The Contract & Charter Division
Hillsboro Aviation’s contract & charter division specializes in utility, executive charter, tours and excursions, and unmanned aerial systems (UAS). Our utility focus includes natural resources, aerial survey, firefighting, construction, film/photo/news, and heli-skiing. We have flown over 1.2 million hours and conducted missions ranging from firefighting to oil exploration and LiDAR to agriculture. Our fleet is comprised of the Bell 205A1++, Bell 407, Bell 407HP, Airbus AS350B3e, Bell 206, and Beechcraft King Air series.
The position will cover a B206 for Ramp, Fire Call-When-Needed work, as well as an exclusive use power line support contract for line patrol, crew shuttle and external load support. Additional qualifications in other aircraft we operate are also considered.
With support from the office, pilots are responsible for organizing and managing the daily requirements of the project while representing Hillsboro Aviation in a professional manner. This includes the courteous interaction with our client, the look and presentation of the equipment used, equipment checks before use, and accurate daily reporting of maintenance, flight time, duty time, and mileage.
- Competitive salary
- Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
- Medical, dental, and vision
About Hillsboro Aviation
Founded in 1980, Hillsboro Aviation offers complete helicopter and airplane services comprised of five divisions: contract & charter, aircraft sales & management, service center, FBO, and parts sales. Serving domestic and international markets in the government, commercial, and private sectors, we have over 85 employees and 14 turbine aircraft. We operate out of our award-winning headquarters at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO).
We believe in the power of a personal approach. We passionately purvey the notion of flight, a dream demanding creativity, persistence, resilience, and intent. We strive to foster a legacy of innovative thought, leadership, mentorship, service, and sustainability. We are dedicated to providing opportunity and growth for our team, our customers, and our community by providing extraordinary and memorable experiences in the air and on the ground.