18 May 2022

Wheels Up - Mountain Aviation | Captain

United States

Citation Excel Captain

Category Flight Crew

Job Locations US

ID 2022-1809


Mountain Aviation LLC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wheels Up. Its services include Private Membership, Aircraft Management, Maintenance, FBO services, Charter Operations, and Aircraft sales. We offer a challenging and rewarding career in an exciting and dynamic industry. This is a chance to join a team which has an incredible depth of knowledge as well as the drive to deliver service excellence to our clients across a wide variety of sectors from the military to ultra -high-net-worth individuals.

Schedule: 15on/13off rotations

Compensation: Payscale

We have immediate opportunities for Citation 560 Captain (Home Based)


Position Summary:

The Pilot-in-Command (PIC) has command and responsibility for the flight crew, passengers, cargo, the safe conduct of the flight, and provides guidance and coordinates activities of every individual connected with all phases of the aircraft operation. The PIC adheres to proper Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) techniques. The PIC reports to the Chief Pilot and indirectly to the Director of Operations. This aircraft will be on our P135 certificate and will float from point-to-point, without a home-base. Please read all the minimum qualifications carefully.

Essential Functions:

  • Retain final authority for the safe operation of aircraft
  • Direct the activities of the Second-in-Command (SIC), ensuring all flight crewmembers understand and complete their duties using appropriate CRM
  • Ensure the assigned aircraft is airworthy and all proper documents are on board and is properly stocked for the trip
  • Make decisions to the start, delay, cancellation of flight or deviation from planned destination when operating conditions dictate
  • Prepare or supervise all flight plan considerations, including but not limited to, weather, performance, appropriate flight level, appropriate fueling, airport facilities, and navigational aids and flight following procedures are followed
  • Ensure the aircraft weight and balance form/manifest is properly completed, signed, and distributed.
  • Report promptly all known or suspected FAA violations or incidents to the Chief Pilot
  • Maintain a current medical certificate as required and notify the Chief Pilot if medical condition may impair ability to perform the flight
  • Ensure all passengers are properly briefed for the proposed flight as well as all provisions for their comfort have been made
  • Ensure all maintenance write-ups are coordinated with and passed on to the maintenance personnel and that Flight Operations is alerted to the current status of the aircraft
  • Ensure appropriate communications with Operations in a timely and efficient method

Job Requirements:

  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Valid Passport
  • ATP/CTP course + written completed
  • Citation 560 experience, preferred
  • ATP with multi-engine land
  • Part 91/135 experience
  • Customer Service Focus


Minimum PIC Flight Time Requirements:

  • 3500 Total Time
  • 2000 Pilot-in-Command
  • 2500 Multi-Engine
  • 1500 Multi-Engine PIC
  • 2000 Turbine
  • 250 Instrument

Standard Requirements:

  • 3500-5000 Total Time
  • 2500 Pilot-in-Command
  • 2500 Multi-Engine
  • 1500 Multi-Engine PIC
  • 2000 Turbine
  • 250 Instrument
  • 250 PIC Time in Type

Wheels Up Story

Wheels Up (NYSE:UP), a leader in private aviation, offers a total private aviation solution that includes world-class safety, service and flexibility through on-demand flights, membership programs, corporate solutions, aircraft management, whole aircraft sales and commercial travel benefits through a strategic partnership with Delta Air Lines.

Our employees’ passion for innovation, customer-centric mindset and collaborative spirit drives our mission to connect flyers to private aircraft – and one another – to deliver exceptional, personalized experiences and build an industry-leading marketplace.

Wheels Up attracts, empowers and retains diverse, talented employees who bring a range of experiences and are committed to taking Wheels Up to new heights. We recognize our employees’ unique perspectives and skills and take pride in helping them develop a meaningful and exciting career path with us.

Interested in joining our talented team, explore our career opportunities, today!

To learn more about Wheels Up, please visit WheelsUp.com.