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Airlift Pilot SIC RW OCONUS – Afghanistan

Airlift Pilot SIC RW OCONUS - 6235

 Contingent upon contract award.


This is for S92.



Responsible for the safe and efficient conduct of each international flight assignment.


  • Prepare and review to include but not limited to; flight plans, considering such factors as altitude, terrain, weather, range, weight, cruise control data, airport facilities, navigational aids, and more as assigned by PIC.
  • Ensure proper flight kit is aboard and more.
  • Ensure required airworthiness inspections are complete and previous discrepancies have been corrected or properly deferred in accordance with the MEL for that aircraft (as applicable).
  • Assist PIC to complete the aircraft preflight inspection and perform preflight preparation.
  • Assures proper loading, distributing, and security of cargo and passengers.
  • Ensures provisions for passenger comfort and any special emergency equipment such as life vests are aboard (when required).
  • Operate aircraft at favorable altitudes taking into account turbulence, oxygen requirements and comfort of the passengers during the flight.
  • Ensures the preparation of the Aircraft Flight Log, Load Manifest and Discrepancy Record form, reporting of mechanical irregularities, discrepancies and proper recording of maintenance by maintenance personnel, when maintenance is performed away from the principle operations base.
  • Ensure ramp security is maintained while passengers are being boarded or disembarked for passenger safety.
  • Ensure that copies of any reports submitted to the FAA under the authority of FAR 135.19 are also submitted to the Director of Operations in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that a crewmember or passenger prior to takeoff to assist any person who may need the assistance of another person during possible emergency evacuation of the aircraft.
  • Must be highly knowledgeable of the Company General Operations Manual, General Maintenance Manual, FAA Regulations, NTSB Procedures, HMR 175, Operations Specifications, Aircraft Flight Manuals, and all other material pertinent to duties.
  • The Second in Command shall perform those duties stipulated throughout the General Operations Manual and specific responsibilities designated to the Second in Command by the company and the Pilot in Command.
  • In the event of an accident or incident whereby the Pilot in Command becomes incapacitated or deceased, the Second in Command shall assume the duties and responsibilities of the Pilot in Command and conduct the remainder of the flight to a safe landing. Must be familiar with the duties and responsibilities of the Pilot in Command.
  • Assists in the safe and efficient operation of the flight.
  • Must be proficient in duties such as:
    • System monitoring
    • Fuel management
    • Weight and balance
    • Aircraft performance
    • Record keeping
  • Will advise the Pilot in Command of any abnormality during ground or flight operations.
  • The Second in Command may delegate duties to other personnel or passengers only when acting under instructions from the Pilot in Command or in the event the Pilot in Command becomes incapacitated.
  • Position requires a U.S. Security Clearance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • FAA Commercial and Instrument Airman's Certificates
  • Rotorcraft Helicopter is required for rotary wing pilots.
  • Carries a current medical certificate in accordance with 14 CFR 61.23.
  • Has completed the required and applicable curriculums required by the company's FAA Approved Part 135 Training Program.
  • Must be highly knowledgeable of the company General Operations Manual, General Maintenance Manual, FAA Regulations, NTSB Procedures, HMR 175, Operations Specifications. Aircraft Flight Manuals, and all other material pertinent to duties.


  • 1,500 total fixed wing aircraft time.
  • Meets the qualification requirements of 14 CFR 135.245.
  • Is current and qualified per CFR 135.293, 135.297, and 135.299.
  • Meets recency of experience requirements of 14 CFR 135.247.
  • Must report or have no accidents, incidents, or FAA sanctions within last five years.
  • Must be current and qualified as a pilot in the last 12 months.


  • 2,500 total aircraft flight hours.
  • Have at least one year of experience as a FAR part 135 pilot of an aircraft.
  • Have International Flight Ops experience.
  • Rotorcraft helicopter with SK61 type rating


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions

2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information.

3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles.

4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people.

5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges.

6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner.

7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient.

8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve.

9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback.

10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.


: Operations

Primary Location

: Afghanistan-Bagram

Other Locations

: Afghanistan-Kandahar Air Base, Democratic Republic of the Congo-Beni, Niger-Niamey, Central African Republic-Obo


: Full-time

Overtime Status

: Non-exempt

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Source: Job Description - Airlift Pilot SIC RW OCONUS (6235)