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Director of Flight Operations - S76 & AW139

Speedbird Heli

Director of Flight Operations - S76 & AW139

Speedbird Heli

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Requirements Speedbird, a helicopter start-up in Southern California is seeking a Director of Flight Operations to lead its operations team through start-up and an intense period of growth and expansion.

The successful candidate will be an experienced leader possessing strong communication skills and the ability to work well with others while building relationships within Speedbird, our community and with our clients. He or she will have a strong administrative skill set and be legally eligible to work and live in the U.S.

You must be acceptable to the FAA to serve as the Director of Operations and be experienced in overseeing operations with high-level problem solving skills and a drive to perform. You will lead, nurture and support the operations staff leading to compliance with all regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines. You will work closely with other Company Directors and Managers to develop the skills and services Speedbird requires in response to customer needs and industry trends.

You must:‬

• Hold an FAA ATPL(H); or
• An FAA Commercial Helicopter License;
• Have a valid 1st Class Aviation Medical Certificate;
• Be endorsed on either the S-76 or AW 139 helicopters (preferred);
• At least 3,000 hrs. TT;
• 2,000 hrs. in Multi-Engine, Multi-Crew operations;
• 500 hrs. experience on S-76, AW 139 or similar types;
• Part 135 experience (preferred);
• A valid Driver’s License;
• A valid passport; and
• At least a High School education.

We hope you have:

• Numerous turbine helicopter endorsements and experience on each;
• Instructional time is an asset;
• A current Instrument rating;
• Night flying experience is an asset;
• Flight experience in reduced visibility;
• Human Factors in aviation training;
• Cockpit Resource Management training;
• A strong knowledge of Multi-Crew SOPs; and
• Experience in creating and sustaining client relations.
Restrictions * Must hold FAA Professional Helicopter-Pilot License / Medical.
* Must be legally entitled to live and work in the USA.
Notes We offer competitive wages commensurate with experience. Should you feel yourself a good fit for the Speedbird team, please forward your cover letter and résumé to the Managing Director.
How to Apply Email
Contact Managing Director

Southern California

Tel:  909-288-3150
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