SkyWest Airlines

First Officer Pilot

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11 months ago
Requisition Number
2017-2994
Category
Pilot
Close Date
12/31/2017

Job Duties

To be considered for a pilot position, you must: 

  • Be at least 21 years of age 
  • Hold a Commercial License 
  • Possess a current first-class medical (verified at interview) 
  • Be a U.S. citizen or able to show proof of right to work in the U.S. 
  • Hold an FCC Radio License 
  • English Proficiency Endorsement (EPE) 
  • Have a current U.S. Passport 
  • Be willing to rescind seniority with current carrier
  • Be at least instrument current
  • Be within three months of the minimum hour requirements detailed below

ATP Written Requirement: 

  • SkyWest will provide the means to complete a SkyWest-approved CTP course for those who complete an application and successfully pass the pilot interview. 

 

Pilot applicants must also meet one of the following minimums:  

  • ATP Certificate Holder with at least 1,500 hours Click to show more details
At least 23 years old
500 hours of cross country
100 hours of night
75 hours of instrument
25 hours of actual multi-engine
ATP written

or

  • Restricted ATP Holder Click to show more details
1,500 Hours
At least 21 years old
200 hours of cross country
100 hours of night
75 hours of instrument
25 hours of actual multi-engine
ATP written
1,250 Hours
At least 21 years old
30 semester credit hours of aviation-related coursework and transcripts
Associate degree from an approved Institution and proof of completion
200 hours of cross country
100 hours of night
75 hours of instrument
25 hours of actual multi-engine
ATP written
Instrument and Commercial Rating earned under Part 141 at an approved institution
 
1,000 Hours
At least 21 years old
60 semester credit hours of aviation-related coursework and transcripts
Bachelor’s degree from an approved institution and proof of completion
200 hours of cross country
100 hours of night
75 hours of instrument
25 hours of actual multi-engine
ATP written
Instrument and Commercial Rating earned under Part 141 at an approved institution
750 Hours
Military pilot
DD-214 Honorable Discharge or record of current service
ATP written

 

 

SkyWest Minimum Requirements When Counting Helicopter or Glider Time
SkyWest Airlines recognizes the skills common to helicopter and glider flying. SkyWest will accept helo/glider time as part of an applicant's total time as long as they have a minimum of 250 PIC hours of fixed wing.

 

Criminal Offense and Canadian Clearance 

No pilot who has been convicted of any criminal offense that will prohibit him/her of gaining Canadian clearance will be hired for a flight job. Five years after the conviction or completing the applicable sentence, the pilot has to apply for Canadian Rehabilitation from Canada and receive a wavier indicating that they are eligible to enter into the country. Any conviction that a pilot receives while employed at SkyWest Airlines would require them to complete the same process.  

 

Reserve for Flight Jobs

Initially, most pilot new hires can expect to be placed on reserve, depending on the needs of individual domiciles. In some cases, time spent on reserve can be substantial for flight jobs. Ready reserves are also used and most likely utilized at domiciles or hubs. Regular reserve policy requires a two-hour call out.

  

 

Domiciles

 

Arizona:  Phoenix, Tucson

 

California:  Fresno, Los Angeles, Palm Springs, San Diego, San Francisco

 

Colorado: Colorado Springs, Denver

 

Idaho: Boise

 

Illinois: Chicago

 

Minnesota: Minneapolis/St. Paul

 

Michigan: Detroit

 

Oregon: Portland

 

Texas: Houston

 

Utah: Salt Lake City

 

Washington: Seattle

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Assist the Pilot- in- Command (PIC) in conducting the flight safely and efficiently
  • Assist the PIC and/or passenger service personnel as needed to ensure a prompt departure
  • Assist or relieve the PIC in manipulation of the flight controls of an aircraft while underway, including taxiing, takeoff and landing of such aircraft

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