Since 1967, Jet Aviation has been crafting flight in its smoothest form. From one hangar in Basel, Switzerland, to some 4,000 employees, and some 50 locations worldwide. Aircraft Management, Aircraft Sales, Charter, Completions, Defense, FBO, Fixed and Rotary Wing Maintenance, and Staffing. Behind every seamless Jet Aviation experience, is a team of dedicated professionals perfecting the art of flight. The artisans of aviation. The craft that brings our customers’ journey to life. In the hangar, on the ground, and behind the scenes. Enabling global flight, with passion.
Jet Aviation is hiring for a Global Express Lead Captain to be based in Austin, TX.
Seeking professional, flexible, dynamic and motivated aviators with the Global Express model or similar experience to join the Jet Aviation Flight Services team. We need great communicators coupled with enthusiasm and a passion to deliver our clients the best possible flight experience from beginning to end. If this sounds of interest to you, we welcome you to apply.
When Performing Duties As The Pilot-in-command (PIC)
Final authority for the operation of the aircraft assigned.
Responsible for safe and efficient transport of passengers and crew.
Authority to delay, cancel or discontinue a flight when conditions are unsuitable for the conduct or continuation of the flight.
Authority to indicate a change in the planned flight during the flight when such a change is appropriate for the safe operation of the aircraft.
Responsible for flight planning and coordinating changes in the flight schedule.
Institute all necessary changes as required by en-route conditions such that the flight may continue under appropriate procedures and rules.
Responsible for conducting the flight in a safe and prudent manner in accordance with company policies, Federal Aviation Administration regulations, and Department of Homeland Security regulations required of the flight operation.
Ensures adherence to Jet Aviation Flight Services policies and procedures.
Participate in the company aviation safety program, taking an active role supporting the open sharing of information on all safety issues and reporting all safety hazards and concerns.
Mentors and counsels crews, striving to maximize their potential.
When Performing Duties As The Second-in-command (SIC)
Assist the pilot-in-command during all phases of flight in accordance with company procedures and flight operations manual.
Completion of duties as assigned by the pilot-in-command.
Ensure that manuals and charts are on board the aircraft.
Ensures that the aircraft is properly maintained and ready for operation.
Maintain clean, stocked aircraft and workplace.
Organize catering and other customer specific items are on board the aircraft.
Make an immediate report in any hazardous action, conduct or event to the director of safety and security.
Develop the leadership skills, knowledge, judgment and technical ability required of a pilot-in-commend if not already qualified.
Foster safe and professional environment
Comply with all policies and procedures specified in the company flight operations manual.
Submit flight and duty records.
Complete required training in a timely manner.
Maintain harmony and cohesiveness within JAFS, flight operations and the crew members.
Establish a business relationship with clients while providing customer service.
Other duties as assigned
Qualifications: ATP, Total Hours 3500, Multiengine 1500, PIC 1500, Turbojet 500, Night 100, Instrument 75
Equal Employment Opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Jet Aviation, where individuals are hired, employed, recognized, and advance based upon their individual skills and abilities and without regard to an individual’s race, color, national origin, age, religion, physical or mental disability status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), status as a protected veteran or any status or characteristic protected from employment discrimination under applicable federal, state and local laws (“EEO status”). This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, promotions, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, and opportunities for training and advancement.