Overview

Pilot Jobs in Hesperia, CA at Air Methods

Title: Pilot

Company: Air Methods

Location: Hesperia, CA

IFRFWJob SummaryResponsible to ensure aircraft and weather conditions are airworthy to transport medical crew and patient to receiving hospital within an assigned operational area. Responsible for compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), General Operations Manual guidelines (GOM), and thorough knowledge of Air Methods policies and procedures.

Essential Functions And Responsibilities

Operates Air Methods aircraft in a safe and legal manner.

Completes pre-flight before every flight verifying the aircraft is in an airworthy condition by sign off of Daily Flight Log. Pilots will perform a complete walk around of the aircraft prior to entering the cockpit for flight and upon completion of each flight.

Final authority with regard to operations of aircraft and for the safety of passengers, cargo and equipment.

Must be thoroughly familiar with all aircraft and medical systems of backup aircraft utilized at operational area and also ensures that the medical flight team is familiar and comfortable with the medical interior and systems.

Responsible for completion of required documentation.

Able to conduct detailed flight planning with little notice to exacting standards.

Participates regularly in Air Methods meetings, activities, projects, committees and community outreach.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Job Requirements

Regular scheduled attendance.

Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.

Education & Experience

Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

Bachelor’s degree preferred

Operation And Safety Requirements

As a member of the Flight Crew, any person employed in this position shall maintain a weight not to exceed 250 pounds and shall be less than seventy (70) years old.

Skills

Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals and the public and strives to maintain a friendly and professional working environment

Pilots must have flown in category within the previous 24 months

Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) Program

2500 total flight hours with a minimum of 2000 hours in category

1000 hours PIC in category

500 hours of cross country flight time

100 hours of night flight time

100 hours of flight in actual instrument conditions in category

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Instrument rating (for category and class of aircraft)(ATP rating in category meets this requirement)

Fixed wing multiengine rating is required for twin engine aircraft

Commercial single engine land is required for single engine aircraft

First OR Second Class FAA Medical certificate required.

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