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Powerline Utility Pilot

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About Hillsboro Aviation

Founded in 1980, Hillsboro Aviation offers complete helicopter and airplane services comprised of five divisions: contract & charter, aircraft sales & management, service center, FBO, and parts sales. Serving domestic and international markets in the government, commercial, and private sectors, we have over 85 employees and 10 turbine aircraft. We operate out of our award-winning headquarters at the Portland-Hillsboro Airport (KHIO).

Our Vision

We believe in the power of a personal approach. We passionately purvey the notion of flight, a dream demanding creativity, persistence, resilience, and intent. We strive to foster a legacy of innovative thought, leadership, mentorship, service, and sustainability. We are dedicated to providing opportunity and growth for our team, our customers, and our community by providing extraordinary and memorable experiences in the air and on the ground.

The Position

Hillsboro Aviation’s contract & charter division provides services to the United States Forest Service (USFS), the Department of Interior (DOI), FEMA, large national utility (powerline & infrastructure), and high-tech companies as well as smaller companies and individuals. Our missions include search and rescue, short-haul (human external cargo, natural disaster relief, construction support, aerial firefighting, natural resource surveys, film/photo/news, and heli-skiing. Our fleet is comprised of Airbus H145D3, Bell 205 A-1++, Bell 407, Bell 407HP, and Airbus AS350B3e.

As a Powerline Utility Pilot, you will work closely with the Contract & Charter team to perform powerline work based out of Portland, OR. You will report to the Chief Pilot and will be responsible for the following job responsibilities, including but not limited to:

  • Respond to emergency outages to conduct aerial inspection of damage.
  • Routine aerial line inspection of the entire transmission system twice per year.
  • Provide aerial support, aerial photography, specialized detail aerial inspection, external load operations to support maintenance and repair of the system, and transportation of personnel.

Your regularly scheduled administrative workweek will be Monday through Friday, eight hours per day with a 30-minute lunch, except for Federal Holidays. Schedule will be adjusted as needed to meet mission requirements. The successful applicant is expected to establish his or her place of living in the Portland area for the duration of the contract. You must pass a pre-employment interview and security check.

Job Responsibilities

  • Respond to emergency outages to conduct aerial inspection of damage.
  • Routine aerial line inspection of the entire transmission system twice per year.
  • Provide aerial support (LiDAR, fish and wildlife land surveys, and right-of-way inspections).
  • Provide aerial photography (Infrared, Corona, and digital photography).
  • Provide specialized detail aerial inspection.
  • Provide external load operations to support maintenance and repair of the system.
  • Provide transportation of personnel.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision
  • 401K

Hillsboro Aviation’s growth and sustainability is rooted in its commitment to attracting a diverse set of talent from around the world. To that end, we encourage qualified individuals from all walks of life to apply. We are an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

This job will remain open until filled. Please do not call regarding the status of your application.