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EC135/145 HEMS Pilot – Scotland

HEMS / Air Ambulance Pilot
Babcock International - Inverness
Babcock International
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An exciting opportunity to join Babcock Mission Critical Services Onshore (BMCSO), a leading provider of mission-critical helicopter services to the air ambulance, police and offshore sectors. BMCSO provides world-class operations to our customers helping them to save lives and protect communities every day.

Our fleet of 30 helicopters from bases across England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland has been providing dedicated air ambulance support for more than 20 years and our police helicopters have been supporting UK communities for almost a decade. BMCSO constantly invests in new aircraft, equipment and training to ensure the consistent capability to deliver safe, dependable operational excellence at all times.

Headquartered in Staverton, Gloucestershire, BMCSO is a leading provider of aviation services for mission-critical operations across ten countries. BMCSO is part of Babcock International Group, a global provider of critical asset, infrastructure and training support to many sectors including emergency services, energy and defence.

Responsibilities BMCSO currently operate EC135 and EC145 aircraft in a variety of roles. The position as an Inverness pilot offers varied and challenging flying across Scotland in the HEMS and Air Ambulance role. The successful candidate will be required to maintain the highest standards of professional expertise and safety throughout the conduct of this challenging role. The role requires an individual to live reside within 45 minutes / 25 miles of Inverness Airport and will work a mixed roster of 4 on/4 off and, as required, on a flexible roster to cover duties at the base.

Qualifications & Requirements Minimum requirements for candidates for this position are:
Hold an EASA ATPL(H) or CPL(H) + IR
Experience required:
1000 hours pilot in command of aircraft of which 500 hours is pilot in command on twin turbine helicopters; or
1000 hours as co-pilot in HEMS/Police operations of which 500 hours is as pilot in command under supervision and 100 hours pilot in command of twin turbine helicopters.
2000 hours minimum total helicopter experience.
500 hours operating experience in twin turbine helicopters in an operational environment similar to the intended operation.
20 hours VFR at night as pilot in command.
Candidates would also ideally:
Be qualified and instrument rated on both the EC135 and EC145.
Have current or recent HEMS experience.
Have experience of NVIS operations.

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Application Information If you would like to apply for this position, please provide a copy of your CV together with a covering letter to Pilot.Recruitment2@babcockinternational.com no later than 15 September 2017

If your application is of interest to us we will normally contact you within two weeks of receiving your CV. If you are not contacted within this period, please do not re-submit your CV.