Helicopter Pilot

Northwest Helicopters, LLC
 Full-Time Commercial Helicopter Pilot

Northwest Helicopters, LLC has been serving the helicopter industry since 1978 and is accepting applications for a full-time commercial helicopter pilot. NWH provides services to US agencies and departments, large national utility (powerline & infrastructure) and high-tech companies, as well as smaller customers and individuals. Applicants must be open to fly all missions and aircraft in our fleet. 

Job Duties: The position covers all aspects of operations for all types of missions. The duties include but are not limited to, flight and operational planning (91/133/135/137), weight and balance data, fuel management, accurate tracking of duty, flight and maintenance times, compliance with all FAR and company policies, as well as a variety of customer service functions and customer SOP’s. Strict adherence to the Rotorcraft Flight Manual, FAA manuals, and company and customer policies is required. 

Expected flight mission types: 
• Fire Suppression 
• Search and Rescue 
• Precision Lifting 
• Agriculture and Forestry 
• Charters • Aerial Photography 
• Wildlife Management 
• Powerline and Utility Support 

Ability to pilot aircraft in our fleet:
• Bell 206 (B and L) 
• MD 500 series 
• Bell UH-1H 
• Sikorsky UH-60 

Job Requirements: 
• Must be able to act as company representative on projects. 
• Aviation knowledge 
• Safety above all and participating in SMS culture required. 
• Ability to work effectively independently and within a team 
• Longline/Vertical Reference Proficiency 
• Proficient in high altitude operations/mountain flying 
• Microsoft Office 
• Excellent people and communication skills 
• Deep snow landing and cold weather experience 

Required Qualifications / Licenses: 
• Commercial rotorcraft helicopter license 
• Current medical – 2nd class 
• Current driver license with clean driving record. Preferred Additional Experience and Skills: • ATP and/or CFI rating 
• USFS carded 

Minimum Certification Required: Commercial Pilot 
Minimum Flight Hours Required: 1500 PIC, 500 Turbine 
Salary: DOE
Benefits: We offer medical, vision, dental, life insurance, 401k with a company match, PTO, and competitive wage. 
A waiting period may apply to be eligible for certain benefits. 
Travel: Required 
Schedule: Negotiable 

If interested please submit your resume with a cover letter to: officeteam.nwh@gmail.com. The cover letter should address your previous experience and roles regarding the duties, requirements and skills required, along with why you are the person to fill this position.