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Chief Pilot of Aeronautics - King Air 90/200/350

Tennessee Dept of Transportation

Chief Pilot - BE90/200/350

TN Dept of Transport

Pilot Job Details
Requirements * FAA Commercial ASEL and Commercial AMEL
* Pass and Maintain FAA Second Class Medical every 12 months.

* 4,000 Total Time
* 2,000 MEL
Restrictions * Must hold FAA Professional Pilot License / Medical.
* Must be legally entitled to live and work in the USA.
Notes Position Description

TDOT’s Flight Services is a section of the Aeronautics Division and reports to the Director of Aeronautics. Flight Services consists of pilot and maintenance staff that is responsible for the operation of six aircraft, which are based at Nashville International Airport. TDOT provides air travel for State executive leadership travelling on official state business. Flight Services partners with TDOT’s Design Division by providing flights for aerial survey missions across the State of Tennessee.

Minimum Qualifications

Education equivalent to graduation from a standard high school and possession of a current commercial pilot's certificate with appropriate ratings as issued by the Federal Aviation Administration and a minimum of 4,000 hours of flying time, of which 2,000 hours must have been in multi-engine aircraft.

• Physical Condition: Applicants must successfully pass and maintain a Class 2 physical examination every 12 months as prescribed by the FAA.

• Necessary Special Qualifications: Licensed as a FAA commercial pilot. Must possess current instrument, single and multi-engine ratings.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience as PIC on King Air 90, 200 & 350 in Part 91 and 135 on-demand charter operations
• Ability to manage, motivate, and coach people in a positive, professional and productive work environment

• Ability to interact with all levels of the organization, give effective presentations and convert technical information into practical business requirements and solutions

• Experience managing complex projects, planning multiple initiatives at an executive level, and managing a divisional budget

• Knowledge of FAA regulation regarding flight operations
• Experience managing aircraft maintenance operations and identifying process improvements

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Provide senior leadership and direction specific to aircraft operations, to include pilot safety and training, flight scheduling, aircraft maintenance and other operational aspects as required

• Supervise a staff of 12 employees, including pilots, mechanics and administrative staff
• Assist with human resource administration to include recruiting, hiring, training and retention

• Develop and maintain a comprehensive safety management system that promotes the safe and efficient operations of State owned and operated aircraft

• Champion and maintain a department safety standard that will provide TDOT and our crewmembers with a hazard-free workplace to the maximum extent possible

• Establish strategies and manage a budget to optimize operations
• Take a significant role in the development of staff to support the engagement, growth, goal achievement
• Maintain and update TDOT’s Standard Operating Procedures for Flight Services

Other Job Duties

Performs other job duties as assigned
How to Apply Email
Contact Ms. Antonia Hayes,
Human Resources

Tennessee Dept of Transportation
James K. Polk Bldg., Suite 700
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
Tennessee Gov website
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