American Express Helicopter Captain in Newburgh, New York
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American Express Aviation is a world-wide, Part 91, corporate flight department supporting executive movement through business jet and helicopter transport.
The Helicopter Captain, as pilot in command (PIC), is responsible for the safe, efficient, and professional operation of assigned flight duties. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate leadership behaviors and abilities to coordinate crew functions and complete the mission in accordance with all applicable local, federal, and international regulations, as well as company policies and standard operating procedures.
The primary role of the Helicopter Captain is to deliver safe and professional, air transportation to the clients of the American Express Aviation business unit. The Captain will collaborate with all crew members, maintenance technicians, dispatch personnel, and aviation leadership to execute on the assigned mission. Secondary role assignments include tasks assigned that may or may not be related to flight duties to facilitate the management of core Aviation functions.
This position will be based in Newburgh, New York at Stewart International Airport.
Duties and Responsibilities of a Helicopter Captain with American Express Aviation
Ensures that the aircraft is airworthy, registered and that the required documentation is onboard the aircraft.
Checks weather and all applicable NOTAMs, where available, and determines fuel requirements.
Determines the aircraft weight and balance.
Ensures that all flight planning requirements have been met.
Ensures that aircraft crewmembers have valid license and medical certificates.
Completes an aircraft preflight inspection before each departure.
Ensures the passenger safety brief is completed.
Coordinates with Dispatch, Maintenance, other crew members, and external agencies in the planning and execution of flight duties.
Operates the aircraft per SOPs, aircraft limitations, and in accordance with applicable FAA/ICAO rules and regulations.
Maintains currency requirements by type and ensures the currency of aircraft crewmembers prior to flight.
Leads the crew utilizing appropriate crew resource management in the accomplishment of all trip requirements.
Completes all post-flight duties, including notifying the company of deviations to any planned itinerary or overnight location.
Records flight times and aircraft maintenance items.
Prior medium/large twin helicopter operating experience as PIC
Exhibits enthusiasm, passion, and curiosity for Aviation
Inclusive mindset and behaviors
Demonstrates a willingness to learn new skills and adapt to a dynamic work environment
Functional computer application skills
Well-developed interpersonal, collaboration, and communication skills, both written and oral
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Preferred Additional Skills:
Prior work experience in corporate/business aviation
Sikorsky S76 Flight Safety Training
Total time: 3,000 hours
Helicopter time: 2,000 hours (1,500 PIC)
Time in type/model: 600 hours
Helicopter instrument: 75 hours
FAA-issued Air Transport Pilot certificate rotorcraft-helicopter
Current FAA first-class medical, and ability to maintain
Up-to-date immunization/vaccine record (subject to review by Amex Medical)
Salary Range: $170,000.00 to $255,000.00 annually bonus equity (if applicable) benefits
The above represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Ultimately, in determining your pay, we'll consider your location, experience, and other job-related factors.
We back our colleagues and their loved ones with benefits and programs that support their holistic well-being. That means we prioritize their physical, financial, and mental health through each stage of life. Benefits include:
Competitive base salaries
6% Company Match on retirement savings plan
Free financial coaching and financial well-being support
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and disability benefits
Flexible working model with hybrid, onsite or virtual arrangements depending on role and business need
20 weeks paid parental leave for all parents, regardless of gender, offered for pregnancy, adoption or surrogacy
Free access to global on-site wellness centers staffed with nurses and doctors (depending on location)
Free and confidential counseling support through our Healthy Minds program
Career development and training opportunities
For a full list of Team Amex benefits, visit our Colleague Benefits Site .
American Express is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability status, age, or any other status protected by law.
We back our colleagues with the support they need to thrive, professionally and personally. That's why we have Amex Flex, our enterprise working model that provides greater flexibility to colleagues while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite, in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days) or fully virtually.
Employment eligibility to work with American Express in the U.S. is required as the company will not pursue visa sponsorship for these positions.
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Primary Location: US-New York-Newburgh
Req ID: 23012526
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