||• Ability to work in the United States as per federal, state and Company requirements and regulations.
• No previous personal or work history that would preclude transborder operations.
• Valid United States passport.
• Valid FAA Commercial Rotary Wing Pilot License.
• Must maintain a valid United States FAA First or Second Class Medical.
• Must hold or be able to acquire Airbus AS350B3e type training
• A minimum of five-year rotary wing experience preferred.
• Understanding that U.S. tax filing will be required.
• Understanding that Enbridge helicopters are equipped with cockpit imaging and flight data monitoring systems (FDM). By accepting this position, you are explicitly agreeing to its use. As a safety initiative, you are also endorsing its use in evaluating accidents, incidents or anomalies throughout any flight conducted.
• Approximately 2,500 hours total time rotary wing experience preferred.
• Corporate rotary wing experience would be an asset.
• Proven ability to work positively with others in a tactful and diplomatic manner.
• Detail orientated with a focus on accuracy.
• Ability to work effectively with computer applications and programs, including but not limited to Outlook, Excel, Word, FlightPak and pipeline activity reporting software etc.
• Employee that is ENGAGED, ENERGETIC and a SELF-STARTER who wants to be a contributing member of a dynamic and dedicated corporate flight department.
• Ability and willingness to assume responsibility and work unsupervised as job requirements dictate
• This job requires substantial piloting skills and quick, accurate decision-making ability in highly stressful situations.
• All skills and techniques could be called upon at once and require flawless performance.
• Emergency, potentially stressful situations involving Company helicopter aircraft in response to pipeline accidents or incidents will require calm and sound judgment with regards to operations, planning and administrative duties.
• Operations will be in various weather conditions. Pipeline patrols are to be conducted in day VFR weather conditions and possible ferry flights conducted at night as per the Enbridge USA Rotary Wing Flight Operations Manual.
• Safety-rated, protective eyewear or a helmet is required at all times while conducting helicopter pilot operations.
• Use of appropriate, additional safety equipment is mandatory while performing the duties of this position when landings are at Enbridge facilities such as pump stations, block valves or on the Enbridge rights-of-way.
• Air crew are to be cognizant of their health and physical fitness with regards to the ability and dexterity level required to perform the role of helicopter patrol pilot. This may require self-initiative and an understanding of personal stress levels associated with this job.
• Sensory requirements and risk exposure include caution when working on the hangar floor with aircraft fuel and hydraulic fluid and with other aerial contaminants produced by or used around helicopter aircraft.
• Good interpersonal and communications skills are mandatory.
• Ability to work well with others under stressful conditions.
• A willingness to assist in passenger transportation requirements and preparations.
• Flights may be conducted at any time, 24/7; however, the Chief Rotary Pilot, working in conjunction with the FOC, will supervise crew scheduling to ensure that the work available is assigned to pilots in such a manner as to permit planning as far in advance as possible so as not to exceed limitations specified in the Company Rotary Wing Flight Operations Manual.
• Work schedule is based on operational requirements, which will necessitate weekend, evening and/or holiday work times.
• Scheduled Days Off (SDOs), vacation allocation and work schedule is to be communicated regularly with Chief Rotary Pilot, Operations, and Maintenance staff.
• Duty times range up to 14 hours or as specified in the Enbridge Rotary Flight Operations Manual.
• Efficient use of working hours and careful planning and consistent communications with other operations staff members and maintenance is a necessity.
• Must live within a reasonable driving time of Enbridge Bemidji hangar.
• Will be required to maintain the Enbridge Aviation Dress Code Policy.
Include but are not limited to: Grasping, kneeling, light – moderate lifting (objects up to 50 pounds), reaching above shoulder, repetitive motion, sitting, standing, visual requirement (able to see screens, detect color coding, read fine print), hearing requirement.
Include but are not limited to: Ability to: understand, remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, understand complex problems and collaborate/explore alternative solutions, organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology, coordinate and prioritize work schedule on a short-term basis, make decisions which have moderate impact on the immediate work unit and monitor impact outside this area, understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines, complete routine forms, compose letters, outlines, memoranda and basic reports and communicate with individuals via telephone.