ATR Captain
Description

INTRODUCTION

The Part-121 ATR Captain will conduct safe, efficient, compliant and professional flight services.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Safely maneuver the aircraft during all phases of flight; monitor all flight conditions including weather and cargo safety, and verify go/no-go decision; verify fuel requirements and related weather variables and ensure proper loading; make alternate destination decisions when the intended destination is unavailable.
  • Maintain command of all situations as they arise due to unexpected circumstances during the flight; ensure proper communication with stations, towers, flight controllers and dispatchers during the flight; file all reports required by the FAA and report any unusual aircraft behavior or performance to dispatch or maintenance personnel; properly record flight-hours in conjunction with Dispatch and adhere to FAA rest requirements and company directives.
  • Supervise and evaluate staff; maintain familiarity and knowledge of applicable changes in regulations and procedures concerning the safe operation of all company aircraft; maintain thorough knowledge of all applicable policies, procedures, manuals, handbooks and protocol; serve as a positive, constructive and communicative leader for the company and its customers.
  • Review company bulletins and other correspondence on a daily basis, including emails and voicemails; submit all transmittals, expense reports and other company documents/correspondence in an accurate and timely manner, in accordance with policy and procedures.
  • Serve as a role model for ethical behavior, maintain a professional and dignified work environment, and promote and support the mission of Empire Airlines.
  • Other related duties as assigned.


PAY & BENEFITS

  • Starting pay for an ATR Captain is $1,783 weekly ($92,716 annually).
  • During training, students are paid at the 75% rate until completion of the IOE checkride ($1,336 weekly).
  • Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Paid Holidays, 401k matching, Travel Benefits, CASS Privileges and more!
Requirements

ATR CAPTAIN REQUIREMENTS

  • ATP certificate with MEL rating
  • 1st class medical
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Must adhere to the company’s FAA/DOT required Drug and Alcohol Program

Minimums:

  • 2500 TT
  • 1000 PIC
  • 1000 MEL
  • 300 turbine/turboprop
  • 500 crew time
  • Part 121.436 Pilot Qualification
  • IFR currency and proficiency

WORKING CONDITIONS

Work is performed outdoors and in an aircraft. Employee will be exposed to inclement weather. This position may require standing, walking, sitting, bending and stooping for extended periods of time. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds. Requires manual dexterity, speaking, seeing and hearing to conduct business. May be required to work in multiple locations.