Helicopter Pilot (IFR) – Multi Mission – California

EC135 / EC145 – Pilot (IFR) RW – Multi Mission – Public Aircraft Ops We invite you to join a team of highly skilled emergency medical experts, pilots and mechanics!Our mission of providing care to the world at a moment’s notice is at the heart of everything we do. We are caregivers, first and foremost and we will be there when you need us.With more than 38,000 employees, Global Medical Response teams deliver compassionate, quality medical care, primarily in the areas of emergency and patient relocation services around the world. We provide end-to-end medical transportation as well as fire services, integrated healthcare solutions and disaster response.JOB SUMMARYThe pilot in command of an aircraft is at all times directly responsible for, and is the final authority as to, the operation of that aircraft. Prior to flight, each pilot in command is responsible for familiarizing himself with all available information concerning that flight, including aircraft status as well as flight information. Reports to his/her shift rested and prepared for duty and stays current of weather and forecast changes. The PIC is directly responsible for, and is the final authority as to, the operation of the aircraft (14 CFR part 91, section 91.3). The PIC serves in this regulatory capacity and as an agent for the certificate holder after assignment to PIC duty by management. The pilot in command is ultimately responsible for the safety of his passengers and crew. He/she shall, before loading passengers, assign appropriate emergency evacuation duties to his crew. In the event there will be a passenger on board who will require assistance in the event of an emergency evacuation, a crew member or other passenger will be assigned to assist that person and be properly briefed by the pilot in command on procedures to be followed. Functions may be delegated to other personnel, however responsibility is retained. The pilot in command must be highly knowledgeable of the Operations Manual, Operations Specifications, appropriate FARs, Airplane Flight Manuals, etc., and any other instructions pertinent to his duties.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/DUTIESPerform other duties as assignedPlans flight assignments and obtains briefing information regarding purpose of the flight, weather, operating procedures, and special instructions.Prepares or supervises preparation of the flight plan considering such factors as altitude, terrain, weather, range, weight, cruise control data, airport facilities, and navigational aids.Ensures all required documentation, including aircraft documents, load manifest/dispatch, operations manual, aeronautical charts, etc. are on board the aircraft.Ensures the aircraft is pre-flighted, inspected, loaded, equipped, and manned for the assigned flight.Inspects or supervises the inspection of engines, fuselage and control surfaces for mechanical and structural soundness. Verifies communications and navigational equipment is functioning properly.Supervises loading and distribution of cargo and passengers and determines that weight and balance is within prescribed limitations.Ensures cargo is properly secured and provisions for passenger comfort and emergency equipment such as life rafts, life vests (as required) are on board.Files FAA flight plan or provide appropriate information to the Comm. Center for the purpose of flight following.Operates aircraft at a favorable altitude, considering turbulence, oxygen requirements, passenger comfort, etc.Ensures all required flight logs, records, and maintenance forms are properly completed and submitted.Maintains a positive team attitude with flight crew members, maintenance technician, and communication specialist by working cohesively.Works independently and tolerates high stress levels while maintaining a good rapport with co-workers.Maintains ongoing knowledge of relevant aviation SOP’s.Performs other duties as assigned

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