An airline pilot is a member of the flight crew who is responsible for the safe, comfortable, on-time and efficient operation of the aircraft. A pilot flying as captain is the pilot-in-command and the final decision-making authority regarding the operation of the aircraft, although it is the responsibility of the first officer to contribute to the decision-making process. The captain represents the airline as the onsite leader responsible for the safety and welfare of the crew and passengers, while also promoting a favorable image of the company in accordance with company policies.

Responsibilities of all pilots

  • Correctly assess the current and anticipated environment, and identify and anticipate operational threats or errors
  • Exercise responsibilities in a manner that promotes teamwork, professionalism and mentorship
  • Incorporate relevant information, develop operational strategies and choose the best course of action consistent with safe, reliable and efficient operation of the aircraft
  • Exchange information, ideas and instructions in a timely manner
  • Actively verify aircraft systems, position and configuration, and crewmember actions, and resolve inconsistency or uncertainty
  • Effectively manage tasks to optimize overall performance
  • Select appropriate level of automation for the situation and for every automation status
  • Exercise sound judgment in the safe and efficient operation of the flight
  • Operate in accordance with the Federal Aviation Regulations and company policies

In addition, the captain:

  • Advises and mentors the first officer in accordance with company policy and procedures
  • Acts as the inflight security coordinator
  • Provides final decision-making authority as to the operation of the aircraft

In addition, the first officer:

  • Acts as second-in-command in the operation of the aircraft
  • Assumes the role of pilot-in-command should the captain become incapacitated

Minimum qualifications

Certification requirements:

  • Unrestricted FAA Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate with airplane multiengine class rating
  • Current FAA first-class medical certificate
  • FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit (RR)

Flight time requirement:

  • Minimum of 1,000 hours of fixed-wing turbine time

General requirements:

  • Current, valid passport
  • Legal right to work in the United States
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university is preferred
  • Reliable, punctual attendance is an essential function of the position

To apply for this job email your details to info@avtek.solutions