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(Air Methods) EC130 HEMS Pilot – West Virginia

Pilot RW - Martinsburg, WV ($5,000 Stipend)

Air Methods Corporation •

Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA

Position Type:
Permanent

Jobs at Air Methods Corporation

Job Description:
VFR
Aircraft: EC 130 (with autopilot and Garmin HSVT Helicopter Synthetic Vision Technology)
$5,000 Stipend

Job Summary

Responsible to ensure aircraft and weather conditions are airworthy to transport medical crew and patient to receiving hospital within an assigned operational area. Responsible for compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), General Operations Manual guidelines (GOM), and thorough knowledge of Air Methods policies and procedures.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

- Operates Air methods aircraft in a safe and legal manner.
- Completes pre-flight before every flight verifying the aircraft is in an airworthy condition by sign off of Daily Flight Log.
- Pilots will perform a complete walk around of the aircraft prior to entering the cockpit for flight and upon completion of each flight.
- Final authority with regard to operations of aircraft and for the safety of passengers, cargo and equipment.
- Must be thoroughly familiar with all aircraft and medical systems of backup aircraft utilized at operational area and also ensures that the medical flight team is familiar and comfortable with the medical interior and systems.
- Responsible for completion of required documentation.
- Able to conduct detailed flight planning with little notice to exacting standards.
- Participates regularly in Air Methods meetings, activities, projects, committees and community outreach.
- Performs other duties as assigned.

Additional Job Requirements

Regular scheduled attendance.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.

Education & Experience

- Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two to five years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Bachelor’s degree preferred

Skills

- Pilots must have flown in category for a commercial operator or in the military within the previous 24 months
- Maintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals and the public and strives to maintain a friendly and professional working environment

Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Program:

- 2000 total flight hours with minimum of 1500 flight hours in category
- 1000 hours PIC in category
- 500 hours of rotor wing turbine time
- 200 hours of cross-country flight time, at least 50 hours of which were at night
- 100 hours unaided night as PIC (50 hours of unaided can be substituted for by 100 hours of NVG time, but cannot be reduced below 50 hours of unaided time)
- 50 hours total actual or hood instrument time in flight and in category (simulator time does not count) (for a RW candidate who is FW rated, 100 hours or greater of FW actual or hood Instrument time can reduce the RW required instrument time to 25 hours).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

- Commercial & Instrument Rating (for category and class of aircraft). ATP rating in category meets this requirement.
- First OR Second Class FAA Medical certificate required.

Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Requirements:
Visual Flight Rules (VFR) Program:

- 2000 total flight hours with minimum of 1500 flight hours in category
- 1000 hours PIC in category
- 500 hours of rotor wing turbine time
- 200 hours of cross-country flight time, at least 50 hours of which were at night
- 100 hours unaided night as PIC (50 hours of unaided can be substituted for by 100 hours of NVG time, but cannot be reduced below 50 hours of unaided time)
- 50 hours total actual or hood instrument time in flight and in category (simulator time does not count) (for a RW candidate who is FW rated, 100 hours or greater of FW actual or hood Instrument time can reduce the RW required instrument time to 25 hours).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

- Commercial & Instrument Rating (for category and class of aircraft). ATP rating in category meets this requirement.
- First OR Second Class FAA Medical certificate required.

Salary Range:
Neg-Neg

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Company Overview

Air Methods Corporation

7301 South Peoria
Denver/Centennial Airport
Englewood, Colorado 80112 USA
www.airmethods.com

Air Methods Corporation is the nation‘s largest provider of air medical emergency transport services and systems. The company is dedicated exclusively to air medical transport, focusing on the quality of care to patients, and safety in aviation operations.

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Benefits:
You can view a complete list of jobs on our web site

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Supported Manufacturers:
Bell Helicopters, American Eurocopter, Beechcraft, Pilatus

Supported Models:
Bell 206, Bell 222, Bell 230, Bell 407, Bell 412, Bell 430, AS-350, AS-355, EC-120, EC-130, EC-135, EC-145, BK-117, BO-105, S-76, King Air, PC 12

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