Texas, United States

Lear 55 PIC position (for FAR 135/91 in the Dallas, TX or Houston, TX area)

PLEASE NOTE: Please do not apply if you require visa sponsorship.  This position requires the candidate be able to work in the U.S. WITHOUT the need for visa sponsorship!  

This is a full time/direct hire position offering a competitive salary with full benefits package.

Title of position:  Lear 55 PIC

Employment location:  Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) area OR Houston, TX

Company summary:

The employer is a global private aviation company pursuing to be one the world’s leading global business aviation company in the industry, and is committed to doing everything possible to ensure their passengers’ expectations are met or surpassed.

Flight Schedule:

  •  The flight schedule for the Lear 55 PIC position(s) will be 3-weeks on and 1-week off.  During the 3-weeks on, the schedule will be on call from 0800 to 1700 daily.  (Candidate’s will be required to be within a 2-hour driving distance to either Longview, TX or Houston, TX during their on-call schedule).
  • The Lear 55 PICs are projected to fly 15 to 45 hours during their 3-week on call schedule.
  • 1% of the flights will be international.

Flight hour and cert requirements:

  • Current/valid ATP license
  • No specific type rating required!  Company is willing to pay for type rating!!
  • 3000 hours min. Total Time if candidate has at least 1000 hrs turbine or 5000 min total time if the candidate does not have turbine exp. (only turboprop)
  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate

Job Description:

The pilot in command reports directly to the chief pilot and is responsible for the safety and regulatory compliance of each flight mission to which they are assigned. We are in the high-end service business and client satisfaction is a must for us to prosper and grow our business. The following list is a general list of PIC duties and responsibilities. It is in no way all inclusive. At the end of the day everyone from the CEO to the janitor is responsible for doing those things that make people want to use our service again and again.  The PIC will:

  • Complete a Flight Risk Assessment prior to beginning a flight
  • Get a standard weather briefing prior to flight
  • Use that information to plan the altitude and route of flight
  • Complete a Weight and Balance and Performance Calculations
  • Consider alternatives if the flight cannot be completed as planned
  • Determine that the airplane is in a condition that is safe to fly
  • Determine that the aircraft is airworthy, considering required inspections, AD’s, MEL Items and Discrepancies
  • Ensure that the aircraft is legal to fly considering documents and equipment required for compliance
  • Consider the airport weather, runways and facilities (Nav and Comm) at each airport of intended use
  • Conducts briefings with other crew members to ensure understanding and agreement of the plan of action to complete the flight
  • Requests and records the ATC clearance
  • Programs the FMS, Nav and Comm radios
  • Performs the preflight checks of the cockpit equipment
  • Communicates with the maintenance department when a discrepancy is identified
  • Communicates with operations control personnel if a flight is delayed, cancelled or diverted
  • Communicates with the Chief Pilot or Director of Ops of any in-flight or FAA involved deviations
  • Ensure accuracy of the passenger manifest by ensuring the count and checking ID’s
  • Ensures the NFL has been completed and number(s) recorded
  • Ensures that passengers receive a safety briefing prior to flight
  • Makes every effort to ensure client satisfaction barring safety or legal excursions
  • Completes trip paperwork in a timely fashion

  • Location: Texas, United States
  • Categories: Pilot
  • Contract Type: Full Time

Sharon Ballgae

Contact Information
  • Call: (904) 264-0097
  • Fax: (904) 264-0230

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