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Air Methods Part 91 Maintenance & Operational Support Pilot - Rotor Wing in Charleston, West Virginia


Job Summary Support the company maintenance department at designated maintenance facilities and bases of operation, in the completion of aircraft return-to-service tasks. Responsible to ensure aircrafts are airworthy and weather conditions are appropriate to conduct post-maintenance operational check flights and repositioning ferry flights. Responsible for briefing and / or supervising all associated personnel in aircraft operations as applicable. Ensure compliance with 14 CFR and Air Methods policies and procedures as applicable.Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following:• Operates all assigned aircraft in a safe and legal manner at all times (100%). • Perform Aircraft preservation ground runs. • Perform Aircraft post maintenance ground runs. • Completes pre-flight before every flight verifying the aircraft is in an airworthy condition. Perform a complete walk around of the aircraft prior to entering the cockpit for flight and upon completion of each flight. • Perform Aircraft post maintenance test flights for RTS (Return To Service) per MOC/ ROC requirements • Ferry aircraft between bases of operation and maintenance facilities, as directed under Part 91 Rules.• Final authority with regard to operations of aircraft and for the safety of crew, passengers, cargo and equipment. • Responsible for completion of required documentation. • Able to conduct detailed flight planning with little notice to exacting standards • Performs other duties as assigned

Additional Job Requirements:• Must live or be willing to relocate within 50 miles of the facility location.• Schedule will be Monday-Friday (8-hours days) to coincide with the facility schedule. • Percentage of time traveling (50%).• Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies. Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis position has no direct supervisory responsibilities. QualificationsTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position. Education & Experience• High School Diploma or GED Required • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred • 1500 hours PIC in Rotor Wing (Helicopter category) • 500 hours of Rotor Wing turbine time • 150 hours of cross-country flight time, at least 75 hours of which were at night Skills • AMC Qualified in 2 Aircrafts (EC135, EC145), as determined by the location. • MOC / ROC qualified in 2 AMC Aircraft types preferred Computer Skills • Proficient with Microsoft Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook Certificates, Licenses, Registrations • Valid & Current Helicopter Commercial License • Valid & Current FAA flight physical completed with medical certificate obtained. • Valid & Current Helicopter Instrument rating preferred • Valid & Current Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) License preferred Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)