Dumont GROUP is a proven aviation leader with established FAA Part 135 and Part 145 operations in New Castle, DE, Bloomington, IL, and Fort Worth, TX. Our team of aviation experts specializes in aircraft sales, charter, management, maintenance, and part sales. The Dumont JETS division is the premier
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Chief Pilot

Dumont GROUP LLC • 
New Castle, Delaware, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:
Dumont GROUP is a proven aviation leader with established FAA Part 135 and Part 145 operations in New Castle, DE, Bloomington, IL, and Fort Worth, TX. Our team of aviation experts specializes in aircraft sales, charter, management, maintenance, and part sales. The Dumont JETS division is the premier Part 135 aircraft management and charter provider for both business and personal travel. Our robust fleet of 20 aircraft are supported by our team’s longstanding aviation knowledge and experience. Dumont MRO is our FAA Part 145 repair station offering fast maintenance, high quality workmanship, and unparalleled customer service. Volo Direct, the aircraft parts division, provides customers with the quick service and affordable aircraft parts, backed with exceptional customer support from our team.
Dumont JETS is currently seeking a full-time Chief Pilot for our Charter division who will be
based in our New Castle, DE location to assist the Director of Operations and oversee the flight crew team.


Primary Responsibilities
  • Report to the Director of Operations and act on behalf of the Director of Operations in his/her absence
  • Maintain proficiency as PIC in Falcon 50/900/2000, Gulfstream IV, or Lear 45 and fly as required
  • Interview pilot candidates, make hiring recommendations, and conduct annual pilot performance reviews
  • Supervise flight crew personnel, serve as point of contact for questions, and mentor and develop the pilot team
  • Schedule pilot training efficiently in order to minimize schedule disruptions 
  • Assist Crew Scheduler in creating rotation schedules, approving vacation time and schedule requests ensuring the fleet has appropriate pilot coverage 
  • Advise the Director of Training regarding training of flight crew personnel
  • Establish and maintain records as required by the Federal Aviation Regulations, training vendors, and company policies and monitor the maintaining of these records
  • Manage the preparation and maintenance of proficiency records, pilot files, flight schedules, reports, and correspondence pertaining to flight operations activities
  • Perform an active role in Dumont JETS’s Safety Management System
  • Communicate as appropriate with regulatory authorities regarding issues related to the safety and quality of Dumont JETS
  • Process and take action on accident, incident, and/or flight crew reports
  • Develop, implement, and review the standard operating procedures
  • Identify deficiencies, then develop, implement, and verify preventative and corrective measures
  • Liaise with other department heads to resolve issues and increase operational efficiencies 
  • Additional duties as assigned
Job Requirements:
Minimum Qualifications
  • Must meet the minimum requirements to serve as a Chief Pilot as required by FAR 119.71(C)
  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience, within the past 6 years, as pilot in command of an aircraft operated under part 121 or part 135
  • Minimum total time: 5,000 hours
  • Minimum PIC time on turbo jet: 1,000 hours
  • Type rating for at least one or more of the following aircraft types preferred: Gulfstream IV, Falcon 50/900/2000, Lear 45
  • Valid Airline Transport Pilot License 
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Previous management experience required
  • Previous Part 135 Chief Pilot experience preferred
  • Continual on call availability during non-business hours
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve in a fast pace environment
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • This is a safety sensitive position which requires pre-employment and random drug and alcohol testing
Compensation
  • Competitive Salary Based on Experience 
  • Major Medical including Health, Dental and Vision
  • 401(k) with Matching Employer Contribution
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation Time
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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