Helicopter Air Ambulance Pilot (EC 135)

Metro Aviation Alexandria , LA 71301

Posted 2 months ago

Metro Aviation has an opening for our Acadian AirMed program is opening based in Alexandria, LA, which means Metro Aviation is hiring Helicopter Air Ambulance Pilot (PIC, IFR)! We are driven by a safety culture and demonstrate that commitment to safety by providing our pilots with industry-leading training and modern, well equipped aircraft. We are seeking aviation professionals that share our passion for safety and excellence in operations.

This position is a full-time career opportunity, with a 7 shift on / 7 day off work schedule.


  • Total Flight Time = 2,000 hours

  • Total Pilot-In-Command = 1,000 hours PIC Rotorcraft.

  • Cross Country Flight Time= 500 hours

  • Night Flight Time= 100 hours, including 50 hours night unaided

  • Instrument Flight Time= 75 hours (50 in flight).

  • Turbine Helicopter = 500 hours


FAA Commercial Pilot Rotorcraft Certificate and Instrument Helicopter Rating (Airline Transport Pilot Rotorcraft Preferred)

  • FAA 2nd Class Medical (1st Class required as some locations)

Rotor Wing Desired Experience

  • Air Medical operations

  • Single Pilot IFR operations

  • Night Vision Goggle operations

Other Requirements

  • This location requires a maximum flight-ready weight of 210 lbs.

  • Most locations require residency within a prescribed distance from the assigned base.

Physical Requirements:

Requires activities requiring a moderate amount of standing, sitting and walking. Able to conduct activities requiring a moderate to rigorous amount of static pushing, pulling, reaching and lifting. Capable of lifting 75 lbs floor to bench height. Ability to hear routine aircraft noises. Maintains a "duty" weight (body weight + uniform/equipment helmet not included) for Rotor Wing (Helicopter) operations. Must be able to wear a commercially available respirator mask with proper fit when requested. Requires close and distant visual capability (Class 2 Aviation Medical). Periodic hands to key ability (typing).

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