Purpose of Position
Executive Jet Management, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is seeking qualified Pilot in Command candidates for a
aircraft based in
Van Nuys, CA (VNY)
. This a 2 pilot account supported by a dedicated Maintenance Technician and Flight Attendant flying less than 250 hours per year. This account flies both owner-affiliate as well as some retail Part 135, offering excellent quality of life and competitive pay.
Tasks and Responsibilities
Receive initial briefing from the Flight Center to include:determine assigned crewmembers meet all regulatory and rest requirements; Show time/departure; Fixed based operators; Flight distance/estimated flight time/estimated fuel burn; Passenger information; Catering, transportation and any special requests; Noise abatement and curfew procedures; Security issues; Airport limitations. The PIC will brief and assign duties to the Second-in-Command, but always retains responsibility for task completion. He or she will include information regarding weather, the flight plan route, flight delays, aircraft performance, obstacle clearance, security issues, and passenger considerations as well as any other pertinent information in the briefing. The PIC will prepare or supervise preparation of flight plan considering such factors as weather, terrain, aircraft weight, aircraft performance, range, physiological considerations, airport facilities, and navigational resources.
Review the aircraft maintenance records to ensure: Required airworthiness and equipment inspections are current; The deferral list is in compliance with the MEL requirements; The aircraft is capable of completing the proposed flight. Advise maintenance of any aircraft or systems irregularities in accordance with company maintenance reporting procedures.
Normally supervise, but may conduct the preflight inspection of the aircraft for structural,mechanical, and electrical soundness in addition to the following: Airworthiness Certificate; Aircraft Registration; Radio Station Permit; Weight and Balance; Aircraft Flight Manual; MEL; Checklists; General Operations Manual; Company forms; TOLD cards; Passenger Briefing Cards; Flashlights and batteries; Life vests, rafts, and all other safety equipment; Medical First Aid Equipment; Fire Extinguishers; Clipboard; Will ensure that all ground servicing is monitored by a crew member. No one other than company personnel shall have access to the aircraft except in the presence of a member of the crew.
Evaluate and coordinate the handling of any special needs of the passengers. Assign a crewmember or passenger prior to takeoff to assist a handicapped person during emergency evacuation of the aircraft; Inspect all passenger identification prior to boarding. Ensure all other security procedures included in this section have been complied with; Ensure passenger briefing meets 14 CFR 135.117 for a 135 flight and 14 CFR 91.519 for a 91 flight. Obtain and thoroughly review company flight manifests (briefing sheets) prior to flight; Confirm with the Flight Center that each manifest is current. Is responsible for completing and forwarding an Anomaly Report when anything unusual occurs. This includes abnormalities with the aircraft, ground transportation, catering, or passengers.
Maintain and provide the Flight Operations Training Department with a copy of his/her First Class Medical Certificate by the twentieth (20th) of the month. Responsible for assuring that the company’s goals for safety, security and quality are met by continual compliance with the company Safety Management System (SMS) program and reporting through the appropriate process any safety, security or quality recommendations or non-compliance observations.
Note: It is not possible to list all required job duties on this form. There may be other important duties assigned, depending on the position. For a full list of essential job functions, please refer to the essential functions worksheet for that position.
Certifications and Licenses
FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP)
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other (KSAOs)
Strong prioritizing and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple & high level priorities
Proactive decision making skills
Must maintain a valid Medical certificate
May be required to obtain a FAA Type rating in the applicable Fleet type
Upholds a service standard in a strict & changing regulatory environment
Strong customer service skills
Total flight time: 3500 hours
Multi Engine Land (MEL): 1500 hours
Pilot in Command: 2000 hours
PIC MEL: 500 hours
Instrument: 300 hours
Jet: 500 hours
Previous experience working in a private and/or corporate flight department (preferred)
Preference given to local candidates with
EJM offers a full complement of attractive benefits to our team members, including Medical, Dental and Vision insurance.
Additional benefits include:
401(k) Savings Plan. The company provides a 60% matching contribution of your pretax contributions, up to the first 20% of your contributions per pay within the IRS guideline limits
Company provided Short Term Disability
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Prescription Drug Benefit Plan
Fourteen days of paid vacation – accrued on first day of employment
Executive Jet Management is an equal opportunity employer
To ensure a safe environment, we conduct pre-employment drug screening and background checks