Description Metro Aviation, Inc. is seeking a Helicopter Instructor/Check Airman (B407/EC145) in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Metro Aviation Headquarters Helicopter Flight Training Center.   Click Here To Learn More About Our Louisiana Locations!  *$2,000 Sign-On Bon

Helicopter Instructor/Check Airman - B407/EC145

Metro Aviation, Inc. • 
Shreveport, Louisiana, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Description


Metro Aviation, Inc. is seeking a Helicopter Instructor/Check Airman (B407/EC145) in Shreveport, Louisiana at the Metro Aviation Headquarters Helicopter Flight Training Center.   

Click Here To Learn More About Our Louisiana Locations!  


*$2,000 Sign-On Bonus*
*$5,000 Retention Bonus*
*$12,500 Stipend*
*Pilot Housing*
*Subject to offer letter terms and policy*


Our mission is to provide the safest and highest quality traditional aircraft operations, completions, and maintenance so that we will:

  • Allow our customers to safely and effectively accomplish their mission profile,
  • Allow our employees to exercise their talents and maximize their potential, and
  • Ensure the financial stability of the corporation.

Our goal is to find qualified candidates who value our mission and contribute to our overall safety culture.

We invest in the well-being of our employees. The following FREE benefits are offered to all full-time employees: Family Health and Prescription Insurance, Family Dental Insurance, Family Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short-term Disability, and an Employee Assistance Program.


Job Objective

The Instructor/Check Airman performs pilot training and evaluation duties in accordance with the Metro Aviation, Inc. Approved Training Program.


Essential Functions

  • Conduct aviation training and evaluation as assigned and qualified for in accordance with the Metro Aviation, Inc. Approved Training Program
  • Ensure standardized pilot training/procedures are adhered to in accordance with the Metro Aviation, Inc. Approved Training Program, as applicable to aircraft assigned
  • Assist the Assistant Chief Pilot (RW/FW) in:
  • developing training standards for training procedures and aircraft maneuvers, and
  • continuous development and improvement of the Metro Aviation, Inc. Approved Training Program.
  • Conduct classroom instruction as required
  • Operate aviation simulators or Flight Training Devices as required
  • Submit required reports as directed
  • Attend meetings/conference calls as required or directed
  • Work with the Chief Pilot and/or Regional Aviation Managers concerning issues related to pilot job performance
Requirements

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities (KSA)

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Possess sound judgment and objectivity in decision-making
  • Ability to work independently effectively
  • Ability to create an environment that demonstrates teamwork and professionalism with diverse personalities and professional backgrounds 
  • Ability to maintain cooperative and harmonious relationships with internal and external customers 
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and strong initiative
  • Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite products

Education & Experience

Required Certificates

  • FAA Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Certificate and Instrument Helicopter Rating (ATP Rotorcraft Preferred)
  • FAA 2nd Class Medical, preferred
  • CFI and CFII highly preferred

Minimum Required Experience (Regulatory and CAMTS Requirements)

  • Total Time 2000 hours 
  • Pilot-in-Command Time 1000 hours
  • Second-in-Command Time 1000 hours 
  • Turbine Time 500 hours
  • X/C Time 500 hours
  • Night Flight Time 100 hours (50 unaided)
  • Instrument Time 75 hours (50 in flight)

Preferred Education & Experience

  • FAA 2nd Class Medical
  • CFI and CFII highly preferred
  • Air Medical Operations
  • High Performance, High Altitude, and Complex Endorsements (or equal 121/135 Training Documentation)
  • Part 121/135 Operations 
  • Aviation instruction
  • Training curriculum development
  • Bachelors degree in aviation or related field

Physical Demands

  • Prolonged periods of standing, sitting, and walking  
  • Ability to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching, and lifting  
  • Capable of lifting 40 pounds floor to bench height
  • Ability to hear and respond to routine aircraft noises 
  • Ability to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit when requested  
  • Require close and distant visual capability
  • Periodic hands to key ability (typing)

Work Environment

  • Temperature-controlled office/rest quarters
  • Exposure to outdoor aircraft facilities with potential cold and hot temperatures
  • Exposure to running aircraft
  • Exposure to refueling systems
  • Close, confined spaces in aircraft and simulator

Work Status, Schedule, & Travel

  • Full Time
  • 7 on / 7 off schedule
  • 12 hour shifts
  • Workover available depending on needs of the program
  • Travel required when necessary


*Metro Aviation, Inc. does not have a Visa Sponsorship program at this time*

Metro Aviation, Inc. is committed to employees, customers, and the community to promote diversity and inclusion by developing policies, programs, and procedures that foster a work environment where differences are respected and employees are treated fairly.


Metro Aviation, Inc. prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind and ensures Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) to all aspects of the relationship between Metro Aviation, Inc. and its employees, including recruitment, employment, promotion, transfer, training, working conditions, wages and salary administration, employee benefits, and application of policies.

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