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Captain - Louisville, Kentucky
Company/Organization: Crew Aviation LLC
Position: Pilot-Fixed Wing
Job Type: Permanent
Posted: 3/3/2021 9:14:20 PM
Captain and First Officer for Part 135 US, CA, CB operations. Accountabilities and Duties
- Retains the final authority for the safe operation of the aircraft (FAR 91.3). Directs the activities of the Second-in-Command, if applicable, ensuring that flight crewmembers understand fully and completely what duties they are expected to perform.
- Retains Operational Control.
- Ensures the assigned aircraft is airworthy and all proper documents are on board the aircraft.
- Makes decisions as necessary to the start, delay or cancellation of the flight, or deviation from a planned destination when operating conditions dictate.
- Ensures the proper amount and grade of fuel is loaded on the aircraft.
- Obtains briefing on the purpose of the flight, weather, operating procedures and any special instructions, and plans flight assignments.
- Prepares or supervises preparation of flight plan considering such factors as altitude, terrain, weather, range, weight, cruise control data, airport facilities and navigational aids.
- Ensures that weather and aircraft performance conditions can be met appropriate to the FAR under which the flight is being conducted.
- Ensures a flight plan or other authorized flight locating procedures is followed on each flight.
- Ensures the aircraft weight and balance form/manifest is properly completed, signed and distributed
- Reports all known or suspected FAA violations or incidents promptly to the Chief Pilot.
- Maintains a current medical certificate as required by Crew Aviation, and notifies the
- Chief Pilot if a medical (physical or mental) condition may impair their ability to perform the flight.
- Ensures the VOR checks and other aircraft equipment checks are performed properly.
- Ensures crewmembers brief all passengers with the appropriate brief for each phase of flight.
- Ensures emergency equipment such as life rafts, life vests, etc. as well as provisions for passenger comfort are aboard, and ensures all cargo is properly secured.
- Ensures the preparation of flight logs, reporting of mechanical irregularities, and recording of maintenance, by maintenance personnel when maintenance is performed enroute.
- Ensures all maintenance write-ups are passed to the maintenance personnel and that
- Flight Following is alerted to the current status of the aircraft.
- Determines the applicability of the regulations to each flight.
- Ensures that a copy of the General Operations Manual is aboard the aircraft.
- Determines that the flight crew are adequately rested and in proper uniform and meets Company grooming standards and expectations.
- Ensures, in conjunction with the Flight Attendant, where applicable, the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all aircraft stores and appropriate catering provisions on board for the safety and comfort of passengers and crew.
- Operates aircraft at favorable altitudes taking into account turbulence, oxygen requirements and comfort of passengers during flight.
- Must be thoroughly knowledgeable of the General Operations Manual, Federal Aviation Administration Regulations, Operations Specifications, Flight Manuals, and other instructions pertinent to assigned duties.
- Maintains radio or telephone contact with the flight department management, often enough during the course of a flight to ensure that operational messages are promptly conveyed between the flight crew and the base.
- The Pilot-in-Command may delegate these functions to subordinates, but may not delegate the responsibility for those functions.
- May delegate any or all activities to the Second-in-Command, but may NOT delegate any responsibilities to the SIC. This action may be taken to facilitate the knowledge of the SIC, but not in anyway relieve the PIC for the safe operation of the mission.
The Pilot-in-Command may be required, from time to time, to provide those duties assigned to Flight Line Service Personnel. This responsibility may be delegated and must compliment the safety of the overall operation, not interfere with it. Both Pilot and Second in Command personnel will be fully trained in Flight Line Service duties
The Second-in-Command reports to the Chief Pilot and indirectly to the Director of Operations Accountabilities and Duties
- Operationally responsible to the Pilot-in-Command on all flights.
- Performs all flight duties as assigned by the Pilot-in-Command.
- Assumes the authority to act on behalf of the Pilot-in-Command when the Pilot-in-
- Command is incapacitated.
- Knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the Pilot-in-Command.
- Must be highly knowledgeable of the General Operations Manual, Federal Aviation
- Administration Regulations, Operations Specifications, Flight Manuals, and other instructions pertinent to assigned duties.
- Maintains a current medical certificate as required by Crew Aviation and notifies the
- Chief Pilot if a medical (physical or mental) condition may impair their ability to perform the flight. responsibilities before accomplishing such tasks.
- Preference given to those who are type rated. Degree preferred, but not required. Preferred flight experience 3500 TT, 3000 PIC, 500 in type.
- Degree preferred, but not required. Preferred flight experience 2000 TT