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Helicopter Instructor/Check Airman - DTN - Shreveport, Louisiana

Company/Organization: Metro Aviation, Inc.

Position: Pilot-Rotary Wing

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 6/27/2022 4:34:03 PM


Metro Aviation is seeking a Helicopter Instructor/Check Airman in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Metro Aviation Headquarters Helicopter Flight Training Center.
Our mission is to provide the safest and highest quality traditional aircraft operations, completions, and maintenance so that we will:

  • Allow our customers to safely and effectively accomplish their mission profile,
  • Allow our employees to exercise their talents and maximize their potential, and
  • Ensure the financial stability of the corporation.
Our goal is to find qualified candidates who value our mission and contribute to our overall safety culture.
We invest in the well-being of our employees. The following FREE benefits are offered to all full time employees: family health and prescription insurance, family dental insurance, family vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability, and an Employee Assistance Program.

The Instructor/Check Airman performs pilot training and evaluation duties in accordance with the Metro Aviation pilot training program.

  • Conduct aviation training and evaluation as assigned and qualified for in accordance with the Metro Aviation Approved Training Program
  • Ensure standardized pilot training/procedures are adhered to in accordance with the Metro Aviation Approved Training Program, as applicable to aircraft assigned
  • Assist the Assistant Chief Pilots in the continuous development and improvement of the Metro Aviation Approved Training Program
  • Conduct classroom instruction as required
  • Operate aviation simulators or Flight Training Devices as required
  • Submit required reports as directed
  • Attend meetings/conference calls as required or directed
  • Work with the Chief Pilot and/or Regional Aviation Managers concerning issues related to pilot job performance issues

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Possess sound judgment and objectivity in decision-making
  • Ability to work independently effectively
  • Ability to create an environment that demonstrates teamwork and professionalism with diverse personalities and professional backgrounds
  • Ability to maintain cooperative and harmonious relationships with internal and external customers
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and strong initiative
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite products

  • Required Certificates
    • FAA Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Certificate and Instrument Helicopter Rating (ATP Rotorcraft Preferred)
    • FAA 2nd Class Medical, preferred
    • CFI and CFII highly preferred
  • Minimum Required Experience
    • Total Flight Time 2,000 hours
    • Total Pilot-In-Command 1,000 hours Rotorcraft
    • Cross Country Flight Time 500 hours
    • Night Flight Time 100 hours, including 50 hours night unaided
    • Instrument Flight Time 75 hours (50 in flight)
    • Turbine Helicopter 500 hours
  • Preferred Experience Education
    • Air Medical operations
    • Single Pilot IFR operations
    • Night Vision Goggle operations
    • Aviation instruction
    • Training curriculum development
    • College degree in Aviation

  • Full Time:
    • 7 days on shift/7 days off shift (2190 hours annually)
    • 12-hour shifts
  • Workover available when necessary

*Metro Aviation does not have a Visa Sponsorship program at this time*

Metro Aviation is committed to employees, customers, and the community to promote diversity and inclusion by developing policies, programs, and procedures that 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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