Global 5000 Chief Pilot

Pilots Fort Lauderdale, Florida


Description

Position at XOJET Aviation LLC

The Global 5000 Chief Pilot is an integral part of the management team for XOJET Aviation air operator certificate and shares responsibility for the safety and compliance of the Company’s flight operations. The Chief Pilot is the senior flight officer and is responsible for the professional standards of the pilots and personnel under their authority. He/she has the responsibility and authority over all Human Resources issues and flight crew training

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Exercises Operational Control in all aspects of daily activities
  • Serves as a member of the Safety Team and promotes Safety Management System (SMS)
  • Allocates resources to sustain risk management activities
  • Identifies and evaluates safety hazards
  • Takes action to eliminate hazards or reducing risk to an acceptable level
  • Investigates accidents and serious incidents
  • Adopts appropriate best industry practices
  • Promotes aviation safety
  • Provides technical oversight and directs, via the Training Team, all training activities of crewmembers
  • Assists the Director of Operations in execution of the Emergency Response Plan
  • Assigns and unassigns pilot duty positions
  • Ensures that all Company crews assigned to fly are current and qualified
  • Supervises and provides guidance to all Company pilots.
  • Provides technical oversight and directs the Operations Duty Officer Program
  • Coordinates with the Director of Training for all training requirements including the following:
    • Pilot proficiency records
    • Flight activity reports
    • FAA correspondence pertaining to operations
    • Flight operations' regulatory record keeping
  • Provides technical oversight and directs the Check Pilots
  • Provides technical oversight and directs the Operations Duty Officer Program
  • Coordinates with the Director of Flight Standards on all issues related to flight deck policies, procedures and training.
  • Provides technical oversight and directs, via the Safety Officer, all flight safety processes and procedures
  • Provides technical oversight and directs, via the Assistant Chief Pilot, flight crew progression and crew pairings
  • Coordinates with the Scheduling Team for crew transitions
  • Coordinates with the Director of Operations, Scheduling and Director of SOC on all pilot issues related to SOC coordination/communication
  • Coordinates with the Scheduling and Crew Planning teams on all issues related to crew planning, bids, and long term schedules
  • Issues Operations, Flight Crew and Safety bulletins as needed
  • Ensures adherence to the GOM, the Company issued Operations Specifications, the FSM and the GTM
  • Conducts personnel interviews, hiring and discharging of flight personnel as necessary
  • Ensures that all crews are enrolled in the company drug and alcohol program and fully comply with the Pilot Records Information Act
  • Ensures all pilot proficiency records, flight activity reports and FAA correspondence pertaining to operations is completed
  • Requests and designates nominees for Check Pilot authorization
  • Ensures that all crewmembers are properly trained in the procedures for mechanical discrepancies.
  • Interacts with the airport authority during both normal and emergency operations
  • Assumes the role of the Director of Operations in their absence

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
  • Meet the qualifications and experience as required by FAR 119.69 and 119.71 for a Chief Pilot under FAR Part 135.
  • FAA First Class Medical
  • ATP rated
  • Restricted Radiotelephone Operators Permit
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Valid passport
  • Impeccable safety record
  • A strong work ethic and excellent team member
  • Excellent Crew Resource Management skills
  • 3500 Total Time
  • 1500 PIC
  • 1500 MEL
  • 150 Instrument
  • 1500 Turbine
POSITION: 
  • Department: Flight Operations
  • Location: FXE
  • Reports to: Director of Operations
  • FLSA Classification: Exempt

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