Mountain Aviation                                                                                    We’re always looking to hire the best… Here at Mountain Aviation, our employees provide exceptional service to our long-time jet charter clients, wh

Citation X Second in Command (Home-Based)

Wheels Up Partners • 
Broomfield, Colorado, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

                                             Mountain Aviation

                                                                                   We’re always looking to hire the best…

Here at Mountain Aviation, our employees provide exceptional service to our long-time jet charter clients, while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. What makes Mountain Aviation a great place to work? Not only are we the best Aircraft Charter, Management, and Maintenance operator in the Rocky Mountain Region, we offer flexible schedules, competitive salaries, and great employee benefits. We also offer professional growth opportunities to all of our employees pursuing a stable and successful career in aviation. 

On January 5, 2021, Wheels Up Private Jets acquired Mountain Aviation, the 10th largest private jet charter operator in the U.S.  In the last two years, Wheels Up acquired the #1 ranked Part 135 operator Gama Aviation Signature, 4th ranked Delta Private Jets, and 9th ranked Travel Management Company.  

Wheels Up is a leading private aviation company that has made booking a private plane as easy as requesting an Uber or reserving an Airbnb. Offering three membership options—Connect, Core, and Business—that significantly reduce the cost to fly privately, as well as management services for whole aircraft owners, we deliver a total aviation solution for more than 9,000 members and customers throughout North America.

Wheels Up gives members access to one of the world’s largest owned and managed fleets of private aircraft, totaling more than 250 aircraft—as well as a fleet of approximately 1,250 Wheels Up-approved partner aircraft ranging from Light to Large-Cabin Jets.  Members can also attend exclusive events and take advantage of a suite of hospitality, lifestyle, and retail benefits from some of the world’s preeminent brands.

At Wheels Up, we are realizing our vision of making private aviation and the accompanying lifestyle accessible to millions of individuals, families, and businesses in the U.S. and around the world.

We are currently looking for First Officers for our Citations X fleet, and have posted new minimum hour requirements!

After reading through the entire job post, if you believe you would be a valuable member of our team, we encourage you to apply.

Position Summary:

Provide professional Pilot services to Mountain Aviation clients in a two-crewmember environment, by assisting the Pilot-in-Command (PIC) in all aspects of flight management and oversight with safety and client comfort being first priorities.

Schedule: 15on/13off rotations  (ALSO-- Reside anywhere within an hour distance to a major airport! Enjoy home-basing at Mountain Aviation!)

Salary: $93,500- $98,500 + per diem & incentive pay 

Job Requirements:

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible to the PIC on all flights
  • Perform all flight duties as assigned by the PIC
  • Assume the authority to act on behalf of the PIC when the PIC is incapacitated
  • Acquire knowledge of the duties and responsibilities of the PIC
  • Ensure the safety and comfort of our clients

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

Work with PIC after completing a flight to ensure that the Aircraft is cleaned, restocked and prepared for the next flight

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Highly knowledgeable of the General Operations Manual, FAA Regulations, Operations Specifications, Flight Manuals, and other instructions pertinent to assigned duties
  • Must have ability to interact with Clients and determine if their needs are being met as well as to help resolve any issues with a friendly, helpful demeanor

Minimum Qualifications: - subject to thorough pilot assessment by review board:

  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Valid Passport
  • ATP/CTP course + written completed
  • 1500 Total Time
  • 250 Pilot-in-Command
  • 50 Multi-Engine
  • 0 Multi-Engine Pilot-in-Command
  • 50 Turbine
  • 75 Instrument

Preferred Qualifications:

  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Valid Passport
  • ATP
  • 2500-3000 Total Time
  • 750 Pilot-in-Command
  • 1000 Multi-Engine
  • 500-1000 Multi-Engine Pilot-in-Command
  • 500 Turbine
  • 100 Instrument

Work Conditions:

Work is performed in an aircraft with an on-demand flight schedule ranging through all hours of the day

Physical Requirements:

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


  • Health, Dental, Vision, and voluntary Life Insurance available first of the month following date of hire
  • Company paid Life, AD&D, STD, LTD
  • AFLAC (optional)
  • FSA/HSA account (optional)
  • 401k with company match at 3%  
  • Our pilots start accruing PTO after 6 months so that they can enjoy a work-life balance!


--Citation X PIC
-Citation Ultra/Encore SIC 
-SA227 SIC
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Mountain Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Salary Range: $93,500-$98,500
Relocation: home-based position
Travel: 8on/6off OR 15on/13off schedule
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