Rotary Wing Pilot - Rockford, IL
Responsible to ensure aircraft and weather conditions are airworthy to transport medical crew and patient to receiving hospital within an assigned operational area. Responsible for compliance with Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR), Aeronautical Information Manual (AIM), General Operations Manual guidelines (GOM), and thorough knowledge of Air Methods policies and procedures.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position. Education & ExperienceAssociate#8217;s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school and two to five years#8217; related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Bachelor#8217;s degree preferred. SkillsPilots must have flown in category for a commercial operator or in the military within the previous 24 monthsMaintains positive interpersonal relationships with colleagues, EMS representatives, hospitals and the public and strives to maintain a friendly and professional working environment Instrument Flight rules (IFR) Program:2500 total flight hours with a minimum of 2000 hours in category1000 hours PIC in category500 hours of cross-country flight time, 100 hours of night flight time75 hours of actual or simulated instrument time at least 50 hours which were in flight in an aircraft including 20 hours in actual instrument conditions in category Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsCommercial & Instrument Rating (for category and class of aircraft)ATP rating in category meets this requirementFirst OR Second Class FAA Medical certificate required.