Agriculture Pilot

Location
Huron, SD
Salary
Join our team!
Posted
Oct 14, 2019
Ref
640
Industry
Agriculture
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Full Time
Agtegra Cooperative is seeking a seasonal Agriculture Pilot to work at our Huron Aerial Location.

Position Summary:

Pilot in Command for the Aerial Application segment of Agtegra Cooperative. Non- flying duties include aircraft and ground based system maintenance or administrative tasks as needed.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform all duties and responsibilities of Pilot in Command (PIC).
  • Adheres to all safety regulations, requirements, policies and procedures, including OSHA regulations, FAA regulations, and DOT regulations.
  • Become familiar with the mission requirements and, in conjunction with the supervisor, plan for the mission, using Satloc Guidance Systems, Flight Plan Online and other mission specific equipment.
  • Read maps and plat books, and follow directions.
  • Communicate effectively and routinely with supervisor.
  • Responsible for understanding and maintaining spray system calibration.
  • Provide safe , precise aerial applications for customer operations.
  • Consistently demonstrate an attitude of excellence by focusing on safety and meeting/exceeding customer needs.
  • Obtain and maintain appropriate state licensing for agricultural aviation operational needs.
  • Work proactively with supervisor to plan efficient operations.
  • Read and follow all product label instructions.
  • Work proactively with ground support personnel by providing them with accurate load calculations and oversee the loading of the aircraft.
  • Assist with maintaining the aircraft in accordance with FAA and company standards along with agricultural aviation dispersal and ground based systems as needed.
  • Report all maintenance issues to supervisor in a timely fashion.
  • Support supervisor and Agtegra Aerial Division with help on non-flying/maintenance duties e.g. licensing, Corrective Action Plans, etc. Complete daily, weekly, or monthly reports (application records, maintenance records, timesheets, etc.) on time.
  • The pilot reserves the right to refuse any job and an acceptable reason must be communicated to the supervisor.

Education and Experience Required:
  • Possess at least an FAA Commercial Single Engine Land Rating
  • Possess at least a 2nd class medical
  • Possess a current Biennial Flight Review
  • Possess an FAA Part 137 Skill and Knowledge Endorsement
  • Possess a minimum of 1250 hours total time with 1000 hours ag time and 500 hours turbine experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to be licensed appropriately for pesticide/agricultural operator in aerial applications in multiple states.
  • Experience with Microsoft products, Satloc and/or other GPS guidance for aerial applications.
  • The position requires the pilot to be available 7 days per week including holidays during the normal spray season (as determined by the supervisor)
  • The pilot must be able to work from multiple locations
  • If the pilot is relieved of duty for weather delays, the pilot must be ready to resume duties within 30 minutes should the weather become suitable.


Health Insurance, Vision/Dental Insurance, Pension plan, 401k, Clothing Allowance, Paid time off, Holidays, Education Assistance and MORE!

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