Spray Pilot Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by Provincial Helicopters Ltd.
Location Lloydminster, AB
Earnings $50.00 hourly
Work Hours 80 to 120 hours per week
Position Seasonal Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Dec 28, 2017
Provincial Helicopters Ltd.
Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
Flight Instructor Ratings
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Commercial Pilot Licence - rotors
3 years to less than 5 years
Type of Flying
Crop dusting and spraying
Pilot Specific Skills
- Conduct pre-flight inspection of aircraft and check passenger and cargo distribution to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met
- Co-ordinate flight activities with ground crews and air-traffic control, inform crew members of flight and test procedures and direct activities of aircraft crew during flights
- Contact control towers for takeoff clearances, arrival instructions and other information
- Conduct in-flight tests and monitor functioning of aircraft equipment and systems during flights
- Maintain communications with flight dispatchers and weather forecasters and respond to and report in-flight emergencies and malfunctions
- Prepare flight evaluation reports
Security and Safety
- Medical exam
Work Site Environment
- At heights
- Vehicle supplied by employer
- Willing to travel
- Willing to travel regularly
- Valid driver's licence
- Travel expenses paid by employer
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Physically demanding
- Manual dexterity
- Attention to detail
- Hand-eye co-ordination
- Ability to distinguish between colours
- Sound discrimination
- Combination of sitting, standing, walking
- Large workload
Work Location Information
- Staff accommodation provided
- Remote location
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
- Values and ethics
How to Apply
Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.
Dec 28, 2017
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Interest in driving - operating fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters to provide services such as search-and-rescue operations, aerial surveying and spraying and crop dusting
Interest in analyzing information to test new aircraft to evaluate performance
Interest in speaking with crews to direct their activities during flights as captain or co-pilot and in performing captain's duties as first officer, if required; in training other pilots on new equipment, and in preparing them for examinations to validate and upgrade existing licences
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