Pilot, Backcountry Aviation
Port Angeles, Washington
The pilot’s responsibilities include transporting passengers, determining the safest routes, analyzing flight plans and weather conditions, calculating fuel and managing all aspects of the flight mission. To be successful as a pilot, you should be detail-orientated and be able to focus under pressure. Outstanding candidates are lifelong learners with superb self-confidence and situational awareness.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- All pre-flight, in-flight, and post flight functions, such as: pre-flight aircraft inspections, weather evaluation, flight planning and implementation of crew and passenger transportation, loading of luggage and cargo, flying, post-flight inspections, aircraft cleaning and security.
- Reviewing and calculating the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board and performance charts.
- Communicate aircraft discrepancies for maintenance review and correction.
- Confidently pilot the aircraft during visual and instrument conditions in both remote and congested airspace. Operations in Class B and G airspace are frequently anticipated.
- Knowledgeable of the FARs, familiarity with 135 General Operations Manuals, Operations Specifications, and other technical and regulatory publications.
- Maintain a high degree of proficiency concerning aircraft systems and performance knowledge and ensuring that aircraft are operated in a safe and efficient manner.
- Provide excellent customer service to passengers. Studying weather conditions at destination, enroute, alternate airports and departure points. Maintain an aircraft that is clean and prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the passengers.
- Maintain required FAA certifications.
- Be a team player with a willingness to assist with other tasks or duties as assigned by management.