Job Title Aircraft Pilot
Division Airplane Air Crew Div
Position Description Saudi Aramco is seeking experienced aircraft pilots to work, based on their relative experience and operation needs, either as First Officers or Captains on Saudi Aramco fleet which consist of the following ( Five B-737-700, three Emb 170, two G550, two HS125-900, two King Air 350, one C550, two AT-802). The fleet is USA registered and therefore governed by FAA Part 91 regulation. Additionally, the operation is under the operating rule of the local authority. The pilot will fly the assigned duty per published schedule or as assigned to him by either the Chief pilot or the respective Fleet Captain. The duty will consist of supporting the company requirement in the transportation of passengers and cargo in support of the oil operation. The pilot will fly the aircraft in accordance to FAA, local and established company regulation and procedures. The average yearly flight hours is between 400 to 500. The assigned flight duty may consist of up to 8-9 sectors in one day and averages to 4-5 daily on a weekly schedule. All of the flights are done in kingdom with no out of base stays except for the executive fleet which required to provide executive services all over the world for company officials.
Minimum Requirements A. BA/BS Degree is desired.
B. Federal Aviation Administration Airline Transport Pilot Certificate with multi-engine rating.
C. FAA Second Class Medical Certificate.
D. Minimum of 3,000 hours of total flight time, and six (6) years active flying experience.
E. Satisfactory completion of all ground and flight training for the appropriate aircraft.
F. Must have a comprehensive knowledge of flight procedures, radio procedures, navigation, weather and geography of the Middle East.
G. Must be acquainted with the laws and regulations pertaining to flight clearances, air freight, and passengers in countries where Company aircraft may be operated.
H. Excellent command of written and oral English.
Duties & Responsibilities A. Performs duties as may be assigned by the Chief Pilot, Senior Fleet Captain, and/or Senior Captains.
B. Duties and responsibilities include, but not limited, to the following:
Captains perform the following:
Prior to take off:
A. Makes visual pre-flight inspection of the aircraft to insure that it is airworthy. This includes inspection of all equipment in the cockpit and checking the aircraft log for previous flight remarks, time on engines, time on aircraft, and maintenance work performed.
B. Checks personally, or with the First Officer, to determine that all manifests and documents are properly completed.
C. Checks all instruments, engines and communications equipment thoroughly prior to accepting aircraft for flight.
D. Obtains flight clearance from the Airport Control Officer, and clears with Customs and Immigration officials. Checks weather reports and, assures that safe weather conditions are prevailing along the entire route of flight, canceling the flight if, in his opinion, safe conditions do not exist.
E. Makes a final check, after engines are started, to determine that all instruments and radios are properly operating.
While in flight:
A. Pilots the aircraft in accordance with established and well recognized airman procedures and ICAO Rules and Regulations.
B. Provides technical supervision and management direction to the First Officer to ensure that functions are performed in accordance with established procedures.
C. Assures the maintenance of the constant sending and listening watch on appropriate radio frequencies for transmitting information relative to position, weather, and operating difficulties, if any, of the aircraft, and requesting and receiving take-off and landing clearance and special instructions as to flight deviations and landing patterns.
D. Checks safety and comfort of the passengers, and determines that the aircraft is being operated in compliance with established operating and safety regulations.
A. Clears through Customs and Immigration if necessary, secures aircraft, and notifies the Aviation Department of arrival.
B. Ensures that the passengers and cargo are properly released from the aircraft, and proper record entries are accomplished.
C. Arranges for and directs the refueling, servicing, and security of aircraft when away from home base.
First Officers perform the following:
Prior to take-off:
A. Conducts interior and exterior preflight inspections. Initializes navigation systems and verifies accuracy of manually inserted data.
B. Obtains weather briefing, route information, files flight plan, and reviews all flight details for correctness.
C. Checks, along with the Captain, all instruments, engines, and communications equipment prior to flight.
D. Conducts radio communications necessary for departure after engine starts.
While in flight:
A. Pilots the aircraft, as directed by the Captain in accordance with established and well recognized airman procedures and ICAO Rules and Regulations.
B. Maintains continuous radio communications with appropriate control facilities to make required position reports, and receive changes or amendments to the flight plan.
C. Operates navigation systems to assure proper aircraft track in accordance with flight clearance.
D. Maintains up-to-minute navigation log as a cross check between actual flight progress and flight plan. Advises the Captain of discrepancies noted, and assists in developing alternate courses of action when necessary.
E. Assists the Captain in assuring the safety and comfort of the passengers, and ensures that the aircraft is being operated in compliance with established FAA, Company, and Department operating and safety regulations.
A. Assists the Captain securing the aircraft.
B. Assists the Captain with Customs and Immigration formalities.
About Us Saudi Aramco’s domestic operations span the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and include the exploration for and production of oil and natural gas, refining, petrochemicals and distribution – none of which would be possible without the support of the Operations Services business line. Operations Services encompasses such vital support activities as aviation, marine, transportation, power distribution, materials supply and information technology. Saudi Aramco operates one of the world’s largest corporate aviation fleets, composed of fixed and rotary-wing aircraft whose flight and maintenance crews are among the best in the business. The company’s marine operations include oil spill fighting vessels, harbor pilot craft, tugboats for terminal operations and a variety of service ships. The areas of transportation, power distribution and materials supply are critical components of Saudi Aramco’s large array of complex petroleum and petrochemical facilities that provide a reliable supply of energy to people in the Kingdom and around the globe. The company’s IT infrastructure, including its communications networks, provides the methods and the means for the people of Saudi Aramco, no matter where they are, to stay connected and sustain the Company’s legacy of success.
Req Number I01-70045060A