WHO YOU’RE EVALUATING: Wonder what it's like flying for the most pilot-friendlyaircraft management company? Silver Air prides operating with a culture of excellence, andpilots are at the core of the vision. You’ll join a team who knows how toprovide the highest quality experience to our team members

Hawker 800XP Lead Captain/ARM

Silver Air Private Jets • 
Opa Locka, Florida, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Wonder what it's like flying for the most pilot-friendly
aircraft management company?
Silver Air prides operating with a culture of excellence, and
pilots are at the core of the vision. You’ll join a team who knows how to
provide the highest quality experience to our team members and clients. We have
the highest-rated independent auditing firm certifications in private jetting. 
Your experience is our most important asset, so we work hard to
create an environment that keeps you thriving. We designed your benefits
package (below) with a pilot’s needs in mind. 

As a Lead Captain, you’re responsible for operating the aircraft
in a safe and sensible manner. You're a pilot who hones their aviation skills
daily and cooperates with the crew easily. To do that, you should: 

  1. Communicate professionally with crew members and clients at all times. You adapt well to different people and can adjust your working
  2. Thrive in changing environments and have the flexibility for priorities that switch instantly. You'll be in a fast-paced environment while on call. 
  3. Ambitiously work on being the best pilot you can be. Your coworkers want to do that, too, so you'll fit right in. 

You're responsible for the safe and efficient conduct of the
flight as the Lead Captain. Your duties include:

  • Ensure the safety of all passengers, aircraft, and crew
  • Reviewing the maintenance status
  • Conducting proper pre-flight inspections
  • Following all policies according to Silver Air and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations
  • Plan and execute flight operations for private jets, including flight planning, fuel management, and weight and balance calculations
  • The conduct of a proper pre-flight inspection in accordance with the approved Aircraft Flight Manual 
  • A complete check of weather and facilities along the route to be flown and airports to be used, including alternate airports 
Accurate completion of all trip paperwork in accordance with current procedures.

  • Liaison with the Aircraft Owner and the internal Silver Air departments to ensure the aircraft
    is operated efficiently and according to the overall management plan
  • Be a LEADER and MENTOR to all team members assigned to the aircraft
  • Understand the management plan of the aircraft, including the Owner’s personal use and charter levels set forth in the management agreement with the Aircraft Owner, and ensure goals are being met
  • Collaborate with the dedicated Maintenance Manager to coordinate and oversee schedule and unscheduled maintenance events
  • Ensure the aircraft is stocked and mission ready for all Ower and charter flights
  • Partner with People and Culture regarding all crewing activities, including developing a crew plan, communicating with owners, applicants, and Chief Pilot
  • Be involved in scheduling of flight crew for charters and owner flights and work with Flight Support to establish a Hard Days Off schedule with all flight crew team members
  • Ensure the efficient and cost-effective use of both internal and external resources for the aircraft
  • Provide training and guidance to personnel on ARM best practices and procedures
  • Review the monthly statement items with the dedicated Accounting Manager and the dedicated Maintenance Manager

You have the experience to transition over to Silver Air with

  • Total time in all aircraft 3500 hours/3000 hours as PIC.
  • Multi-engine time 3000 hours/2000 hours as PIC.
  • Total Turbine time 1750 hours preferred.
  • Total time in airplane type 200 hours/100 hours as PIC.
  • Type rated on HS125. Or comparable aircraft.
  • Valid First Class Medical Certificate. This is required.
  • Previous Part 135 experience. This is preferred, but not required.
  • Compliant with ICAO Annex I - As it pertains to aircraft engaged in
    international commercial air transport operations with more than one pilot.
  • CANPASS authorization. You'll need the ability to obtain and maintain CANPASS authorization for unrestricted travel to/from Canada as a commercial pilot.

We don’t believe in floating fleets so you’ll work with the same
three pilots for the specific tail number and aircraft type.
Your teams consist of a Lead Captain, Captain, and First Officer.
You’ll also be supported by a Flight Management and Support team. 

Your success depends on how the rest of the team supports you. You'll see we strive to make Silver Air an incredible place to work for pilots. 
The specific benefits / perks we offer are continually evolving, but currently include: 
  • Personalized schedule with 10 days off per month and 20 days scheduled for flight.
  • Our Flight Support team handles travel logistics.
  • Paid leadership, hospitality, and flight simulator training with a one-year training agreement.
  • Fly well-maintained equipment with modern technology.
  • KCM badge, paid medical exams, extra passports, and cell phone stipend.
  • Premium medical benefits fully paid for employee and family, vision, dental, life insurance, HSA, and FSA.
  • 5 company match on 401(k) from day one.
  • Employee Assistance Program for personal concerns.
  • Competitive compensation with regular pay reviews.

About Silver Air Private Jets
Company Culture:
Silver Air Private Jets is driven to be the best in our industry – to change our industry by creating an environment where our team members can be their absolute best individually and collectively. We've built a culture based on core values like Drive, Own It, Respect, and Discipline. Silver Air fosters an environment of safety-first flight operations and service-first client relations. We believe our people are our greatest asset, and we encourage contribution and collaboration.
Salary Range: $165,000 - $185,000 / year
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