FO & SFO Pilots

Aberdeen, UK
Reach Beyond!

CHC provides unmatched helicopter services that enable our customers to reach beyond – to work in remote and challenging destinations that limit others – and come home safely. We are dedicated to our purpose of getting our customers where they need to be, when they need to be there, anywhere in the world – safely and reliably. All you have to do is get on board!

At CHC, we pride ourselves on our values and culture:
Accountability: Take pride and ownership of our actions and results.
Collaboration: Working together with transparency and trust to drive continuous improvement.
Care: Creating a safe and sustainable environment for all.
Integrity: Doing what's right and fostering a culture of respect.
Excellence: Prioritizing quality services and setting industry standards.

Role Summary

FO/SFO Pilots
Aberdeen, UK
Start date: 2024

Reach Beyond!

CHC Helicopter is a leader in the provision of helicopter support to the offshore energy market, search & rescue and government departments, as well as organizations requiring helicopter maintenance, repair and overhaul services through its Heli-One division.  
For more than 75 years, CHC Helicopter has provided safe, reliable, and cost-effective helicopter services in some of the most remote and challenging environments around the world. Our dedication to safety and reputation for quality and innovation help our customers reach beyond what they thought possible.
All you have to do is get on board!
Role Summary 
CHC Helicopters would like to invite applications from qualified pilots, who have a Multi Engine or ideally in the process of completing an IR, to support our UK operation.
 If you are looking for a pilot position in a dynamic team where there is emphasis on teamwork, technological development and have a competitive salary, CHC are looking forward to hearing from you! 

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for operating their assigned aircraft in a safe and efficient manner, in strict compliance with CHC operational standards and all applicable regulations 
  • Support the aircraft commander in a safe operation of flights 
  • Maintain situational awareness throughout the entire operational region with respect to weather conditions, NOTAMs, sea state and customer offshore facility status 
  • Stay up to date on all operational and safety procedures 
  • Work base will be Aberdeen (S92 & H175), but secondments to other operating bases are possible 
  • Roster available are either 7/7 or 12/9

Qualifications, Skills & Attributes

 Minimum Qualifications 
  • A valid UK ATPL (H) or CPL(H) with ATPL (H) Theoretical exams 
  • A valid Multi Engine Instrument rating (H) with Performance Based Navigation (PBN) 
  • A valid UK Class 1 Medical  
  • English Proficiency Level 5 or 6 preferred 
Preferred Qualifications  
  • A type rating on H175 or S92
  • Previous experience working with Offshore Oil and Gas
  • A minimum of 500 hours on a Multi Engine or ideally in the process of completing an IR or Multi Engine IR
  • A Multi Crew Cooperation (MCC) Course (H) 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Be organised and able to work with a large and varied workload 
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills to work effectively within a team 
  • Be IT literate to be able to work with CHC IT systems such as for flight planning and rostering 
  • Living or willing to live within 1 hr travel distance from the allocated base is desirable
The ideal candidate will have the legal right to live and work in the UK
Candidates will also be required to pass Psychometric and Simulator evaluations and be able to pass a UK security background check and a disclosure Scotland check required to obtain an airport security pass.  

Closing date: for applicants at least 3 weeks from posting date.


We reserve the right to close this advertisement or start interviewing suitable prospective applicants without waiting for the full advertising period to end. Therefore, we urge suitable applicants to submit their application as soon as possible.


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