The Contract & Charter DivisionHillsboro Aviation’s contract & charter division provides services to the United States Forest Service (USFS), the Department of Interior (DOI), the Department of Defense (DoD), large national utility (powerline & infrastructure) and high-tech companies as well as smal

B407/AS350 - Fire/Utility Pilot

Hillsboro Aviation, Inc • 
Hillsboro, Oregon, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
The Contract & Charter Division
Hillsboro Aviation’s contract & charter division provides services to the United States Forest Service (USFS), the Department of Interior (DOI), the Department of Defense (DoD), large national utility (powerline & infrastructure) and high-tech companies as well as smaller customers and individuals. The missions are ranging from Search and Rescue, Short Haul (Human External Cargo), construction support, firefighting, natural resource surveys, film/photo/news flights to Heli-Skiing. Our fleet is comprised of Bell 205A1++, Bell 407, Bell 407HP, Airbus AS350B3e, Bell 206, and Beechcraft King Air series.
  
The Position
The scope of the initial contract(s) depend on your previous experience. Carded pilots can expect assignments to Exclusive Use contracts. Pilots newly carded through Hillsboro Aviation can expect to cover CWN fire contracts and USGS contracts. Pilots not yet carded can expect the assignments to utility / survey contracts. Work ethic, availability and scheduling flexibility are important factors to your success – for everything else, there is training available.
 
Hillsboro Aviation is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.
 
This job will remain open until filled. Please do not call regarding the status of your application. 
Job Requirements:
Job Responsibilities / Duties
With support from the office, pilots are responsible for organizing and managing the daily requirements of the contract while representing Hillsboro Aviation in a professional manner. This includes the courteous interaction with our clients, operational preparation and executions of missions as well as the accurate and timely reporting of operationally related information. The appearance of the aircraft and equipment will reflect on the quality of our customer service; the pilot is responsible and will be actively involved in those efforts.
 
Qualifications/Licenses
  • Commercial rotorcraft helicopter license
  • Current medical (class 2 or class 1)Current driver license with clean driving record
  • Current passport
  • Restricted radio station license
 
Required Skills/Experience
  • Meet the requirement for FAR Part 135
  • 1500 hours RW PIC. 50 hours must be in one of the make/model of helicopters we operate
  • 100 hours of RW PIC time in the last 12-months. 10 hours shall be in one of the make/model of a helicopter we operate
  • 200 hours mountain flying experience
 
Preferred Skills/Experience
  • Current interagency card
  • Firefighting and/or utility experience
  • PSD and/or torch qualification
  • Deep-snow landing and cold weather experience
  • Experience in multiple make/model of helicopters we operate
  • Previous vertical reference experience
  • Instrument rating
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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Job Ident #: Hillsboro Aviation
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