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Mountain Aviation, Inc. Lear Captain (Thermal, CA) in Thermal, California

Mountain Aviation We?re always looking to hire the best?Here at Mountain Aviation, our employees provide exceptional service to our long-time jet charter clients, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. What makes Mountain Aviation a great place to work? Not only are we the best Aircraft Charter, Management, and Maintenance operator in the Rocky Mountain Region, we offer flexible schedules, competitive salaries, and great employee benefits. We also offer professional growth opportunities to all of our employees pursuing a stable and successful career in aviation. Currently, we are accepting inquiries from both aspiring aviation professionals as well as seasoned industry experts. After reading through the entire job post, if you believe you would be a valuable member of our team, we encourage you to apply.

We are searching for a Captain with Lear Experience. Must reside in Thermal, CA.

Position Summary:

The Pilot-in-Command (PIC) has command and responsibility for the flight crew, passengers, cargo, the safe conduct of the flight, and provides guidance and coordinates activities of every individual connected with all phases of the aircraft operation. The PIC adheres to proper Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) techniques. The PIC reports to the Chief Pilot and indirectly to the Director of Operations. Mountain Aviation is currently seeking a PIC in Thermal, CA with experience in Target Banner Towing, Stand Off Jamming, and Electronic Attack. Candidate must be available by late February 2021.

Salary: $70-75k/year

Schedule: 30day and 60 day rotations. CONUS AND OCONUS. TDY Missions

Essential Functions:

  • Retain final authority for the safe operation of aircraft

  • Direct the activities of the Second-in-Command (SIC), ensuring all flight crewmembers understand and complete their duties using appropriate CRM

  • Ensure the assigned aircraft is airworthy and all proper documents are on board and is properly stocked for the trip

  • Make decisions to the start, delay, cancellation of flight or deviation from planned destination when operating conditions dictate

  • Prepare or supervise all flight plan considerations, including but not limited to, weather, performance, appropriate flight level, appropriate fueling, airport facilities, and navigational aids and flight following procedures are followed.

  • Ensure the safety standards are met at all times

  • Apply knowledge of Target Banner Towing, Stand Off Jamming, and Electronic Attack

Additional Duties and Responsibilities :

Work with SIC after completing a flight to ensure that the Aircraft is cleaned and prepared for the next flight

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly knowledgeable of the General Operations Manual, FAA Regulations, Operations Specifications, Flight Manuals, and other instructions pertinent to assigned duties

  • Target Banner Towing, Stand Off Jamming, and Electronic Attack

Minimum Qualifications:

  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate

  • Valid US Passport

  • Secret Security Clearance (Preferred) OR ability to obtain Secret Clearance

  • ATP

  • 1000 + hrs Pilot-in-Command

  • 300+ hrs time-in-type any series Lear

  • Experience with Target Banner Towing, Stand Off Jamming, and Electronic Attack

Work Conditions:

Work is performed in an aircraft with an on-demand flight schedule ranging through all hours of the day. Must be able to do 30 and 60 day rotations CONUS and OCONUS

Physical Requirements

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • 401k with company match at 3%

  • Company paid Short & Long Term Disability

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Voluntary benefits

  • PTO accrual begins after 6 months of employment

Mountain Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.