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Kiewit Corporation Captain - Midwest Aviation (Kiewit) in Newburgh, New York

Captain - Midwest Aviation (Kiewit)

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Newburgh, NY, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 80298

As the Pilot-In-Command (PIC) assigned to a flight, you’ll have exclusive and final authority as to whether or not the aircraft shall proceed to any destination or undertake any flight. The PIC shall not be overruled by any passenger or executive, nor disciplined for his decision having to do with weather, mechanical condition of the aircraft, or other hazards. The PIC has the final authority on all decisions relating to the operation of the aircraft.

At Kiewit, our construction and engineering projects span across the United States, Canada and Mexico, improving and connecting communities with every initiative. We depend on our high-performing operations support professionals — they’re the glue that holds multiple areas of the business together and the catalysts that make things happen. We hire only the most driven people and we offer them diverse career opportunities, strong leadership and mentorship, rewarding, collaborative work, and responsibility they won’t find just anywhere. We’re always pushing new limits. You can too.


This position is based out of Newburgh, NY. This is an airport hangar, which includes some office space.

Accountabilities and Duties

The Pilot-In-Command exercises primary responsibility for the initiation, continuation, diversion, and termination of all flights in compliance with the provisions of applicable Federal Aviation Regulations (FAR) and this Flight Operations Manual. However, the Pilot-In-Command, Chief Pilot, Aviation Manager or the Learjet Fleet Manager can decide to delay or to divert any flight which cannot operate or proceed safely in accordance with the provisions of the applicable Federal Air Regulations (FARs) and this Flight Operations Manual.

The Captain (Pilot-In-Command) is required to maintain the professional competence and control of the assigned crew and aircraft in compliance with Company and government rules and regulations to ensure optimum safety, security, efficiency, and passenger comfort.

The Pilot-in-Command (PIC) is accountable for the safe conduct of assigned flights. Specific duties include:

• Checking weather, all applicable NOTAMs where available, and determining fuel, oil and oxygen requirements;

• Determining the aircraft weight and balance;

• Ensuring that all flight planning requirements have been met;

• Ensuring that aircraft crew members have valid licenses, medical certificates, passports and visas if and when required;

• Completing an aircraft pre-flight inspection before each departure;

• Briefing the passengers in accordance with the requirements specified in our Standard Operating Procedures under Passenger Brief pg. 23;

• Operating the aircraft in accordance with operator procedures and aircraft limitations;

• Ensuring compliance with customs, immigration and cabotage laws;

• Updating Maintenance with arrival times when intended landings are at US bases;

• Completing all post flight duties, including notification to the company of any deviation from the planned itinerary or overnight location;

• Recording flight times and aircraft discrepancies;

• Sharing knowledge with SIC, coaching; and

• Any other duties assigned by their manager

Accountabilities and Duties

• Meets all FAA requirements to serve as Pilot-In-Command.

• Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with English Proficiency Endorsement in that category aircraft.

• Minimum of 4,000 hours flight time.

• Minimum of 2,000 hours in multi-engine.

• Minimum of 2,000 hours pilot-in-command experience

• Minimum of 200 hours in aircraft type to be flown.

• Meet all currency requirements regarding instrument flight time and night landings prior to flying any required trips.

• Be able to pass an instrument competency check in the category of aircraft to be flown.

• 2 years previous experience operating business or airline flying

• First Class FAA Medical Certificate (renewed annually/semi-annually if Int’l qualified)

About Kiewit

As one of North America's largest, most respected construction and engineering organizations, with 2018 revenues of $9 billion, Kiewit exists to make a difference. We improve and connect communities across the United States, Canada, and Mexico through complex projects in transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building, industrial and mining. Our services are as diverse as the skills of our 20,000-strong workforce to whom we provide challenging, honest work in a caring and collaborative culture. A sense of adventure, pride and fulfillment is built into every career at Kiewit.

How We’re Different

• Consistently ranked within the top five of the “Top 400 Contractors” according to Engineering News-Record

• Top-tier health, dental and vision insurance available from Day One of employment

• 401K savings plan that includes company dollar-for-dollar match on contributions up to 6 percent of base pay

• Our employees are entitled to accrue at least 20 days paid time off each year

• We spend an average of $8,500 per employee each year on training and career development and reimburse up to $5,250 per year in outside tuition costs

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Middletown

Nearest Secondary Market: Poughkeepsie

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