07 February 2024

Summit Aviation, Inc. | Chief Pilot

Belgrade, MT, United States

Assistant Chief Pilot

Summit and TransMedics Aviation have joined forces to create a National Aviation Network dedicated to organ transplant missions across the US.

Job details

The Assistant Chief Pilot supervises flight crews to ensure compliance with Company policy, FAA aircraft and operating procedures. They are also assigned any duties by the Chief Pilot and provide assistant to the Chief Pilot in the development, administration, coordination and implementation of company policies. They ensure flight operational safety and compliance with flight standards of 14CFR 135, the company Operation Specification and all applicable manuals. They ensure the highest degree of safety in the operation and serve and support the Chief Pilot.


  • Insures, through testing and/or observation, that persons under his authority know and abide by the applicable portions of policies and regulations, including, but not limited to the following:
    • Federal Aviation Regulations
    • Airman’s Information Manual
    • GOM
    • Operations Specifications
    • Air Carrier Certificate
  • Supervision of flight operations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Ensures flight operations are done in accordance with FAR’s and operation specifications, monitor and correct as necessary operational standards
  • Recommends and implements approved policies.
  • Any duties as assigned by the Chief Pilot


  • Basic computer proficiency – Microsoft Office, iOS, and other internet – based programs.
  • Highly knowledgeable of 14CFR 119, 135
  • Excellent management skills
  • Extensive piloting background


  • Must hold EMB-505 Type Rating
  • 3,000 hours total flight time
  • 1,500 Hours Total Pilot-In-Command (PIC) Time
  • ATP Certificate
  • Current First Class Medical and a clean record
  • Valid & Unrestricted Passport
  • Ability to pass comprehensive background check

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