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Helicopter Air Ambulance Pilot (IFR)(EC 145)-IU Health LifeLine-LFT-IN

Last updated: 2019-05-23
Valid to: 2019-07-02
Job Role:
United States
Job description
* 29-Nov-2018 to 31-Dec-2020 (CST)
* Operations
* Lafayette, IN, USA
* Based on Experience
* Salary
* Full Time

Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance offered for employee AND family - premium paid 100% by Metro (This can be waived, and the employee receives a $5,000 stipend per year); Prescription drug benefit; Basic Life and AD&D insurance for employee - premium paid 100% by Metro (Supplemental Life and AD&D offered to employee and family for a premium); Short Term Disability offered - premium paid 100% by Metro (Pays 2/3 of salary for up to 90 days - Covers loss of medical certificate for pilots); Long Term Disability insurance offered at a minimal premium (Pays 2/3 of salary for up to age 65 for full disability or up to 28 months for loss of medical certificate); 401k plan with 75% company match of the first 7% of employee contributions (fully vested after 3 years of employment); Employee Assistance Program; Six days of sick leave per year; Paid vacation (from 5 to 15 days annually depending on length of employment); Additional pay offered to Part 135 employees (including Holiday Pay); Seven paid holidays per year; Longevity Bonus; Referral Bonus; Tuition assistance available (50% reimbursement after stipulations are met); Use of company aircraft for ATP rating; Class II Medical reimbursement for pilots.

Metro Aviation is seeking a Helicopter Air Ambulance Pilot (EC145)(IFR/PIC) in Lafayette, IN for our Indiana Lifeline program.

We are driven by a safety culture and demonstrate that commitment to safety by providing our pilots with industry-leading training and modern, well-equipped aircraft.

We are seeking aviation professionals that share our passion for safety and excellence in operations.

This position is a full-time career opportunity, with a 7 shift on / 7 day off work schedule.



* Total Flight Time = 2,000 hours

* Total Pilot-In-Command = 1,000 hours PIC Rotorcraft.

* Cross Country Flight Time= 500 hours

* Night Flight Time= 100 hours, including 50 hours night unaided

* Instrument Flight Time= 75 hours (50 in flight).

* Turbine Helicopter = 500 hours


* FAA Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Certificate and Instrument Helicopter Rating (Airline Transport Pilot Rotorcraft Preferred)

* FAA 2nd Class Medical (1st Class required as some locations)

Rotor Wing Desired Experience

* Air Medical operations

* Single Pilot IFR operations

* Night Vision Goggle operations

Other Requirements

* Some locations require a maximum flight-ready weight of 230 lbs.

* Most locations require residency within a prescribed distance from the assigned base.

Physical Requirements

Activities require a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking. Able to conduct activities with a moderate to a rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting. Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height. Ability to hear routine aircraft noises. Maintains a "duty" weight (body weight + uniform/equipment helmet not included) for Rotor Wing (Helicopter) operations. Must be able to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit when requested. Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical). Periodic hands to key ability (typing).


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

Metro Aviation prohibits discrimination or harassment of any kind and ensures equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all aspects of the relationship between Metro Aviation 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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