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Citation 560 XL Pilot-in-Command


Why Mountain Aviation

As of 2014, Mountain Aviation is under new ownership and excited to re-think the aviation industry.  We are focused on creating the best place to work through our culture and offering you the quality of life you are looking for. Our innovative thinking allows us to take care of our pilots by offering flexible scheduling, work/life balance, upward mobility and competitive pay and benefits.

We are located in beautiful Broomfield CO, right next to the Rocky Mountains, where you can enjoy the bountiful options available because we offer you that flexible scheduling and work/life balance. 

Are you ready to join a young, energetic and innovative company, who has your best interests in mind?     Keep reading……..

Position Summary

The Pilot-in-Command (PIC) has command and responsibility for the flight crew, passengers, cargo, the safe conduct of the flight, and provides guidance and coordinates activities of every individual connected with all phases of the aircraft operation. The PIC adheres to proper Cockpit Resource Management (CRM) techniques. The PIC reports to the Chief Pilot and indirectly to the Director of Operations.

Essential Functions

  • Retain final authority for the safe operation of aircraft.
  • Direct the activities of the Second-in-Command (SIC), ensuring all flight crewmembers understand and complete their duties using appropriate CRM.
  • Ensure the assigned aircraft is airworthy and all proper documents are on board and is properly stocked for the trip
  • Make decisions to the start, delay, cancellation of flight or deviation from planned destination when operating conditions dictate.
  • Prepare or supervise all flight plan considerations, including but not limited to, weather, performance, appropriate flight level, appropriate fueling, airport facilities, and navigational aids and flight following procedures are followed.
  • Ensure the aircraft weight and balance form/manifest is properly completed, signed, and distributed.
  • Report promptly all known or suspected FAA violations or incidents to the Chief Pilot.
  • Maintain a current medical certificate as required and notify the Chief Pilot if medical condition may impair ability to perform the flight.
  • Ensure all passengers are properly briefed for the proposed flight as well as all provisions for their comfort have been made.
  • Ensure all maintenance write-ups are coordinated with and passed on to the maintenance personnel and that Flight Operations is alerted to the current status of the aircraft.
  • Ensure appropriate communications with Operations in a timely and efficient method.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

As assigned from time to time by the Assistant Chief Pilot or Chief Pilot.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Thoroughly knowledgeable in the General Operations Manual, FAA regulations, Operations Specifications, Flight Manuals, and other instructions pertinent to assigned duties.
Must have ability to interact with Clients and determine if their needs are being met as well as to help resolve any issues with a friendly, helpful demeanor.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Valid Passport
  • Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) Certificate
  • 5000 Total Time
  • 3000 Pilot-in-Command
  • 2500 Multi-Engine Pilot in Command
  • 2000 Turbine
  • 1500 Jet
  • 300 Pilot in Command in Type

Work Conditions:

Work is performed in an aircraft with an on-demand flight schedule ranging through all hours of the day.

Physical Requirements

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds


  • Health, dental, and vision available after 60 days of employment.
  • 401k with company match
  • Company paid Life and Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary benefits
  • PTO immediately upon hire

Mountain Aviation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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