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Date: Apr 19, 2019

Location: Seatac, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

Captain for Corporate Flight Department operating two Falcon 50 EX under FAA Part 91.  Responsible for the safe conduct of flights to which they are assigned and report directly to the chief pilot. When assigned to a flight, the captain has the final authority in the operation of the aircraft. Captains must ensure compliance with all federal, state, local and foreign regulations as well as the policies and procedures specified in the company operations manual. Captains are the company’s most visible representative to the passengers and must act with tact and decorum while ensuring an efficient and safe operation.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Act as pilot in command (PIC).
  • Provide customer service to passengers.
  • Comply with schedules and other directives governing the aircraft’s operation.
  • Ensure preflight inspections are performed.
  • Study weather conditions at destination, enroute, alternate airports and departure points.
  • Prepare flight plans (or review flight plans prepared by a scheduler dispatcher or outside provider).
  • Ensure that the aircraft is clean and prepared for flight with all provisions on board for the safety and comfort of the passengers.
  • Review and calculate the aircraft weight and balance, fuel on board and performance charts.
  • Use checklists as directed through Company Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s).
  • Supervise the first officer in any duties necessary for the smooth, safe and efficient operation of the aircraft.
  • Coordinate the functioning of all crewmembers assigned to the flight.
  • Monitor crew performance, share knowledge with crewmembers and evaluate crewmember potential for advancement.
  • Make decisions necessary to start, delay, or cancel flights and deviate the flight from planned route or destination when operating conditions dictate.
  • While on duty, remain available to crew and departmental staff through company cell phones and email.
  • Complete annual departmental and Corporate training.
  • Work nonstandard schedule which may include weekends and holidays.
  • Strong customer service skills, high attention to detail, adaptable, excellent follow-through and responsiveness.
  • Ability to work as a team player.

Physical Demands

  • Working indoors and outdoors in all types of weather. 
  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, pushing and pulling.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs.


  • Airline Transport Pilots License (ATPL).
  • Current First Class medical certificate.
  • Multi engine land and appropriate Type rating.
  • Current Pilot in Command (PIC) proficiency endorsements (FAR 61.58).
  • Minimum 3000 hours total flight time.
  • 1000 hours Turbine powered multi-engine.
  • Speak and understand radiotelephony communications as per ICAO Annex 1.
  • Ability to pass TSA and Port of Seattle background screening for ID badge and ramp driving privileges.
  • Valid passport and driver’s license.

Skills Required

  • Good Communication skills.
  • Environmental awareness and stewardship.
  • Work-Alone disciplines.

Preferred Experience

  • Dassault Falcon 50EX.
  • Cessna jet aircraft.
  • Safety Management Systems (SMS) and risk assessment.


  • High School Diploma Required. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Proficiency with business software including: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Job Segment: Medical, Healthcare, Customer Service

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