Metro Aviation
  • 28-Jul-2020 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Operations
  • Shreveport, LA, USA
  • Based on Experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical & Dental Insurance for the employee & family - paid by Metro (This can be waived, and the employee is reimbursed $5,000 per year.) Sick leave: 6 days per year. Short Term Disability insurance premium is paid 100% by Metro. Pays 2/3 of pay for up to 90 days. Covers loss of medical certificate. 401K plan with company match of 75% of the first 7% of your contributions. Long Term Disability insurance is offered at a minimal charge. Pays 2/3 of pay for up to age 65 for full disability or up to 28 months for loss of medical certificate. Paid vacation (from 5 to 15 days annually depending on length of employment). Paid overtime (paid at 1.5 times current salary) Paid Holidays: 7. Tuition assistance available. Use of company aircraft for ATP rating. Class II Medical reimbursement.


Metro Aviation is seeking 3 Assistant Chief Pilots to be based at Metro headquarters in Shreveport, LA.

We are driven by a safety culture and demonstrate that commitment to safety by providing our pilots with industry-leading training and modern, well-equipped aircraft. 

We are seeking aviation professionals that share our passion for safety and excellence in operations. 

This position is a full-time career opportunity, with a 5 shift on / 2 day off work schedule.


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Schedule and coordinate training for respective airframes
  2. Check Airman duties as needed within the training department
  3. Assist standards on training manual/maneuvers manual updates
  4. Records review and audits
  5. serve as the primary point of contact with aviation leadership in the field as it relates to pilot training schedules and required resources for aviation training tasks
  6. Coordinate with Regional Managers (maintenance and aviation)(RMM, RAM), Aviation Site Managers (ASM), Lead Pilots and the Pilot Training Coordinator in his/her assigned area to ensure training events are completed as required
  7. Develop yearly, monthly and weekly training schedules that effectively utilize all required resources to include aircraft, simulators and training personnel
  8. Coordinate with Regional Managers (maintenance and aviation), Aviation Site Managers and Lead Pilots to ensure that aircraft maintenance event will have minimal impact on the aviation training schedule
  9. Assist the Metro Pilot Training Coordinator in scheduling simulator training with outside vendors
  10. Audit training records that are submitted to the Pilot Records department; ensuring these records (submitted by Check Airmen and Instructors) are submitted in a timely and accurate manner
  11. Conduct aviation training in accordance with the MAI Approved Training Program as appropriate to the aircraft and operations he/she is qualified for
  12. Conduct classroom instruction as required
  13. Operate aviation simulators and Flight Training Devices as required
  14. Submit required reports as directed
  15. Other duties as assigned
  16. Works to coordinate with RAM, ASM, lead pilot and the Pilot Training Coordinator to ensure that all pilots complete their required initial, transition, differences, re-qualification and recurrent aviation training
  17. Assists with pilot recruiting activities as directed
  18. Supports the Training Department as directed
  19. Direct supervisor of assigned Check Airman
  20. Monitor the schedules of the Check Airman and Instructors to ensure efficient and appropriate utilization of the Check Airman and Instructors

QUALIFICATIONS/ EXPERIENCE

  • Current FAA Medical Certificate (2nd Class or higher)
  • FAA Certificate (Commercial Pilot with Instrument Rating) *ATP preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in aviation or equivalent industry experience
  • Minimum of 5 years previous experience as a pilot-in-command in Part 135 operations
  • Previous experience as a Part 135 instructor or check airman preferred
  • Previous experience in Helicopter Air Ambulance operations preferred
  • Experience with all Microsoft Office applications preferred
  • Experience with Google Suite preferred

Physical Requirements

Activities require a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking.  Ability to conduct activities requiring a moderate to a rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting.  Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height.  Ability to hear routine aircraft noises.  Maintains a "duty" weight (bodyweight + uniform/equipment helmet not included) for Rotor Wing (Helicopter) operations.  Must be able to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit when requested.  Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical).  Periodic hands to key ability (typing).


Metro Aviation is committed to employees, customers, and community to promote diversity and inclusion by developing policies, programs, and procedures which foster a work environment where differences are respected and employees are treated fairly.

Metro Aviation prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind and ensures equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all aspects of the relationship between Metro Aviation and its employees, including recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies.

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