Second in Command - Embraer Legacy 600

  • Job Tracking ID: 512369-603788
  • Job Location: Ronkonkoma , NY
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 12, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Second in command - reports directly to the Pilot in Command in charge.  The Second in Command assists the Pilot in Command in safely and efficiently operating company aircraft while in compliance with all applicable regulations, rules, directives, company procedures, and aircraft flight manuals.  He/She is responsible to the Pilot in Command of the flight for the conduct and safe execution of assigned duties.  Must be knowledgeable of the company manual, federal regulations, operations specifications, aircraft flight manuals, and other instructions pertinent to his/her duties.  The Second in Command is in training to become a Pilot in Command and may be advanced when the prescribed minimums are met.  The Second in Command performs additional company duties as assigned.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain currency in the aircraft and that recurrent tests (135.293) are accomplished on or before the required time period
  • Complies with the flight and duty time limitations and is adequately rested
  • Keep the PIC appraised of any situation affecting safety of flight
  • Take part in all departure, en route, and approach procedure briefings
  • At the discretion of the PIC, the second in command may be requested to perform additional duties such as:
    • Filing, opening, or closing flight plans
    • Conducting pre-flight and post-flight inspections
    • Checking to ensure required documents, navigational aids, manuals, and equipment are on board
    • Supervising the loading of passengers and cargo
    • Determining that carry-on items are properly stowed
    • Conducting passenger briefings
    • Performing ATC communications
  • Update flight and duty time record and determines eligibility for the next flight assignment
  • Follows PIC’s directions and instructions
  • Provides competent airmanship necessary to ensure safety, passenger comfort and convenience, and on time departure and arrival


  • Interact with others in a professional and respectful manner
  • Follow up with other company departments and employees
  • Recommend process and communication improvements
  • Regular and prompt attendance 

Additional Responsibilities

  • On-call and overtime duties as required
  • On the job training for new employees
  • Other duties as assigned

 The Company will sponsor the required Type Rating for the right candidate!

Experience and Skills:

  • FAA Air Transport Pilot License with appropriate ratings (ATP) preferred
  • EMB 145 type rating preferred 
  • FAA First Class Medical Certificate
  • Hours of flight time
    • 1,500 Total fixed wing
    • 500  multiengine -fixed wing
    • 500 Pilot in Command – multiengine – fixed wing
  • Bachelor's Degree Preferred
  • Annual recurrent full motion simulator training

Physical Demands

  • Ability to lift heavy baggage/equipment
  • Ability to remain seated for long periods of time.

Working Conditions

  • Able to work in different weather conditions
  • Be able to work in a small cockpit
  • Be able to travel on a moments notice.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by individuals assigned to this job; they are not an exhaustive list of all associated duties and responsibilities.

Eligible for sign on bonus!


Full benefits package: Medical/Dental/Vision, 401k with match, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, and Per Diem