Part 121 Chief Pilot Featured
- Anchorage, Alaska
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Part 121 Chief Pilot job at Everts Air Cargo in Anchorage AK
Description, duties, responsibilities
The Chief Pilot reports to the Director of Operations and is responsible for surveillance of the flight crew records, flight time limitations and qualifications as set forth by the FAA to meet applicable legal requirements and maintain safe operations (14 CFR Part 119.65(d)(3)).
1. Processes additions, changes and deviations using the Safety Management System (SMS) Safety Risk Management (SRM) methods.
2. Maintains a current, FAA approved master record section pertaining to all crewmembers, aircraft and flights conducted by the company.
3. Maintains master copies of all required company, FAA approved manuals, preparing and submitting for approval revisions as necessary.
4. Directs and assists all personnel under his supervision in all matters pertinent to their duties.
5. Keep the Director of Operations informed on a daily basis on matters of importance to him/her.
6. Assist with the formulation of company policies as they relate to flight operations.
7. Is charged with, and has the authority and responsibility to conduct the following specific duties (14 CFR Part 119.65(e)(1)):
a. Keeps current and qualified in all respects in one type of company aircraft in accordance with the requirements and standards of a regular line captain. He is flight checked in accordance with FAA requirements.
b. Is available and serves on a normal full-time basis, unless restricted by the rest requirements of 14 CFR 121 or usual company duty.
c. Is responsible for establishing, maintaining, and conducting crewmember standardization and training procedures to ensure safety and proficiency. Proposes, develops, and directs the implementation of training that would further develop flight crew personnel.
d. Review Proficiency and Competency Check ride forms for Unsatisfactory (U), trained to Satisfactory (S) performance by the airman, and order remedial training if appropriate
e. Responsible for the procurement, assignment, and scheduling of all flight crewmembers. He is expected to maintain an adequate roster of properly qualified, current, and available flight personnel to meet company requirements at all times.
f. Responsible for ensuring that no person is assigned or maintained as an active crewmember unless that person meets the requirements and currency of 14 CFR Part 121. He personally sees that proper certification to this effect is included in each crewmember's record prior to assignment.
g. Makes certain that current duplicates of certificates are included in each crewmember's record.
h. Acts as a check pilot and personally conducts or appoints an approved check pilot to conduct all qualification, proficiency, instrument, and other check flight required by the FAA or company.
i. Keeps himself/herself constantly informed, by daily surveillance of a master flight crew status board of the currency of each crewmember and the upcoming due date of flight checks, physicals and ground training and makes advance arrangements to resolve the approaching illegalities. Crew-members will be automatically removed from the flight schedule on or prior to the expiration date shown. He will maintain records of the original and continued currency of all crewmembers and will proactively communicate with crew members.
j. Is responsible for the selection of flight personnel for upgrading.
k. Is responsible for test flight of aircraft when required.
8. Ensure that crew and scheduling input is present at meetings and communicate all pertinent input to flight ops staff.
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9. Regularly communicate with the General Manager/President regarding areas within his control to ensure
organizational priorities are in line.
10. Issue memos, bulletins or other notices as required by the Director of Operations.
11. Conduct or participate in counseling and disciplinary meetings.
12. Document attendance or other conduct issues and resolution.
13. Complete other duties as assigned by the DO and President.
14. Build an organizational culture in which passion for continuous improvement is innate.
15. Ensure adherence to procedures that promote the health and welfare of all employees.
16. Promote the mission, vision, and values that the Company has developed, and ensure adherence to the
Everts leadership manual and employee handbook.
1. The Chief Pilot will be qualified through training, experience, and expertise (14 CFR Part 119.65(d)),
and will meet the qualification standards contained in 14 CFR Part 119.67(b). He/she will have a full
understanding of the following materials: Aviation safety standards and safe operating practices, 14 CFR
Chapter 1 (FARs), company Operations Specifications, all appropriate maintenance and airworthiness
standards, and contents of company manuals (14 CFR Part 119.65(d)(1)(2).
2. Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures, work processing systems/software, managing files
and records, designing forms and other office procedures and related terminology.
3. Ability to maintain confidentiality in all aspects of employment, including file and record maintenance.
4. Knowledge of technology used for training purposes or possess an interest in learning the technological
methods used in training.
5. Must possess a valid driver’s license.
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Everts Air Cargo Company Overview
Everts Air Cargo was formed in 1995 as a 121 Certificated Cargo Airline. Everts Air Cargo is headquartered in Fairbanks where it serves as the primary base for maintenance, administration and charter operations. Everts provides scheduled freight service to 12 major hubs in Alaska. Everts expanded operations to the Lower 48 and now has five MD-80 jets and flies throughout the US, Canada and Mexico.