SIC Pilot – King Air 350

Hiring POC

Beatriz Fernandez
+1 310-644-3344

Website Advanced Air

Job Description:

Advanced Air, LLC is an innovative, service-oriented aviation company headquartered in Hawthorne, California. We were founded in 2005 by our President, Levi Stockton, as an FAA approved, Part 135, On-Demand Air Carrier focused on superlative aircraft management and on demand charter.

Today, Advanced Air has 22 aircraft, operated in both scheduled and on-demand service, and a diversified portfolio of flying services in turboprop aircraft, business jets and regional passenger jets. Serving more than 12 communities in the southwestern United States, Advanced Air has a deep commitment to operational excellence and metered, sustainable growth.

Our successful growth is driven by our adherence to our core values of: safety, security, teamwork and reliability. We are in this business for the long run and take a disciplined, thoughtful approach to growth opportunities. 

About the role and about you:

This position is for Second in Command (SIC) of a turbo-prop King Air 350 based out of Hawthorne, CA and requires a strong ability to multi-task, making high level complex decisions while completing a variety of aviation related tasks. The flying for this position will support the Advanced Air Essential Air Service communities and on-demand charter. 

The main Objective is to provide Advanced Air travelers a world class experience in a fleet of King Air 350’s. While holding up to the standards of Advanced Air, LLC flight operations, interacting with all charter customers, aircraft owners, and airline passenger travelers. 

Job Requirements:
Assist the pilot-in-command during all phases of flight in accordance with operating policies and procedures
Perform a visual pre-flight (walk-around) inspection prior to each flight
Perform a visual post-flight (walk-around) after each flight
Assume primary responsibility for the safety of the passengers, crewmembers, cargo, and the aircraft should the pilot-in-command become incapacitated or unable to perform his/her duties.
Have primary operational responsibility for successfully completing the customer service portions of each leg as outlined in the policies and procedures manual.
Review thoroughly and brief the pilot-in-command specifically on all customer service items including, but not limited to passenger pick up, passenger drop off, refueling, customs, private hangar pick up/drop off, private hangar communications requirements, and passenger catering.
Comply with all Federal Aviation Regulations, Company Operations Manual, Operations Specifications, Standard Operating Procedures, and Company Policies and Procedures
INITIAL NEW-HIRE Consists of all ground training curriculum segments in their entirety, with the aircraft ground being specific to the type(s) of aircraft in which the airman is to qualify. The flight training will cover all required events and maneuvers with none being waived by the qualified flight instructor.
Update flight and duty records, determine eligibility for the next flight assignment and ensure any aircraft maintenance discrepancies are reported to the Captain and reported in accordance with operating policy and procedure
Participate proactively in safety and quality systems by identifying, reporting and mitigating hazards and quality issues.  Provide timely input to management and apply systems processes to address quality and safety issues. Perform other duties and/or special projects as assigned by the pilot-in-command, the Chief Pilot or higher authority
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

What we are looking for:

High school diploma or GED.
1000 hours total time, 500 PIC, 100 hours multi-engine fixed wing, Commercial Airplane Multi Engine Land
500 hours cross-country flight time; 50 hours night time, 75 hours instrumental flight time of which 50 were in actual flight
CFI, CFII, MEI Certificates, preferred but not required.
Successfully pass oral/written exam administered by FAA approved Advanced Air, LLC Check Airman, or a representative of the Administrator within the preceding 12 calendar months as required by FAR 135.293(a)
Successfully complete competency check administered in the type of airplane within the preceding 12 calendar months conducted by a FAA approved Advanced Air, LLC Check Airman or an FAA Inspector, as required by FAR 135.293(b)
Must have completed the 6-month IFR proficiency check given by an FAA inspector or a FAA approved Advanced Air, LLC Check Airman (FAR 135.297)
Demonstrated enroute, arrival and departure procedures by completing an enroute check (FAR 135.299) with an FAA inspector or a FAA approved Advanced Air, LLC Check Airmen
Must be Knowledge of Federal Aviation Administration rules and regulations.
Must be Knowledge of aircraft maintenance procedures.
Must have Customer/Client Focus
Must be able to have ability to multi-task
Must be proficient in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, and Outlook)
Must be able to work flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Must be able to pass FAA drug/alcohol screening, background checks and submit to random drug test when required
Maintain a current medical certificate as required by the company
Ability to work in confined spaces
Ability to manipulate, push, pull, and lift heavy objects in excess of 150 lbs.
Ability to climb onto and off of an airplane wing as part of the preflight, post flight, or during an over wing emergency exit
Digital dexterity for aircraft preflight and post flight
Ability to execute flights of up to 4.5 hours up to a total flight time of 10 hours per day during a 14 hour duty period

Current U.S. Passport with at least 6 months always remaining during employment period
The physical demands & work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What you can expect:

Flight Crews will work a mixed schedule of Days ON and Days OFF that will generate 5 days off a month.
Days that are listed as “On” flight crews will be available to work for Advanced Air. Days that do not have assigned flying will have a set On Call period to them. On Call periods will require flight crew to be within two hours of the airport and in a fit to fly state. Days OFF, the pilot will not be expected to be available for Advanced Air.

SICs will a compensated at a salary rate between $40,000.00 and $45,000.00 depending on experience.
SICs will be paid at a rate of $200.00 per day while working on a scheduled day off. Per Diem will be paid in accordance with the Advanced Air’s Per Diem Policy. Training contract will be required for 12 months from date of completion of initial training.

Why you should work with us:

We can tell you all about how great we are, but you probably want to know what is in it for you, so we have compiled a list of our standout benefits:
Day Off Pay at 200%
Hourly Bonus for Flight hours over 65 in a month
$2.45 Per Diem pay for all hours associated with Flight Duty
Easy to use Flight/Travel Benefits; current contracts include Delta, Alaska, and Southwest
KCM for your personal travel
401k plan with dollar for dollar employer match up to 4%
100% Company Paid Health Insurance including Medical, Dental, Vision and $15,000 in life insurance


We believe a diversity of perspectives and experiences is what makes a strong team. The stronger our team, the closer we are to our mission. So come join us! We are looking for people of all genders, races, ethnicities, orientations, abilities and disabilities to come sit at our tables and fly our planes.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.


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+1 310-644-3344

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