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Pilots BH-212 & AS 350 – Antarctica

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Company: PHI
Fax Number: (337) 272-4232
Address: Post Office Box 90340
Web Address: www.phihelico.com
Company Info: PHI, Inc., is the world`s leader in commercial helicopter transporation.
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Supported Manufacturers: Bell, Sikorsky, and American Eurocopter.
Job Title: Antarctica Pilots-BH-212 & AS 350
Location: ANTARCTICA International International
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Contact: Kim Escalante
Email: kescalante@phihelico.com
Job Desc:
Contract is to provide helicopter support for the United States Antarctic Program in McMurdo Station, Antarctica for the purpose of scientific research.  Deploy to McMurdo Station, Antarctica from Christchurch, New Zealand during the Antarctica Austral Summer (Approximately 140 days from 1 October until 15 February).
  • All travel and accommodations are provided while enroute and while on location
  •  Pilots must be current or have a minimum of 50 hours in a BH-212 and 50 hours in an AS 350.
  • Pilots must have a total of 1500 hours PIC with a minimum of 200 hours of mountain time  (All flight times must be verified by pilot’s logbook).

Duty schedule will be governed by FAA 135 rules as well as Department of Interior policies which includes 2 days off in a 14 day period.

  •  A typical duty day is from 0630 until 1800 but occasionally will be up to a 14 hour duty day
  • The terrain is generally mountainous but most flights are 5,000 feet and below with some support to a site that can have a pressure altitude of 14,300 feet. Numerous sea ice, lake ice, glacier, rocky ridges, and snow field landings will be required
  • Pilots rotate through four weeks of days and two weeks of “nights”. (After Oct. 21 it is daylight 24 hours a day)

Training will be conducted in Lafayette, LA and Tucson, AZ for approximately 14 days in the July – August 2013 time frame.

  • Approximately 25% of flight time is in external loads which are generally done on a 15 or 30 foot lead line.
  • Must pass an Antarctica physical and dental examination prior to deployment each year. All physical and dental expenses (exams only) are reimbursable.
Required Competencies:
High level of energy and the motivation to sustain it over time. Ambitious and passionate about their role in the organization. Possess the stamina and endurance to handle substantial workload.
Functional/Technical Expertise
Knowledgeable and skilled in Operations. Adds organizational value through expertise. Remains current in their area of expertise.
High Standards
Establish and model standards that guarantee exceptional quality. Continually seek to improve processes and products. Hold staff accountable for quality. Find best practices. Share them, seek to improve them.
Proactive and takes action without prompts. They see a need, take responsibility, and act on it. They make things happen.
Act ethically and honestly. Apply ethical standards of behavior to daily work activities.

Travel: 100%
Relocation: N/A
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Benefits: PHI, Inc. offers a competitive salary plus:

  • 401K Plan
  • Safety Bonus
  • Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Plan, Prescription Cards
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Leave, Holiday Pay
  • Uniforms
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • And more.

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