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Base Pilot

Prince George
posted by careers@baileyhelicopters.com on December 3, 2021

Bailey Helicopters has expanded their fleet and are looking for Pilots that want a work/life balance, top industry wages, benefits, and year-round opportunities flying big hours. Bailey is extremely busy with long term capital construction projects located in the province of BC. We are in growth mode and continue to offer our employees diversified and challenging work. If you want to be part of one of the best teams in the industry, Bailey Helicopters is the place to be.
We are seeking a motivated and energetic Base Pilot for our Prince George base with current Canadian CPL (H) or ATPL (H). Safety is our number one priority; if you’re a Pilot that feels the same way, Bailey Helicopters would be a good fit for you.
Permanent Location
Prince George, BC
2 weeks on/2 weeks off – Touring 3 weeks on/1 week off – Base Location
 Actively participate in our Safety Management System Program.
 Fly single engine helicopter to transport passengers and freight in Northern BC.
 Be familiar with all available flight information, including weather and applicable NOTAMs where available, and determine fuel and oil requirements
 Ensure all required aircraft maintenance work has been completed.
 Calculate aircraft weight and balance.
 Complete VFR Flight Itinerary and Flight Risk Assessment, as applicable.
 Complete the aircraft pre-flight inspection before each departure.
 Supervise and carry out the loading and securing of passengers, freight, or external loads.
 Complete all post flight duties, including filing arrival reports and confirmation to the company of whereabouts of the helicopter when operating away from the base, recording flight times and any defects.
 Provide training and orientation to new pilots.
 Maintain documents and equipment while on the base.
 Liaise with clients to ensure their needs are satisfied.
 May perform other duties, assigned.
 Current Canadian CPL (H) or ATPL (H) and Medical.
 Personal GPS Unit or iPad and Mandatory Flight Helmet.
 Must possess a Valid Driver’s License
 Personal cell phone
 Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol Testing is required
 Minimum 1500 Hours total time on helicopters.
 1000 hours minimum Pilot in Command Time on helicopters.
 50 hours on Type
 BC Approved Mountain Course considered is required.
 Wildlife experience considered an asset (surveys, capture, telemetry)
 Powerline experience considered an asset
 Mountain and Vertical Reference Experience is required.
 Current and valid H2S Alive, Level 1 First Aid an asset.
Work Conditions
We offer an exceptional work environment with ethical, approachable, accountable Management Team. Effort is rewarded and job safety is a primary focus for everyone.
 Home life is encouraged
 Competitive employee benefits package
 Excellent remuneration
 Opportunities for advancement
 This position may involve frequent travel and rotational shifts.
 Working at base
 Fast paced environment, attention to detail, hand eye coordination
 Supportive continual safety and quality improvement
Additional Assets
 Previous Experience on Company Specific Aircraft
 Post-secondary education
 Maintain a high standard of conduct, be respectful of clients, visitors, co-workers, and managers
 Strong work ethic and able to work efficiently as part of a team, flexibility with changing requirements regarding work hours/days, location, and travel
Interested applicants should forward a cover letter and resume to careers@baileyhelicopters.com. Please refer to the job posting title in your email subject. We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will contacted.