Wiggins Airways, Inc. an affiliate of the nation’s largest Part 135 Cargo airline, is seeking qualified Flight Crew Members to help us provide unparalleled service and value for our customers, with the highest dedication to safety, innovation and teamwork. Wiggins training is designed to make our pilots safe, confident and competent – the cornerstone of a long, professional flying career.
With over 90 years in the airline industry and a strong culture of safety and service, Wiggins is known for producing the highest quality aviators. Our pilots develop the skills to become safe, competent and confident professionals, and our training program is designed to help them succeed. Whether you are at the beginning of your airline career; still wanting to fly after age 65; or just wanting to fly a stable schedule from an airport close to home, we have a spot for you on the Wiggins’ team!
Wiggins operates an all turbine fleet of 42 aircraft with more than 100 daily departures with a 99.5% dispatch reliability from 22 bases across the Northeastern US: ABE, ALB, AVP, BGR, BTV, ELM, EWR, HYA, LEW, MDT, MHT, MPV, PBG, PQI, PVD, PWM, RKD, RUT, ROC, SYR, UNV and WVL.
About The Position:
- All flights operate all weather, single pilot IFR under canned flight plans
- Flights typically operate 5-days per week departing in the evening and returning in the morning, with company provided lodging at the outstations. Pilots are typically home during the day.
- Schedules may vary depending on base and flight.
- Pilots average 60 flight hours per month, or 720 hours per year.
- Our pilot training has a 4- 5 week footprint. It starts with one week of InDoc at our headquarters in Manchester, NH (KMHT). Week two is training at Flight Safety in Wichita Ks for the C208 or in-house training on the BE99 and EMB110 aircraft. After that, it’s aircraft specific training at various in-house locations depending on the aircraft. Transportation, housing, pay, and per diem are provided during training.
- Next, your check-ride with the Company Check-Pilot, IOE until proficient, training completed.
Ideal Candidate Possess A Minimum Of:
- Must have 1,200 TT, 500 hours cross-country (defined at point to point), 75 hours instrument (50 must be in an aircraft), 100 hours at night, 100 hours multi.
- Commercial Pilot License with Instrument rating or ATP, high performance and complex endorsements
- Instrument proficiency check within the last six months.
- English Proficient
- First or Second Class Medical
- FCC Restricted Radiotelephone Operator Permit
- Current Passport
- Eligible to work in the U.S., and travel unrestricted in and out of the U.S.
- Valid driver’s license
- Pilots are expected to live within 1 hour from their base.
- Garmin avionics experience a plus.
- Two year degree in Aviation or equivalent education is desirable.
- Successfully complete security, background check, and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations, Company and airport policy.
We strive to provide our pilots a good work-life balance and are constantly working to improve our benefits.
- Starting salary is $52,000 annually plus per diem with yearly increases.
- Gateway program with FedEx
- Ability to bid specific base, equipment and route
- Paid training, including transportation, lodging, and per diem
- Yearly reimbursement for Pilot Medical Certificate
- Company paid Type-Ratings
- Turbine PIC time
- Competitive Salary
- Sign on bonus
- Company paid uniforms
- Full Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits
- Company provided Life Insurance
- Matching 401K – 50% contribution match up to 5% of pay
- Vacation – up to 80 hours after first year, Paid Sick Days, Holidays and more.
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