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Chesapeake Bay Helicopters is an Equal Opportunity Employer based in Chesapeake, VA.


Aerial Lineman/Thermographer

Chesapeake Bay Helicopters lineworkers engage in comprehensive power line inspections, work from helicopter platform, work on transmission towers, and operate IR camera gimbal or LiDAR equipment.  Likely candidates will be able to work a continuous travel based rotation schedule, have Thermography Certification, ability to adapt to precarious places and extreme cold and previous transmission experience.


MD 500 Helicopter Pilot

Requirements: Qualifications required at hire:

  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team to provide the highest level of safety.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum of 1,000 hours PIC.
  • MD 500 time REQUIRED
  • FAA Commercial Helicopter Pilot Certificate.
  • Second Class Medical.
  • Experience in wire environment.
  • Turbine transitions a plus.
  • Positive, upbeat personality and a willingness to work within the guidelines of the company.
  • Applicant must be able to follow direction and work harmoniously in a highly-paced, structured environment.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident at time of application. Or have appropriate Visa.
  • Have experience in Class B, Class C, Class D. Some work will be in the ADIZ and FRZ.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office ability
  • Ability to complete daily paperwork for MX and/or customer.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to new requirements, including learning new applications and/or helicopter systems.
  • DETAIL ORIENTED.
  • 2 day FITWE/Wire Strike Class within past 2 years preferred.

Specific data flight acquisition details:

  • Maintain proper altitudes during flight
  • Keep aircraft centered over flight line in different weather conditions
  • Maintain “flat” flight while making turns and other positioning maneuverers while running survey equipment.
  • Work with Data Collection Specialist daily to make proper maps, notifications, and other mission planning
  • This position requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and significant overnight travel within the United States.  This position requires the possession of a valid state driver’s license.

Field Data Collector

Chesapeake Bay Helicopters began in 1998 and has become a solid provider of LiDAR, orthomosaic photography, Infrared and Ultra Violet inspection, and other services for the powerline and gas companies throughout the United States.

Chesapeake Bay Helicopters offers an exciting, high-energy workplace. Our goal is to remain at the forefront of the GIS and photogrammetry industry by offering high quality, technologically superior products and services backed by our experienced staff. We will reach our goal by being knowledgeable, customer-oriented, professional and resourceful.

As such, we are always looking for adventurous, committed people to join our team and help us to continue to realize our goals. Our employees are the most vital part of our organization and we credit our dedicated and talented staff for our continued success in the powerline industry.

REQUIREMENTS

We are looking to fill a team of Field Data Collectors for deployment throughout the country. Our home office is in Chesapeake, VA. The Field Data Collector collects viable data in a timely fashion to meet acquisition deadlines. Ability to work on the road up to three weeks at a time is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Operate Helicopter based data collection equipment.
  • Collect GPS and related data
  • Operate GPS equipment according to specifications.
  • Perform basic data collection duties such as setting up tripods, completing log sheets, transfer and backup of collected data and maintaining proper security of data.
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems.
  • Ship and disseminate data in a timely fashion.
  • Track information as necessary. Prepares and submits logs, reports, credit card receipts, expense reports and other materials as required.
  • Operate vehicles and equipment in compliance with company policies.
  • Other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The position requires a significant amount of travel.
  • The work is done from helicopters, during all seasons. The ability to adapt to different weather conditions is required. Must be able to lift and carry 40lbs.
  • Must meet height and weight requirements based on the helicopter’s limits.

 The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate’s degree, or certificate in relevant course of study, or the equivalent work experience.

EXPERIENCE:

Proficiency in software applications, MS Office, Excel, Word.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job with reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to collect photography with the door removed from the Helicopter. The employee is occasionally required to maintain or troubleshoot equipment installed on the Helicopter, requiring the employee to reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The employee can be occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and extreme cold. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Hearing protection is required to be worn while working near aircraft.

Job Type: Full-time


LiDAR Pilot

Requirements: Qualifications required at hire:

  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team to provide the highest level of safety.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum of 500 hours PIC.
  • R44 current and qualified as per SFAR
  • FAA Commercial Helicopter Pilot Certificate.
  • Second Class Medical.
  • Experience in wire environment.  2 Day FITWE/Wire Strike Class within past 2 years preferred.
  • Turbine transitions a plus.
  • Positive, upbeat personality and a willingness to work within the guidelines of the company.
  • Applicant must be able to follow direction and work harmoniously in a highly-paced, structured environment.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident at time of application. Or have appropriate Visa.
  • Requires the ability and/or willingness to work for extended periods away.
  • Have experience in Class B, Class C, Class D. Some work will be in the ADIZ and FRZ.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office ability
  • Ability to complete daily paperwork for MX and/or customer.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to new requirements, including learning new applications and/or helicopter systems.
  •  DETAIL ORIENTED.

Specific data flight acquisition details:

  • Maintain proper altitudes during flight
  • Keep aircraft centered over flight line in different weather conditions
  • Maintain “flat” flight while making turns and other positioning maneuverers while running survey equipment.
  • Work with Data Collection Specialist daily to make proper maps, notifications, and other mission planning
  • This position requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and significant overnight travel within the United States.  This position requires the possession of a valid state driver’s license.

Pipeline Pilot

Requirements: Qualifications required at hire:

  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team to provide the highest level of safety.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Minimum of 250 hours PIC.
  • R44 current and qualified as per SFAR
  • FAA Commercial Helicopter Pilot Certificate.
  • Second Class Medical.
  • Experience in wire environment.  2 Day FITWE/Wire Strike Class within past 2 years preferred.
  • Turbine transitions a plus.
  • Part time position with possibility of transitioning to full time.  Preferably based near Chesapeake, Virginia
  • Positive, upbeat personality and a willingness to work within the guidelines of the company.
  • Applicant must be able to follow direction and work harmoniously in a highly-paced, structured environment.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident at time of application. Or have appropriate Visa.
  • Requires the ability and/or willingness to work for extended periods away.
  • Have experience in Class B, Class C, Class D. Some work will be in the ADIZ and FRZ.
  • Proficient Microsoft Office ability
  • Ability to complete daily paperwork for MX and/or customer.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt to new requirements, including learning new applications and/or helicopter systems.
  •  DETAIL ORIENTED.


Specific data flight acquisition details:

  • Maintain proper altitudes during flight
  • Keep aircraft centered over flight line in different weather conditions
  • Maintain “flat” flight while making turns and other positioning maneuverers while running survey equipment.
  • Work with Data Collection Specialist daily to make proper maps, notifications, and other mission planning
  • This position requires willingness to work a flexible schedule and significant overnight travel within the United States.  This position requires the possession of a valid state driver’s license.

 


How to Apply:

Interested applicants should email your interest for the posted positions to info@cbhelos.com Please indicate the desired pilot position in your email subject line and attach your resume or relevant information for consideration. No phone calls please.