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Chief Pilot m/f/d - Job - Jobs at Heli Service International GmbH

Chief Pilot m/f/d

For our new project with Ørsted in Providence, Rhode Island, we are looking for a motivated, experienced and hands-on chief pilot, who supports us building up our operations in the US. HeliService will be conducting the flight operations to the first offshore wind farms in the US. We will conduct Crew Change Flights and Hoist Operations directly to the Wind Turbines. With some 27.000 Hoist Cycles HeliService is the world market leader in Hoisting. We will be operating 3 x Leonardo AW169 out of Quonset and will fly a Multi Crew Operation

Your tasks

  • Responsibility for the day-to-day supervision and management of pilots
  • Exercising operational control over all flight operations conducted on behalf of the Company, as necessary
  • Assisting with the pilot training and testing process
  • Supporting HR with posting job openings, screening, interviewing, and recruiting new pilots to maintain a roster of properly qualified, current, trained pilots
  • Ensuring all pilot positions are properly staffed at all times
  • Monitoring pilot work hours, approving leave requests and taking corrective action as necessary
  • Coordinating, reviewing and approving travel arrangements and related expenses for the department.
  • Preparation of reports, creates, and modifies policies and procedures, and disseminates information to the field
  • Maintaining Part 135 & 133 Certificates
  • Interaction with the FAA on base inspections, training department documentation approvals, and coordination of check pilot observation rides
  • Participation in meetings to include weekly Aviation and Operations Meetings, and monthly Safety Meetings and Supportive Pilot Meetings
  • Line Pilot coverage duties to cover illness and vacations as determined by the Director of Aviation Operations
  • Over-viewing the revisions of aircraft normal and emergency procedures checklists, training manuals

Your profile

  • Chief Pilot requirements of FAA part 119 and part 135
  • 2.000 hours of PIC rotorcraft flight experience preferred
  • FAA COM with IFR
  • FAA ATP preferred
  • AW169 type rating
  • 1st / 2nd Class Medical
  • Knowledge of all applicable Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Strong IFR background
  • Offshore and hoist experience
  • Previous Aviation management experience preferred
  • Strong leadership, management, and organizational skills

Our offer

  • An independent work environment in a growing mid-sized company
  • Flat hierarchy 
  • Opportunity to actively coordinate and manage the development of a new operation
  • Personal and business growth opportunity
  • Competitive salary and benefits

Are you interested? We look forward to receiving your application.

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