Global Survey Pilot - King Air 300
Beavercreek, OH 
Posted 13 days ago
Job Description
Global Survey Pilot - King Air 300
Location US-
ID 2024-1340
Category Professionals Position Type Full-time Regular Remote Yes

Woolpert, Inc. is a cutting-edge national architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm that delivers value to clients by blending site and architectural design excellence with innovative technology and geospatial applications. Woolpert is certified as an Employer of Choice by Great Place To Work. We believe great companies are built from exceptional people and amazing clients. Because of our growth, we are seeking an experienced Global Survey Pilot - King Air 300 for our aerial flight operations.

This is a salaried, full-time position responsible for piloting, navigating and managing Beechcraft Super King Air (BE300) company aircraft, primarily for the purpose of collecting remotely sensed data of the earth's surface for mapping and other photogrammetric or remote sensing purposes.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

    Assume duties of Pilot in Command (PIC) for assigned aircraft, including all normal responsibilities of a PIC
  • Operate the aircraft in close coordination with assigned Co-Pilot or Second in Command (SIC), utilizing all best practices of Crew/Cockpit Resource Management (CRM)
  • Thorough flight planning for movement between job sites, both CONUS and OCONUS, as well as for missions
  • Work with outside handlers on OCONUS trips to ensure that required permits, visas, fuel releases, etc. are attained prior to commencement of the trip
  • Comply with all rules and regulations of countries OCONUS that we may operate in or through
  • Coordinate flight activities with air-traffic control to ensure proper authorization and clearances in such airspace as MOAs, restricted areas, alert areas, warning areas, and high-volume airspace. Assists Flight Coordinator with contacting appropriate ATC officials for airspace flight authorizations, laying out flight lines to comply with local ATC procedures, and notifying coordinator or project manager if other special flight conditions exist that may impact planned cost of acquiring project
  • Coordinates flight activities with survey crew to ensure GPS accuracy requirements will be met for the planned flight mission
  • Ensures accuracy of captured data by reviewing data prior to the flight, such as:
    • forecasted cloud height and bases
    • wind conditions at planned flight altitude
    • sun altitude at forecasted flight times, as required
    • oceanic tide windows if acquiring in coastal areas in accordance with provided tables related to the specific project, as required

  • Communicates clearly and effectively with ATC in all phases of flight
  • Operates aircraft at prescribed altitude and airspeeds, following designated flight lines to ensure required overlap with previous flight lines
  • Controls aircraft attitude so as to hold aircraft in level flight to eliminate contour errors in remotely sensed data caused by forward and lateral tilt of aircraft
  • Logs information such as flight time, sensor use time in designated company forms and submits forms to Flight Coordinator or Chief Pilot for accounting purposes
  • Maintains required paperwork for FAA, ICAO and/or ISO compliance
  • Keep site leader fully informed at all times as to crew and aircraft status
  • Participate in all required onsite coordination meetings, normally conducted at least daily
  • Collaborate with the Maintenance Team Leader and/or onsite mechanics to monitor and arrange for any required aircraft maintenance as it comes due
  • Coordinates with other flight crew members to ensure that project has been flown thoroughly, completely, and accurately
  • Responsible for communicating project status updates to Flight Coordinator and group or project managers if required in a timely manner
  • Maintain routine contact with the Chief Pilot, especially in extraordinary circumstances
  • Strives to fulfill corporate assigned goals, as well as additional goals that may be assigned by the Chief Pilot and those goals mutually agreed upon by the pilot and the Chief Pilot

  • When not flying, additional duties may include scheduling, international mission planning, GPS database management, ForeFlight management, etc.

Skills & Proficiencies

  • Ability to operate the aircraft with precision and to required tolerances, whether hand flying or using the autopilot
  • Strong communication skills, including clear and concise comms with ATC
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, operating and maintenance instructions and procedural manuals
  • Verifiable training and experience with RNP/Oceanic operations, including HF radio operation and advanced fuel planning for extended over water transits
  • Ability to travel multiple weeks at a time
  • High command of survey-oriented project execution with appropriate awareness and adherence to communication protocols, both amongst the acquisition team and within working groups consisting of other Woolpert teams and clients
  • Exhibit strong leadership skills and serve as a mentor to less experienced pilots on the team

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum of 5000 hours of logged flight time, including 1500 hours in BE300/350 aircraft
  • FAA Airline Transport Pilot Multi-Engine with unrestricted BE300 type rating
  • Recurrent BE300 training within the last year
  • Valid driver's license and safe driving record
  • Current passport and ability to attain appropriate visas for OCONUS travel

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree
  • FAA Flight Instructor, and/or Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic Certification(s)

Required Physical Qualifications

  • Current FAA Second-Class Medical Certification
  • Must be able to lift and move 50 pounds
  • Must be able to reach with hands and arms and climb
  • Must be able to walk, stand and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Must be able to travel as required

Presenting Opportunities and Challenges at Every Turn...
As a firm that recognizes the importance of developing top talent from within, our employees have access to a wide range of training and coaching programs and are rewarded for their achievements through our excellent benefits package and competitive salaries.

Our vision:

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Woolpert or any of our subsidiaries about this requisition. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Woolpert via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Woolpert, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Woolpert's Talent Acquisition Team for this requisition and a valid agreement is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of Woolpert's applicant process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.



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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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