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Aviation Manager/Chief Pilot Jobs in Springville, UT at IMSAR

Title: Aviation Manager/Chief Pilot

Company: IMSAR

Location: Springville, UT

Our company exists to promote and protect life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. Our core expertise and focus is in small, lightweight, high performance multi-mode radar systems for unmanned and manned aircraft. We cover the entire lifecycle, often beginning with defining a market where none exists, designing and building and testing the product on our aircraft, training the customer on how to use the system, and supporting it in the field.
We have an exciting opportunity and we are looking to expand our aviation team by bringing on an Aviation Manager. In addition to skills and experience, we’re after someone who is a healthy fit-someone who aligns with our company core values and is a team player. These are our values, and they define how we behave and how you can succeed with our company:

All in – we’re all in the same boat
Stand up – we stand accountable with integrity
Can-do – we innovate with a can-do attitude

We are looking for a motivated and safety-oriented person to be our full-time aviation manager. Applicants would have to live within 1 hour of Springville, Utah or be willing to relocate. The aviation manager is responsible for the supervision and coordination of all IMSAR flight operations. This includes managing pilots, observers, coordination and scheduling maintenance of fleet, ensuring the department complies with all FAR Part 91 regulations. This position is responsible to inform upper-level management about the flight operation status. Additional responsibilities include the certifications and upkeep of licenses of personnel and equipment, managing projects involving aircraft modifications in liaison with Designated Engineering Representatives and Designated Aeronautical Engineers.
Essential Functions:

Schedule pilots and personnel
Schedule aircraft maintenance
Maintain a deep relationship with our mechanic, airport management and regulatory agencies
Oversee the hangar and maintain the relationship with the land lord
Maintain records of certifications/recertification of all personnel
Teach and demonstrate aviation safety and aptitude training
Keep flight documentation and aircraft maintenance
Be available off-hours and holidays when necessary
Participate in occasional cross country product demonstration trips
Have the ability to fly high precision GPS guided tracks
Integrate company values (how you do things is as important as what you do)
Other duties as assigned

What we offer:

Competitive salary
Balanced & stable schedule (Sleep in your bed at the end of the day)
Health/Dental/Vision Insurance
4% company paid 401(K) completely vested
Disability Insurance
Generous and flexible PTO
Profit sharing
Healthy and happy work environment

Supervisory Responsibilities:

Manage pilots and observers
Manage contractors and employees involved with the aviation department

Minimum Requirements:

BS degree preferably in Aviation Science
Professional aviator with management experience in aviation flying and aviation related activities
Commercial pilot ASEL (ATP Preferred)
CFI, CFII Preferred
2nd class medical (1st class medical preferred)
1000 hours flight hours PIC (preferred not required)
Must live within 70 miles of Springville, Utah

Essential Mental Functions:

Ability to promote a productive, healthy and happy team environment
Comfortable with new technology
Have a working knowledge of Aviation Law
Must have the ability to research information required for unforeseen problems or tasks
Must be able to promote effective and calm communication between superiors and subordinates

We need someone with the skills and experience required to help us with on-demand flights for aerial survey work. You will determine and ensure all flights are safe while following FAA requirements. We currently operate a fleet composed of three single engine piston aircraft that are very well maintained. You’ll be working with a talented team and a compelling product, and will have an opportunity to make a big difference for the company and for our customers who need the capabilities we can provide.
Work is primarily performed in an office environment or airport hangar. There will be flying associated with this position. Some light to moderate physical effort required. Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facilities. Some travel may be required often with plenty of notice. Noise level in the work environment can reach moderate to loud. Must be able to lift and push 50 lbs in all weather conditions.

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