28 February 2023

Teledyne FLIR LLC | Pilatus PC12 SET Pilot

Wilsonville, Or, United States

Pilot – Fixed Wing/Rotary Wing

locations US - Wilsonville, OR

time type Full time

job requisition idREQ17612

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Teledyne Technologies Incorporated provides enabling technologies for industrial growth markets that require advanced technology and high reliability. These markets include aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, deepwater oil and gas exploration and production, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.​

We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.

Job Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for conducting safe and efficient Part 91 aircraft operations in support of corporate goals and objectives. The safety of passengers, crew and the aircraft are of paramount concern.

The pilot will be flying a Pilatus PC-12 NG aircraft and a Bell Helicopter 429. The PC-12 is a single-engine turboprop passenger and cargo aircraft; the BH-429 is a twin-engine turbine helicopter. Prior experience flying this specific aircraft make and model is not necessary but is desired. The plane and helicopter will be generally operated by a single pilot so candidates should be experienced in single pilot operations. The general flight profiles include transporting Teledyne FLIR personnel from site to site, conducting engineering test flights with engineering personnel to test the use of infrared and electro-optical equipment and products, and demonstration flights to prospective customers.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR’s), Company policies, ICAO Rules of Flight, Aircraft Flight Manual, Operations Manual and aircraft limitations. Employ aircrew coordination and leadership to ensure mission accomplishment in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible for the security of aircraft and passengers while under his/her command. Responsible for the safe and efficient adherence to flight schedules. Perform single pilot operations or when flying as a crew, perform the duties of Pilot Flying (PF) while in control of the aircraft and Pilot Not Flying (PNF) at all other times. Maintain an operational knowledge of the Operations Manual, Aircraft Flight Manual, Minimum Equipment List, Aeronautical Information Manual, FARs and ICAO regulations. Manage Flight Department SMS program and facilitate the safety program’s aviation element while coordinating with other company entities. Accurate and timely completion of all required flight records. Maintain his/her personal flight qualifications, currency and medical certificate. Preparation and submission of post-accident/incident reports. Oversee all operational flight planning and maintenance of their assigned aircraft. Interact with prospective customers in a professional manner.


1. Must have a U.S. Passport for International travel.

2. Must have, or be able to obtain/maintain an Active Security Clearance.

Applicants with an active security clearance preferred.

3. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

4. Prior military or law enforcement experience in operation of EO/IR sensors is desired in FW or RW aircraft preferred

5. FW minimum 2000 hours as Pilot-in-Command, with 750 hours in turbine aircraft.

6. RW minimum 2000 hours as Pilot-in-Command, with 1000 hours turbine helicopters. Also 500 hours twin turbine RW preferred.

7. 200 hours of actual instrument, 400 hours of nighttime. NVG experience is desired.

8. Valid FAA Commercial SEL, Instrument (Airplane).

9. Valid FAA Commercial Rotorcraft-Helicopter, Instrument (Helicopter).

10. Valid FAA Second Class Medical.

11. The Chief Pilot may waive these requirements based on demonstrated proficiency.

Travel Requirements:

  • There is significant travel (approximately 50%) associated with this position.
  • Most travel is Monday-Friday however during our international trips, working weekends will be required.
  • There could be up to two international trips a year, each lasting five to six weeks in duration.
  • The position is based at our company facility in Wilsonville and the aircraft are located at our company hangar.
  • When not conducting flight operations, the pilot will work onsite in Wilsonville to complete flight logs, other flight support related activities, as well as other assigned tasks.

Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.

Teledyne and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.

Teledyne is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other characteristic or non-merit based factor made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. ​

About Us

You may not realize it, but Teledyne enables many of the products and services you use every day .

Teledyne provides enabling technologies to sense, transmit and analyze information for industrial growth markets, including aerospace and defense, factory automation, air and water quality environmental monitoring, electronics design and development, oceanographic research, energy, medical imaging and pharmaceutical research.


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