The REACH Pilot provides customer oriented, high quality air medical transport services in a safe and efficient manner. The pilot is expected to act as a proactive and integral team player, both in flight, and during ground operations, utilizing communication and technical skills, which will strengthen the company goal of being held in highest regard within the EMS industry. This Pilot role will be qualified in the Airbus EC-135.
Maintains a schedule as set forth by the company. Extensive travel and schedule adjustment is required. The pilot should be prepared to occasionally serve extra duty shifts when called upon, due to the absence of other pilots for vacation, sick leave, etc. Ensures aircraft readiness for flight dispatches, these items to include, as described in the appropriate manuals, but not limited to: Accurately completes, in entirety, all required paperwork duties, i.e., duty shift change form, load manifests, duty/time sheets, all within scheduled due dates. Continues in educational betterment, e.g., computer training, ground training and flight training. Ensures that any and all pertinent information about flight operations will be disseminated to his/her shift change pilot and/or disseminated through the Company Communications Board per policy. Conducts himself/herself in a professional manner at all times. Attends meetings when required, and is available for training and check-flights outside of normal duty shift rotation. Upholds current company policies and procedures. Performs other duties during scheduled shift as requested by Director of Operations or Chief Pilot. Maintains safety as the primary concern.
2000 hours total time (helicopter) 1000 hours PIC (helicopter) 1000 hours turbine 200 hours of cumulative night experience 100 hours of cumulative IFR experience (IFR & IFR Reserve Position) FAA Commercial Rotorcraft Certification Helicopter Instrument Rating Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate (Preferred but not required) 3000 hours total time (helicopter) 1500 hours PIC (helicopter) 1500 hours Turbine 500 hours of cumulative night experience 200 hours instrument time Single Pilot IFR experience NVG Experience EC-135 experience FAR 135 Experience Previous HEMS experience ATP (H) Rating Flight Currency within past 12 months Physical Requirements: Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking. Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to 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) of less than 230 lbs. Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical). Periodic hands to key ability (typing). Work Schedule: The standard, full-time pilot schedule is a 12 hour shift, 7 days on, 7 days off. Some shifts may over run but not longer than 15 hours per shift.
REACH offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, as well as a 401(k) plan. We also offer a flexible paid-time-off program and voluntary supplemental life insurance packages.