First Officer, IFR (Oil & Gas)
|Lafayette, LA, USA
Under the general supervision of the Lead Pilot and Area Manager, assist the Captain (PIC) to ensure the aircraft is operated under the appropriate Federal Aviation Regulations, PHI's Operations Manual and PHI's Policy Manual to ensure safe and efficient flights for PHI's customers.
Essential Duties & Accountabilities
- Assist the Captain (PIC) to ensure his/her aircraft is operated in a safe and efficient manner, complying with all appropriate regulations and guidelines.
- Accept duty only when he is in compliance with Flight and Duty Time Regulations, and present himself rested and medically fit for flying.
- Be aware of the proper line of operational control.
- Ensure all paperwork is finished in a neat and accurate manner.
- Establish a rapport with customers to provide safe, reliable service.
- Ensure the passengers have had a safety briefing, are qualified to refuel if necessary, understand baggage loading and unloading procedures, and are familiar with safe movement in and around the helicopter.
- Ensure his/her airman certificate and medical certificate are current, and Lafayette Operations Department has current copies of each.
- Maintain a personal logbook or recency of experience log to show recent flight experience.
- Ensure his/her FAR Part 135 qualifications are current
- Assist the Captain in keeping the Lead Pilot/Area Manager informed of the operational status of his/her aircraft
- Ensure the aircraft is airworthy before, during and after the flight
- Report all aircraft mechanical malfunctions by entering them in the aircraft engineering log book.
- Assist the Captain in supporting company Safety Management System activities.
- Any other duties as assigned.
- High School Diploma or equivalent
- Current FAA Commercial Pilot Certificate with an instrument qualification, and meet PHI total flight time requirements
- Strong customer service aptitude
Organizational Core Competencies
- Safety - Taking responsibility to put the tools and processes in place that will ensure your own safety and the safety of those around you. The key components of Safety are: System (SMS), Risk Management, Safety Assurance, Personal Responsibility, Discipline, Compliance (Integrity), and Capacity for Collective Action.
- Efficiency - Ability to maximize the benefits and profits, while minimizing effort and expenditure. The key components of Efficiency are: Process Efficiency, Organizational Efficiency, Resource Allocation & Maximization, Measurement and Accountability, and Organizational Transparency
- Quality - Meeting the customers' needs and conditions for success over the long term and to the greatest extent possible. The key components of Quality are: Leadership Position, Technology, Technical Proficiency, Measurement and Accountability, and Innovation.
- Customer Service - Anticipates and meets the needs of both internal and external customers. Delivers high-quality products and services; is committed to continuous improvement. The key components of Customer Service are: Communication, Consistency, Accessibility, Reliability, and Maintaining an Honest, Respectful and Professional Relationship.
- Drive & Energy - Effective performers have a high level of energy and the motivation to sustain it over time. They are ambitious and passionate about their role in the organization. They have the stamina and endurance to handle the substantial workload present in today's organization. They are motivated to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce even in exhausting circumstances.
- Functional/Technical Expertise - Effective performers are knowledgeable and skilled in a functional specialty (e.g., finance, marketing, operations, information technologies, human resources, etc.). They add organizational value through unique expertise in a functional specialty area. They remain current in their area of expertise and serve as a resource in that area for the organization.
- High Standards - Effective performers establish and model standards that guarantee exceptional quality and necessary attention to detail. They continually seek to improve processes and products, and they hold staff accountable for quality. They find best practices, share them, and then improve upon them.
- Initiative - Effective performers are proactive and take action without being prompted. They do not wait to be told what to do or when to do it. They see a need, take responsibility and act on it. They make things happen.
- Integrity - Effective performers think and act ethically and honestly. They apply ethical standards of behavior to daily work activities. They take responsibility for their actions and foster a work environment where integrity is rewarded. Effective performers have a high level of energy and the motivation to sustain it over time. They are ambitious and passionate about their role in the organization. They have the stamina and endurance to handle the substantial workload present in today's organization. They are motivated to maintain a fast pace and continue to produce even in exhausting circumstances.
Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; taste or smell, and stoop, knell, crouch, or crawl. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds; the employee is occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, distance vision, color vision; peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to vibration and work near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and the risk of radiation. The employee is exposed to a very loud noise level in the work environment.
The above Statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed, as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.
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