determine if the inoperative item can be deferred or needs to be repaired and completes the aircraft discrepancy log as required
  • Determine that the flight crew reports for duty in proper attire and that they are mentally and physically fit for duty
  • Maintain a complete working knowledge of all aircraft systems which they are authorized to operate to include all emergency systems and procedures associated with the aircraft
  • Secure the aircraft after each flight to include arranging hangar storage if they deem necessary or they are instructed to do so by the company management
  • Obtain the most current weather reports, forecasts and NOTAMS from a FAA flight service station or other authorized agency
  • File or cause a flight plan to be filed with the FAA or an ICAO state ATC facility
  • Analyze area, enroute and terminal charts for the airport of intended landing and alternates
  • Perform the functions of the In TSA Flight Security Coordinator {ISC) under the provision of the twelve five standard security program or private charter standard security program as applicable
  • Conduct the required passenger safety briefings or assign that duty to the second in command
  • Impart knowledge and skills to the second in command to prepare them to assume the duties of Pilot in Command in an emergency or when the second in command upgrades to pilot in command in that aircraft
  • Complete and send the leg manifest to ops control prior to each departure
  • Complete and send the End of DAY {EOD) report to ops control upon completion of each flight day
  • Responsible for taking an active role supporting the open sharing of information on all safety issues and reporting all safety hazards and concerns
  • Responsible for making an immediate report in any hazardous action, conduct or event to the chief pilot and director of safety
  • The pilot in command may delegate these duties but not the responsibility for those duties
  • Other duties may be required, as needed
  • Represent Jet Aviation as one company internally and externally with industry groups, regulatory bodies and the General Dynamics network.

Desired Characteristics

  • College Degree preferred
  • Ability to handle the job responsibilities with integrity, discretion, and sensitivity to confidential company and employee information
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely, both in written and verbal formats
  • Possess a team effort approach with great interpersonal skills, attention to detail and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to be proactive, efficient with the ability to seek out answers and resources as needed
  • Strong project management experience
  • Has a pleasant, friendly, and helpful manner to deliver the best experience to customers and colleagues
  • Quality driven with a passion for excellence to represent Jet Aviation as a Brand Ambassador
  • Demonstration and commitment to Jet Aviation values (Trust, Honesty, Alignment, Transparency)

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use their hands and fingers to handle, feel, or reach. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, or sit. The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds above their heads. Specific vision required for this job include, close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
The employee must be able to work in both a heavy maintenance environment and in upscale customer areas. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate with occasional high volume when aircrafts arrive/depart. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. Occasional fuel fumes may permeate the workplace. Employee must be willing and able to work in all types of weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. The Hangar environment may be extreme hot and cold during certain seasons of the year.

Jet Aviation provides equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.

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