About

Solairus is a US-based private aviation services company whose core business is assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Our charter and management services are customized to meet the client’s individual travel and financial requirements, and to support their flight operation with the highest standards of safety and personalized service, regardless of the location of the aircraft.


HOURS

Sunday | Open 24 Hours

Monday | Open 24 Hours

Tuesday | Open 24 Hours

Wednesday | Open 24 Hours

Thursday | Open 24 Hours

Friday | Open 24 Hours

Saturday | Open 24 Hours

365 Days a Year

PHONE

800.359.7861

EMAIL
charter@solairus.aero

LOCATION
201 1st Streeet
Petaluma, CA 94952

Location


Global 7500 Lead Captain – Austin, TX

Department: Full-Time Flight Support Crew   Aircraft Type: Bombardier Global 7500
Location: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport    

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Description

Solairus Aviation is currently searching for a full-time captain to play a leading role in managing a team of full-time pilots with a flight department based in Austin, TX.  The ideal candidate will need to be a team player while seeking excellence in every aspect of their performance. Join a hardworking team who strive to safely and professionally meet the travel needs of our clients while adhering to Solairus’ unique culture of service, safety, and integrity.

 ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES/DUTIES:

  • Responsible for safe operation of the aircraft.
  • Responsible for conducting flights in a safe and prudent manner in accordance with, but not limited to the following items:
    • Reviewing the maintenance status of the aircraft.
    • The conduct of a proper pre-flight inspection in accordance with the approved Aircraft Flight Manual.
    • A complete check of weather and facilities along the route to be flown and airports to be used, including alternate airports.
    • Ensure the flight is conducted in accordance with the policies and procedures of Solairus Aviation and applicable Federal Aviation Regulations.
    • Ensure the safety of all passengers, aircraft and crew.
    • Accurate completion of all trip paperwork in accordance with current procedures.
  • Supervises assigned personnel to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures contained in Solairus, FAA and other Manuals, as well as applicable regulations.
  • Monitors the personal appearance, dress code, and conduct of all assigned personnel to achieve the highest standards.
  • Plan and coordinate crew schedules and manage crew trip assignments.
  • Conducts meetings with assigned personnel to coordinate activities, address issues, and promote employee goodwill.
  • Approves and schedules Personal Time Off (PTO) for all assigned personnel.
  • Coordinates, schedules and reviews applicable crew training in conjunction with training coordinator.
  • Maintains a Training Currency and Monthly Flight Time Record on each assigned crewmember.
  • Works closely with and in support of the Client Aviation Manager to ensure client’s travel needs are met and policies are adhered to.

 MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS TO BE CONSIDERED:

  • Total time = 5000 hours
  • PIC = 2500 hours
  • Fixed wing = 4000 hours
  • Time in Turbo Jet = 1000 hours

 SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS / CERTIFICATIONS

Management experience with a demonstrated track record of leadership is required to be considered for this position.

  • NBAA CAM certification or other applicable leadership training.
  • Experience in multiple facets of training for flight operations personnel. 
  • College degree and/or advanced (non-flight) training.
  • Interpersonal communication skills to support and mentor assigned personnel.
  • Track record of working in (and contributing to the development of) one or more environments striving to implement and continually extend industry “best practices” in all facets of flight operations.
  • Typed on BBD Global 7500, Global XRS or comparable aircraft
  • Significant international flight operations experience in all regions of the world
  • First class medical required
  • Must be able to work on an on-call basis
  • Must be able to complete ICAO International procedures training annually
  • Ideally located in Austin, TX, but willing to consider commuting for the right candidate.

Why work with Solairus?

 Solairus is a private aviation services company assisting aircraft owners with the safe, reliable, and efficient management and operation of their aircraft. Headquartered in the beautiful California Wine Country, Solairus Aviation is a destination employer offering nationwide operating bases, a stimulating work environment, and an array of modern benefits to employees. From profit sharing and a generous 401K matching structure to employee wellness programs and top-notch health benefits, Solairus firmly believes our team members are our greatest asset and we are committed to providing an exceptional employment experience.

Solairus Aviation embraces diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be!




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