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Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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About this opportunity

Salary

$375.00 daily

Location

Prince George, BC

Education, Skills and Experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Commercial Pilot Licence - rotors

Type of Flying

  • Search and rescue

  • Forest firefighting

  • Aircraft testing

  • Aerial surveys

Pilot Specific Skills

  • Test new aircraft to evaluate performance

  • Fly fixed wing aircrafts or helicopters

  • Conduct pre-flight inspection of aircraft and check passenger and cargo distribution to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met

  • Co-ordinate flight activities with ground crews and air-traffic control, inform crew members of flight and test procedures and direct activities of aircraft crew during flights

  • Contact control towers for takeoff clearances, arrival instructions and other information

  • Conduct in-flight tests and monitor functioning of aircraft equipment and systems during flights

  • Maintain communications with flight dispatchers and weather forecasters and respond to and report in-flight emergencies and malfunctions

  • Prepare flight evaluation reports

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces

  • Dangerous

  • Outdoors

  • At heights

  • Noisy

  • Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Willing to travel regularly

  • Willing to travel for extended periods

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment

  • Work under pressure

  • Physically demanding

  • Manual dexterity

  • Attention to detail

  • Hand-eye co-ordination

  • Ability to distinguish between colours

  • Sound discrimination

  • Sitting

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

  • Large workload

  • Tight deadlines

  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • Remote location

  • Various locations

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility

  • Accurate

  • Team player

  • Excellent oral communication

  • Excellent written communication

  • Client focus

  • Judgement

  • Values and ethics

  • Reliability

  • Organized

Workplace information

  • On the road job

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

  • Disability benefits

  • Dental plan

  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

  • Commission

Long term benefits

  • Other benefits

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

Application close date

Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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