General Electric Assistant Chief Pilot in West Chester, Ohio
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The Assistant Chief Pilot Fixed Wing is responsible for assisting the Director of Operations/Chief Pilot, FWwith the management of GE fixed wing flight operations and flight crew assigned to the HondaJet aircraft. The ACP FW is directly responsible for supervising HondaJet fixed wing flight crew members, HJ passenger services resources, procedures and vendor management, and administers several key programs and processes that promote the safe operation of all GE operated HJ fixed wing aircraft.
The ACP FW monitors and maintains all HondaJet fixed wing aircraft documentation required to operate in domestic and North American airspace regions. The ACP FW is responsible for conducting internal safety and training audits and in order to ensure that all elements of the GE Corporate Air Transport Flight Operations Manual are met for HondaJet fixed wing operations. The ACP FW monitors the aviation industry through benchmarking of best-practices and evaluation of peer aviation departments. The ACP FW maintains currency and meets department qualification criteria for Captain on at least one aircraft type operated by the Company. The ACP FW ensures that all department processes and procedures are correctly documented and followed by flight crews.
Assists the Director of Operations/Chief Pilot, Fixed Wing with the development and maintenance of the fixed wing portion of the GE CAT Flight Operations Manual and International Operations Manual (where applicable)
Assists the Director of Operations/Chief Pilot, Fixed Wing with the development and maintenance of the GE-CAT Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Manuals for the HondaJet fixed wing aircraft type
Maintains aircraft documentation required for fixed wing domestic and international regulatory compliance
Interfaces with FAA regarding customized checklists as required
Ensures that all HondaJet fixed wing flight crew members are kept informed of changes to the regulations and operating standards
Receives and takes appropriate action regarding any aeronautical information affecting safety of flight
Issues Directives and Notices to HondaJet fixed wing flight crews as required
Ensures that HondaJet fixed wing flight operations are conducted in accordance with local, federal and international regulatory requirements, standards and the GE-CAT Flight Operations Manual
Takes required action and ensures the distribution of fixed wing accident, incident or abnormality reports
Works in partnership with the Safety Manager to ensure that fixed wing safety issues are afforded an objective analysis at the highest levels of the department
Champions the continued development and deployment of the GE-CAT Safety Management System (SMS) program
Assists with the development of processes and procedures for the selection and assignment of Contract HondaJet fixed wing pilots
In partnership with the Chief Pilot and Standards Leadership, oversees the development of processes and procedures for the training of HondaJet fixed wing pilots
Assists the Chief Pilot with hiring, setting and monitoring of annual performance and individual development plans and coaching of HondaJet fixed wing pilots
Assumes all responsibilities delegated by the Director of Operations/Chief Pilot, Fixed Wing and General Manager of Aviation
Minimum of Ten (10) years of experience in corporate or business aviation charter operations, with four (4) years of time leading and supervising pilots in a corporate setting required or as determined by The General Manager.
Extensive knowledge of FAA FAR Part 91 operations required
Extensive flight experience required
Experience in aircraft dispatch and scheduling administration required, including technology applications
Project management experience required
Knowledge of GE business aviation needs
Education: Associates Degree or equivalent FAR Part 121, 135, 91 Subpart K and/or 91 Flight Operations leadership experienced (as determined by the General Manager)
Licenses: Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate, Multi-Engine and associated type rating on at least one (1) fixed wing aircraft operated by the Company required
Good physical health and the ability to maintain an FAA First Class Medical Certificate required; Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate preferred, or equivalent level of manufacturer training on assigned aircraft
Excellent leadership skills
Excellent communication skills, with the ability to interface with senior executives required
Proficient in use of the Microsoft Office Suite
Broad knowledge of all functions related to aircraft operations
Demonstrated proficiency in the following areas of leadership:
Have imagination and courage
Know that customers determine success
Stay lean in order to go fast
Learn and adapt to win
Empower and inspire
Deliver results in an uncertain world
Locations: United States; Ohio; Cincinnati
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.