18 March 2024

USA Jet Airlines - Ascent Global Logistics | B727 Captain

Belleville, MI, United States

Captain, B-727


locations Belleville, MI

time type Full time

job requisition id R1512

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Logistics Solutions at Jet Speed

Since 1994, USA Jet Airlines has provided premium, on-demand air cargo transportation services to the North American manufacturing industry. Servicing as an integral part of the Ascent Global Logistics Network, USA Jet routinely provides the time-critical airlift necessary to reinforce the supply chains of customers such as Ford, General Motors, and Tesla. With decades of diverse experience in domestic and international cargo transportation, USA Jet is a proven leader in the air cargo industry.

Our Purpose

We elevate the world of logistics through passion and innovation.

Our Mission

We want to do more things and provide more solutions for more customers in more places around the globe with lower operating risk and flawless execution.

What You’ll Do

The 121 Captain is responsible administratively to the Chief Pilot and shares operational control during 121 operations with the Director of Operations. The captain maintains authority over the flight crew during 121 operations.

  • Responsible for the safe and efficient conduct of the flight to which he/she is assigned. Has the final authority on whether a flight may be dispatched and/or released based on all regulatory requirements and USA Jet approved/ accepted manuals. At no time will the aircraft be operated in a careless or reckless manner, to endanger life or property. When aware of conditions, including airport and runway conditions, which are a hazard to safe operations, you shall restrict or suspend operations until those conditions are corrected.
  • During each assigned flight, you are in command of the aircraft and crew and are responsible for the safety of the passengers, cargo, all other crewmembers, and the aircraft. As the Pilot-in-Command you have full control and authority in the operation of the aircraft, without limitation during flight time.
  • Maintain compliance with all regulations and policies promulgated by both the FAA and the air carrier for the conduct of the flight. To include all preflight, planning, applicable FARs, air carrier Manuals, and Operations Specifications.
  • Prior to flight, you will be thoroughly familiar with reported and forecast weather conditions, airport conditions, and any irregularities of navigation facilities that may affect the safety of flight on the route to be flown.
  • During the flight, you shall obtain any additional available information of meteorological conditions and irregularities of facilities and services that may affect the safety of the flight.
  • Determine that your crew is legally certified, adequately rested, and in uniform.
  • Ensure that the aircraft to which you are assigned is properly equipped in compliance with the applicable FARs pertaining to the equipment, aeronautical charts, and manuals required for the type of flight to be flown.
  • For cargo operations, you will participate or facilitate in the loading/off loading, distribution, and proper securing of cargo, determine that the weight and balance is within the prescribed limits and the load manifest is completed in accordance with air carrier procedures.
  • Ensure that the required aircraft inspections for operational soundness have been completed and that all communications and navigation equipment are functional.
  • Complete all forms required by the FARs and USA Jet Manuals prior to, during, and at termination of the flight to which you are assigned.
  • Perform post-flight inspection of the aircraft noting any abnormalities that could adversely affect the safe, expeditious dispatch of subsequent flights.
  • Assist other crewmembers as necessary.
  • Act as Customer Resolution Officer (CRO) and will be responsible for resolving customer-related problems including, but not limited to, disruptive persons from the time the aircraft moves under its own power until aircraft shutdown. You (Captain/CRO) will advise the Director of Operations and, when applicable, local law enforcement and/or FAA officials of any occurrence. You will follow the USA Jet accident/ incident/occurrence reporting procedures contained under separate cover.
  • Jointly responsible with the Director of Operations for the operational control of the flight, including the initiation, continuation, diversion, and termination, in compliance with this General Operations Manual (GOM) and USA Jet Operations Specifications.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all discrepancies are properly entered on the Flight Log and/or Irregularity Report Form, as applicable.
  • Perform duties of In-Flight Security Coordinator (ISC) pursuant to applicable TSA requirements
  • Execute applicable security requirements as mandated by the TSA. Duties shall include but not be limited to:
  • Inflight Security Coordinator (ISC)
  • Ground Security Coordinator (GSC)
  • Aircraft security requirements
  • Cargo security requirements
  • Passenger security requirements
  • Ensure that all air cargo is accepted, inspected, loaded, and secured aboard the aircraft in accordance with all applicable domestic/ international regulatory and Company requirements
  • Responsible to actively participate in USA Jet Safety Programs and Safety Management System. Required to report all safety concerns in a timely manner. Required to ensure that they and their co-workers are performing their functions in the safest possible manner. Required to follow the standards of the Occupational Safety and Health organization with legal authority at the location at which they are working.

What You’ll Bring

  • Possess a high school diploma or general education degree (GED) (post-secondary education preferred)
  • FAA Multi-Engine Airline Transport Certificate (ATP) or Restricted Multi-Engine Airline Pilot Certificate (ATP-R)
  • 1500 hours of total flight time
  • 1000 hours of 121 SIC flight time, USA Jet Falcon PIC flight time, qualifying Part 91K PIC flight time or any combination thereof totaling 1000 hours
  • Current FAA Class 1 Medical Certificate
  • FCC Radiotelephone Operator Permit
  • Valid and Current Passport
  • Must be fluent in the English Language
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship
  • Travel without restriction in and out of the U.S.
  • Must complete the training, checking, and qualification requirements as defined in USA Jet approved/accepted manuals
  • Successfully candidates must pass an initial, and random, Drug and Alcohol screening process as required by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and a fingerprint based Criminal History Records Check (CHRC) and/or Security Threat Assessment (STA) as required by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).

Ascent’s Competitive Benefits

  • 401(k) and employer matching
  • Life Insurance
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Wellness Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Employee Recognition Programs
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Overtime, Differential, Trip & Bonus Pay

Additional Considerations

Aircraft will be assigned upon hire

Employment is not contingent upon COVID-19 vaccination status

May be required to work near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions

Noise level may be moderate to loud when aircraft is taxiing in the area

Salary Range: $82,372 - $147,992


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