Pilot, Corporate Flight Operations Jobs in Columbus, OH at Cardinal Health

Title: Pilot, Corporate Flight Operations

Company: Cardinal Health

Location: Columbus, OH

What Flight Operations contributes to Cardinal Health

Flight Operations is responsible for operating corporate aircraft in accordance with FAA regulatory guidance and company standard operating procedures.

Demonstrates in depth knowledge of flight, regulatory and safety principles and company flight procedures in a wide range of time critical situations.
Identifies and uses all available technical and regulatory resources in decision making process.
Monitors and evaluates aircraft conditions and responsible for situational assessment.
Demonstrates proficiency of associated equipment and procedures with ability to deviate when necessary in safety critical situations.

What is expected of you and others at this level

Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
Projects may have significant and long-term impact
Provides solutions which may set precedent
Independently determines method for completion of new projects
Receives guidance on overall project objectives
Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues


The Pilot is responsible for the safe transport of company personnel, customers, and guests during domestic and international flights. The Pilot ensures compliance with all applicable regulations as well as the policies and procedures specified in the flight operations manual. When not flying, Pilots will have additional responsibilities related to the efficient operation of the flight department.

Responsible for operational control of flight operations.
Responsible for the security of the aircraft during its operation.
Responsible for checking and assessing weather and all applicable NOTAMs where available.
Determines fuel, oil, and oxygen requirements.
Determines the aircraft weight/mass and balance limits.
Ensures that all flight planning requirements have been met.
Ensures that the aircraft is airworthy, duty registered, and that the documentation and operational information are onboard the aircraft.
Completes aircraft pre-flight inspection as specified in the company operations manual.
Completes post-flight duties as specified in the company operations manual, reporting flight times and aircraft defects.
Ensures that a flight will not be commenced if a flight crew member is incapacitated from performing duties such as injury, sickness, fatigue, or the effects of any psychoactive substance.
Ensures that the flight will not be continued beyond the nearest suitable aerodrome when a flight crew member capacity to perform functions is significantly reduced by impairment of facilities from causes such as fatigue, sickness, or lack of oxygen.
When assigned as Pilot in Command (PIC), assumes command responsibility for the aircraft and crew and is operationally responsible to the Director of Aviation; when assigned as the Second in Command (SIC) to another PIC, the Pilot is operationally responsible to the designated PIC for that flight.

This position is not eligible for relocation support.


Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent experience, preferred
3+ years of experience in related field, preferred or combination of education and experience
2000 hours total flight hours with 1000 hours as Pilot in Command and 500 hours multi-engine turbine time experience, preferred
Experience flying Falcon 2000 and EMB550 aircrafts
Air Transport Pilot (ATP) Multiengine Rating, preferred
Second Class Medical requirements annual passage; First Class Medical requirements as required for international travel

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.

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