Air Tactical Pilot - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-17
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Mcclellan
California
United States

 
Job Summary
 
All pilots are responsible for the safe, efficient and effective operation of a CAL FIRE aircraft.
 
Principle Accountabilities
  • Adhere to all applicable FARs and CAL FIRE regulations.
  • Assume Pilot in Command (PIC) duties and responsibilities any time they are on board the assigned aircraft, regardless of who is manipulating the controls.
  • During duty hours, take immediate action to comply with (or deny for cause) any dispatch.
  • Reside within 45 minutes’ commute time from assigned home base.
  • Be available for call-up outside of normal duty hours, except mandated time off.
  • Carry an operating cell phone or paging device whereby pilot can be summoned for dispatch outside of normal duty hours.
  • Possess the following personal pilot items:
    • Flight clothing as defined in this part.
    • Current VFR Sectional Charts as follows: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Klamath Falls.
    • Current VFR Terminal Area Charts as follows: San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco.
    • Current VFR Terminal information publication covering California, Nevada, Arizona and Oregon.
    • For IFR of an kind: Current IFR en route and terminal charts covering the geograpic area of intended IFR operations.

 

Flight Operations:

  • Flight operations personnel will be employed as necessary to train for and staff tactical airplanes.
  • Training generally occurs prior to start of fire season in March, April, and May.
  • Aircraft staffing at airbase locations generally begins in May and June, and continues through October, November, or later, depending on fire activity.
  • Crews will be expected to work additional hours during periods of heavy fire activity.
  • Any pilot that disregards safety, takes unnecessary risks, or flies in a careless or reckless manner will be removed from aerial firefighting duty.
  • All contractor pilots will be required to complete a CAL FIRE approved annual training program prior to being certified for duty.
  • Plots can be subject to an in-flight evaluation by a CAL FIRE Pilot Inspector upon successful completion of required training.
  • During fire season, pilots will be in constant readiness for immediate dispatch during the daily duty period.
  • All pilots will ensure that their assigned aircraft is in an airworthiness state for immediate dispatch during the daily duty period established by CAL Fire.
  • Pilots will immediately notify appropriate CAL FIRE official if aircraft is not in a mission-ready condition.
  • Pilots will be responsible for keeping their assigned aircraft clean and properly serviced.
  • Aerial firefighting pilots can expect to operate aircraft under some or all of the following adverse conditions:
    • To and from short-runway airports.
    • At high gross weights.
    • In high ambient temperatures.
    • In turbulent air.
    • At high-density altitudes.
    • In areas of reduced visibility.
    • In vertical, mountainous terrain.
  • Pilots will be required to possess certain items of flight safety equipment.
  • Pilots will dress and act in a professional manner while on duty.
  • Pilots will voluntarily remove themselves from flight status when they do not feel fit to fly due to illness, fatigue, or any other reason that may affect flight safety.
Knowledge & Skills
  • None

Experience & Education

  • Required CERTIFICATES & Ratings: All Air Tanker and Air Tactical pilots will meet the following criteria.
  • Support Pilots are required to meet only the requirements (a) and (e).
    • a. FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate
    • b. FAA Airplane Multi-Engine-Land rating.
    • c. FAA Airplane Instrument rating.
    • d. FAA IFR Type rating, where applicable, for aircraft to be flown.
    • e. Current FAA Class II Medical Certificate.
    • f. Recent flight experience: Meet FAR 61.56 and 61.57 for day, night, and instrument recency, regardless of whether passengers will be carried
    • g. Recent training: Within 60 days of start of duty period, successfully complete a CAL FIRE approved pilot training program.
    • h. Current Interagency Pilot Qualification card with appropriate endorsements.
Air Tactical Pilot – minimum PILOT-IN-COMMAND experience:
PIC Flight Hours
  • Airplane . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  1800
  • Airplane-Multi-Engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 800
  • Of which AME: may include no more than non-centerline thrust . . . . . . .   400
  • Mountain (typical terrain) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  200
  • Instrument (total) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   75
  • Instrument (actual) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   50
  • Night  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  100
  • Make & Model to be flown . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  10
  • In Type to be flown. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   25
  • One or more of the following:
  • Aerial firefighting (PIC or Co-Pilot). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  500
  • AME>6,000# . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   100
  • AME>12,500# . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    50
  • AME Turbine powered. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    50
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • None
Travel
  • None